Local News

  • Jail Log - November 25, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, November 16 to Monday, November 23.

    David A. Chesser II, 29, of New Haven was charged with one headlight, improper or no windshield, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, no registration plates, no registration receipts, failure to maintain the required insurance and second degree criminal trespassing. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Judge Tommy Turner Elected Kentucky Historical Society Board Officer

    The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) recently installed LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner as one of the new officers and members of its Governing Board.

  • Santa’s Helpers prepare for holiday

    A local program is hard at work as they plan on helping hundreds of needy families in LaRue County during the holiday season.

    Santa’s Helpers is a local program that provides clothing, food and toys to low-income families and others who are struggling to make ends meet during the holiday season. The program was founded by the late Bobby Morrison in 1966 and it has since been carried on by his wife, Ann “Snookie” Morrison, who now coordinates the program.

  • Cosmetology school to open

    Campbellsville University is opening a new Cosmetology School at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

    The Hodgenville salon will be open to the public on March 1, 2016. Applications for students are now being accepted.

    Ten applications will be accepted for each period: February, April, June, August, October and December. Transfer students will be accepted in February. The schedule for the program is full time.

  • ACE Hardware now open
  • LaRue County native stars in TV show

    A LaRue County native will play a part in an Amazon original series show.

  • Big wheels, good cause

    What started as friends getting together to do something fun has transformed into a way to impact the community and raise money to help with different causes. Levi Wooldridge and Jason Newton were watching a show where people were racing big wheels down hill, “We thought that looks like fun, we could do that,” said Wooldridge, “So we got some buddies together and had a race. Every year it just grew and grew, we thought we could really do something cool with this; we could help someone in the community out.”

  • News of Record - November 18, 2015

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Quitclaim deed, Anita H. Worner to Alvin Ray Worner, Sr., property on Cissal Hill Road.

    Reformation of title, Janet Higgason and Kenneth Wood Higgason, property in Hodgenville, FMV $59,000.

    Bill Sullivan and Jean Sullivan and Tony Sullivan and Sue Sullivan to Charles S. Miller and Amy N. Miller, property in Upton, $5,000.

    Rock Farms, LLC to Matthew Smith, property on Chaudoin Lane, $20,460.

  • History of a log cabin
  • Fire on Stiles Ford Road

    Buffalo Fire department, Hodgenville Fire Department and LaRue County EMS responded to a structure fire at the property of Nile and Ruth Riddle on Stiles Ford Road on Thursday, November 12.

    According to officials, the fire started in a garage and quickly spread due to high winds. Crews worked to quickly extinguish the flames and damage was limited to the garage and a nearby shed. It is not known what caused the fire. No injuries were reported.