Local News

  • Jail Log - September 30, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 21 to Monday, September 28.

    Jason G. Brangers, 38, of Radcliff was arrested for theft by deception, including cold checks under $10,000 and persistent felony offender. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

    Brandon Cossitt, 23, of Glendale was arrested on failure to appear. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • LaRue County Attorney’s office honored

    The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services recently honored the LaRue County Attorney’s Office as one of the top twenty child support collecting offices in the state.

    LaRue County Attorney Kyle Williamson’s office was named one of the top performing offices in the state with 1,000 or fewer cases during the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

    The remaining top performing county attorney’s offices with 1,000 or fewer cases were Adair County, Crittenden County, Green County, Morgan County, McLean County, Trigg County and Trimble County.

  • Art Gypsy Grand Opening

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting event for Art Gypsy, September 25, 2015. Art Gypsy is a unique and eclectic gallery and shop, with a theme of Art-Artisan-Repurposed pieces available for sale. Owner Amber Gardner welcomes new artists and artisans to show or consign their work at the gallery. Art Gypsy is located at 201 North Water Street, Suite 3 in Hodgenville, KY. The gallery is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 9 am to 5 p.m. They can be reached by email at dragonflypoppy@gmail.com or by calling 270-696-3094.

  • Candidates speak at Lincoln Dinner
  • Lost in LaRue - September 23, 2015
  • The LaRue County Herald News is “FOCUSED”  on this year’s photo contest.

    We are excited to announce this year’s LaRue County Herald News Photo Contest. This year’s theme is “FOCUSED”, and we are excited for our readers to submit their photos.

    In order to judge the photos equally, again this year, we will only accept digital images. Scanned photos do not have the quality of digital – and we want to be fair to everyone.

    All entries should be emailed to Vanessa at reporter@laruecountyherald.com. or you can bring digital photos on a CD, SD card, or thumb drive to our office at 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.

  • Magnolia Bank to aquire new location

    Ron Sanders, President and CEO of Magnolia Bank with its main office in Magnolia, KY and David M. Bowling, CEO of Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville, Inc., with its main office located in Shelbyville, KY are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Magnolia Bank will acquire the LaRue County KY branch of Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville.

  • Thompson elected to SCRTC board

    The results of the mail ballot trustee election were announced at the annual meeting of the South Central RTC at the Cave City Convention Center in Cave City on October 1. Robert E. Thompson was declared winner in District VII (Magnolia and Buffalo Exchanges). Candidates were Incumbent Trustee Joel Dixon, Mike Cottrell, Randy Murray and Robert E. Thompson, with Dixon receiving 162 votes, Cottrell 102 votes, Murray 165 votes and Thompson 179 votes.

  • Hershberger pleads guilty

    A local man, who was charged for sexually abusing three children, pled guilty in LaRue County Circuit Court on Friday, October 2.

    Abe L. Hershberger, 41, of Sonora was originally charged with three counts of an unlawful transaction with a minor, three counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of indecent exposure. According to police reports, the alleged acts occurred in LaRue County between January 1, 2013 and March 5, 2015.

  • Hornback crowned homecoming queen