Local News

  • The heart of a queen

    Hundreds are expected to march in the annual Kentuckiana Heart Walk this Saturday and one local girl will be leading the pack.

    Charlotte Richey, 5, of Hodgenville has been named the queen of the Heart Walk and she will walk with the king, Luke Landry, 9, of Shepherdsville. The Heart Walk is the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association as it promotes physical activity and heart healthy living in a family environment. The Heart Walk will take place at Waterfront Park in Louisville at 9 a.m.

  • City property taxes discussed

    The Hodgenville City Council passed the first reading of a tax ordinance that will keep the 2016 property tax rate the same.

    The ordinance called for the proposed rate to mirror last year’s rate of .133 per $100 assessed value on real property and tangible personal property. Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore said that the compensating rate would be .136 and that the four percent increase would be .141.

  • A look into New Haven's past

    If you have traveled in New Haven lately you may have noticed some new blue framed signs posted around town.

    The signs are part of the New Haven Community Development Committee’s latest project called New Haven Historical Perspective.

    Eleven signs feature historical photos placed through out New Haven on the side of streets and in front of places where a building or landmark had once existed. The photos are placed in a way that allows the viewer to compare the past with the present and see what ways the city has evolved through the years.

  • News of Record

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

    David Perkins Trust Agreement to Juanita and Juanita Lawler and Troy Skaggs, property on Magnolia Road on the Green County Line, $15,000

    Quitclaim deed, Guy Esposito Group Manager to James McCune, two parcels in the Wayne Morehead Subdivision, $263,000.

    Kathryn A. McDowell to Richard Cook and Sherry Cook, property on Indian Trail, $124,000.

  • Fiscal Court increases conservation budget

    LaRue County Fiscal Court authorized an $8,000 increase to this year’s LaRue Soil Conservation District budget request to pay for up front costs for bale wrapping equipment.

    “I think it’s commendable that the district, in purchasing the equipment to rent out, not only helps our local farmers but also provides some income to help it pay its way,” said Tommy Turner, LaRue County Judge Executive, noting that the district also rents no-till planting drills.

  • Recalling an old tradition

    Though active sorghum mills are few in LaRue County now, Asa Whitlock and his wife Margaret remember how the couple helped his dad and mom make the sweet, amber colored syrup on his father’s (Hubert’s) farm in Whitlock Hollow, about nines southeast of Hodgenville off Highway 210.

  • Woman injured in vehicle accident- September 7, 2016
  • Food inspections - September 7, 2016

    Food inspections

  • News of record - September 7, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Clarance Joseph Allen Estate by Toni J. Ashmore, Executrix, to Rhonda Denise Ray, property near White City, FMV $75,000.

    William Michael Chelf and Denise C. Chelf to David R. Johnson and Shirley A. Johnson, property near Magnolia, $5,000.

    Quitclaim deed, Kevin D. Bryant and Wanda M. Bryant to Kevin D. Bryant, property on Cissall Hill Road, $122,700.

  • Rolling Fork Iron Horse festival is Saturday

    The 26th annual Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival is Saturday, September 10 in downtown New Haven with a festival theme of “Let The Good Times Roll!”.

    The event will feature arts and crafts booths, food, car show, concerts, games, inflatables and more. The inflatables will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the carnival games will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A car show will be held throughout the event and a silent auction will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.