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Today's News

  • Owning a business in high school

    A LaRue County High School student is the owner of a thriving media business that continues to gain in popularity.

    LCHS sophomore Cam Lasley, 16 is the owner of Lasley Media Group in Hodgenville. The business provides a wide variety of technology needs for their clients including photography, video and more.

    Since his childhood, Lasley said he has always been interested in technology and anything related to it.

  • Courthouse renovations on schedule

    The assigned renovations to the LaRue County Courthouse have started as planned.

    LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner said the courthouse is more than 50-years-old and in need of a lot of maintenance, additions and renovations. Bids were advertised last fall and were separated into several small bid packages, which were awarded last November to H. Wayne Smith Construction of Elizabethtown.

  • Diner receives award

    One LaRue county restaurant received an exciting surprise in January that would put their little diner on the map.

    Reed and Angie Smith, owners of 224 Farmhouse Diner, have been honored with the Kentucky Pork Producers Restaurant of the year award.

  • Farm safety event this Friday

    A farm safety event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11 at Elizabethtown Community College.

    The event is entitled “Smarter Safety: Life After Tragedy” and it will feature speakers Gary Rock of Hodgenville, Jack Trumbo of Simpsonville and Anna Ellis of Eddyville. All three people have suffered serious injuries from farm or other work related equipment.

  • Sanders suit against city still pending

    The civil suit filed by a Hodgenville woman against city officials is still pending.

    DeeAnne Sanders is seeking damages against the City of Hodgenville, former Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson and other unknown defendants.

    The complaint stems from the March 29, 2014, arrest of her husband, Samuel Sanders, who is the superintendent of LaRue County Schools. He was charged with DUI while driving a school-owned vehicle when he was pulled over by a Hodgenville Police officer within yards of his residence.

  • Cruz leads by 1.49% margin in LaRue County

    The election results for the 2016 Kentucky Republican presidential caucus have been posted for LaRue County.

    Ted Cruz carried the county by a 1.49% margin. The results are listed below.

    Ted Cruz 37.41%, Donald Trump 35.92%, Marco Rubio 14.97%, Ben Carson .41%, Rand Paul .27%, uncommitted .27%, Mike Huckabee .14% and Chris Christie .14%.

    The state was carried by Donald Trump with a 4.35% margin. Listed are the results across the state.

  • City of Hodgenville launches new website

    The City of Hodgenville recently announced the launch of a new website which will have updated information and promises to be more user friendly.

    “The old website had a lot of incorrect information on it,” said Toni Burton, Hodgenville City Clerk, “it was managed by ky.gov and was hard to make changes to and update.”

    The new website not only has updated information, you will find a complete directory of City Hall Staff, City Council members and newly added the Hodgenville Police Department and Fire Department pages.

  • Sanders DUI case continues

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed to hear the DUI case for LaRue County School Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    According to court documents, the Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case and it’s currently undergoing the briefing process. Sanders was originally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs following a traffic stop by a Hodgenville Police Department officer on March 29, 2014. He was driving a school-owned vehicle at the time of his arrest.

  • Man killed in fatal accident

    A Logan County man was killed in a fatal accident Sunday afternoon on Hwy 210 near the LaRue/Green County line.

    According to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, a 2001 Mercury Mountaineer driven by Walter Hester Jr, 57, of Auburn, Kentucky was traveling west on Hwy 210 when a 2003 Kia Sorento driven by Matthew Schmuck, 25, of Campbellsville, who was also traveling west on Hwy 210, passed another vehicle and pulled behind Hester’s vehicle.

  • Wreck on Greensburg Road