Local News

  • Fire on RedBud Drive

    At 8:30 a.m. on the morning of March 14, the Buffalo Fire department responded to a house fire on 4135 RedBud Drive. The fire department received several phone calls reporting smoke billowing from the inside of the home. It was initially believed that one of the homeowners was trapped inside, but was later confirmed that nobody was home at the time of the fire.

    The fire began in the basement and rose through the air vents floor by floor. The interior of the home suffered from heavy smoke damage and significant fire damage.

  • News of Record - March 20, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Amanda C. Barnett was arraigned on one count of expired registration plates, one count of expired registration receipt, one count of failure of non owner to maintain required insurance, and one count of insufficient lamps.

    Janice R. Cadle was arraigned on one count of theft by unlawful taking.

    Stephanie L. Dixon was arraigned on one count of expired registration receipt, one count of expired registration plates, and one count of failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • Theft at Family Dollar

    At 3:54 p.m. on March 1, the Hodgenville Police Department responded to the Family Dollar located on South Lincoln Boulevard in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed a suspect, later identified as Janice Cadle of Hunter, Kentucky, had taken a purse belonging to another person.

    Ms. Cadle was charged for theft by unlawful taking, cited and released. The purse was recovered, and all property was returned to the victim. Officer Thompson investigated. He was assisted by Hodgenville Police Chief Jackson.

  • Representative Reed helps pass Senate Bill 1
  • News of Record - March 6, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Stephen F. Arnold was arraigned on one count of operating on a suspended operators license and one count of failure to surrender revoked operators license.

    Christopher A. Farris was arraigned on one count of complicity receiving stolen property and one count of failure to notify address change to the department of transportation.

    Christopher W. Henderson was arraigned on one count of flagrant non support.

    Kelly Keeling was arraigned on one count of flagrant non support.

  • Resolution to relocate Confederate marker co-authored by former LaRue County student

    A former LaRue County student and Distinguished Young Woman winner, Symone Whalin, is one of three members of the Western Kentucky University’s Student Government Association that authored Resolution 1-19-S, arguing that a civil rights marker on campus be relocated.

    The marker identifies Bowling Green as the Confederate Capital of Kentucky during the Civil War.  The marker was erected in 1952 during the civil rights era and stands in front of the Kentucky Museum on WKU’s campus.

  • Representative Brandon Reed’s legislative update

    I joined my fellow members of the House in passing several good, meaningful pieces of legislation this week, all aimed at improving the quality of life for all Kentuckians. This is our last full week of this legislative session, with only eight legislative days left in the 2019 Regular Session.

  • Senator Steve Meredith’s legislative update

    As we approach the latter days of the 2019 Regular Session, the Capitol remains as busy as ever. Countless visitors from across Kentucky advocated important issues in a week that had no shortage of legislative activity.

  • Event Calendars - March 6, 2019

    Community Calendar


    The Infinite in the Ordinary Cosmological Connections Down on the Farm

    Don’t miss this chance to celebrate our connections in a world of interdependence on the farm. Stargazing, campfire, milk cow encounter, creek reflections, tai chi, and dialogue. The event will be held March 15-16 at Plowshares Farm Center for Education and Spirituality. Deadline to register is March 8. To register online visit: https://goo.gl/forms/kVgvia1ZvnSXFuen2


    WOW Wellness on Wheels

  • The Kentucky Radon Program is offering free Radon Testing kits

    Radon is a natural gas emitted from the decay of uranium, radium, and thorium buried under ground. This gas rises to the surface and is pulled into homes by indoor fans, air conditioning, and heating units through small cracks, windows, plumbing, pumps, and floor to wall joints.