Local News

  • Total loss on Joe Brown Road

    An elderly LaRue County woman had to be rescued Tuesday afternoon, November 2 from her burning home located at 415 Joe Brown Road. Gracie Shelton was home alone at the time of the fire that began in the kitchen, and was unable to physically make her way outside. According to her daughter, Patty Ford, her mother was rescued by her neighbor, who remains unidentified. The home was a total loss. Shelton was transported to HMH where she is recovering and doing well, according to her family. 

  • Fiscal Court moves forward with bridge replacement

    LaRue County magistrates, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville November 13, awarded Galusha Constructing Company the contract for replacing Blanton Road Bridge.

    The Bowling Green company placed a low bid of $249,025 for the project that included removing the current structure, which because of its condition had been restricted for county school buses and other large equipment, and installing a new bridge meeting state weight-carrying regulations.

  • Magnolia Burglary
  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Donald Edward Edwards was arraigned for receiving stolen property under $500.

    Christopher Zacharia Metcalf was arraigned for resisting arrest, second degree disorderly conduct, drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Reza David Tehrani was arraigned for fourth degree assault.

  • Old Man Winter

    The ice storm that affected the area this past week meant more than downed power lines and tree limbs falling in people’s yards. Area farmers have faced many challenges this season, including tariffs, land prices, input costs, etc, but weather has dominated the conversation among local farmers this year.

  • Hodgenville Council recap

    It was business as usual for the Hodgenville City Council meeting during their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 13.

    During the meeting, Nathan Wheeler made an appearance to discuss the Christmas Blessings program. It is the first year for the newly named program that was formerly known as the Santa’s Helpers/Santa Bus program. The council unanimously agreed to donate their normal contribution of $500 to the program.

  • News of record - November 14, 2018

    Court Briefs

    Shacoby Lance Bow was arraigned for public intoxication of a controlled substance.

    David Chism was arraigned for harassing communications.

    Daniel P. Evans was arraigned for theft by deception cold checks under $500.

    Gloria F. Fletcher had her case dismissed without prejudice by the county attorney. She was charged with no or expired registration receipt, no or expired registration plates and failure to maintain the required insurance.

  • More allegations made in Embry trial

    During the mistrial hearing for Jane Embry last week, new allegations were made that were not filed in the motion calling for a mistrial.

  • Nolin RECC warns of scam phone calls

    A Nolin RECC member recently reported receiving a scam phone call from someone saying they were from the electric company. The caller told the member that they owed money on their account and it would be disconnected if not paid. The caller gave instructions for paying immediately over the phone. The call also came from an 800 number.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Matthew S. Vidrine was arraigned for third degree rape.

    Brittany L. Butler was arraigned for alcohol intoxication in a public place, drinking a alcoholic beverage in a public place, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, controlled substance prescription not in the original container and a violation of condition of release.

    Matthew S. Matty had his case dismissed without prejudice by the county attorney. He was charged with no or expired registration plates.