Local News

  • Gas prices projected to drop

    2015’s second half represents a strong commitment that motorists will spend even less on gasoline this year than they did in 2014. GasBuddy experts say that before Christmas, as many as 20 states could have average gas prices below $2 per gallon as the national average for December slips to $1.98.

    “We’re confident that our projections give consumers more than accuracy; we think they’ll help them identify some savings that should come in handy at Thanksgiving and Christmas,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

  • Rock truck overturns on Hwy 84
  • IGA powerline down
  • Work Matters - TRACK prepares students

    It’s no secret that many businesses in Kentucky and across the country face challenges in finding the skilled employees they need. Employers, educators and others agree that part of the solution is the development of career pathways for secondary students.

    Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky, or TRACK, is a statewide program helping local industries and school districts in the Lincoln Trail region do just that.

  • Accident on Lincoln Parkway - August 5

    Michelle Fisherman of Hodgenville was involved in a single vehicle wreck while travelling southbound on Lincoln Parkway (KY 61) Friday July 31.

  • Expanded 4G LTE Network in LaRue County

    More residents in LaRue County now have access to 4G LTE on their Bluegrass Cellular mobile devices.

    The company recently announced that it has expanded its 4G LTE network into the community of Magnolia.

    The expansion means that customers in and around these areas will experience download speeds of up to 10 times faster than 3G, which affects everything from data speeds (streaming YouTube videos and posting Instagram pictures) to picture messaging.

  • Summer safety reminders

    With summer underway and temperatures rising, everyone is heading outdoors for some fun in the sun. However, it is important to remember some basic safety guidelines to protect our families. Extra attention should be paid to those who are especially susceptible to heat, including young children, the elderly, and those with health conditions such as asthma or high blood pressure. With common sense and the following precautions, families can remain safe and comfortable all summer long.

  • KSP encourages citizens to download mobile app

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced a new mobile smartphone app today that will change the way KSP interacts with the public. The app is available in both the Apple© and Google Play© stores free of charge and allows citizens to report criminal activity, access forms and submit confidential tips in multiple formats.  The application is titled ‘KSPOLICE’ and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users.

  • 2015 Howardstown Homecoming
  • News of Record, August 5, 2015

    Property Transfers

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

    Kenneth L. Devers and Vicki A. Devers and Chadwick Devers and Vanessa Devers to Chadwick Devers and Vanessa Devers, tract of agricultural division, FMV $25,000.

    Walter Slade Owens to Front Door Solutions, LLC tract west of Hwy. 31-E, FMV, $30,000.

    Dale Keith and Susie M. Keith to Randal Craig Keith, lot 5, Shaw Brothers subdivision, FMV, $17,500.