Today's News

  • Senator Meredith’s legislative update

    The leaves fell and the weather grew cooler as we transitioned into this blustery November. As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Legislature continues to hold Interim Joint Committee meetings throughout the Commonwealth and in Frankfort.

  • Privileged to be thankful

    When we were kids we all learned about the first Thanksgiving in 1621, where the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast. If you’re from LaRue County, you probably know that the first nation-wide Thanksgiving Day was declared in 1863 by Abraham Lincoln, but you might not know about the lady that made this national holiday happen.

  • Cooking Corner - November 22, 2017

    Cornflake Cookies

    1 cup sugar

    1 cup corn syrup (clear)

    1 1/2 cups peanut butter

    5 cups corn flakes

    Bring to boil sugar and corn syrup. Take off stove and add

    peanut butter. Mix until well blended then pour over corn flakes. Mix well and drop by spoonful onto wax paper.

  • New flu resource available

    Officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), announce the availability of an online weekly influenza surveillance report used to gauge current flu activity circulating in Kentucky. This new public service is an example of the Cabinet’s priority to strengthen data collection and analytics and then to make the information more easily accessible.

  • Is it done yet?

    When you are cooking different types of food, especially meats, do you have a hard time deciding if it’s done yet? Everyone is at risk for a foodborne illness. One effective way to prevent illness is to use a food thermometer to check the internal temperature of meat, poultry, and egg dishes.

  • Jail Log - November 22, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, November 10 to Friday, November 17

    John Geary, 46, of Hodgenville was lodged for careless driving, carrying a concealed weapon, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, resisting arrest, no tail lamps and driving too slow for traffic conditions. He was later released from LCDC.

  • News of Record - November 22, 2017


    Probable cause was established for the charges against Peggy Susan Greenwell and her case will be passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury. She was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Barbara L. King had her case dismissed. She was charged with possession of an alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  • Cissal Hill race is Nov. 26
  • First Buck
  • KY Chamber comes to LaRue

    Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson spoke to members of the LaRue County Chamber on Wednesday, November 15, outlining the Kentucky business community’s legislative goals for the upcoming session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

    Part of a tour across the state, the visit to Hodgenville also had a personal connection. Adkisson, who is originally from Owensboro, was beginning his career working for the local chamber of commerce when he met a young lady named Iris LaRue.