Today's News

  • Court Briefs

    Court Briefs

    Michael K. Caffee entered a guilty plea to a charge of receiving stolen property under $10,000 and is recommended to serve a term of five years in jail to be probated.

    Jermaine Dyer entered a guilty plea to a charge of flagrant non support and is recommended to five years in jail to be probated.

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

  • Jail Log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, April 14 to Friday, April 21.

    Kimberly Terry, 48, of Campbellsville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia, third degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

    Cody Meredith, 26, of Hodgenville, speeding 15 mph over the limit, first degree fleeing or evading police, first degree wanton endangerment.

  • Three arrested on drug charges

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office made drug related arrests while attempting to serve a warrant on Tuesday, April 18 at a Hodgenville residence.

    According to the arrests citations, LaRue County Deputy Sheriffs Nick Pruitt and Kevin Bennett responded to a residence on North L and N Turnpike in an attempt to serve a warrant on Annette Enlow, 31, of Hodgenville.

  • Forrest Hill and Mather Road Boil water advisory has been lifted

    The City of Hodgenville lifted the boil water advisory for the area of Forrest Hill and Mather Road as of 11:25 a.m.

  • Prescription drug take back day

    The Hodgenville Police Department, in partnership with the LaRue County Sheriff’s office, will be teaming up with the Kentucky State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017.

  • It runs in the family

    A LaRue County home school student has been accepted into Western Kentucky University’s Gatton Academy and that alone is quite an achievement, but what makes Richard Pike unique is he is the second in his family to be accepted to the prestigious school. Pike’s older sister, Leslie, was accepted in to Gatton Academy in 2014.

  • Junior Ranger Day set for April 22

    As part of National Park Week, the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Hodgenville will celebrate Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

    The Junior Ranger program helps kids get involved with the story of Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, when he was just ‘Little Abe.’ Every child who completes the program will receive one of the park’s unique Junior Ranger badges!

  • Chain Ring Challenge

    Local cycling enthusiast and supporters kicked off a 24 hour indoor cycling fundraiser “Chain Ring Challenge” on March 25 to raise money for a local non-profit Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen of Elizabethtown.

    During this 24 hour period, teams had at least one person cycling at all times and individual participants biked as many hours as they could. Cycling for 24 continuous hours and with the support of sponsors, participants raised $4,000.

  • Community Calendar


    LaRue GOP Meeting

    The LaRue County GOP monthly meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on April 24 at Cathy Yarbrough’s home. For directions contact Carl Riggs at 270-358-9513.

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board Meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday April 19 in the Community Building at the Meade County Fairgrounds located at 878 Hillcrest Dr. in Brandenburg. For more information call 270-769-2393.

  • Church Calendar

    Revival at Sunrise Manor

    Revival will be held at Sunrise Manor at 7 p.m. on April 19-21. Wednesday, April 19 will be on the first floor in the dining room, Bro. Mike Williams. Thursday April 20 will be on the second Floor in the dining room, Bro. Billy Curle. Friday April 21 will be on the first floor, Bro. Richard Binkley. There will be a special singing each night. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Steadfast Baptist Church Revival