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  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Lucas Parsons arraigned for one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, one count of wanton endangerment, one count of operating on a suspended or revoked license, one count of failure of the nonowner operator to maintain required insurance, one count of buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, and one count of failure to wear seatbelts.

    Mahatma Larnell Owens arraigned for one count of speeding over 17 mph and one count of operating a vehicle on a suspended or revoked license.

  • Scammers among us

    Your phone begins ringing, showing that an unknown number is calling and you have to decide what to do, answer it just in case or play it safe and don’t answer. Well, if the area code is 876 then go ahead and ignore it.

    Scam calls can stem from many areas of the world, such as Jamaica. Groups of poor people come together and begin running these scams in order to gain profits.

  • Skaggs Reps LaRue at State DYW Competition

    LaRue County original and winner of the 2019 LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman competition, Malerie Skaggs competed in the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky competition.

    The winners of the county DYW competitions compete at the state level for the chance to be crowned the Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky. The state level has the same scoring system and guidelines as the local competition.

    Although Skaggs did not win the competition, she proudly represented LaRue County, and LaRue County is proud of her representation.

  • Extension Banquet to be held Monday

    It’s not too late to sign up to attend the annual Extension Leadership Banquet.  The Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 28 at the Extension Office and is open to anyone wishing to attend.  Call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401 to reserve your tickets.  You may pay the $7.00 ticket fee at the door the evening of the banquet. 

    The Banquet will include a meal prepared by the South Fork Homemakers.  The after dinner speaker is Matt Dixon, UK Senior Meteorologist. 

  • 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.