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Today's News

  • Congressman Guthrie visits local schools
  • Historic unveiling of Lincoln Spirits

    The first in a limited edition line of spirits was released on President’s Day, February 20, 2017 at the Lincoln Museum in downtown Hodgenville, KY.

    Owner and Master Distiller, Brent Goodin, of Boundary Oak Distillery located in Elizabethtown, KY, along with the Lincoln Museum held a reveal for the Lincoln Spirits Collector’s Box and Bottle.

  • Restitution sought for road sign thefts

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court is attempting to put a stop to sign thefts as they are now charging restitution of $200 a sign that is stolen or vandalized.

  • Boyd accepts plea deal

    A LaRue County man, who is facing child pornography charges in federal court, recently accepted a plea deal.

    Benjamin Boyd of Hodgenville entered a guilty plea to one count of child pornography transported in interstate commerce by means including a computer and one count of knowingly possessing child pornography. Boyd was originally charged with another count of child pornography transported in interstate commerce by means including a computer. According to the plea agreement, as a part of the plea deal, that count will be dismissed at the time of his sentencing.

  • Man arrested for meth after accident

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on multiple charges following a non-injury accident on Howardstown Road, February 17.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office and LaRue County EMS responded to a call to a single vehicle accident on Howardstown Road. Michael E. Downs, 37, of Hodgenville was involved in a non-injury accident. It is reported that Downs, driving a 1996 Toyota Tacoma, was traveling westbound on Howardstown Road around the 12-mile marker.

  • Public comments sought for LCS facility plan

    The LaRue County Board of Education and the LaRue County Schools Local Planning Committee will have a second public forum this week to give LaRue Countians a chance to input their comments about the district’s facility plan.

    The public forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday, February 22 at the LaRue County High School Media Center. A public forum was also held on February 15, but no one from the public attended the meeting.

  • Ethics training scheduled for city

    The first ever ethics training for all employees of the City of Hodgenville will be held next month.

    Mitchell Key, Chair of the Hodgenville Ethics Commission, said the commission will have a first ever ethics training session for all city officials, employees and board members of any city appointed board. The training session will be at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 13 at City Hall.

  • School honors - March 28, 2017

    HES Honor Roll

    All A’s Honor Roll Hodgenville Elementary School 3rd nine weeks

  • School calendars - March 29, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on April 12 at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is white. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    LCS Parent Advisory Council

  • LCHS students prepare greenhouse

    Students in Chris Thomas’s crop technology class at LaRue County High School have already begun transplanting seedlings as they learn about growing plants and also provide income to help fund the greenhouse and agriculture department needs through public sales.