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Today's News

  • Collision leaves one entrapped

    On August 29, at 9:17 a.m., the Hodgenville Police Department responded to Old Elizabethtown Road in the area of Hutcherson Heights in Hodgenville on a single vehicle collision with entrapment.

    Upon arrival, units were able to able to force open the driver’s door and free the driver, identified as 56-year-old Guy Longcrier of Hodgenville. Longcrier sustained injuries during the collision but was awake and alert and was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. No further information is currently available as to his condition.

  • AAA: Red Light Running Deaths Hit 10 Year High

     More than two people are killed every day on U.S. roads by motorists running through red lights, according to data analysis performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most recent crash data available show 939 people were killed in red light running crashes in 2017 – a 10-year high and a 28% increase since 2012. With the number of red light running crashes on the rise, AAA calls for drivers to use caution when approaching signalized intersections, and for pedestrians and cyclists to stay alert when crossing the street.

  • 2019 Kentucky State Fair 4-H Cloverville Results

    LaRue County was well represented at this year’s Kentucky State Fair. Listed are results from the 4-H Cloverville exhibits. The listed 4-H members placed in their particular categories after qualifying at the 2019 LaRue County Fair held at the beginning of August. Those winners included:

    Cyrus Bivens

    Cherry Tomato - Red

    Yellow-ear corn,

    current year - Blue

    Soybeans, current

    year - Blue

    Wheat, current year - Red

    Ben Falk

  • An eclectic artist

    The Art Gypsy is gearing up to host Debi Fields’ art show at 4 p.m. on September 7. Fields will be the shop’s second featured artist, and her displayed works can best be described as a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

  • Fiscal Court

    LaRue County Fiscal Court declared 1.45 acres on South Lincoln Boulevard directly in front the Emergency Medical Services as surplus property.

    “We have had interest in this parcel from various agencies and groups,” LaRue County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner said to magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville August 27.

  • LaRue County takes home 9 awards in the 2019 ‘Best in Kentucky’

    The votes are in, the people have spoken, and the Commonwealth has declared that LaRue County businesses are once again among their Kentucky favorites.

    On Thursday, August 22, at the 2019 Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky Living magazine announced the 2019 “Best in Kentucky” winners. Businesses from LaRue County won 9 awards in the category of Historical Landmark, Pizza, Sweet Spot, Made in Kentucky Product, Hamburger, Barbeque, Museum, Event or Festival, and Farm Tourist Attraction.

  • Hawks Win Runner-Up in State Competiton

    The LaRue County Junior Chef team competed at the 2019 Kentucky State Fair again this past week, as the team had made their way through a field of 16 to advance to the final 4 of the Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef State Finals.

    On August 15, LaRue County won round 1 defeating Pikeville Independent, advancing to round 2 on Friday August 16 where they went on to win over Greenup County, positioning themselves in the final four competition held August 22 and 23.

  • Whiteman named LaRue County DYW
  • Chamber Unites!
  • Lincoln days Art Show

    It’s time to submit your works of art to the 48th Annual Lincoln Days Art Show.

    All visual art forms are welcome including, but not limited to, mixed media, sculpture, collage, painting, photography, drawing, and watercolor. Art will be accepted beginning Wednesday, September 11, and all entries must be submitted no later than Wednesday, September 25. Entry fees will vary depending on the category.

    Entries can be made in the following categories: Open, Photography, Lincoln-Related, LaRue County.