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Local News

  • Bringing Christmas to LaRue

    The Santa’s Helpers program brought Christmas to hundreds of LaRue County children on Christmas Eve last Thursday.

  • Local businesses attempt to deter card thefts

    Local police are encouraging businesses to take steps to help decrease skimming thefts.

    In the last few months, many people have reported that their credit and debit cards have had suspicious charges made to their accounts.

    Hodgenville Police Department Sergeant James Richardson said people have reported suspected charges on their checking and credit card accounts in and around Louisville and southern Indiana.

  • Sheriff’s Office audit released

    State auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the financial statements of the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.

    The audit showed the county had total receipts of $354,050 and total disbursements of $232,780.

  • Johnson retires from HPD

    Former Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson recently retired from the Hodgenville Police Department.

    After graduating from LaRue County High School in 1971, Johnson said he started working with the LaRue County Ambulance Service. Then in 1977, former HPD Chief C.M. Davenport asked him to work as a part-time police officer.

  • Fiscal Court adopts kennel ordinance

    LaRue County magistrates adopted an amended kennel ordinance at their meeting at the county courthouse in Hodgenville December 22 that delineates the exemption of service animals in the criteria for what legally constitutes a kennel.

    Before Judge-executive Tommy Turner gave second reading to the ordinance, the magistrates briefly discussed exemption choices.

    “In my opinion, a service dog is still an animal, should count as an animal, and as such, shouldn’t be exempted,” noted Ricky Whitlock, second district magistrate.

  • Pedestrian hit by vehicle

    A local man was injured last Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle on Cissal Hill Road in New Haven.

  • Local man reported missing

    A LaRue County man has been reported missing since Sunday, December 13.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Key, 31, of Hodgenville was last seen on Wayne Ennis Road in Howardstown on Sunday, December 13. Last Wednesday, officials said his vehicle was found parked on a gravel bar in the Rolling Fork River near Wayne Ennis Road. LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy said several personal items were found in the vehicle, but Key was nowhere to be found.

  • Boil water advisory issued

     

  • LaRue County man reported missing

    Search crews are currently looking for a missing LaRue County man.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Key, 31, of Hodgenville was last seen on Wayne Ennis Road in Howardstown on Sunday, December 13.

    Key is described as a white male, 5’5” tall, medium build, brown hair, green eyes and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He also has a tattoo on his chest and left wrist.

  • Vandalism at Creekfront Park