Today's News

  • City police investigate April 16 crash

     Hodgenville City Police investigated a crash that occurred about 4 p.m. April 16.

  • Mullins interviewed for KET program

    Rita Muratalla, KASA president elect and principal of Zoneton Middle School in Bullitt County, and Paul Mullins, KASA vice president and principal of LaRue County High School were recently interviewed for a special program airing on KET during education month. Both administrators represented KASA during the KET interview about valuing teachers in Kentucky schools.

  • Motorcycle road test to change May 1

    The Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch will begin using a new rider skills test for motorcycle operator’s license applicants on May 1. Developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, the new test is designed to better determine if operators possess sufficient safety skills for riding motorcycles in traffic.

  • Residents eligible for sales and use tax relief

    Victims of the Leap Day storm are eligible for some immediate tax relief.
    On April 16, Gov. Beshear signed into law the provisions of House Bill 255 which provide a refund of sales and use tax paid for building materials permanently installed in the repair or replacement of buildings damaged in counties covered under a federal disaster relief declaration. The legislation is retroactive to provide tax relief for property owners in the 23 disaster counties, including LaRue County, affected by the storms in late February and early March.

  • Goodtime Cruisers offer scholarship

    Submitted photo
    The Goodtime Cruisers Automobile Club in Hodgenville funded a one-time scholarship for a LaRue County student majoring in automotive/diesel technology at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students who enroll in ECTC’s automotive/diesel technology program may earn an Associate in Applied Science degree or a variety of industry certificates and diplomas.

  • Several indicted in April by grand jury

    Several people were indicted April 16 by a LaRue County grand jury.
    They are:
    Johnny Wood (1951) of Upton was indicted on one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; two counts of possession of a controlled substance and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of prescription not in a proper container and complicity.
    The alleged offenses occurred March 29. He is accused of acting alone or in concert with Coleman Ferriss.

  • PHOTO: Five generations of Eastridges

     Five generations of Eastridges gathered. From left, Lorie Eastridge, holding Chloe Eastridge, Judy South, Wayne Daugherty and Caleb Eastridge.

  • Court Briefs - April 25, 2012

    Failed to appear
    Aaron S. Kennedy (1991) failed to appear in LaRue Circuit Court April 16. A bench warrant was issued and he was declared a fugitive. He was originally charged with complicity, burglary and third-degree criminal mischief.

    Jeffrey D. Nadeau was ordered to serve 30 days for contempt by agreement April 16.

    Probation revoked
    Probation of Anthony Scherer (1970) was revoked April 16.

    Costs not paid

  • Lincoln Birthplace reduces energy consumption

     Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park has made some important changes that are reducing energy consumption – and saving money.

  • School personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel changes at Monday’s meeting.

    Accepted recommendation of employment of:
    • Donald Pack as part-time custodian at LaRue County Middle School
    • Tiffany Lewis as volleyball coach at LCMS
    • Robert Keith Cruse as substitute custodian at the LaRue County School District
    • Andreana Peeler as instructional monitor at Kid’s Crew

    Accepted the resignation of: