Local News

  • LaRue County Herald News Photo Contest Over all winning photo
  • Fiscal court discusses vandalism

    LaRue County Attorney Kyle Williamson informed magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville October 11 of ongoing vandalism to Blanton Bridge, which spans Rolling Fork River near Athertonville.

    Williamson said vandals had spray painted obscenities over the entire span. He said a citizen’s tip plus good work from LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Brian Smith resulted in two suspects being brought in, adding that the vandals had posted their deeds on Facebook.

  • Promoting mammograms

    The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is promoting mammogram screenings in LaRue and five other counties in their district through their Pink County Initiative campaign.

    Five LaRue Countians who are breast cancer survivors are pictured on a billboard promoting mammograms along Hwy 210 heading west toward Hodgenville from Campbellsville. Those on the billboard are Kaye Curle, Mary Jane Stillwell, Kathy Ross, Carol Routt and Rachael Cecil. Breast cancer survivors from the other five counties are pictured on their billboards.

  • Manning the polls

    When this year’s general election rolls around on November 8, each of LaRue County’s 12 voting precincts will be manned by four individuals, some with years of service as poll workers.

    “We have two Democrats and two Republicans at each polling place,” said Linda Carter, LaRue County Clerk. “Since one method accepted here for identification is personal acquaintance with an election officer, I like to have people working there who know the people in their precinct.”

  • News of record - October 19, 2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Craig Albert Goodwin and Sara Michelle Goodwin to Elena Cheryl Scott and Charles David Scott, Jr., tract 3 of J. Patrick and Donetta Eastridge Agricultural Division, $88,400.

    Patrick T. Graham and Marsha B. Graham to Kelly L. Tomes, lot one and two of the Hidden Creek Subdivision, phase one, $120,000.

  • Jail log - October 19, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from

    Monday, October 10 to Monday, October 17

    Roy Lynn Baine, 49, of Taylorsville was charged with public intoxication. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Nicky Chandler, 30, of Magnolia was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in LCDC and later released on bond.

  • J.D. Watts Memorial Car Show held
  • UWCK, LaRue Co. food pantry continue to help others

    United Way of Central Kentucky recently kicked off if annual fundraising campaign and one particular LaRue County food pantry is a direct recipeient of the success of UWCK’s efforts.

  • Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians coming to LaRue

    24th District State Representative Terry Mills recently announced that the House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians will hold its fifth meeting at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 14 at the LaRue County High School in Hodgenville.

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo established the Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians, made up of a bipartisan group of state representatives, to study issues and problems that affect Kentucky’s population in need of support.

  • FKFCU launches food drive

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union today launched a food drive in conjunction with Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland to collect donated non-perishable food items to fight hunger during the holiday season.

    “We have collection barrels at each of our branch locations and we encourage our members to donate a canned good or other non-perishable food item that will be given to Feeding America and its network of local food pantries and meal programs,” said Ray Springsteen, President and CEO of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.