Today's News

  • PHOTO: Taste of LaRue

     More than 75 people were in attendance for this year's Taste of LaRue County event Tuesday at the LaRue County Extension Office. The event featured local producers, and provided participants with a taste of local fare including broccoli cornbread, blueberry yogurt, salsa, soups, and a variety of desserts.  

  • Court Briefs – June 20, 2012

     Court briefs

  • News of Record: DUI

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Constable's case continued

     A criminal case involving a LaRue County constable hit a roadblock last week.

  • Audit gives County Clerk's office a clean report

    State Auditor Adam Edelen last week released the audit of the 2011 financial statement of LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.
    The audit found that the clerk’s financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures, and excess fees of the LaRue County clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Daniel Scott Wheeler and Lorann Marie Cruse Howell

       Mr. and Mrs. Phil Fulkerson of Sonora and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howell of Hodgenville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorann Marie Cruse Howell to Daniel Scott Wheeler son on Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Wheeler of Sonora.
       The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2008 graduate of Georgetown College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She received her master’s degree in business administration at the University of Louisville in 2011. She is a Senior Accountant with Churchill Downs Inc.

  • BIRTH: Hensleys welcome Raeven Phillipmichael

       Raeven Phillipmicheal Hensley was born 8:24 p.m., June 1, 2012 at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.    

       He was 6 pounds, 14 oz. and 20 inches long. 

    Parents are James and Mary Hensley. Siblings are Chris, Jimmy, Patrick, Josh and Ryan.

    Grandparents are Rayburn Hensley, Sue Hensley, Joanne Hensley and Theodore and Bridget Wilson. 

  • Eyesore eradicated: Firestone building demolished by City

    It’s not often that a spontaneous “yay” and “amen” are heard from the audience during meetings of Hodgenville City Council.
    During the June 11 meeting, a couple of people were heard expressing their approval of the demise of a decades-old eyesore: the Firestone building at 803 S. Lincoln Boulevard.

  • Fundraiser will benefit baby born with defect

    A Valentine’s Day baby with a rare heart condition is the reason for a fundraiser to be held on June 23 in LaRue County. Saylor Lane Perry, now four months old, is suffering from Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart disorder that affects about five out of every 10,000 babies born, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  

  • Roadblocks may be regulated by ordinance

     Roadblocks are a quick way for non-profit groups to fundraise – and raise awareness of their cause. Those coins and dollars donated by motorists have helped with cancer research, Project Graduation, Crusade for Children and countless other charities.