Today's News

  • Scholarship calendar - April 12, 2017

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • Personnel changes - April 12, 2017

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their March meeting.

    Recommendation of Employment

    Kristen Absher as School Nurse at LCMS.

    Phyllis Gentry as PRN for LCS.

    Accepted the Resignation of

    Bonnie Brown as Instructional Assistant at ALES.

    Paul M. Handley as Boys Assistant Basketball Coach at LCHS.

  • HES Super Heroes

    Each of LaRue County’s public schools strives to create and maintain not only a safe environment for students but also a positive school culture.

    Hodgenville Elementary School has begun some weekly “Super Hero” in-house videos to encourage that culture and to implement leadership and life skills that empower students to be leaders.

    Eric Hughes, HES principal, explained that the school is promoting habits that can provide students with a positive mindset and direction when facing obstacles at both school and home.

  • LCHS delegation honored at KUNA

    Eleven students from LaRue County High School traveled to the Galt House in Louisville for the Kentucky United Nations Assembly from March 26-28.

    The following LCHS students attended the conference: Chandler McLaughlin, Hunter McLaughlin, Jacob Cecil, Seth DeVary, Symone Whalin, Virginia Taylor, Hayley Cecil, Josh McCourt, Seth Newby, Maddie Royalty and Noah Thompson.

    The LCHS delegation acted as delegates from Djibouti. Senior Maddie Royalty and junior Noah Thompson authored a resolution about enforcing human trafficking laws.

  • Two injured in bizarre accident
  • Council gives all clear for code enforcement

    The Hodgenville City Council approved drafting an ordinance for a code enforcement board and the creation of a part-time code enforcement position at their monthly meeting on Monday, April 10.

  • Jail log - April 12, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 31 to Friday, April 7

    Michael Q. Parrott Blaine, 21 of Bardstown, court ordered appearance.

    Charles Reed, 48, of New Hope, court ordered appearance.

    James David Williamson, 42, of Hodgenville, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to render aid.

    Jennifer R. Bandy, 39, of Guston, KY, drug paraphernalia, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

  • Magnolia Bank earns five star rating

    Magnolia Bank recently earned a 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, which is the nation’s premier bank rating firm.

    According to the news release, a five star rating indicates that the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and more. Magnolia Bank has earned the recommended rating of five stars or four stars from Bauer for 110 consecutive quarters.

  • Man found asleep at gas pump, arrested in Buffalo

    LaRue County Sheriff’s office was called to a gas station in Buffalo with a report of a man who was asleep at the gas pumps around 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett responded to a call of a man asleep in a vehicle at the Y Not Stop in Buffalo. When Bennett arrived he reportedly knocked on the window of the vehicle and found Michael E. Downs, 37, of Hodgenville. Downs allegedly told Bennett he works all the time and just fell asleep.

  • Man injured in motorcycle accident