Today's News

  • Missing LaRue teen found safe

    A LaRue County teenager who was missing last week has been found safe.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, Nicole Soeder, 15, of Buffalo was located and recovered by officers in his department last Wednesday.

    Soeder, also known as Billie Nicole Norris, was originally reported as a missing person after she was last seen at her residence around 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday.

  • Amazin Glazin opening LaRue location

    The aroma of freshly made donuts will soon fill the air in downtown Hodgenville.

    Amazin Glazin Donuts will be located in the new building location that once was home to Hazle’s Farm Supply since 1957. Located at 114 Water Street in Hodgenville, KY, the new building is owned by Jim Shaw and will be home to three businesses.

  • Good turnout for tire amnesty program

    Hundreds of LaRue County residents took advantage of the opportunity to rid their properties of tires.

    LaRue County government hosted an annual waste tire amnesty program on April 21-23. They accepted eight semi-truck loads of tires that were either on or off the rims. However, they did not take foam or calcium filled tires, large off-road construction equipment tires with a bead greater than 1 3/4 and solid tires with pressed on rims.

  • Five indicted by grand jury

    Five people were indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on April 18.

    Michael Lee Davis, 32, of Hodgenville was indicted on a charge of flagrant non-support. His bail was set at $5,000 cash only.

    Raymond A. Harris, 40, of Hodgenville was indicted on charges of first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree complicity to possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and receiving stolen property (handgun). His bail was set the same as his bond in district court.

  • 2016 Candidate Q & A - State Representative Candidates

    Terry Mills

  • 2016 Candidate Q & A - State Senate Candidates

    Ricky Alvey

    JOBS — Every community strives to engage its workforce.  I’ll always be supportive of efforts by LaRue County to enhance infrastructure, improve transportation and have the physical assets necessary to attract and retain jobs.

  • Fast and furious

    A man led police on a high speed chase last Thursday that started on Lincoln Parkway and ended on East Water Street near downtown Hodgenville.

  • Thomas to appear on national Christian show

    Gordon Thomas of Hodgenville has been in a lot of TV commercials, musicals and other TV spots since he started his career in 2004, and now he is able to add a national TV show to his list.

    Thomas will make an appearance on the Christian TV show “The Truth Shall Make You Laugh” with Matt Forte as the host. Forte said the Christian show is a combination of comedy and devotion. He said the show includes an opening monologue, magic tricks, a special guest interview and more.

  • School board hires new attorney

    The LaRue County School Board now has a new attorney a for the first time in 45 years.

    During their monthly meeting on Monday night, the board unanimously approved hiring Claycomb Law Office for legal services as school board attorney for a period of three years from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. Tom Claycomb will serve as the board’s primary attorney.

    The hiring was a result of the retirement announcement by former school board attorney Jim Whitlow. See the separate article on 5A in todays issue.

  • Claycomb Law Office to represent LCS Board of Education

    The LaRue County Schools Board of Education hired Claycomb Law Office in Hodgenville on Monday, naming new counsel for the first time since 1971.

    Tom Claycomb will serve as the board’s primary attorney.

    “We’re excited to work with an attorney as well trained as Tom, who lives in our community and is a product of our school district,” said Board Chairwoman Joanna Hinton.

    Claycomb replaces longtime board attorney Jim Whitlow, who resigned because he plans to practice on a limited basis.