Local News

  • News of Record - March 14, 2018


    Hunter T. Boddy was arraigned for first degree criminal mischief.

    Nathan Bottoms was arraigned for complicity to receiving stolen property under $10,000, complicity to leaving the scene of an accident with failure to render aid or assistance, complicity to second degree criminal trespassing and second degree persistent felony offender.

    Elliot T. Ernstring was arraigned for second degree assault and first degree persistent felony offender.

  • It’s official: Burger King Coming coming to Hodgenville

    Speculation has turned into reality as JPL Management of Elizabethtown has made official and announced it will soon open and operate a Burger King restaurant in Hodgenville.

    The site of the new restaurant will be at 926 South Lincoln Blvd, Hodgenville which has been the location of Smoketown II for over 14 years. Smoketown recently relocated to Shawnee Drive in Hodgenville in the same strip mall location as Cut Above, Steve’s Classic Guns and Blades, Nail Art, The LaRue County Herald News and Papa John’s.

  • Akin receives high honor

    On Sunday, March 11, 2018 following this year’s KSHAA Girls State Basketball Tournament, LaRue County High School Senior, Sophie Akin, was recognized as the Midway University/KHSAA 2018 Basketball Female Student-Athlete of the Year. The award was presented to Akin following the girls championship game held at the BB&T Arena located on the campus of Northern Kentucky University in Newport, KY.

    The award is presented to the student-athlete who exemplifies outstanding athletic performance, community service, leadership and academic achievement in her sport.

  • Radio is coming, honest

    Honestly speaking, radio is making a return to Hodgenville and LaRue County.

    On March 5, 2018 an application was filed with the Federal Communications Commission seeking consent to rebroadcast WXAM 1430.  Lincoln Radio, LLC with its members Cale and Tracy Tharp, states that they expect approval the last week of April and hope to take over May 1, 2018.

  • Leadership LaRue Education Day
  • Chamber Gala benefits LCHS Students
  • Rotary News
  • Optical Illusion

    Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, will perform a magic and variety show on Saturday March 17 as a fundraiser for the Hodgenville Lions Club.

    All money raised stays in the local community and benefits the Lions’ eyeglass program, which provides eye care, glasses and treatments to local residents. The show will be held in the LaRue County High School auditorium and begins at 7 p.m.

  • Strange things are happening

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office have been led on a wild goose chase this past week that involved two vehicle thefts and one home invasion, which was all reportedly done by one suspect.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy and Chief Deputy Sheriff Brian Smith, they first received a call around noon on Thursday, March 8 that a black truck had been stolen at a residence on Herbert Howell Road in LaRue County. The truck was a Ford F-350, crew cab, Harley Davidson edition.

  • Church Calendar

    Lenten Lunch at FBC

    First Baptist Church Hodgenville invites the community for their Lenten Lunch 2018 each Thursday of Lent now through March 29. For more information call the church at 270-358-3193.

    First Baptist Easter Egg Hunt

    Mark your calendars for the First Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt on March 24. More information is available by calling the church at 270-358-3193.

    Parkway Baptist Easter Egg Hunt