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  • Luke 14 event this Saturday

    A regional outreach event for disabled people and their families will take place this Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Event organizer Gary Rock of Hodgenville said the second annual Luke 14 event is an event that makes people with disabilities and their families feel like an honored guest. He said the event will be for all disabilities, both mental and physical, and that it is not specific to just one disability like a lot of other events.

  • Learning through community interaction

    Life skills; we all need them to function in society as independent adults. But, for some LaRue County High School students, cooking, making a grocery list or money-managing skills is best learned through a unique classroom environment.

    “Community Based Instruction (CBI) is designed for students that need intensive instruction in functional and daily living skills. It is instruction in community environments, providing real life experiences for students,” said Casey Sidebottom, Special needs teacher at LaRue County High School.

  • “Discover” The LaRue County Herald News photo contest

    We are excited to announce this year’s LaRue County Herald News Photo Contest. This year’s theme is “Discover”, and we are excited for our readers to submit their photos. We are also pleased to announce that, in addition to category winners, we will choose an over-all winner who’s winning photo will appear in our 2016-17 county guidebook Discover LaRue County. Keep in mind, preference will be given to photos taken in LaRue County.

  • Last of his kind - One of Hodgenville’s last blacksmiths

    For most of his adult life John Will Cox, 1871-1946 was either a part-time or full time blacksmith. The village blacksmith, or smithy as he was sometimes called, was an important member of society in the 19th and first part of the 20th centuries.

    The blacksmith kept the plow points sharp, the wagon wheels rolling and the horses and mules fitted with new shoes as well as many other jobs for the farm families of LaRue County.

  • Paula's Hot Biscuit - Newspaper Promotion

    Next Wednesday, September 28, Paula’s Hot Biscuit located at 311 W. Water Street in Hodgenville, will be giving away to their customers, The LaRue County Herald News newspaper, FREE with any purchase.

    It’s a great time to come meet your friends and family for breakfast or lunch, and get a FREE Herald News.

  • News of Recrod

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

    Dawn Pawley Simpson to Donald Skees and Ann Skees, property beginning in the west line of Donald Skees tract 5 Leona Terry Estate agricultural division, $26,000.

    Lawrence R. Thomas by and through Della Ree Thomas, his attorney-in-fact and Della Ree Thomas to Michael Ray Thomas and Willie Dean Thomas, tract three of the record plat of and for the Lawrence R. and Della Ree Thomas agricultural division, $FMV 75,000.

  • News of Record

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

    David Perkins Trust Agreement to Juanita and Juanita Lawler and Troy Skaggs, property on Magnolia Road on the Green County Line, $15,000

    Quitclaim deed, Guy Esposito Group Manager to James McCune, two parcels in the Wayne Morehead Subdivision, $263,000.

    Kathryn A. McDowell to Richard Cook and Sherry Cook, property on Indian Trail, $124,000.

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Launches Second Year of Every Kid in a Park Pass

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace encourages all fourth graders to visit the park this year as part of the Every Kid in a Park program.

    The program gives fourth grade students, and those accompanying them, free access to more than 2,000 public lands and waters nationwide for a year. Visit www.EveryKidinaPark.gov to download the pass and get more information.

  • Lincoln Birthplace returns to regular park hours

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park returned to their regular hours on Tuesday, September 5.

    The regular park hours are now 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST) at the Birthplace Unit. The park’s buildings including the Birthplace Visitors Center and Memorial Building will close at 4 p.m. (EST).

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek’s grounds will be open daily and staffing will be available on the weekends through the end of October from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST).

  • Woman injured in vehicle accident- September 7, 2016