Local News

  • Choosing life no matter what

    A LaRue County couple is sharing the story about the birth of their daughter to always choose life over abortion and to raise awareness about birth defects.

    Craig and Kelly Dunn of Upton welcomed their baby girl, Paisley Mae, into the world on March 3, 2016. Thousands of births happen every day, but Paisley’s was different.

  • Goodlett Case continues

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Meth bust in Buffalo

    Four meth arrests were made on February 1, after LaRue County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint of illegal drug activity at a residence in Buffalo.

  • Celebrate Lincoln's Birthday

    LaRue County is gearing up to celebrate the 208th birthday of Abraham Lincoln who was born in a small cabin near Sinking Spring near Hodgenville.

  • Ribbon Cutting held for Birds on a Wire

    A new specialty store has opened up in LaRue County that promises to help bring the sweet sounds of nature’s finest musicians to your backyard.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Birds on a Wire, a shop that specializes in birdseed, bird feeders, bird houses and coffee, for human consumption of course.

    When D.J. Canter of Hodgenville started to think about retiring from teaching at LaRue County Schools, she knew that she would need some way to still interact with people on a regular basis.

  • LCHS students investigated

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently investigating an incident involving several LaRue County High School students who sent an inappropriate picture of another female student on their cell phones.

    LaRue County High School administrators were told last week by a female student that she had sent an inappropriate photo of herself to other students, and the photo was circulating further than she intended. In accordance with school policy, administrators contacted Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Speed limit change on Parkway FAST approaching

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced last week that they will change the speed limit on Lincoln Parkway from 55 MPH to 65 MPH.

    In accordance with an official order from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas, crews will be installing 65 MPH speed limit signs on the parkway in both Hardin and LaRue Counties. KYTC Public Information Officer Chris Jessie said the speed limit change has been made but that it won’t go into effect until the new 65 MPH signs are placed. He said the signage change is currently set for this Thursday, February 9.

  • Local Kosair poster child celebrates 75th birthday

    A LaRue County woman, who spent time in Kosair Hospital as a child and was once their poster child, recently celebrated her 75th birthday.

    Katherine “Kitty” Brey knows adversity well. Born with a dislocated hip; Brey spent two years of her childhood in Kosair Hospital.

    “When I was four I had a dislocated hip, they had to make a socket for my hip. I had to spend two years in the hospital,” Brey said.

    Brey spent her days in a cast from her waist down on her left leg.

  • New book chronicles local history

    The year 2018 will be a notable occasion for LaRue County. Not only because it will be the 175th anniversary of LaRue County, but also the city of Hodgenville will celebrate it’s bicentennial year.

    To mark those milestones, a group of people has been meeting since October on a Lincoln Museum project to plan a book, Hodgenville, 200 years in Lincoln’s Birthplace, Hodgenville, LaRue County, Kentucky. The book will trace the city and county’s history from the first settlers to present day.

  • Speed limit change on Lincoln Parkway in Hardin and LaRue Counties

    Speed regulation on a nine-mile portion of Lincoln Parkway (designated as KY 61) is changing next week. 

    In accordance with an official order from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary, Greg Thomas, crews from District 4 in Elizabethtown will be installing 65 MPH speed limit signs in Hardin and LaRue Counties.  The signage change is currently set for February 9.