Today's News

  • Sanders to retire

    Plans have been announced to help transition LaRue County Schools for a new superintendent as current Superintendent Sam Sanders will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

    During Sanders annual evaluation at the school board meeting on July 17, one of the goals in the evaluation was to develop a transitional plan and guide to handover to the next superintendent. Sanders contract will end on June 30, 2018.

    “There is nothing official, but I have not kept it a secret that I am not seeking another contract,” Sanders said.

  • HPD officer involved in crash

    A Hodgenville police officer was injured in a vehicle accident just after midnight on Saturday, July 15.

    According to Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson, officer Nathan Hall was driving into work in his police cruiser when he was involved in a single vehicle accident on South L&N Turnpike in Buffalo. Hall was transported by ambulance to Hardin Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released for minor injuries.

  • Alcohol petitions no longer valid

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s Office recently issued their opinion on a recently passed law that made the Hodgenville and LaRue County alcohol petitions void.

    House Bill 319, was signed into law by Governor Bevin on April 11, 2017 and places the cost of a wet/dry election on those petitioning if the election is held outside the normal election cycle.

  • For the love of Baseball

    What began as a 1986 trip to Louisville to watch the St. Louis Cardinals’ baseball farm team Louisville Redbirds in action has resulted in a hobby for New Haven resident Kay Inman that continues to this day.

    Inman, who with Buffalo resident Lila Carlen owns and operates K’La’S in New Haven, is a baseball card collector whose interests cover not only major and minor leagues’ men’s ball, but also the long-defunct women’s pro baseball league that was popular in the 1940’s and 50’s.

  • Fatal fire in Mt. Sherman
  • Deputy jailer suffers heart attack on duty

    The LaRue County Detention Center is mourning the loss of a deputy jailer that died unexpectedly after having a heart attack while at work on Wednesday, July 17.

    LaRue County Jailer Johnny Cottrill said Deputy Jailer Andy Martin, 50, of Bardstown was working at the jail when he had a sudden heart attack around 7:30 p.m. He said Martin was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital where he later died.

  • Large Lincoln donation made to LaRue Co. Genealogy

    The LaRue County Genealogy Society received a large donation of records on Abraham Lincoln and his family.

    Local historian and genealogist John Lay donated a collection of hundreds of documents about Lincoln. The documents were in folders and divided up into categories.

  • Bradshaw indicted

    Indictments were handed down by the LaRue County Grand Jury on Monday, July 17 in two high profile cases.

    Phillip Bradshaw 54, of Hodgenville was indicted on two counts of exploiting an adult over $300, two counts of knowingly abuse/neglect by person and second degree cruelty to animals.

  • School board discusses lift station

    With a lengthy agenda with a lot annual policies and plans to consider before the beginning of the school, the main topic of discussion was not on the agenda as the school board talked about an issue with a sewage lift station with the City of Hodgenville.

  • Bradshaw faces more charges

    After being charged with abuse/neglect and animal cruelty, a Hodgenville man has now been charged with two more counts of knowingly exploiting an adult by person.

    According to the arrest warrants, Bradshaw was the power of attorney for his mother Wilma Bradshaw and the payee for his aunt Ilma Whitaker. Both of the 92-year-old women are twins and they lived with Phillip Bradshaw at a home on Williams Avenue in Hodgenville.