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  • Alcohol petition circulating countywide

    Several weeks after a wet/dry alcohol vote petition was started for the City of Hodgenville, there is now another petition for a wet-dry vote to determine if alcohol should be sold throughout all of LaRue County.

    The countywide petition was started by Hodgenville councilmember Lisa Reidner, who was also the same person who started circulating the petition for the City of Hodgenville last month. Reidner said she received the required number of signatures for the city petition and that she is now going to see if the county petition will be also be successful.

  • Goodlett state trial set

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett had his state child pornography trial set for October.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court on Tuesday, March 21 for a pretrial conference. His trial was set in Hardin County Circuit Court on October 23 at 9 a.m. and another pretrial conference was set for October 10 at 1:15 p.m. in the same court.

  • Goodlett state trial set

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett had his state child pornography trial set for October.
    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court on Tuesday, March 21 for a pretrial conference. His trial was set in Hardin County Circuit Court on October 23 at 9 a.m. and another pretrial conference was set for October 10 at 1:15 p.m. in the same court.

  • Boil water advisory issued

     

  • Missing elderly man found safe

    The Golden Alert issued for a missing LaRue County man has been cancelled after he was found safe.

    According to LaRue County Emergency Management Director Dennis Wells, a Golden Alert was issued on Wednesday, March 15 for Alco Warren, 88, of Buffalo who has dementia. Wells said Warren’s family told authorities they hadn’t seen him for several hours after he reportedly drove away from his home.

    Within an hour after the Golden Alert was issued, Wells said Warren was found safe by police in Glasgow and he was returned home.

  • Keeping things clean

    By the armful, bagful, and trunk full, Renaissance Recycling is fighting a continuous battle to make America clean again.

    “In 2006, the first year we recycled, we totaled 50 tons of cardboard, newsprint, magazines, slicks, and plastics,” recalled Jill Gray, LaRue County Solid Waste Coordinator. “In 2016 we totaled 317 tons, and that’s just from our recycling center site.”

    When she became coordinator in 2003, the contracted hauler was using dumpsters as recycling receptacles.

  • Sheriff's office cracks down on drugs

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office has been stepping up their investigative work and cracking down on drug complaints.

    In the past few months, LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy said his office has worked hard to follow up on nearly every complaint of drug trafficking they have received and it seems to be working.

  • Lincoln Parkway or Lincoln Speedway

    Two vehicles were involved in an alleged racing incident on Lincoln Parkway in Hodgenville with speeds reportedly reaching 96 mph on Saturday, March 11.

    According to Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett, he responded to a complaint about two vehicles that were reportedly racing on the Lincoln Parkway. Upon arrival, Bennett observed a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Stephanie R. Shofner, 40, of Campbellsville and a 1995 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Thomas P. Harper, 52, of Munfordville traveling at a high rate of speed.

  • LCS staff exposes 'sexting' dangers

    Several LaRue County Schools staff members took part in the Parent Workshop hosted by the LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center last Thursday. The workshop was for parents or guardians of any middle or high school student about the dangers of their children ‘sexting’.

  • Work-A-Thon raises over $27,000 for local youth group

    On March 11, 2017, the youth group of Hodgenville Pentecostal Church participated in their annual fundraiser part of a program called Work-A –Thon. The group was able to accomplish several different projects over the 8 hours that they worked. “We did yard work for two widows and one elderly couple. We also picked up trash along 10 miles of roadsides, and we did various yard work and maintenance for Red Hill Cemetery,” said Sarah Astor.