Local News

  • Arendt selected as ExCEL winner

    Andy Arendt was selected as the 2018 ExCEL award recipient for LaRue County.

    Arendt is the art teacher for the LaRue County Middle School and he was recognized as the ExCEL winner at a special dinner on Thursday, January 11 at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. Arendt was selected over Erin Hardwick at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Natasha Price at Hodgenville Elementary School and Eric Allen at LaRue County High School.

  • Winter storm has minor effect on LaRue

    LaRue County dodged a bullet, for the most part, as rain during the night of Sunday, January 7 led to icy road conditions in certain areas of the county.

    LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy said his department was responding to motorists running off the roadway and several other minor crashes. He said the majority of the crashes happened in the northern end of the county.

  • Reed, Mills file for House seat

    The race for the state representative that represents LaRue County is shaping up to have the same contenders from 2016.

    Incumbent Brandon Reed (R) and former State Representative Terry Mills (D) have both filed to run for the 24th House District seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives. The 24th district includes LaRue, Marion and Green counties.

  • Enforcing Hodgenville

    The City of Hodgenville code enforcement efforts are on the rise with the recent creation of a code enforcement board and code enforcement officer.

  • Alcohol vote stalled

    When it comes to the issue of alcohol sales in the city limits of Hodgenville, it has been “one step forward and two steps back” for almost a year now.

    After a petition with the required number of signatures was filed to begin the process of a wet-dry vote to be held in a special election, LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter said there were not enough valid signatures on the petition to continue the process.

  • GAMETIME: Hodgenville prepares to host Smithsonian exhibit

    Holding up a photograph of a 1920s football team, Rob Thurman, Assistant Director of the Lincoln Museum points to the players with visible excitement.

    “Look at the leather helmets, look at the pants!” he said, naming people in the picture. “Working on a project like this you learn about a lot more than sports, you learn about people’s lives.”

  • Reed, Mills file for state representative seat

    Incumbent Brandon Reed (R) and former State Representative Terry Mills (D) have both filed to run for the 24th Kentucky House District.

    Reed filed to run for the seat on December 27, 2017 and Mills filed on January 3, 2018. The 24th district includes LaRue, Marion and Green counties.

  • Community Calendar - January 3, 2018


    Monthly Knitting Class

    There will be a Monthly Knitting Class at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on the first Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor is Master Clothing Volunteer- Judy Greenwell. Open to adults and teens, no registration required. For more information call 270-358-3401.


    Knitting Circle

  • January 2018 Bookmobile Schedule

    Jan 3 Learn & Grow


      Maxine Rd.

      Mill Rd

      New Jackson Hwy

    Jan 4 Laugh & Learn


      North L & N

    Dangerfield Rd

    Lyon’s Station

    Bardstown Rd.

    Jan 8 LCMS

    Jan 9 LCHS

    Sunrise Manor

    Bulk Foods

    Carter Bro. Rd

    Jan 10 Kingdom Kids

    Senior Center

  • Library contest winners