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  • HPD Report multiple incidents

    The Hodgenville Police Department reported multiple incidents between May 30 and June 1, 2019.

    The first incident occurred on Thursday, May 30 when HPD responded to a domestic disturbance call on Williams Avenue. Investigation which led to the arrest of James Thomas Sallee. Sallee was charged with fourth degree assault resulting in a minor injury. He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center. HPD Officer Kenneth Thompson investigated.

  • Tourism to ALBNHP creates $20,784,000 in Economic Benefits

    A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 260,964 visitors to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in 2018 spent $15.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 227 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.8 million.

  • News of Record - May 29, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Anthony Angel Arroyo was arraigned on one count of speeding over 15 mph, one count of expired registration plates, one count of failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

    Bennette E. Bayer was arraigned on one count of expired registration plates and one count of expired registration receipt.

    Maria L. Calderon Reyez was arraigned on one count of permit unlicensed operator to operate motor vehicle.

  • News of Record - May 22, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Joseph Wyatt Bennett was arraigned on one count of intentional breach.

    Tony Brown was arraigned on one count of possession of marijuana.

    Austen Tyler Cecil was arraigned on one count of menacing and one count of second degree disorderly conduct.

    Megan C. Cotton was arraigned on one count of speeding over 26 mph.

    Anthony Shane Cox was arraigned on one count of speeding over 26 mph.

  • Head on collision involved two from Magnolia

    James R. (Jimmy) Lee, 78, of Magnolia and Zachary Taylor, 26, also of Magnolia were involved in what appears to have been a head on collision on May 4.

    At approximately 5:56 a.m. EDT, a call was received by the Kentucky State Police post 4 in Elizabethtown regarding the accident.

  • News of Record - May 15, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Blake Everett Barnes was arraigned on one count of speeding over 11 mph and one count of failure to wear seatbelts.

    Paul A Benningfield was arraigned on two counts of receiving stolen property.

    Ethan Cole Burden was arraigned on one count of careless driving.

    Anthony M. Carothers was arraigned on one count of expired registration plates, one count of expired registration receipt, and one count of operating on a suspended operator’s license.

  • HPD Reports seven incidents in May

    The Hodgenville Police Department has stayed active during the month of May with seven reported incidents.

    On April 30, HPD served an arrest warrant to Hugh Wager of Hodgenville. Wager was a passenger of a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, it was discovered that Wager had multiple outstanding warrants. He was lodged with LCDC.

    On May 1, HPD served three warrants from LaRue County Distrcit Court to Travis Wilson. Wilson was already lodged within LCDC at the time that the warrants were served.

  • Hodgenville man charged following domestic assault

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on April 30 and charged with multiple offenses after reportedly assaulting his former girlfriend in her home in the 500 block of Madison Street and then threatening to set her vehicle on fire.

    Cory Lawler, 40, was charged with misdemeanor assault after Elizabethtown police say he struck a woman and scratched her, leaving visible scratches on her arms and bruising to her left eye, according to an Elizabethtpwn Police Department news release.

  • News of Record - May 8, 2019

    Court Briefs 

    Jeffery L. Bivins was arraigned on one count of speeding over 22 mph, one count of expired registration plates, and one count of license to be in possession.

  • News of Record - May 1, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Rileigh Jo Barker was arraigned on one count of speeding over 26 mph.

    Aletha N. Bault was arraigned on one count of expired registration plates and one count of expired Kentucky registration receipt.

    Andrew B. Campbell was arraigned on two counts of theft by deception.