Local News

  • Nolin RECC Help Comfort Families

    Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) provide a “home away from home” for families attending to a child who is in the hospital.

    During 2018, Nolin RECC, along with other Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, will sponsor Ronald McDonald Houses in Lexington and Louisville, providing funds to support the facilities and also lending a hand to provide a “home away from home” for families during their time of need.

  • City discusses budget

    The Hodgenville City Council heard the first reading of the 2018-2019 budget at their monthly meeting on Monday, May 14.

    There was no discussion from the council about the budget as council member Steve Johnson made a motion for the council to hear it. Hodgenville Mayor, Kenny DeVore, told the council that the budget is “tight” and they tried to make it as close as they could with previous years. The budget will be for fiscal year between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

  • Feeding America 10,000 pound donation

    Tyson Foods conducted a national promotion with Walmart retail stores, with the winning regions able to choose a local foodbank of their choice to receive donation of 10,000 lbs. of Tyson poultry and other protein. Walmart Region 41, comprised of Kentucky and Tennessee stores, chose Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland as their donation recipient.

  • Central Kentucky Community Foundation offers endow Kentucky Tax Credit to donors

    Central Kentucky Community Foundation works with philanthropist across our region on gifts eligible for the Endow Kentucky tax credit program. CKCF serves a 9-county region, which includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties.

  • News Of Record - May 16, 2018

    Jail Log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, May 4 to Friday, May 11, 2018

    Van M. Fountain, 43, of Mobile, Alabama, was lodged for careless driving, no operators license, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to maintain the required insurance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Hodgenville illusionist to perform at EPAC

    Aaron Harp is bringing his multi award-winning comedy, magic, and illusion show to the Elizabethtown Performing Arts Center (EPAC) at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.

    With more than 17 years of experience performing, Harp will have you on the edge of your seat as you witness his mind-bending illusions. The show will be full of surprises, never before seen illusions and his family-friendly comedy. Harp’s wife and assistant of 15 years, Samantha Harp, is celebrating a birthday the day before the show and he will likely have surprises lined up for her as well.

  • Living Memorial Day

    The Magnolia Cemetery Board is sponsoring a special LIVING MEMORIAL DAY program on May 27 in Magnolia.  Everyone is invited to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, service beginning at 10:45 a.m. and the “Pot Luck Dinner” in the fellowship hall at 12:30 p.m.  Then, following at 1:30 p.m., in the Magnolia Cemetery, re-enactors will be beside the graves of pioneers who lived in this area in the 1800’s and will tell the stories of their lives.

  • Cruisin’ for A Cure rescheduled

    Mother Nature must not ride a bike as rain has forced postponement of the Cruisin’ for A Cure Bike Ride during its two previous dates.

    Relay for Life has rescheduled the event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville. For those who have yet to register, please be at the site at 9 a.m. to complete registration.

  • News of Record - May 9 2018

    Jail Log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, April 27 to Friday, May 4, 2018

    Michael Owens, 33, of Hodgenville was lodged for violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was later released from LCDC.

    Timothy Madkiff, 29, of Radcliff was lodged for two counts of failure to appear, third degree burglary, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Citizen Holds Man At Gunpoint

    A LaRue County man called 911 Tuesday morning claiming a man was inside of his vehicle that was parked under his carport at his residence.