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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Hamilton and Hahn
  • Youth volunteer service award
  • Lunch and a book
  • Veterans Day event July 1

    An event to honor veterans on Independence Day will be held from 11 a.m, to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 1 at CreekFront Park.

    The event will include a Veteran’s Address at noon from Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore. LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner will also speak at the event.

  • Find Waldo in Hodgenville

    Where’s Waldo? He’s in Hodgenville, of course. The famous children’s book character in the stripped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July.

    Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in the community, including the partners of The Sweet Shoppe, Lee’s Famous Recipie, The LaRue County Herald News and more.

  • Hodgenville man indicted for rape

    The LaRue County Grand Jury returned 23 indictments on Monday, June 19 including one indictment for rape.

    William Patrick Williamson, 42, of Hodgenville was indicted on one count of first degree rape of a victim under 12-years-old. According to the indictment, the allegation happened sometime between December 1, 1997 and December 1, 1998 in LaRue County when Williamson committed the offense of first degree rape by engaging in forcible sexual intercourse with the victim who was under 12.

  • Jail log - June 28, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, June 16 to Friday, June 23

    Andy Hall, 21, of Sonora was charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    David Strausser, 50, of Hodgenville was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • News of Record: Marriages

    The following marriage license have been issued in LaRue County.

    Nina Nicole Finch, 35, and Joshua Thomas Wheeler, 33, both of Upton.

    Aaron Dwayne Butterworth, 35, and Jenee Rae Burd, 33, both of Buffalo.

    Amanda Lorraine Ford, 33, and Christopher Leo Hite, Jr., 36, both of Hodgenville.

    Shannon Gilbert Ray, 45, of Hodgenville and Aleshia Gayle New, 32, of Vine Grove.

    Pamela Fay Skaggs, 53, and Willie Edward Humphrey, 59, both of Magnolia.

  • News of Record: Property transfers

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

    Lile James West aka Lile J. West and Peggy West to David W. Cundiff and Barbara J. Cundiff, property in White City, $25,000.

    Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin to Monica L. Underwood, lot one of Bomar and Carol Chaudoin Subdivision, $16,775.

    Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin to Bomar Lee Chaudoin and Carolyn Jean Chaudoin, lot 2 of Bomar and Carol Chaudoin Subdivision, FMV $15,000.

  • Vehicle accident leads to chase

    A vehicle accident ended in an arrest on Saturday, June 24 after a Hart County man led police on a short chase that ended in Hodgenville.

    According to the arrest citation, the incident started when LaRue County Dispatch received a call from someone on Red Bud Drive in Hodgenville saying that a vehicle was stuck in the ditch and trying to get out of it. Moments later, the caller told the dispatcher that the driver got the vehicle out of the ditch and had turned on Hwy 210 toward Hodgenville. The driver was later identified as Dustin Hawk Wheat, 23, of Munfordville.