Today's News

  • Wreck at Lincoln Parkway Intersection

    On Wednesday, June 5 a wreck occurred at the intersection of Lincoln Parkway and Tanner Road. Two cars were involved in the wreck, a 2004 Toyota Corolla driven by Jessica Bewley of Vine Grove, and a 2002 Buick Le Sabre driven by Michael Baldwin of Campbellsville.

    Both vehicles were traveling northbound on Lincoln Parkway. Baldwin was stopped at the stoplight of the intersection when Bewley rear-ended his vehicle. Bewley stated that a plastic bottle was lodged under her pedals, which prevented her from stopping in time.

  • Case against Hornback Dismissed

    In 2015, a civil suit was filed against MaDonna Hornback, the former city clerk of Hodgenville, by the Cincinnati Insurance Company. The suit was filed on November 19, 2015 claiming that Hornback owed $108,920.18 in accordance to an agreement for indemnity between the Cincinnati Insurance Co. and Hornback.

  • Cell phone policy prompts informational meeting

    The LaRue County School Board will host a parent informational meeting on a proposed new cell phone policy. The meeting’s main goal will be to inform students and parents of the new policy and will address any concerns voiced at that time. The informational meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on June 11 at the LaRue County High School auditorium.

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed a new cell phone policy at their regularly scheduled board meeting in May.

  • Two suspects linked to multiple burglaries arrested

    The Hodgenville Police Department has made multiple arrests of suspects involved in the recent burglaries in LaRue and surrounding counties.

    On Wednesday, May 29 HPD arrested Dasjohn Simpson of Hodgenville. Simpson was charged with one count of receiving stolen property with a value of over $10,000, two counts of receiving stolen property with a value of less than $10,000, and seven counts of receiving stolen property with a value less than $500.

  • They Were All Heroes

    Seventy-five years ago on D-Day, June 6, 1944, thousands of U.S. soldiers who hailed from every state in the Union, who came from all walks of life, became a united band of brothers as they faced an enemy that had prepared for years to foil their attempt at successfully landing on the beaches of Normandy.

  • Nationwide Uniform is a custom fit for the new Army Pink -Greens

    Since the United States Army announced its decision to bring back the World War II-era “pinks and greens” service uniform, a local industry in the heart of Hodgenville has been busy making prototypes and sending out the first shipment of the new uniforms used in the Memorial Day festivities at the end of May.

  • 112th LaRue County Fair is a go

    The LaRue County Fair originally scheduled to begin Monday, was cancelled due to a number of circumstances involving the fair board, lack of funding and support.

    Carnivals, tractor pulls, pageants, floral hall, cotton candy, and livestock shows have been the tradition for over 100 years in LaRue County, but there is good news to report.

  • Local Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Among Top Counties

    The Circuit Court Clerk’s office in LaRue County was among 64 Kentucky counties to receive an accolade for recent support of Kentucky’s organ donor awareness program. This year, in recognition of April as National Donate Life Month, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life sponsored a challenge for the state’s driver’s license offices to thank you for collecting $1 donations in support of organ and tissue donation awareness.

  • LaRue County Wet Dry Petition Filed

    A Wet/Dry Petition has been filed for LaRue County

    A local businessman has filed a petition with the LaRue County Clerk for a Wet/Dry Petition for the county of LaRue.

    Cody McDowell, owner/operator of Lincoln Lodge tells the LaRue County Herald News, that he filed the petition this morning, Friday, June 14 to ‘let the voters of the county decide’.

  • Name of June 12 fire victim released

    Breaking New Update - Monday -June 17 at 12:00 p.m.

    The name of the woman found deased in a house fire on S. Otter Creek Road in Buffalo on June 12 has been identified. According to Kentucky State Police spokesperson, Scotty Sharp, the victim has been identified as Chasidy R. Wolford, 30 of Buffalo. 

    The fire is still under investigation according to KSP.



    Update - Friday 2:37 p.m.