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Today's News

  • Ready for New York City experience

    On April 19, LaRue County High School students and chaperones will hop a motor coach to a new, exciting experience.

    These 38 students and 15 parents and chaperones are embarking on a senior trip tradition of traveling to a historically and culturally important city. This year they are once again headed to New York City. Past trips also have included Chicago and Orlando.

  • This week in headlines April 13

    April 12, 1956

    A B Sherrard fatally injured by automobile on Dixie Highway Friday

    Local men present at groundbreaking at site of new Hodgenville telephone building

    April 14, 1966

    Dallas Ray Fultz, 3, object of a 17-hour search in Roanoke section, is found safe Monday after night in woods

    Wm. Henry Rucker, age 90, dies in fire in White City area Thursday afternoon

    April 8, 1976

    Atwell killed, Graham shot over weekend

    Fulkerson, Hawke win state debate tourney

    April 10, 1986

  • Jail log - April 13, 2016

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

    William T. Bartley, 57, of Bardstown was charged with trafficking in marijuana. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Kyle A. Bowlds, 22, of Hodgenville was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked license and failure to use child restraint device in a vehicle. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Want your money now?

    I love getting paid! However, waiting to get paid, worrying about bounced checks, or paying excessive bank fees; not so much fun. If asked how long I wanted to wait to be paid for my services, my reply would be “immediately.” In fact, sooner if possible.

    Collection of receivables can be a real problem for a small business. The failure to manage timely receivables has led to many small businesses failing. Fortunately, there are solutions to allow a small business to get paid faster, and also allow a greater range of payment options for their customers.

  • News of Record - April 13, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Contract for Deed, Shirley Helm to Jason Joiner and Alison Joiner, property at the southwest corner of Margie Chambers lot, $5,600.

    Quitclaim Deed, Harbour Portfolio VII, LP to SG Capital Partners, LLC, property on Smith Street in Hodgenville, FMV $30,748.23.

    George C. Watts to Steven A. Peace and Lindsey F. Peace, property on Catlett Road, $205,000.

  • Nolin RECC accepting applications for Operation Round-up

    Nolin RECC offers its members a unique program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community. The program is appropriately called Operation Round-Up (ORU) because it rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar.

    The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year.

  • Developing talent

    When people ask me what the greatest strength of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is, I tell them, undoubtedly, it’s our people.

  • Lost in LaRue

    I was out taking photos again for Discover LaRue. It was a cloudy day and the wind was whipping across LaRue County looking for an unprepared reporter to turn into an icicle; I forgot my jacket that morning. It was one of those famous Kentucky mornings that start out deceivingly warm and then the temperature begins to drop.

  • Stith Meet and Greet
  • Anniversary: Loyall

    Adrian and Moniea Loyall celebrate 60 years of marriage April 14, 2016.  Adrian Loyall, an Air Force veteran that served during the Korean conflict, has owned and managed many small businesses during the years including Morrison Farm Service in Hodgenville. The most recent was the ice cream trailer that he and his wife Moniea partnered and operated called M&M Homemade Ice Cream.  It was a venture that brought the whole family together.