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  • Beagle Club Donation
  • Beshear warns of ‘Mystery Shopper’ seasonal employment scam

    Kentuckians looking to make extra money in time for the Christmas season need to watch out for seasonal employment scams, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

    Beshear said his office issued a scam alert today after receiving multiple reports from Kentuckians who said they responded to a seasonal mystery shopper job advertisement that turned out to be a scam.

  • Singing in the Christmas season

    The Glen Rice and Friends concert series will hold a “Christmas Every Day” concert on Sunday, December 3 at the Hardin County Schools’ Performing Arts Center in Elizabethtown.

    The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. with doors opening at 2 p.m. The Christmas show will feature Buffalo native Glen Rice along with a lineup of musical guests that includes Camille Turner, Amber Martin, Ricky Puckett, Roger Conley, Tiffany Lynn and Teri Lynn Dandy.

    Rice said the song “Christmas Every Day” inspired this year’s theme.

  • Bring on Christmas
  • History on the move: LaRue Genealogy Society votes to trade spaces

    Taking the elevator to second level of the Civic Center above City Hall, members of the LaRue County Genealogy Society surveyed the layout of classrooms on the upper level to see if the space could serve as a future potential home for history.

  • Thirteen file for election: Jailer race is most competitive

    A total of 13 people have filed to run in the 2018 May Primary Election, including three people for LaRue County jailer.

    Democrat incumbent LaRue County Jailer Johnny Cottrill will face opposition from Democrat Anthony Bailey in the primary election. If no one else files for jailer, the winner of that election is slated to face Republican Jamie Underwood in the 2018 November General Election, who is currently unopposed in the primary election.

  • Coloring Contest Winners

    The LaRue County Herald News wants to thank everyone who participated in the coloring contest this year. A large number of entries made for some stiff competition and each Tom the Turkey was creatively colored. Special thanks to our sponsors who helped support this contest. Happy Thanksgiving from your local news source, The LaRue County Herald News!

  • Lost in LaRue - November 22, 2017

    Friday was one of those days when you looked out the window and the sky was just calling. So I set off in my car with my camera and took the long way to work. Where this was taken, I couldn’t say but somewhere along the back roads near Tonieville. Something I’ve noticed since I’ve lived here is that Kentucky sure has some nice sunrises, sunsets—and clouds! I spend a ton of time trying to come up with the right way to describe all these clouds. This particular morning looked like it was covered in popcorn.

  • More candidates file for election

    Three more candidates have filed to run in the 2018 May Primary.

    Those who have filed to run are Republican Jamie Underwood for jailer, Democrat incumbent Ronald Dale Nunn for District #3 magistrate and Democrat Incumbent Tommy Turner for LaRue County Judge Executive.

  • KY Chamber comes to LaRue

    Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson spoke to members of the LaRue County Chamber on Wednesday, November 15, outlining the Kentucky business community’s legislative goals for the upcoming session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

    Part of a tour across the state, the visit to Hodgenville also had a personal connection. Adkisson, who is originally from Owensboro, was beginning his career working for the local chamber of commerce when he met a young lady named Iris LaRue.