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Today's News

  • Hodgenville wet/dry vote decided by ten votes

    Hodgenville voters said yes to alcohol sales at the polls during a special wet/dry election on April 17, 2018.

    The registered voters in the City of Hodgenville voted to allow alcohol sales in restaurants or businesses in the City of Hodgenville. During the election, voters answered the simple question of “Are you in favor of the sale of alcoholic beverages in the City of Hodgenville?” YES or NO.

    The YES vote total was 347 compared to the NO vote total of 337, making it 50.73 percent to 49.27 percent. 

  • Your Life, Your Choice

    With upcoming festivities such as Prom, Project Grad, and graduation, the roads can become a very dangerous place for excited young people.

    On Friday, April 13 both LaRue County Fire and Rescue and Buffalo Fire and Rescue with help from Dale Dobson, Farm and Home Safety Program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture put on a mock wreck and rescue for the students and faculty of LaRue County High School.

  • Progress in LaRue County

    The landscape is changing in LaRue County and Hodgenville as several businesses are building new buildings or adding on to their existing buildings.

    LaRue County Public Library

    Many LaRue Countians have expressed their excitement about the frame of the new library coming up in recent weeks.

    The new library is being built at 215 Lincoln Drive in Hodgenville and Director of the LaRue County Public Library, Dana Jolly, said that she is excited to see the progress of the new library.

  • Goodtime Cruisers kicks-off this Saturday

    Terry Taylor, president of Goodtime Cruisers, is quick to explain that when his members and visitors get together, the result is not a car show. Rather, it’s a “cruise, sitting still” which he explained is much more than a show.

    “We pull up our lawn chairs, share some good food and conversation and relax to some 50’s music while enjoying some of the classic automobiles,” explained Taylor. “There’s no admission charge, we sometimes have live bands, and we give away door prizes.”

  • Primary Voting Deadline Apr. 23

    Deadline to register to vote in Primary Election is Apr. 23

    LaRue Countians who wish to vote in the Primary Election on May 22 have less than a week to register to vote as the deadline is Monday, April 23.

    Those who haven’t registered yet can easily register and update their registration with GoVoteKY.com, the Commonwealth’s online voter portal. You can also register at LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter’s Office until 4 p.m. on Monday, April 23. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 23.

  • Havoc in LaRue

    Mother Nature wreaked havoc throughout LaRue County last week as severe storms passed through the state on Tuesday, April 3.

    After touring the storm damage throughout the county the day after the storm, Meteorologist John Gordon with the National Weather Service confirmed the damage was caused by straight-line winds of up to 90 mph. According to LaRue County Emergency Management Director Dennis Wells, the storm caused downed trees and downed power lines throughout LaRue County. There were also widespread power outages in Hodgenville and others areas of the county.

  • Sanders’ suit dismissed in federal court

    After almost three years, the U.S. District Court in Louisville has issued an order dismissing DeeAnne Sanders federal suit concerning a police dashcam video of her that was released to the media.

  • Wet/dry vote is April 17

     The decision will soon be made to determine if alcohol can be sold in restaurants or businesses within the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Hodgenville city registered voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 for a special wet/dry election. Only registered voters in the city limits of Hodgenville in the following precincts are eligible to vote: Hodgenville West, Hodgenville and Hodgenville East.

  • Tennis court to be dedicated to Mike Brown

    LaRue County Schools are honoring the late teacher, coach, athletic director, building and district administrator Mike Brown by dedicating Tennis Court Number One as Mike Brown Court during the annual Tennis Event April 14.

    Brown, who died at age 65 last November, coached tennis from the late 1970s through 1997.

    Veteran teacher Verda Hacker said Brown was the boys’ coach when she played high school tennis from 1978-1981.

  • Man arrested for alleged disturbance at park

    A man was recently arrested for disorderly conduct at the LaRue County Parks and Recreation complex after having a confrontation with the park manager.

    According to the arrest citation, Hodgenville Police Officer Kenneth Thompson responded to the park complex on City Park Road in Hodgenville on Friday, March 30. Thompson responded after receiving a “call for help” from Brience Willian, who is the park manager for LaRue County Parks and recreation.