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Today's News

  • Kicking off the 2018 session

    By: Steve Meredith 

    It was quite a treat to kick off the pivotal 2018 Session of the General Assembly with the talented 100th Army Band from nearby Fort Knox playing the National Anthem and My Old Kentucky Home. We also took a moment to officially swear Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) in as the new Senate President Pro Tempore. No one is more deserving and our chamber will continue to benefit from his leadership.

  • The Escape Goat

    Now you see him, now you don’t; rumor has it someone has been stalking a stretch of I-65 between Sonora and Glendale. His description: Male, gray hair, gray beard, measuring in at approximately 3’6”—not counting the horns. His name is Houdini, and he’s a goat—who is getting a following.

  • Jail log - January 10, 2018

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, December 29, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018

    Dewayne Porter Bernard, 38, of Greensburg was lodged for reckless driving, operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure to surrender a revoked license, no registration receipt, no registration plate, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to maintain the required insurance and improper registration plate.

  • News of record - January 10, 2018

    Property Transfers

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

    Estate of Cleona Mae Bright to Magnolia Farm Properties LLC, property on Munfordville Road, $432,190.

    Sherry Angel to Jessy Edlin, property on Highway 31, $5,000.

    Quitclaim Deed made between Earl Howell to Mary LuAnne Graham and Sheila Bloyd, trustees under the Howell Family Trust, property in LaRue County, $1, FMV $75,000.

  • Anderson receives invite to Sunvitational round robin

    After a successful season competing at several in-state tournaments, the LCHS speech team will be spending January hosting a middle school tournament and competing, but one team member will be spending part of his month in sunny Florida competing in the Sunvitational hosted at Nova Southeastern University School (NSU).

  • Reed appointed to tourism committee

    Representative Brandon Reed, R-Hodgenville, has been appointed to the House Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.

    The Tourism and Outdoor Recreation was created prior to the 2017 session as a standalone committee, signifying the importance of the tourism industry to the Commonwealth. The committee is chaired by Representative Tommy Turner, a Republican from Somerset, and has jurisdiction over matters relating to tourism and travel promotion, state and national parks, and fish and wildlife, among other areas.

  • Drop your drawers
  • 4-H calendar

    Cyrus Bivens was the top seller of the 4-H Candy Sale, he sold 13 cases of candy bars earning a prize of $50.  Honorable mention goes to Makenzey Rucker and Jennifer Barrientos for selling 12 and 8 cases respectively.  Sellers were also entered into a drawing for every case of candy sold, Dalayna Elliott was selected as the winner of $25.  Thanks to everyone that supported the LaRue County 4-H program through the candy sale fundraiser.

  • LaRue County 4-H candy sale

    Cyrus Bivens was the top seller of the 4-H Candy Sale, he sold 13 cases of candy bars earning a prize of $50.  Honorable mention goes to Makenzey Rucker and Jennifer Barrientos for selling 12 and 8 cases respectively.  Sellers were also entered into a drawing for every case of candy sold, Dalayna Elliott was selected as the winner of $25.  Thanks to everyone that supported the LaRue County 4-H program through the candy sale fundraiser.

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