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  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace to Host Night Sky Program

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will be hosting a Night Sky Program from 8 to 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday, October 7 at the Knob Creek Boyhood Home.

  • Barn fire on Greensburg Road
  • Accident involving motorcycle on Hwy 210
  • Memories of the Pioneer Games

    The Pioneer Games have become one of the most popular events during Lincoln Days, drawing hundreds of spectators to Creekfront to watch individuals and teams participate in some unusual competition.

    Some of the 10 events are based upon skills that pioneers would have needed for everyday living while others have been added because of their popularity both among participants and spectators.

  • Thoroughbred Chorus coming to LaRue

    The Thoroughbred Chorus will present a free concert, Saturday, October 29 at the Hodgenville Civic Center, during the 3rd Annual Fall Music Festival. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m., and is open to the public.

    The Thoroughbreds are a group of men dedicated to excellence in singing, musical education, and the preservation and enrichment of acappella barbershop harmony. Director of the chorus is Drew Wheaton.

  • News of Record - September 28,2016

    Property Transfers

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

    John A. Mouser and Verna L. Mouser to Theresa J. Owens and John Mouser, Jr. and Fred M. Mouser and Doris A. Shirley and Phillip B. Mouser and Jerry A. Mouser, two tracts in Hodgenville, FMV $40,000.

    Charles Douglas Jaggers and Melinda Carol Jaggers to Marvin Blakey, II, tract 15 of the Willie Underwood Agricultural Division, $30,000.

  • 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.