Local News

  • Fundraising calendar - April 6, 2016

    Buffalo Fire and Rescue

    The Buffalo Fire and Rescue have a free 8x10 professional color family portrait for a donation of $25 or more. A representative from Parish Promotions will go door to door in the coverage area with an I.D. to collect and give out receipts. Buffalo Fire and Rescue is asking for $25 or more to help with purchasing turnout gear.

    All Relay for Life Teams

    Annual Roadblocks on Saturday, April 16 at McDonald’s Intersection and Rite Aid Intersection

    Relay for Life – Parkway Peeps

  • Fiscal Court discusses road program

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court unanimously passed the rural secondary road recommendations at their meeting on Tuesday, March 22.

  • Long before Lincoln

    It is difficult to imagine prehistoric LaRue County. The county’s claim to fame lies with being the birthplace of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. But what if there were more to LaRue’s history than meets the eye? What if there was evidence of prehistoric man in LaRue County? Sure, one may find arrowheads around creeks and riverbanks, but to a stone structure that measures nearly three hundred feet long is not expected.

  • Spring search planned for Key

    Another massive search has been planned as crews and volunteers search the Rolling Fork River for a LaRue County man who has been missing for several months.

    Search coordinator and Buffalo Fire Chief Troy Wilmoth said the search for Michael Key, 31 of Hodgenville will take place on Saturday, April 9. He is asking anyone interested in volunteering to meet at a grass pull-off area at 8 a.m. near the intersection of Wayne Ennis Road and Highway 84 in Howardstown.

  • Remembering... J.D. Watts
  • Bicycle trail marked through LaRue County

    Along familiar roads throughout LaRue County, people may notice new signs marking the United States Bike Route 76.

    According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the United States Bike Route (USBR) 76 travels through multiple districts in Kentucky.

  • Hodgenville police looking for two wanted people

    The Hodgenville Police Department is currently looking for two wanted people, one in connection with drug related charges and another in connection with attempting to shoot someone with a gun.

  • Why did I get a newspaper?

    Today’s edition of the LaRue County Herald News is being delivered to almost every home in LaRue County as a complimentary edition to non-subscribers or single copy purchasers of the paper.

    It is our intent to provide our readers with the most up to date and accurate reporting each and every week, and we’re pleased to be able to give you this opportunity to take another look at your weekly news source.

  • Two killed in fatal accident

    A mother and child were killed and one LaRue County woman was injured in a two vehicle accident Monday morning on Highway 210 near the LaRue/Green County line.

    According to state police reports, the accident occurred around 5:50 a.m. near the intersection of Bailey Road and Highway 210.

  • Making a difference

    One LaRue County senior citizen is making sure her voice will be heard as she plans to vote for the first time in her life during the 2016 primary election in May.

    Margaret Downs, 72, is a resident at Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. Sally Rineker, Quality of Life Director at Sunrise Manor, said that they picked up voter registration cards from the LaRue County Clerk’s Office for employees and residents to fill out.