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Today's News

  • KSP trooper injured in chase

    A high speed chase involving a Kentucky State Police trooper ended in a two-vehicle accident last Thursday on Bailey Road in Magnolia.

    According to the arrest citation, the chase started when Dustin Shane Brewer, 35, of Buffalo pulled into the driveway of a residence where KSP Captain Jamie Heller was conducting an investigation. Heller asked Brewer for his driver’s license and while he was checking his driver’s license, Brewer fled in his vehicle.

  • City council approves pay raise

    Hodgenville City Council, meeting at City Hall Monday night, approved with the deciding vote given by Mayor Kenneth DeVore, a two percent across-the-board pay raise for employees with the exception of the police department.

    In that department, the council approved a two-dollar-per-hour raise for patrol officers and a three-dollar-per-hour increase for the chief of police.

  • A life that is full

    Everyone has a story. Individuals have stories of their life, couples have stories about how they met and every once in a while you come across someone whose story sounds like a script for an inspiring movie.

    Eugene and Edwina Hutcherson, of Buffalo, were married in 1989, but their journey to that point wasn’t an easy one.

  • Battle of the Forces
  • Fiscal court awards roadwork bids

    LaRue County Fiscal Court awarded road-related winning bids at their meeting at the LaRue County courthouse June 14.

    The categories and winning bidders included: fuel—Bault Oil Company; bituminous asphalt—Scotty’s; rock—Hanson Aggregates; asphalt emulsion—Asphalt Materials and Marathon Petroleum; grease, oil, and lubricant—Apollo Oil.

  • Farmer’s Market now open
  • The importance of site selection

    Site Selection is not a magazine most of us would keep on our coffee table, but for those in government and business who track economic development, this publication is one not to be missed.

    Fortunately, it has had a lot of good things to say about Kentucky in recent years, and over the past two, it has awarded us its annual Governor’s Cup for having more major job announcements than any other state on a per capita basis.

  • LaRue Co. Genealogy Civil War room has a lot to offer

    The new Civil War, Folk Life and Genealogy Research Room has a lot to offer those LaRue Countians who are interested in history from those time periods.

    The room is operated by the LaRue County Genealogy Society and it’s adjacent to their genealogy room on North Greensburg Street in Hodgenville. The room has a wide range of items including history research books, historical documents, pictures and more.

  • Promise Land Blueberries celebrates new location

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting last Friday for the opening of the new LaRue County location of Promise Land Blueberries in Hodgenville.

    Owner Randy Schmidt moved the business last fall from their Munfordville nursery to their current location on 379 McDowell Road in Hodgenville. Schmidt said that they were able to plant three acres of 3 to 8-year-old plants that are currently producing.

  • Man arrested at the fair

    A Hardin County man was arrested for several drug charges during the opening night of the LaRue County Fair last Monday, June 6.

    Arrested was Alfred L. Brown, 56, of Elizabethtown.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded after receiving a complaint of an intoxicated person at the fair. Once officers arrived, they made contact with Brown and noticed that he was unsteady on his feet and had slurred speech. They also noted that they smelled a strong smell of alcohol on him. Brown also admitted to officers that he was intoxicated.