Local News

  • “Sexting” ---Let’s talk about it

    LaRue County Schools will be hosting a workshop for parents and or guardians of any 6th – 12th grade LaRue County student(s), about the dangers of their children ‘sexting’.

    The session will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in the LCHS auditorium. The facilitators of the event will be LaRue County High School Principal Denise Skaggs, Youth Service Center Coordinator Marsha Duncan, and LaRue County Middle School Counselor Kellie Sandidge.

  • To drink or not to drink



    All registered voters in the City of Hodgenville are allowed to sign the petition. The petition must be signed by a minimum of 25% of the number of votes received by voters in the City of Hodgenville in the last general election. 

    A petition is currently circulating around businesses in Hodgenville to petition for a wet-dry vote to determine if alcohol should be sold in city limits.

  • Former Buffalo Fire Chief indicted

    Former Buffalo Fire Chief Wendell Perkins was indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on February 20 for abuse of public trust less than $10,000.

    According to the indictment, Perkins committed the offense by using funds belonging to the Buffalo Fire Department to pay for automotive related expenditures for non-department vehicles. The indictment further reads that the allegations happened sometime between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 while Perkins was chief of the Buffalo Fire Department.

  • Lost in LaRue - March 1, 2017
  • Turner earns national award for volunteer service

    Biven Turner, a student at LaRue County Middle School, has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.

  • The sweetest sound

    A LaRue County girl has been on a medical journey that left her hearing a whole new way, even hearing some things for the first time.

    Katherine Whitlock, six year old daughter of Ron and Stephanie Whitlock, had surgery in November, 2016 that helped correct hearing loss detected months before her birthday.

    It began with a hearing test conducted at school that determined she had hearing loss and Katherine had also been tested when she was 3-years-old, which came back with good results.

  • Congressman Guthrie visits local schools
  • Court Briefs

    Circuit court

    Jeffrey Aubrey entered a guilty plea for first degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and public intoxication controlled substance. He will serve a total of 18 months concurrently.

    Matthew A. Casey entered a guilty plea for first degree wanton endangerment, first degree criminal mischief, failure to maintain required insurance, reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He will serve a total of 12 months concurrently.

  • LaRue Co. native joins US Rep. Comer's staff

    LaRue County native Kaity Wolfe has joined Kentucky U.S. Representative James Comer’s staff as part of his team in Washington D.C.

    Wolfe is working as the office manager and scheduler for Comer.

    Wolfe, a native of LaRue County, graduated from LaRue County High School in 2010.

    Wolfe graduated from Campbellsville University in 2014 where she was very involved, serving as vice-president of the Student Government Association.

  • Complaint leads to meth arrests, endangering children

    Three people were arrested and one was cited for possession of a controlled substance and first-degree endangerment of a child on Tuesday, February 21 when The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of meth trafficking at a residence on Polley Avenue in Hodgenville.