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Community News

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    July 3 – Walnut Street, Upton, Westpoint Bank, Watch Me Grow, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway
    July 8 – Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Trumbo Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road
    July 9 – Sunrise Manor summer program, Poplar Avenue, South L&N, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road
    July 10 – Kingdom Kids, Senior Center, Taylor Mills, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments
    July 11 – First Friends, Paula’s Hot Biscuit, East Main, Williams Street

  • Office Hours

    Hodgenville City Hall
    8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Monday – Friday

    Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Monday – Friday
    Closed for lunch
    Electrical permits sold 8-9:30 a.m.

    LaRue County Attorney
    7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Monday – Friday
    Closed noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday only

    LaRue County Board of Education
    7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Monday – Friday
     

  • Whitlock awarded $2,500 FFA scholarship

    Jared Whitlock, a recent graduate of LaRue County High School, is the recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded by the National FFA Organization. The scholarship is sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc.

    Whitlock plans to attend Western Kentucky University and major in agriculture engineering.

    He has been active in FFA and wrestling during high school.

    He is the son of Ronald and Stephanie Whitlock.
     

  • Thompson named Employee of the Month

    Delinda Thompson has been selected as the May Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since July 1996 and is under the supervision of JoAnn Pearman in the trouser department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.
     

  • The LaRue County Herald News' Night at the Fair
  • ANNIVERSARY: Gozzards celebrate 60

    John and Gail Gozzard of Hodgenville celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 26, 2013.

    They were married June 26, 1953, at the home of the groom’s grandfather in Warren, Ohio.

    They have five children: John E. Gozzard Jr. of Glendale, Randy Gozzard of Florida, Dianna Moder of Minnesota, and D.J. Canter and Kevin Gozzard, both of Hodgenville; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

  • Fundraisers

    Glorietta Fun Fest
    The First Baptist Church, 107 Bishop Lane, Elizabethtown, will have a Glorietta Fun Fest 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 13. Booth space is available for $25. Deadline for vendors is June 17.

    For more information, call Daraline at 270-317-6343, Jan at 270-737-0467, or Kha-Deidra at 270-763-7555.  

    Breakfast at Upton Masonic Lodge # 749
    Upton Masonic Lodge #749 will have a breakfast fundraiser 8-11 a.m. July 13 (and on the second Saturday of every month). Cost is $5 per person.

  • Golf Tour Book benefits American Lung Association

     The American Lung Association’s Golf Tour Book includes discounts on more than 5,000 rounds of golf at over 300 fine courses in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and Ohio.

  • Weekly Gas Report

     Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 10.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. 

  • PHOTO - Yard Sale king

     Austin Hawkins became a walking billboard Saturday for the Our Lady of Mercy yard sale. He displayed a few of the items for sale as he stood in front of the church.