Today's Features

  • Chris Smith benefit

    Meatloaf and Elvis will be performing in a benefit concert Saturday, October 24 at the Park and Recreation building in Hodgenville. The proceeds will benefit Chris Smith. The time of the concert wasn’t available at press time but organizers ask that you check Meatloaf and Elvis website for the time. For more information on this event, call 239-860-0307.

    LCHS baked goods sale

  • Navy Captain Mark D. Turner, M.D., who recently returned from a tour of duty in Bahrain, and Mrs. Charles Andrews of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, recently enjoyed a visit with their mother, Mrs. Paulina D. Turner of Hodgenville.

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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) 

  • Metro Editorial

    Public perception that breast cancer is only identified by lumps detected through self-examination or routine mammography may prevent thousands of women from receiving an early diagnosis and the care they need. Although lumps are the most common symptom associated with the disease, women should recognize that breast cancer can produce additional symptoms.

  • Metro Editorial

    Thousands upon thousands of women have battled breast cancer. Some have pulled through the disease, while others succumbed to the disease after a brave fight. Few people who have waged war with breast cancer are better known than Susan Komen, a name many instantly associate with the organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the most widely known, largest and well-funded breast cancer organization in the United States.