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Today's News

  • Cooking corner - June 14, 2017

    Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad

    8 ounce cream cheese

    1 (3.4 ounce) instant cheese cake pudding unprepared

    1 cup International Delight French Vannilla Creamer

    1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced

    4 mandarin oranges, peeled and sectioned

    1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits drained

    3 kiwi, peeled and cut into half moons

    2 mangoes, cut into bite size chunks

    1 banana, cut into slices

    juice of 1/2 lemon

  • Community news - June 14, 2017

    On Sunday, June 11, Reverend Wilkinson recognized and honored Arneva Smith and Rosleen Price as they are the oldest members of First Baptist and recognized how blessed we are to have two members at 90 years of age. After morning services, a surprise dinner was held for Arneva Smith as she turned 90 on June 5 and Rosleen turned 90 on March 30. Rosleen is the “Mother of the Church.”

  • June food inspections

    Pizza Zone 2501 Greensburg Rd., Buffalo, 94, dented can (corrected immediately), bare wood at edge of countertops, floor in bad repair in restroom, floor vents unclean. Scored 98 upon follow up.

    Paula’s Hot Biscuit, 531 W. Water St., Hodgenville, 94, dented cans and home canned product in refrigerator (both corrected immediately), not wearing hair restraints. Scored 98 upon follow up.

    Lincoln Jamboree, 2579 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville, 97, shelving in need of paint, rust in cooler, ice machine has build up, floors unclean around cooking equipment.

  • From Cleveland speakeasy to Kentucky clear

    I’ve been working on a story series for a long time now. What started as a desire to know a little more about LaRue County’s moonshine history has evolved into a series of stories that will show you some of LaRue County’s more colorful and forgotten characters.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Michael R. Nunn and Amie R. Nunn to Joseph W. Braden, property in Upton, $23,000.

    US Bank Trust, N.A., as trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust to Johnny Shofner, lots 3 and 4 of Kenwood Village Subdivision, $39,900.

    Easement, Abe Amira to City of Hodgenville, property in Hodgenville, no monetary consideration stated.

  • Building Permits

    The following are building permits applied for at the Planning and Zoning office.

    William Frank, 4758 Tanner Rd., Storage, Post.

    Jaret Calloway, 2457 Murrieltown Rd., Sonora, land division, plat.

    Angela Nevitt, 4369 S. L&N Turnpike, Magnolia, Carport Pre-fab.

    David Housler, 450 Heying Lane, Residence, s-wide.

    Keith Floyd, 5078 S. L&N Turnpike, Magnolia, Garage Frame.

    Brandon Voltz, 771 Old Sonora Rd., Commercial, Frame.

    David Humphries, 808 Howardstown Rd., Garage, Post.

  • Court Briefs

    Jordan L. Canter failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest.

    Jacobi Caven appeared for a parole violation and he agreed to complete in-patient treatment. His case was continued to June 19 at 9 a.m. in LaRue County Circuit Court.

    Danielle L. Estepp failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for her arrest.

    Kelton Simon Ford had his case continued to June 19 at 9 a.m. in LaRue County Circuit Court. He is charged with first degree sexual abuse.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, June 2 to Friday, June 9

    Deelia Chandler, 34, of Hodgenville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia.

    William Joseph Embry, 59, Hodgenville, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, failure to notify address change to department of transportation.

  • Cocaine found in man cave

    LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputies found cocaine while investigating a domestic dispute at a Hodgenville residence on June 8.

  • Man arrested on marijuana trafficking

    A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Hodgenville man, by LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, for trafficking in Marijuana.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Nick Pruitt initially pulled over Hunter James Smith, 20, of Hodgenville, for a burned out tail light. While talking to Smith, Pruitt stated he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Pruitt asked Smith if he “had anything illegal in the vehicle,” Smith allegedly stated he didn’t. When Pruitt questioned further, Smith reportedly admitted that he had a marijuana pipe in the console.