Today's News

  • Biggest car dealer in LaRue

    Ronald Dale Nunn just might be the biggest car dealer in LaRue and surrounding counties. That is, if one is talking about Hot Wheels.

    “I figure I have around 60,000 Hot Wheels,” said the Buffalo resident who is a former deputy sheriff and current LaRue County magistrate.

    Nunn’s love affair with the brand of built-to-scale die-cast toy cars introduced by American toy maker Mattel in 1968 began after his son Greg lost interest in them.

  • From baseball player to an administrator

    The new administrator and CEO of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home has an interesting past as he once pursued a career in Major League Baseball.

  • Goodlett enters guilty plea

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett entered a guilty plea to child pornography charges on Tuesday, August 15 in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Louisville.

    If convicted, Goodlett faces no less than five years in prison and no more than 40 years. Further, Goodlett could be fined up to $500,000 and serve a period of supervised release of at least five years and up to and including a lifetime period of supervised release.

  • School board increases average daily attendance funding

    The LaRue County Board of Education, meeting in LaRue County High School’s media center August 21, approved an additional $15 per average daily attendance in discretionary money to district schools, bringing the total allocation to $45, the same as last year.

    Superintendent of Schools Sam Sanders noted that the board had earlier allocated $30. He said he was waiting to see the district’s financial situation before allotting the remainder.

  • Hodgenville Council discusses mobile home ordinance

    The Hodgenville City council heard the first reading to revise the city’s regulations concerning mobile homes in city limits.

    DeVore said they had an issue with a mobile home on a lot that took several years to be removed. The same owners purchased another mobile home to put on the lot. There was confusion with the planning and zoning giving them a permit for it when it was actually against their ordinance. Regardless, he said the previous council voted to let them put it on the lot.

  • Shoffner sentence postponed

    The sentencing for former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner has been postponed. Shoffner was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for embezzlement at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21. According to Stephanie Collins, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Shoffner is now scheduled to be formally sentenced at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27 in the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse in Louisville.

  • Remembering first responders year-round

    A lot of people shared their thoughts on social media on Monday, September 11 as they remembered the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

    Events were held in our region and throughout the country to remember the 2,996 people that were killed during the attacks and the over 6,000 other people that were injured. A high percentage of the number that lost their lives or suffered injuries were first responders.

  • 4-H Calendar - September 20, 2017


    LaRue County 4-H members will need to complete a new enrollment form for the 2017-2018 program year.  New forms are now available at the Extension Office.  Call 270-358-3401 for more information.

    4-H Arts and Crafts Club

    The 4-H Arts and Crafts Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 at the Extension Office.

    Forestry Day

  • Upcoming LaRue County bread baking class

    The LaRue County Homemaker organization is sponsoring a class on Baking and Breaking Bread Together at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville.

    No registration is required and the class is open to everyone. The instructor will be the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from Breckinridge County and she will focus on the basics on bread making.

  • Church Calendar - September 20, 2017

    Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist

    Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church will have a revival at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 24. Reverend Brian Bates will bring the message and everyone is welcome to attend.

    Community-wide Picnic

    The Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a community-wide picnic with food, fun and fellowship on Sunday September 24 at the church in Magnolia. The event will start at 4 p.m. and end with a devotional at 7 p.m.

    Oak Hill Homecoming