Today's News

  • LCMS district honor band
  • Fiscal court discusses flood damage

    Reports of standing water, washed out roads, clogged tiles, and overflowing ditches flowed into the courtroom conversation as LaRue County magistrates met February 27 in Hodgenville in the aftermath of the weekend’s heavy rains.

  • Hodgenville News - March 7, 2018

    Thought for the week: Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons and best days give memories.

    Time to change the clocks ahead a hour on March 11. Woo hoo! I am so looking forward to spring with more sunshine, less wind, and playing in the dirt, if my back will cooperate with me.

    I hope the Hawks basketball team advance to the next stage of the tournament. Congratulations to the team members of the speech team on their win. I am so proud of these students.

  • High at the pump

    Two people were arrested at a local gas station in Hodgenville on Thursday, March 1 after several people complained about the two being high at the gas pump and causing a disturbance inside the gas station store.

    Those arrested were Amber Lynn Theademan, 30, of Wilmington, Ohio and Robert W. Kabler, 32, of Radcliff.

  • The light stuff: Positive Vibes opens in Hodgenville

    Last Thursday, the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event for Positive Vibes. Located on Old Elizabethtown Road, the small business offers LED light therapy, facial treatments and foot massages as well as health and beauty products.

    The idea for the business began with a friendship. Three years ago, owners Shannon Minter and Christal Milliner discovered they shared many interests, especially when it came to health.

  • Text message scammers pose as officials

    In a new scam alert issued by Attorney General Andy Beshear, Kentuckians are being warned of scammers posing as law enforcement officials demanding payment and threatening arrest via text messages.

    Kentuckians in Greenup, Jefferson and Montgomery counties have recently reported losing more than $110,000 after they thought they were sending payment to an official law enforcement agency.

  • News of Record - March 7, 2018


    District Court

    Joshua Dewayne Barnes was arraigned for alcohol intoxication in a public place and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

    Stacy Lynn Hert was arraigned for two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of trafficking a controlled substance.

    Christopher Wayne Hornback was arraigned for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and operating a vehicle with an expired license.

  • LaRue participates in statewide tornado drill

    A statewide tornado drill was held on Thursday, March 1 at 10:07 a.m.

    Across the state, Kentucky radio and TV stations participated in the drill. NOAA Weather Radio also issued their test alert message. The National Weather Service schedules tornado drills, usually before spring, as the season brings an increased chance of severe weather. According to the NWS, the drills are a good time to practice your own tornado and severe weather safety plans. If you missed the drill, it is never too late to practice them before spring.

  • Comfort food and community: Awesome Café opens in Hodgenville

    Restocking the dessert case on the café counter with fried apple pies and miniature carrot cakes, Marie Riggs smiles—not because she has already sold out of lemon and red velvet—but because she is doing what she loves. The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event on Friday March 2 for Awesome Cafe, which recently opened in downtown Hodgenville.

    Originally from Louisville, owner Marie Riggs started working in food service when she was 18 and said she has loved to cook her whole life.

  • Scholarship calendar - March 7, 2018

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    LaRue County Homemaker Scholarship