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Today's News

  • Alcohol petitions no longer valid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 12.

    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.

  • Hospitality key to growth

    The Lincoln Museum has been working with the American Queen Steamboat Company to make LaRue County part of the on shore excursion offered to travelers on the steamboat river cruise.

    Passengers are offered a number of on shore excursion options from General George S. Patton, a number of bourbon tours and the Birthplace of the 16th President Abraham Lincoln.

  • New fee schedule for Red Hill

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission approved a new fee schedule for the cemetery at their quarterly meeting on Monday, July 10.

    Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore went over the fees with the commission which included the sale of cemetery plots at $1,500 each (minimum of two plot lots) in the Smith William Section and all other sections $900 each (minimum of two plot lots) with a limited number of single plots at $800 each.

    For grave opening and closing, tent settings are $300 per grave. The price of a single grave is $600 each.