Today's News

  • Harrison receives award for 34 years of service to Rotary, Hodgenville
  • LaRue county food inspections

    Subway, 107 Lincoln Drive, Hodgenville, 97, three-compartment sink dripping, shelves inside coolers and cabinets unclean, three-compartment sink drain, corrected.

    Lee’s Famous Recipe, 803 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, 87, sanitizer too strong in wiping bucket, corrected immediately; floor fan, potato slicer, various surfaces throughout kitchen area unclean; hand sink leaking, floors have build up around equipment, walls have build up a few places in the kitchen area, 91 upon corrected items.

  • The memory jar
  • Saving challenges for women

    America Saves, a national campaign that promotes savings, notes significant differences in savings between men and women. A 2016 survey showed that woman were notably behind across 12 important financial indicators including consumer debt, savings habits, emergency savings, and general savings progress. As concerns continue to rise over American’s often inadequate retirement and emergency savings, it’s become clear that the gender disparity can no longer be pushed aside.

  • During arrest, Sonora man holds baby to block police

    A Sonora man wanted for drug trafficking was arrested Tuesday, July 4 after he held a 2-year-old girl to shield him from Kentucky State Police, according to an arrest citation.

    KSP troopers twice used a Taser to subdue Lewis Day Sr., 44, before he was taken into custody.

  • Jail Log - July 12, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, June 30 to Friday, July 7

    Kevin L. Lawless, 40, of Russell Springs was lodged for public intoxication of a controlled substance. He was later released from LCDC.

    Shawn C. Keith, 33, of Hodgenville was lodged for a warrant. He was later released from LCDC.

    Michael T. Hartney, 23, of Bardstown was lodged for driving on a DUI suspended license. He was later released from LCDC.

    Robert Leonard Gardiner, 35, of Hodgenville was lodged for a warrant. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Stolen vehicle results in 32 mile pursuit

    A Warren County woman led police on a 32 mile long car chase after she had a vehicle accident and stole another vehicle of someone attempting to help her.

    The Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown was notified of a single vehicle accident on Thursday, July 6 that resulted in a vehicle being stolen south of Upton on Interstate 65 at approximately 1:22 p.m. Central Time. 

  • Lost in LaRue

    Rhyme and reason elude me sometimes and I begin meandering through the countryside lost in thought. I grabbed my lunch and just started driving. I found myself headed south on 31E. I decided to turn on to Brooks Road, it had been a while since I went that way. I stopped at the bridge, still under construction, took some photos for a future article then continued on my way.

  • First Friday offers treats, entertainment for community
  • Understanding the Grind

    Many of us refer to consistent, hard work as “the grind.” I ran across a great quote that says, “you can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested. It won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for.” Kane Harris, a senior football player for the Hawks fully understands what that ‘grind’ means, and is devoted to leading LaRue County Hawks Football to a successful season.

    Harris has been playing football since he was ten years old.