Local News

  • Christmas Blessings in July

    Santa Claus is coming to town this summer. Nathan Wheeler, the volunteer director for the Christmas Blessings program (formerly known as the Santa’s Helpers/Santa Bus) wants to inform the community of their upcoming event, Christmas in July. The whole month of July, various churches around the community will be accepting donations of new or very gently used toys to give them a supply to start with for the program. This event will run for the entire month of July, and Wheeler stated they will probably do this event again in November.

  • 14 indicted by LaRue County Grand Jury

    The LaRue County Grand Jury handed down fourteen indictments on Monday, May 21 that included murder and a wide variety of drug charges. All fourteen who were indicted will be arraigned in LaRue County Circuit Court on Monday, June 4.

  • News of Record

    Court Briefs

    Heaven Lynn McFadden was arraigned for third degree burglary, first degree criminal mischief, and theft by unlawful taking.

    Samuel Andrew McFadden was arraigned for third degree burglary, first degree criminal mischief, and theft by unlawful taking.

    Lou Ann Smith was arraigned for speeding 26 mph over the speed limit and failure of license to be in possession.

    Katrina Gill was arraigned for violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.

  • Auction to Benefit Museum

    Distillery owner Brent Goodin presented the original (#1) commemorative box and bottle of Lincoln whiskey to the Lincoln Museum recently as a tribute to the museum’s mission to preserve and promote the region’s Lincoln heritage and in recognition of the museum’s 30th anniversary.

  • Police Week
  • News of Record - May 23, 2018

    Court Briefs

    Charles E. Krupinski was arraigned for third degree criminal trespassing, driving on a DUI suspended license, possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Brittany McClure was arraigned for theft by unlawful taking between $500 and $10,000.

  • 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.