Local News

  • News of Record - October 17, 2018

    Court Briefs

    Richard Lee Schoenlaub was arraigned for possession of drug paraphernalia and first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

    Tavante Shaquan Sterling was arraigned for operating on a suspended or revoked license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to maintain the required insurance.

    Lonnie L. Dotson had a $250 cash bench warrant issued for his arrest. He is charged with second degree attempting to promote contraband.

  • BBB Tips on the Facebook Security Breach

    Are you a Facebook user? Are you one of the 50 million people recently affected by the security breach? If yes, what do you do now? BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky provides the following information and tips regarding this data breach.

  • News of Record -October 3

    Court Briefs

    Jodie L. Dotson was arraigned for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended license and several other traffic violations.

    Douglas Edward Allen Jr. had a $5,000 cash bench warrant issued for his arrest. He is charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication of a controlled substance and failure to notify the department of transportation of an address change.

  • News of Record - September 26, 2018

    court briefs

    Harley D. Albury Henderson was arraigned for failure to maintain the required insurance and no or expired registration plates.

    Matthew Travis Atherton was arraigned for no or expired registration receipt, no or expired registration plates, failure to produce an insurance card and failure to register the transfer of a motor vehicle.

    Brooklyn Paige Beard was arrainged for speeding 10 mph over the limit.

  • WWII WAC Captain Speaks at Local DAR

    Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution met Friday, September 21 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The chapter was honored to welcome one of the first Women’s Army Corps – Helen Horlacher (Evans).

  • Event Calendar - September 26, 2018

    Community Calendar


    Goodtime Cruisers

    The next Goodtime Cruisers Car Show will be held at 4 p.m. on October 20 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

    Lincoln Days Quilt Show

  • Rep. Reed named chairman of equine issues subcommittee

    Representative Brandon Reed of Hodgenville has been named chairman of the Subcommittee on Equine Issues within the Kentucky General Assembly.

    As co-chair of the committee alongside Senator Steve West, Reed will be tasked with highlighting issues in the equine industry that could require legislation in the coming session. The committee will meet in November to hear testimony on challenges facing the industry.

    Reed serves on both the House Agriculture Committee and Tobacco Settlement Oversight Committee, and formerly served as Kentucky’s State FFA President.

  • Maintaining, updating the Birthplace

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park is continuing to maintain and update the park after starting a huge park preservation project more than a year ago.

    Since the summer of 2017, several maintenance projects have been done at the park including renovating the memorial building steps to eliminate ponding water after rains, remodeling the visitor center bathrooms, repaving the sidewalks at the park and more.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Wesley Lynn Basham was arraigned for theft by failure to make required disposition of property.

    Ethan R. Cundiff was arraigned for alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third degree assault, drinking alcoholic beverage in a public place, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Kelvin Lee Foster was arraigned for first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    David Alexander Locke was arraigned for first degree fleeing or evading police and resisting arrest.

  • “Outlaws of Central Kentucky”

    A member of the Cornbread Mafia recently published a sequel to his memoirs and he will hold a book signing in Hodgenville.

    Former Cornbread Mafia member Joe Keith Bickett recently had his book published entitled “Cornbread Mafia, Outlaws of Central Kentucky.” The book follows the first book he published in 2016 entitled “The Origins of the Cornbread Mafia: A Memoir of Sorts.”