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Today's News

  • Lincoln Parkway or Lincoln Speedway

    Two vehicles were involved in an alleged racing incident on Lincoln Parkway in Hodgenville with speeds reportedly reaching 96 mph on Saturday, March 11.

    According to Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett, he responded to a complaint about two vehicles that were reportedly racing on the Lincoln Parkway. Upon arrival, Bennett observed a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Stephanie R. Shofner, 40, of Campbellsville and a 1995 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Thomas P. Harper, 52, of Munfordville traveling at a high rate of speed.

  • Work-A-Thon raises over $27,000 for local youth group

    On March 11, 2017, the youth group of Hodgenville Pentecostal Church participated in their annual fundraiser part of a program called Work-A –Thon. The group was able to accomplish several different projects over the 8 hours that they worked. “We did yard work for two widows and one elderly couple. We also picked up trash along 10 miles of roadsides, and we did various yard work and maintenance for Red Hill Cemetery,” said Sarah Astor.

  • Hodgenville residents soon to have automatic withdrawal option for utilities

    The Hodgenville City Council voted on an agreement with a local bank to set up an automatic transaction option for customers that wish to have their utility bill automatically withdrawn from their bank account each month.

    All council members were present at the meeting and they unanimously agreed to partner with Lincoln National Bank to help with the processing of the withdrawals. For those who choose to have their city utility bill automatically withdrawn from their bank account, an additional $1 charge will be added to the bill.

  • Revitalizing Roanoke

    A Roanoke family is working to bring business back to their community in northern LaRue County.

    F & F Tack, Feed and Deli is now open in Roanoke offering customers a wide range of products from sandwiches to saddles as well as feed for livestock, goats, chickens and even man’s best friend.

  • Perkins pleads not guilty

    Former Buffalo Fire Chief Wendell Perkins entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday, March 6.

  • Questions arise over alcohol petition

    A large number of people have been signing a petition for a wet-dry vote to determine if alcohol should be sold in the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Lisa Reidner, who started the petition, said she believes that she has already received the required number of signatures to call for a wet-dry vote for the City of Hodgenville.

  • Helping reach for a better future

    The LaRue County Adult Education Center is looking for sponsors for their GED program. While the educating of individuals to equip them with the skills necessary to obtain a GED is funded by the state of Kentucky, the tests candidates must take have to be paid out of their own pocket.

    According to Director of Adult Education Connie Goff, there are four tests that must be taken to obtain a GED and each test cost around $30. Currently, she said there are vouchers available from the state giving $10 off but the total is still $120, a fee many students find hard to pay.

  • Assault, stabbing leads to arrest in Hodgenville

    A domestic violence dispute ended in a knife stabbing over the weekend.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office originally responded to a call on South Lincoln Boulevard that someone had been assaulted.

    A female victim advised that Dennis Cuzick, 32, of Nicholasville had hit her in the face and then got into an altercation with a male victim. The female victim said Cuzick had left the scene on foot.

  • Federal trial delayed for Goodlett

    The child pornography federal trial for former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodeltt has been delayed due to the large amount of evidence in the case.

    Goodlett appeared for a status conference on Monday, March 6 in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Louisville. During the conference, Assistant U.S. Attorney Spencer McKiness told U.S. District Judge David Hale that a forensic review of the evidence was not complete at this time.

  • Trial rescheduled for Embry

    After having her trial canceled because she was believed to be deceased, a bench trial has been rescheduled for a LaRue County woman who is charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty.

    Jane Embry of Magnolia appeared in LaRue County District Court on Wednesday, March 1 for a pretrial conference. Embry’s lawyer, Robert Fredrick Smith of Louisville, was also present with District Judge C. Derek Reed presiding. The jury trial has been rescheduled for June 29 and 30 in LaRue County District Court with Reed presiding.