Local News

  • Hangin’ with Heroes
  • Local police increase safety at traffic stops

    Local police in LaRue County have taken steps to improve the safety of police officers and motorists who have been pulled over during traffic stops.

  • News of Record - January 3, 2018


    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Offi ce in Hodgenville.

    Charles Eugene and Carol A. Hornback and Richard Curtis and Kerry Renea Hornback and Donald Ray and Tina Marie Hornback to Ronald Dale and Barbara Nunn, property on Ferrill Hill Road, $47,200.

    Dennis R. and Janet Turner Cruse to Kenneth T. and Carly J. Reed, property in the Dennis and Janet Cruse Agricultural Division, $40,000.

  • Engulfed in flames
  • The art of dowsing

    Did you ever encounter something that happens or works, but there’s not a logical reason why?

    That’s the standard definition of a miracle, but it also applies to the centuries-old art of dowsing, which also hints of the supernatural as it is sometimes called water witching or divining.

    Dowsing is a technique for searching for underground water, minerals, or anything not visible by observing the motion of a pointer (traditionally a forked stick or paired bent wires) that changes direction in response to unseen influences.

  • Vehicle thefts on the rise

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently investigating several vehicle thefts that have recently occurred in the city limits.

    HPD Sergeant James Richardson said the vehicle thefts occurred between Wednesday, December 21 and Wednesday, December 27. He said they have occurred in the area of South Greensburg Street, South Lincoln Boulevard, Churchill Avenue and the square in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Local author writes of her Cecilia childhood

    Local author Violetta Peters of Elizabethtown is the featured artist at the LaRue County Public Library for the month of January. Published in October 2016, Peters’ book, Old Black Rocking Chair comprises a collection of poems and short stories about her life in Kentucky’s Heartland.

    When asked to talk about her book, Violetta Peters smiles and tears spring up in her blue eyes as she tells about the childhood that has inspired her to write.

  • LaRue County Connection – John Hornback

    John Hornback graduated from LaRue County High School in 1972 and life took him to Atlanta where he has lived for the last 16 years. The LaRue County Herald News caught up with John to ask him about his early Maxine memories, moving south and what makes him proud to call LaRue County “home.”

    The LaRue County Herald News: First, what years did you live in LaRue County and how do you remember your time here?

  • HMH Opens Complex Care Clinic to Serve Hepatitis C Patients

    Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) officials announced the creation of a Complex Care Clinic on the hospital’s main campus to treat Hepatitis C patients. HMH established the clinic on the hospital’s main campus to meet growing regional demand.

    “Kentucky leads the nation in Hepatitis C infection rate,” said Laura Buchanan, M.D., HMH gastroenterologist and clinic provider. “This is an epidemic and our new clinic provides treatment services our region desperately needs.” 

  • Update on Lincoln Parkway wreck

    More information has been released about a two vehicle crash on Lincoln Parkway that injured seven people on December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve).