Local News

  • Changes happening to local eateries

    “It’s been good, but we’re not 35 anymore. It’s time to retire”, stated Reed Smith owner of 224 Farmhouse Diner and Catering. The restaurant opened in January 2014 and is located outside of Hodgenville on Upton Talley Road in Upton.

    Reed and Angie Smith opened the diner with an ‘at home’ atmosphere and home style cooking menu that has brought friends and family together throughout the years. “We appreciate everyone for their business, but it’s time”, said Smith.

  • HPD needs new officers

    The Hodgenville Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Recruit and Police Officer. Individuals interested in applying can retrieve an application from City Hall or our website located at www.hodgenville.ky.gov. Simply click on the City Government tab across the top of the site and select the police department from drop down menu. The link to download the application is listed directly under the forms section.

  • Stay Up To Date with 4-H Meetings and Activities

    With various 4-H projects clubs and school clubs, it can be difficult for families to keep up with all that is going on in 4-H.  Multiple children in various clubs can make things even harder to keep up.  The most important step in being aware of 4-H events and activities is to complete a 4-H enrollment form for your child or children.  Complete one form per child each program year.  A new form must be completed every program year.  The program year runs September 1 through August 31st. 

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau attends 100th anniversary
  • News of Record

    Court BriefsChristopher Michael Hayslip arraigned for 5 counts of possessing or viewing matter portraying sexual performances by a minor, 5 counts of promoting sexual performance by a minor under 16 years of age, and 1 count of use of electrical communication system to engage in sexual activities with a minor.

    Damian David Kirkman arraigned for 1 count of first degree criminal trespassing, 1 count of second degree criminal mischief, and 1 count of theft of services.

  • Bruce Gadansky to speak at today’s Chamber luncheon

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce kicks off the New Year with their monthly luncheon today, Wednesday January 16.

    The guest speaker at today’s lunch is Bruce Gadansky the Better Business Bureau of Louisville Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investigator. His duties at the BBB include management of the Dispute Resolution, Charity Review, and Advertising Review Departments of BBB Louisville and he is responsible for investigations and collaborations with law enforcement agencies.

  • News of Record

    News of Record

    Court BriefsMatthew Travis Atherton was arraigned for fourth degree assault, alcohol intoxication in a public place, resisting arrest, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, and third degree criminal mischief.

    Jerry Dye was arraigned for controlled substance prescription not in original container, and second-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    Christopher Michael Hayslip was arraigned for fugitive from another state.

  • Nolin RECC offers students a free trip

    Applications are now being accepted for the Washington Youth Tour sponsored by Nolin RECC and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    Dorothy A. Gardner to Glenda Smith. Property on the Hodgenville and Nelsonville Road. No monetary consideration.

    John W. Poteet to Justin Scott Ward and Karen Rice Ward. 117 North Lincoln Blvd. $25,500.

    William E. Price and Beverly A. Price to Dominick J. Cuevas and Emily A. Cuevas. Lot 1 of Price Subdivision containing 2 acres. $162,000.

    D. J. Perkins and Earmon K. Perkins to Timothy Ray Dixon, Lora A. Dixon, and Steven M. Jacobi. 415 South Lincoln Blvd. $40,000.

  • Fiscal Court Report


    At the December 18 meeting of LaRue County Fiscal Court, magistrates approved increasing the county’s deputy coroner’s salary from $200 to $250 per month.

    County Judge/executive Tommy Turner explained that in past years, the court set that salary at $200 per month.

    “However, a statutory change was made in 2016 that set the minimum at $250,” Turner explained. “Therefore, we must now set the minimum at $250 to comply with that statute.”