Local News

  • Trail ride for Christ this weekend

    The 13th annual Trail Ride for Christ will be held on August 13 and 14 at Double J Stables and Horseman’s Camp joining Mammoth Cave Park. This event has drawn many from surrounding areas for the past 12 years. They come to enjoy the food, music and the messages as well as the horseback riding and camping. Some bring a horse while others pay to ride one of Double J’s on a guided tour through Mammoth Cave Park.

  • Glen Rice concert is August 12

    The Glen Rice Family and Friends returns to the Hardin County Schools’ Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown on Friday, August 12 at 7 p.m.

    The concert is entitled “A Little Bit of Country, A Little Bit of Rock N’ Roll” and doors will open at 6 p.m. The show will feature Glen Rice, Jeremy Nalley, Glenn Williams, Jon Spratt, Lou Bingham and Larry Denham. Several other musicians will perform at the concert including Pat Portman, Amber Martin, Camille Turner, Christy Miller, Roger Conley, Frank Hamilton, Kaitlyn Marie and Marc Masingo.

  • News of record - August 3, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Aaron Fincher and Amy Melissa Fincher to Connie Jones and Dennis Jones, property in Four Angels Subdivision, $87,000.

    Melvin K. Hall and Wanda Jane Hall to Melvin K. Hall and Wanda Jane Hall, several parcels on Hwy 210, FMV $12,000.

  • Pruitt sworn in to Sheriff’s Office
  • 2016 KY Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch

    The summer camping program at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch officially opened to campers for their 41st season on Sunday, June 12. The camp runs throughout June and July serving both boys & girls alternating weeks, throughout the camp season.

  • Leadership LaRue deadline August 5

    Applications are now being accepted for this year’s LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, 2016-17 Leadership LaRue County Class. Established in 2005, Leadership LaRue provides educational experiences for present and future leaders to develop knowledge and foster appreciation of our community and to encourage civic involvement.

  • Former Shopko building vandalized

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently investigating vandalism that was discovered at the former Shopko building on West Main Street.

    HPD Sergeant James Richardson said the vandalism was discovered last Saturday morning and that it included graffiti at the front and west side of the building. He said he believes it occurred sometime late last Friday night and early last Saturday morning.

    The building has remained vacant since April 2015 when Shopko decided to close the doors of their Hodgenville location and several other Shopko stores in the region.

  • Library seeks public opinion for long range goals

    The LaRue County Public Library is going to hold a public forum to allow the community to share their ideas and possibly help the library with their long range goals. It’s the first time in recent memory that they have held a public forum like this one.

    “We haven’t had a public forum since I have been Director. I’ve been Director for 6 years and I was the bookmobile librarian 9 years previous and I don’t recall having one then either,” said LaRue County Head Librarian, Dana Jolly.

  • Local officers receive award
  • Fiscal Court votes against tax increase

    Roadwork and taxes were the main topics of discussion at the Fiscal Court meeting Thursday July 29.

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner recommended that the four percent increase not be adopted by fiscal court. The recommendation was followed by a unanimous vote to turn down the increase.

    There was also discussion of repairing the shoulder of a road in the fourth district. Magistrate Larry Howell talked about how there’s no shoulder on Airline road where it intersects with 31E.