Today's Features

  • Ragbrai, is an annual seven-day bicycle tour across Iowa. Ragbrai is the oldest multi-day bicycle tour in the country. The tour is seven days and 480 miles long.It runs from Sioux City, Iowa, at the Missouri River to Davenoport, Iowa at the Mississippi River. Participants dip the back wheel of their bicycle in the Missouri River at the beginning and their front wheel in the Mississippi River at the end. 

  • Thought for the week: The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply.

    School starts this week, hoping everything goes smoothly. Bus routes will be on timely schedule for the children. Please be sure to obey the law where the school buses are concerned. Here’s to all the teachers, hope you have another great and successful school year. To the students, enjoy the school year and put your best foot forward and learn all you can.

  • Saturday, August 1 was the Barbour/Jordon/Thompson Family Reunion at The Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Sunday, August 2 was the Church Anniversary and Annual Homecoming at Pleasant Union Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Rev. Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson and John Smith attended the General Association of Kentucky Baptists held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

  • I wasn’t lost but I was most definitely stuck in LaRue last Friday. I started traveling down Hwy 470 toward Magnolia. Suddenly it caught my eye, a pretty pond, cornfields, the sun and the mist rising from the water; perfect ingredients for an amazing picture. Did I mention I was out during the ‘golden hour?’

  • Nolin RECC members have voluntarily contributed thousands of dollars in a special account to help their community. These dollars began as small change through the Operation Round-Up (ORU) program at Nolin. Since implementing ORU in June 2006, over $140,000 has been donated to projects/agencies in our communities.

  • 12th Annual Trail Ride for

    The Annual Trail Ride for Christ will be held on Aug. 8 - 9, at Double J Stables and Horseman’s Camp at Mammoth Cave. Bring a horse or pay to ride one of Double J’s on a guided tour through Mammoth Cave Park.  A free evening meal, prepared by Butch Nunn and other Oak Hill friends, will be at 4 p.m. CT.  John Steed, will provide music at 5:00 p.m. CT. Followed by a message from Rev. Billy Curle.

    The free Sunday morning breakfast will be at 7 a.m. CT followed with a message by Bro. Gordon McDowell.

  • Professor Doppler from Nutty Scientists of Northern Ky. did a presentation at Harvestland Community Church’s last night of VBS. She was there to entertain during the Family Fusion Finale. Professor Doppler uses science to explain biblical principals in a way children can easily understand. She reviewed Bible stories from the week & used her experiments to help the children remember what they had learned.

  • The Psalmist said, “This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). This is a prescription for the soul that can give zest, sparkle and determination to your life.

    We promise ourselves tomorrow projecting our joys, opportunities, and even our living into the future. Others endure the present waiting for a better time tomorrow, but dreams of tomorrow should not rob us of today.

  • Special to the LaRue County Herald News

    Harp, like you’ve never seen or heard before, and it’s coming to the Hodgenville Civic Center November 7, 2015.