Today's News

  • Eight injured in crash

    Eight people were injured in a two vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of Lincoln Parkway on Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve).

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, a vehicle was reportedly driving the wrong way as he was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Lincoln Parkway near the LaRue/Hardin County line. As a result, two vehicle collided as they T-boned each other, resulting in one vehicle rolling over on its side. However, McCoy said the driver of the vehicle that was going the wrong way was not struck.

  • LCSO adds K-9 to force

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office recently added a new four-legged officer to their force.

    Ace, an almost two-year-old German shepherd, spent his first day patrolling the streets as a certified K-9 on Friday, December 15. Ace’s handler is LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett.

    “I always dreamed of becoming a police officer and I also had a dream to be a K-9 officer,” Bennett said. “I worked with Russell (LaRue County Sheriff) and we made it happen. Ace will be a huge asset to our department and the community.”

  • Bingo coming to LaRue

    In 2018, there will be a new game in town. Starting on January 11, LaRue County Parks and Recreation is bringing bingo to Hodgenville to raise money for a new community park project. Organized by the Park and Recreation Board, bingo games will be held weekly on Thursdays at the Park and Recreation building with doors opening open at 6 p.m.

    According to Park and Recreation board member Jason Detre, the idea for a new park originated in October 2016. After months of board meetings and brainstorming, he said fundraising research led them to bingo.

  • Work release program could return to recycling center

    The Renaissance Recycling Center in Hodgenville is on schedule to possibly have their state inmate program reinstated in January 2018.

    Katherine Williams, Public Information Officer with the Kentucky Department of Corrections, said the state DOC has agreed to hold a training for staff at the recycling center. However, she said they have put staff on notice that if issues continue to occur they would consider pulling the inmate workers indefinitely. 

  • Calendars - January 17, 2018

    Community calendar


    Monthly Knitting Class

    There will be a Monthly Knitting Class at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville on the first Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor is Master Clothing Volunteer- Judy Greenwell. Open to adults and teens, no registration required. For more information call 270-358-3401.


    Knitting Circle

  • Sunrise Manor dances their way to 1st place
  • Leadership LaRue Industry Day
  • Sunrise Manor visits the railroad museum
  • Hodgenville City Council Update

    It was a slim agenda at the monthly Hodgenville City Council meeting on Monday, January 8 as the council only had three items with only a small amount of discussion.

  • Hodgenville News - January 17, 2018

    Thought for the week: Don’t ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go.

    These cold temperatures can move on out and stay gone. My wishes came true for a couple of days, as temperatures stayed in the 60s, but then it was back to freezing temperatures, snow and ice. I am not a happy camper.

    A big hello goes out to John and Carolyn Hornback. Congratulations to Mr. Andy Arendt for winning the 2018 LaRue County ExCEL Teacher of the Year award.