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  • LCHS put on Lockdown

    The LaRue County High School went on lockdown Thursday morning, November 3, for a random drug search by police.

    According to LCHS Interim Principal Denise Skaggs, the high school went on lockdown after Kentucky State Police troopers arrived to conduct a search with their canine units. She said the hallways, lockers and parking lots at the school were searched. After the search, she said the lockdown was lifted and everyone resumed their normal activities.

  • Hall-Gaddie Road to receive new bridge

    LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner told magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville November 7 that the county is accepting bids for the construction of a new Hall-Gaddie bridge. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. November 22.

    Turner said that although the bridge, located on Hall-Gaddie Road at the intersection of Brooks Road, is open, passable, and meets all state standards, it is in the worst condition of the county’s inventory of bridges.

  • Officer graduates from basic training at DOJ
  • News of record - November 9, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Joseph Paschal Stradley and Leah Louise Stradley to Miranda Gayle Whitlow, property near Buffalo, $145,000.

    Joseph Coy and Megan Coy fka Megan Blankenship to Angela Renee Constant, property on E. Forest Avenue, $80,000.

    Estate of James Moffat to Danny Ray Yoder and Martha M. Yoder, property on Dan Dunn Road, $29,800.

  • $100,000 Lottery ticket sold in Hodgenville

    A $100,000 lottery ticket was sold on Monday, October 31 at a Hodgenville gas station.

    According to Jennifer Cunningham, Communication Specialist with the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, the $100,000 winning “5 Card Cash” lottery ticket was sold at the Daily Stop on 701 South Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville. The winning numbers were a 3 of hearts, 7 of spades, queen of hearts, 10 of diamonds and an ace of hearts.

  • The story behind the tin man

    Many people do a lot of things to help fund charitable organizations with good causes, but one local woman has a lot of meaning behind her contributions.

    Sharon Hornback of Hodgenville recently started making small tin man figurines for people to use as decoration. She plans on selling them at fundraisers and other events for the Hodgenville American Legion and the LaRue County Relay for Life.

  • New Haven Veterans Day program scheduled

    The annual New Haven Veteran’s Day program will be held at 11 a.m. this Friday, November 11 at the Veterans Monument in front of City Hall.

    Lunch will be served at City Hall after the program and it is sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Gun Club of New Haven.

    An indoor replica of the Veterans Monuments known as the “Wall of Remembrance” will be open in City Hall. The wall was dedicated in 2008 and now includes over 800 military veterans names from the New Haven area that served from the Civil War to present.

  • Reed defeats Mills for 24th district representative seat

    Republicans carried LaRue in every race in the 2016 Fall General Election. LaRue County native William Brandon Reed not only carried LaRue County with 73.68% of the vote with 4,634 to Terry Mills 26.32% and 1,655 votes, but was declared the winner of the 24th State Representative race defeating incumbent Terry Mills.

    In an official statement exclusive to the LaRue County Herald News, Brandon Reed had this to say after being declared the winner of the 24th District State Representative Race.

  • Reed defeats Mills for 24th district representative seat

    Republicans carried LaRue in every race in the 2016 Fall General Election. LaRue County native William Brandon Reed not only carried LaRue County with 73.68% of the vote with 4,634 to Terry Mills 26.32% and 1,655 votes, but was declared the winner of the 24th State Representative race defeating incumbent Terry Mills.

    In an official statement exclusive to the LaRue County Herald News, Brandon Reed had this to say after being declared the winner of the 24th District State Representative Race.

  • Standing for the Gospel, praying for the nation

    The LaRue County Ministerial Association hosted a Pre-Election Prayer Service that drew a crowd of over one hundred people. The square in downtown Hodgenville was filled with friends and neighbors, people from all walks of life and many different denominations on Monday night, November 7, when they came together to pray for guidance for the community and nation.

    Among the crowd were Howard and Tickle Ragland; “I think it’s great that they’re having this, I only wish the traffic could be stopped,” Tickle said.