Community News

  • Renovations underway at Arrowhead

    Several changes are being made to Arrowhead Archery and BBQ that will have an affect on the community.

    Owners Louie and Melissa Payne said they closed the retail/pawn store on October 2 and that they will expand their restaurant into the former store.

    Melissa Payne said the declining sales in their retail business and increasing sales in their restaurant prompted the change. She said the current dining room will become part of the kitchen and the former store area will become the new dining room.

  • Lost in LaRue - October 21, 2015

    E ditor, Doug Ponder, challenged me to get really get lost, no GPS and no google maps to find my way back. I usually just drive and turn down random roads then use my GPS to make a circle back to Hodgenville. I asked if I could use an ‘old school’ map and Doug thought that was a reasonable condition to the challenge. I won’t lie; I was a little nervous. I haven’t been that adventurous in my travels since I was a teenager; As I’ve gotten older I’ve become more cautious.

  • CBWTP student experiences newspaper industry firsthand

    The LaRue County Herald News is participating in the Community Based Work Transition Program with the LaRue County High School.

    The CBWTP exposes LCHS juniors to the type of work that is involved in different job fields throughout LaRue County. The program gives LCHS seniors job experience and training in order to help them transition into the work field after graduation.

    LCHS junior Steven Curtsinger chose the LaRue County Herald News because of his interest in writing and he wrote about his experiences below.

    New experiences

  • Harrison awarded Master of Business Administration

    Hodgenville student Jonathan Harrison was awarded a Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennesee at the conclusion of the summer semester 2015.

    Harrison, a LaRue County High School graduate studied Business Administration and has completed all credits necessary to graduate, said University President L. Randolph Lowry. August graduates have either already participated in the May graduation ceremony or will be eligible to participate in the December graduation ceremony.

  • CKCAC receives award

    The Central Kentucky Community Action Council transportation program recently received the Outstanding Central Kentucky Rural Transportation award.

    This award was presented by Vickie Bourne, Executive Director of the Office of Transportation Delivery at the Kentucky Public Transportation Association Conference.

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Announces Volunteer Training

    Special to The LaRue County Herald News

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is holding volunteer orientation training days for those wishing to volunteer at the park’s visitor center information desk.  Classes are limited to eight prospective volunteers.  

  • Lincoln Days Oratory and Look Alike Contest

    Oratory Contest:

    1st place, Kevin Wood (IL);

    2nd place, Whit McMahan (TN);

    Lincoln Look-Alike Contest:

    1st place, Whit McMahan, (TN);

    2nd place, Kevin Wood, (IL);

    3rd place, James Mitchell, (KS);

    Mary Todd Lincoln Look-Alike Contest:

    1st place, Susan Miller (KY)

    2nd place, Melanie Van Tassel (KY);

    3rd place, Charlotte Dieckhoff (KY) 

  • Pulling for a Cure
  • Community Calendar - October 14, 2015

    LaRue County Public Library Golden Storybook Story Time

    Golden storybook story time on October 31 at Noon. The Saggy Baggy Elephant and The Poky Little Puppy will be read. There will also be a performance by the Saggy Baggy Elephant and Poky Puppy and they will also pose for pictures with people. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to attend.

    Amateur Radio Technician License Class

  • Lincoln Days Car Show