Local News

  • Hodgenville Houchens IGA under construction

    It’s a whole new look at the Houchens IGA location on Shawnee Drive in Hodgenville. A total store remodel is in progress. These photos are a portion of the meat department before (left) and after (right) the new meat displays were installed. According to meat department manager, Randy Williams, customers will continue to see new coolers and shelving areas throughout the entire store. 

  • News of record - July 25, 2018

    Court briefs

    Cristina Anderson was arraigned for 2nd degree disorderly conduct and 3rd degree criminal trespassing.

    Jonathon Ball Bench warrant issued for his arrest. He is charged with giving officer false identifying information, operating motor vehicle under/influence of Alcohol/drugs, etc, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, reckless driving, failure to wear seat belts, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no operators/moped license, failure to produce insurance card, and failed to appear. Bench warrant issued for his arrest.

  • Reed receives award for brain injury prevention efforts

    Representative Brandon Reed of Hodgenville was recently awarded the 2018 Leadership Award by the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky for demonstrating courage to address the needs of persons affected by brain injury, as well as his work to promote brain injury prevention.

    Reed received the award on Wednesday, July 18 in Louisville at the 32nd annual BIAK Meeting and Awards Program.

  • Band of Hawks camp
  • DUI driver causes wreck

    A DUI driver caused a wreck on Campbellsville Road in Hodgenville when he crossed the center line and struck a semi-truck around 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10.

  • DUI driver passes Sheriff going 110 mph


    A speeding DUI driver got a huge surprise when he was pulled over after passing the LaRue County Sheriff going 110 mph in a 55 mph zone.

    According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy and Deputy Sheriff Brian Smith were traveling northbound on New Jackson Highway in one of their office’s unmarked cruisers when they saw a silver 2013 Jaguar XF Supercharged car coming up behind them at a high rate of speed. The car was driven by Ronald G Coomes, 59, of Cave City.

  • Well-known author coming to Lincoln Loft

    Well known author Lisa Colodny will be at Lincoln Loft in downtown Hodgenville at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25. Her books will be available for purchase, and signing. She will discuss her books as well.

  • HPD Incident Report/ Wanted Person

    Hodgenville Police Department responded to a report of a violation of a Kentucky Emergency Protective Order on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Derek Daugherty had violated a court order to have no contact or communication with the victim. Mr. Daugherty left the scene before the officer’s arrived. He is currently wanted by the HPD.

  • Only one filing for nonpartisan races

    With the filing deadline drawing near, only incumbent LaRue County District Judge C. Derek Reed has filed to run for his respective seat for the nonpartisan races in the 2018 November General Election.

    With no primary election for non-partisan races, all candidates for those races have until August 14, 2018 to file to run in the General Election.

  • Sheriff News

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office has several items of information that they want to share with the public