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Today's News

  • Spring search planned for Key

    Another massive search has been planned as crews and volunteers search the Rolling Fork River for a LaRue County man who has been missing for several months.

    Search coordinator and Buffalo Fire Chief Troy Wilmoth said the search for Michael Key, 31 of Hodgenville will take place on Saturday, April 9. He is asking anyone interested in volunteering to meet at a grass pull-off area at 8 a.m. near the intersection of Wayne Ennis Road and Highway 84 in Howardstown.

  • Remembering... J.D. Watts
  • Four indicted for Meth

    Seventeen people were recently indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury, including four people who were indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    According to the indictments, the manufacturing meth incident occurred on Wednesday, March 9 as the four people were responsible for knowingly and unlawfully possessing two or more items of equipment or two or more chemicals for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

    Those indicted for manufacturing meth were:

  • Fiscal Court discusses road program

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court unanimously passed the rural secondary road recommendations at their meeting on Tuesday, March 22.

  • Bicycle trail marked through LaRue County

    Along familiar roads throughout LaRue County, people may notice new signs marking the United States Bike Route 76.

    According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the United States Bike Route (USBR) 76 travels through multiple districts in Kentucky.

  • Long before Lincoln

    It is difficult to imagine prehistoric LaRue County. The county’s claim to fame lies with being the birthplace of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. But what if there were more to LaRue’s history than meets the eye? What if there was evidence of prehistoric man in LaRue County? Sure, one may find arrowheads around creeks and riverbanks, but to a stone structure that measures nearly three hundred feet long is not expected.

  • Hodgenville police looking for two wanted people

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently looking for two wanted people, one in connection with drug related charges and another in connection with attempting to shoot someone with a gun.

  • Two killed in fatal accident

    A mother and child were killed and one LaRue County woman was injured in a two vehicle accident Monday morning on Highway 210 near the LaRue/Green County line.

    According to state police reports, the accident occurred around 5:50 a.m. near the intersection of Bailey Road and Highway 210.

  • Making a difference

    One LaRue County senior citizen is making sure her voice will be heard as she plans to vote for the first time in her life during the 2016 primary election in May.

    Margaret Downs, 72, is a resident at Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. Sally Rineker, Quality of Life Director at Sunrise Manor, said that they picked up voter registration cards from the LaRue County Clerk’s Office for employees and residents to fill out.

  • LCHS student dies

    Several additional counselors were available at LaRue County High School on Monday to help deal with the unexpected death of a LCHS student.

    J.D. Watts, 15, of Hodgenville passed away last Friday. Watts was a sophomore at LCHS where he was a member of the LCHS football team, wrestling team, baseball team and cheerleading squad.

    LCHS Principal Kyle Goodlett said several additional grief counselors and support staff were available during the school day on Monday to help students who are struggling with Watts’ death.