Today's News

  • Tradition of hospitality, community

    For almost 100 years a group of dedicated ladies has served LaRue County tirelessly to fulfill their mission: to assist in civic work and cultural developments for a better Hodgenville. The areas of attention included art, conservation, education, health, home life, international and public affairs. With the motto “For all that is good” it’s easy to see that these ladies have certainly left an impact on the community they loved.

  • City approves budget

    The City of Hodgenville passed the second reading of their 2016-2017 fiscal budget ordinance at a special called meeting last Thursday.

    All the council members voted in favor of the second reading of the budget, except for council member Bonnie Clark. Council member Woodie Handley was also absent at the meeting.

    The budget shows expected receipts of $3,197,100 against $3,202,100 in appropriations.

  • 2016 GED Graduation held

    LaRue County Schools honored their 2016 GED recipients with a graduation ceremony and reception at the high school Monday evening.

    Connie Goff, director of adult and community education, told the audience of family and friends gathered in the school auditorium that the program surpassed its goal of 15 graduates with a total of 18 obtaining their GEDs, five of them at the learning center and 13 at corrections.

  • New weather warning available

    LaRue County Fiscal Court, E-911 and Emergency Management has recently updated its account with Emergency Communications Network, providers of the CodeRED Weather Warning service. This no-charge update will allow message recipients to easily identify calls coming through the systems. Message recipient’s caller ID will read Emergency Communications Network or 866-419-5000 for CodeRED calls. And for Code RED Weather Warning calls, either Emergency Communications Network or the number 800-566-9780 will appear on Caller ID displays.

  • School nurse program resolved

    The school nurse job description and salary schedule was approved by the LaRue County School Board during a special called meeting Thursday, June 9.

    During their regular monthly meeting on May 16, the board was informed that the Lincoln Trail District Health Department would have significant changes to their current model as LTDHD will no longer supply the nurses, meaning the nurses would have to become employees of LaRue County Schools.

  • Workmen’s comp insurance approved by school board

    The workmen’s compensation insurance and several other items were approved by the LaRue County School Board during their monthly meeting on Monday, June 20.

  • Bowen’s sweet summer job

    Summer jobs give students a chance to earn some spending money or help save up for college, car, clothes, or other expenses.

    Keeahna Bowen, who graduated from LaRue County High School in May, has found a sweet summer job to fill the gap between high school and beginning her college studies at Campbellsville University this fall.

  • Guthrie coming to LaRue

    Congressman Brett Guthrie will be in LaRue County on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT at the Community Room located at 60 Lincoln Square in Hodgenville, KY. Everyone is invited to attend, including the media.

  • 2016 LaRue County Fair - Tractor Pull results

    Unlimited Farm Tractor


    Jamie Compton of Hammonsville


    Chad Pack of Hodgenville


    Luke Saunders of Edmonton

    12,500 Farm Stock 10 mph


    Amber Compton of Hammonsville


    John Bell of Sonora


    Roy Hornback of Hodgenville

    10,000 Hot Farm


    Laramy Thomas of Scottsburg, Indiana


    Levi Thomas of Scottsburg, Indiana


  • 2016 LaRue County Fair - 4-H Rabbit Show results

    Breed Classes

    Zachary Duvall

    Holland Lop:

    Sr. Buck – Blue, Best of Breed and Reserve in Show

    Sr. Buck – Blue


    Sr. Doe – Blue & Best of Breed

    Alexis Grimes

    Mini Lop:

    Sr. Buck – Blue & Best Opposite Sex of Breed

    Sr. Doe – Blue & Best of Breed

    Sr. Doe – Blue


    Sr. Buck – Blue & Best Opposite Sex of Breed


    Sr. Buck – Blue & Best of Breed