Today's News

  • Fiscal Court discusses vandalism

    In a rash of recent vandalism, culprits have painted obscenities on stop signs and have stolen name signs, and in some cases, the posts on which they were placed, according to Clyde Veirs, LaRue County road supervisor.

    “These missing signs can cause people to get hurt by not stopping and ambulance crews can have trouble locating the roads where they are to pick up patients,” Veirs told LaRue County Fiscal Court magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville yesterday.

  • News of Record - July 13, 2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Paul Leaman Wathen and Glenda Mae Wathen to Paul Leaman Wathen and Glenda Mae Wathen and Tracy Wathan, property on Underwood Street, FMV $97,500.

    Kristopher Blair and Caren Handley Blair to Andrew Simpson, lot #12 of Shoffner Acres Subdivision, $69,000.

  • Red Hill Cemetery Commission approves two percent raise

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission approved a two percent raise to a cemetery worker at their monthly meeting on Monday, July 11.

    The commission approved the raise for city employee Tim Robertson, who is in charge of the upkeep of the cemetery. Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore said the increase was a cost of living increase just like the recent pay increase other city employees received.

  • Hodgenville Council members up for reelection

    All six seats on the Hodgenville City Council are up for reelection during the 2016 fall general election in November.

    According to LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter, Hodgenville Council members are elected every two years and they last ran for election in 2014. The Hodgenville mayor is elected on a four year term basis with the last mayoral election in 2014 and the next election in 2018.

    At the time of publication, Carter said only one person has filed to run for city council and that is incumbent Mitchell Key.

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  • Jail log - July 13, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 4 to Monday, July 11.

    Kevin C. Carter, 21, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to notify of address change, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was later released from LCDC.

    Nathan Henderson, 36 is charged with driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no registration plates and serving bench warrant for court. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Daugherty new pastor at Wesley Meadows

    Bob Daugherty is now the new pastor at Wesley Meadows United Methodist Church and Levelwoods United Methodist Church.

    Daugherty is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Louisville in 2013 where he currently resides. He has served as Associate Pastor of an inter-denominational church, and as Senior Pastor of two additional Non-Denominational churches in Ohio. He joined the UMC Heartland District in 2015.

  • Scholarship calendar - July 13, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Power outage in LaRue County

    Several businesses and homes in LaRue County are currently without power. According to LG&E and KU, they have a widespread power outage and workers have been dispatched to the area. Nolin RECC customers are also without power. Representatives said the cause of the power outage and the estimated power restoration time is unknown. We will update you when more details are available.  

  • Menu labeling to become reality in 2017

    When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its final guidance on menu labeling in late April, it was the last step in a process to require restaurants, convenience stores, take-out, retail establishments and supermarkets to publish the calorie content of their food on their menus.

    Some chain restaurants are already publishing this information on some items in anticipation of this announcement. Others have until May 2017 to implement the change.