Today's News

  • LaRue Co. Board of Ed. Recognizes FFA students
  • The evolution of special education

    By State Representative Terry Mills 

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent.  Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That thankfully began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Community News: August 24, 2016

    This past Sunday was Usher Day at First Baptist Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Dr. Michael Rice, Pastor of First Baptist Glasgow and Second Vice Moderator of the General Association of Kentucky Baptists. Also, the First Baptist Hodgenville Ushers were special guest. Victor Cox was involved in an accident last Saturday. We are very thankful he wasn’t seriously injured.

    First Baptist- This Wednesday at noon will be Bible Study. This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal.

  • Five indicted by Grand Jury

    Five people were indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on Monday, August 15.

    Matthew Bennett, 34, of Hodgenville was indicted on one count of first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and second degree fleeing or evading police on foot. The alleged offenses occurred on August 4, 2016. He is accused of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He is also accused of attempting to flee from police on foot. His bail is set at $9,500 cash.

  • Webpage offers LCS tax rates, funding needs information


    LaRue County Schools recently announced that community members can access new information about district tax rates and funding needs online.

    The LaRue County Board of Education is expected to vote on the 2016 proposed tax rates after a public hearing set for 7 p.m. on August 24 in the LaRue County High School library.

  • 4-H Teen Club starts August 26

    The LaRue County 4-H Teen Club will start back with their first meeting of the new school year at 7 p.m. this Friday, August 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  

    The club is open to LaRue County youth in grades 7 through 12.  It is also open to youth who may have graduated from high school, but are still 4-H age eligible (up to age 18).  The 4-H age for the 2016-2017 4-H year is the child’s age on January 1, 2017.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

    UPDATE - The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Hodgenville. 


    A boil water advisory has been issued for all Hodgenville Water Works customers. According to city officials a random sample indicated some bacterial growth.

    According to an official release from the City of Hodgenville, fecal coliform bacteria were found in the water supply on August 19, 2016. These bacteria can back you sick, and are a particular concern for people with weakened immune systems. 

  • News of Record - August 17, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Rock Properties, LLC to Third Generations Enterprises, LLC, property in Upton, $29,000.

    Special Warranty Deed, Daily Stop, Inc. to Vraj Rentals, LLC, lots 44, 45, 46 and 47 of South Hodgenville Subdivision, $400,000.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway
  • Jail log - August 17, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center

    from Monday, August 1 to Monday, August 15.

    Matthew L. Bennett, 34, Hodgenville was charged with second degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first degree possession of a control substance (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia and TBUT or DISP shoplifting under $500. He remains lodged in LCDC.