Today's News

  • Burger King: Home of the whopper

    It’s official. Burger King is now open as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The new restaurant is located at 926 South Lincoln Blvd., in Hodgenville, KY. The inside of the restaurant is open concept seating, and the new location features a two lane drive thru option.

    “We are excited to get the new Burger King open in Hodgenville. Our neighbors and the people we have met in Hodgenville have been so welcoming. We can’t wait to serve the people of this community”, said Andrew Schory, President of JPL Management.

  • Former council member passes away

    Former Hodgenville Council member Woodie Handley Sr. passed away on July 5, 2018 at his home.

    Handley was a former member of the Hodgenville City Council for two terms, a member of Sportsman’s Lake, and was recently asked to be a member of the LaRue County Hall of Fame Committee. He was a LaRue County Schools Bus Driver and Custodian for over 30 years and van driver for the John Kenyon Eye Institute for the past several years. He was a life-long LaRue County Hawks fan and an avid UK Wildcats fan.

  • Dealing with tariffs

    With all the recent news about tariffs and the effects it will have on Americans, one LaRue County farmer is in Washington D.C. this week to share the story of soybean farmers and how the tariffs will have an affect on them.

    Caleb Ragland of Magnolia is a ninth generation farmer and he is also a member of the American Soybean Association board of directors.

  • Domestic violence ends in vehicle wreck

    Police and emergency personnel responded to an incident that started out as a domestic abuse argument and ended up with a short vehicle chase/wreck as the husband rear-ended his wife’s vehicle.

    Authorities said Donald Poteet, 51, of Hodgenville got into a verbal argument with his wife, who is the victim in the case and her name was not released, at their home on Stiles Ford Road in Hodgenville. Moments later, the wife left the home in an attempt to get away from Poteet, but he got in another vehicle to chase after her.

  • Fiber optic internet coming to LaRue

    A state program will soon be completed that will bring the highest speed of Internet to LaRue County and every other county in Kentucky.

    KentuckyWired is an open access broadband network that will bring fiber-optic lines to LaRue County, which provides a faster internet connection than other types of internet including DSL, cable and satellite. The KentuckyWired program is overseen by the Kentucky Communications Network Authority.

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  • Bradshaw receives diversion sentence

    The man who was charged with the alleged neglect of two LaRue County senior citizens will not have to face any more jail time as he entered a guilty plea and received a pretrial diversion sentence.

  • Looking for the best quotes

    With oil product price bids considered significantly higher than those of previous years, LaRue County Fiscal Court moved to reject the sole bid by Rela-Dyne and to leave the bid open.

    Meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 10, Tommy Turner, LaRue County Judge/executive, told magistrates that leaving the bid open will allow the road department to shop around for the best quotes.

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  • City places municipal order on water, sewer

    The Hodgenville City Council approved a municipal order for water and sewer residential rental properties that states the rental property owners are responsible for utilities even if the tenants have unpaid utility bills.

  • Welcome to the USA

    Several people became legal citizens of the United States last week at the birthplace of one of the greatest presidents.

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park hosted their first ever Naturalization Ceremony on Thursday, June 28. ALBNHP Superintendent Jay Grass said 15 people from eleven different countries became citizens at the ceremony.