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Today's News

  • Brown joins 1,000 point club
  • LCHS Mat Hawks win section dual title

    The LaRue County Hawks had a successful weekend winning the section 6 duals at Thomas Nelson High School last Saturday. The Mat Hawks defeated a strong John Hardin squad in the finals.

    Team results: LaRue over Nelson County 82-0, LaRue over Thomas Nelson, 84-0, LaRue over Taylor County 69-10, LaRue over Bardstown 76-4 and LaRue over John Hardin 38-31

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Lincoln National Bank to F. Mitchell Grimes and Charlotte F. Grimes, property in LaRue County.

    K. K. Flowers and Gifts Shop, LLC to Austin T. Wood, property in LaRue County, $14,000.

    Ami Druen to Joshua Taylor and Hillary Taylor, property in Buffalo, FMV $30,000.

    Frances E. Boley to Joe Wolf, property on Hwy 583, $235,000.

  • LCMS Mat Hawks win district

    The LCMS Mat Hawks were able to defend their title as reigning KSWA District 2 champions last Saturday.

    The Mat Hawks were also able to qualify 17 wrestlers for the upcoming KSWA Region 1 tournament, which will be held at John Hardin High School on Saturday, January 21.

  • Lost in LaRue - January 18, 2017

    Color in winter; I’ve been on a mission to find it. I find myself looking for little bits of color that stand out against the gray landscape during the winter months. The best time to look for color in winter is when it is snowing.

    As the sky sprinkles light powder across the earth as if it was a giant pastry, colors begin to pop out. What once looked like a row of gray trees, now have many hues of brown, russet and burnt umber; as the stark white of the snow hides a carpet of fallen leaves.

  • Job description reviewed for Red Hill Cemetery

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission reviewed an employee’s job description at their quarterly meeting on Monday, January 9.

    The commission, which is made up of the Hodgenville City Council, reviewed the job description for a sexton, which is the office of the person or persons who are in charge of a cemetery.

  • School board approves HCC contract

    The LaRue County School Board passed a motion to pass a new communications contract with Heartland Communications Consultants during their special called board meeting on Wednesday, January 11.

    The contract was for the 2016-2017 school year with a $2,450 per month retainer fee, which was an increase from the $2,000 a month for the 2015-2016 school year. The issue was discussed and tabled during the December school board meeting.

  • Fiscal Court discusses snow removal

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner and county magistrates discussed the pros and cons of contracting snow-removal from county roads as LaRue County Fiscal Court met at the courthouse in Hodgenville December 29, 2016.

    Turner said after last year when two heavy snows within a week of each other covered county roads, some people asked him why the county didn’t have a plan in place for contracting snow removal instead of depending on volunteers to augment county equipment.

  • New family court proposed for LaRue

    LaRue County could have a new family court if the current Kentucky judicial redistricting plan is passed in the state legislature.

    Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. recently introduced the first judicial redistricting plan for the first time in decades. The plan calls for LaRue County to keep two district court judges and two circuit court judges. However, a family court judge has been proposed to be added to serve in LaRue, Hart and Nelson Counties.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway