Local News

  • Cutting hair for love

    One LaRue County teen used the simple act of cutting his hair to help cancer patients in memory of his childhood sweetheart who passed away from cancer.

    Canyon Harned, 15, grew his hair out for a year before deciding to cut it.

    “I was tired of regular hair cuts. My hair grows pretty fast, so I figured what the heck; I’m going to grow it out.” Harned said.

  • Man discovers bullet holes in home

    A LaRue County man told police that he came home Sunday, December 11 to find several bullet holes in his home.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, a local man, whose name has not been released, reportedly came home from church on Sunday to find eight bullet holes in his home on Mount Tabor Road between Buffalo and Mount Sherman. McCoy said the rounds appear to have been fired from a small caliber weapon.

  • Embry released from HMH Hospital

    After originally being pronounced dead in court and then discovered to be alive and being treated as a patient at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Jane Embry of Magnolia has been released from the hospital.

    HMH officials confirmed Tuesday morning that Embry is no longer a patient at the hospital and would not give any other details.

  • Goodlett case delayed

    The child porn case against a former LaRue County High School Principal has been delayed because of a reported illness.

    According to Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Teresa Logsdon, the case against Stephen Kyle Goodlett was not presented before the Hardin County Grand Jury last Thursday because a police officer involved in the investigation was unable to attend because they were ill. She said the case is expected to be presented before the grand jury this Thursday.

  • LCHS revises cell phone policy

    The LaRue County High School SBDM approved a revised policy at their meeting on Monday, December 12.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    A boil water advisory has been issued by Hodgenville Water Works for customers on South Greensburg Street between East High Street and Smith Street.

    The advisory was issued due to a replacement of a fire hydrant.

    Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using.

    The advisory will remain in effect until the situation has been corrected and test results have shown the water to be of an acceptable quality.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

     The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Hodgenville.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents who live in the northern part of the city.

    The advisory has been issued for residents who live on Springdale Street, Circle Crest Road, Orchard Road, Farmington Drive, Meadow Lane, Hamilton Heights, Civils Loop and Tonieville Road. The advisory was issued because of the replacement of a fire hydrant.

    Residents who live on these roadways are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.

  • Man arrested for assaulting police officer

    A Hodgenville man was arrested for assaulting a police officer after he resisted arrest on Tuesday, November 29.

    Arrested was Lewis D. Cook, 36, of Hodgenville. According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Nick Pruitt responded to a residence on Murrieltown Road in Hodgenville to investigate an alleged hit-and-run accident.

    After responding to the scene, Pruitt discovered that Cook had two active warrants for his arrest. During questioning, Cook reportedly became irate and started yelling and screaming at Pruitt.

  • Cooking corner - December 7, 2016



    3 cups salted pretzels

    2 cups bugles

    2 cups Fritos

    1 cup Chex mix

    1 cup roasted peanuts

    1 1/2 cup M&M’s

    1 package of white chocolate bark