Today's News

  • Harp Twins perform

    Hodgenville Civic Center was host to approximately 500 people last Saturday, November 6, for a free concert by the Harp Twins. Camille and Kennerly Kitt are the world’s only professional identical twin Harp Duo.

    The Harp Twins perform internationally on both acoustic concert grand harps and modern electric harps, which was their choice of instrument Saturday evening.

  • Council approves reading of ethics ordinance

    The Hodgenville City Council approved the first reading of an amended ethics ordinance during their monthly council meeting on Monday, November 9.

    The 25 page ordinance includes 46 separate sections that establish a code of ethical conduct for the officers and employees of the city and city agencies. Clerk Toni Burton said the ordinance needed to be amended as a result of some typos and wording issues in the existing ordinance.

    Mayor Kenny DeVore said the proposed amended ethics ordinance is a model ordinance based on the Kentucky League of Cities plan.

  • Police warning people of increasing scams

    Local police are asking LaRue Countians to be aware of the increasing number of scams and frauds from con artists during the holiday season.

    LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy said his office is receiving a high volume of complaints from people receiving a wide variety of scams. He said the volume of scam related phone calls usually increases during the holiday season because of the amount of money people spend during this time of the year.

  • Republicans carry LaRue

    Many LaRue County voters went to the polls last Tuesday to cast their votes in the 2015 fall general election.

    The republican candidates won every race in LaRue County. Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin carried the county with 2,009 votes compared to Democrat Jack Conway who received 1,214 votes and independent Drew Curtis who got 137.

    Republican secretary of state candidate Stephen L. Knipper was the highest vote getter in LaRue over incumbent Allison Lundergan Grimes 1,858 to 1,481 votes.

  • Kolley enters guilty plea

    A Hardin County woman who was charged with her connection to a reported homicide in Buffalo in 2011, pled guilty in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday, November 2.

  • ACE Hardware coming to LaRue

    A national hardware retail store will be opening in Hodgenville and adding approximately a dozen jobs in LaRue County.

    Houchens Industries will be opening an ACE Hardware store in the Lincoln Plaza shopping center on Shawnee Drive in Hodgenville.

    According to a news release, Houchens Industries recently added Ace Hardware to its family of retailers, which also includes IGA and several other businesses.

  • New road possibilities discussed

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet held a public meeting at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville last Tuesday to discuss the possibility of improving or creating new roadways in LaRue County.

    KYTC and the Lincoln Trail Area Development District is currently conducting a study to identify a more reliable and safer connection between Hodgenville and I-65. Engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff are assisting with the study.

    The area of focus in the study is a triangle along I-65, Hwy 84 and Hwy 61 (Lincoln Parkway) in LaRue and Hardin Counties.

  • Criminal syndicate members arraigned

    Five people who were allegedly involved in an organized crime ring appeared in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday, November 2 and one of their accomplices failed to appear in court.

  • HDP announces Hangin' with Heros

    The City of Hodgenville and the Hodgenville Police Department recently launched a program where children can shop with police officers during the holiday season.

    The Hangin with Heroes program will provide clothing, toys and other necessities to needy children during the holiday season. The children will also be able to shop with police officers from the Hodgenville Police Department. The program is for LaRue County children only and each child is anonymously referred by the staff of LaRue County Schools.

  • Harp Twins performing Nov. 7

    Known as the Harp Twins, identical twins and professional harpists Camille and Kinnerly Kitt will be performing at 7 p.m., this Saturday, November 7, in a free concert at Hodgenville’s Civic Center.

    The duo recently visited Hodgenville, and filmed a music video at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, that will premiere during the concert event this weekend.