Local News

  • Butler receives federal indictment

    Local attorney Danny Perkins Butler recently received a federal indictment as police believe he swindled his clients settlement proceeds to pay for his gambling debts of more than a million dollars.

  • Fundraising Calendar - December 6, 2017

    Holiday Bazaar

    A Holiday Bazaar for Bentley’s Battle will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, December 9 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The bazaar will include numerous vendors; a portion of all proceeds will go to the Fulk family to help with Bentley’s medical expenses.

    Holiday Cakes, Candy and Cookies Sale

  • December Bookmobile Schedule

    Dec 6 Learn & Grow


      Maxine Rd.

      Mill Rd

      New Jackson Hwy

    Dec 7 Laugh & Learn


      North L & N

    Dangerfield Rd

    Lyon’s Station

    Bardstown Rd.

    Dec 11 Headstart


    Dec 12 LCHS

    Sunrise Manor

    Bulk Foods

    Carter Bro. Rd

    Dec 13 Kingdom Kids

  • Lens on LaRue Photo Contest

    Break out your cameras and browse through your files—it’s time for this year’s LaRue County Herald News Photo Contest. We are excited for our readers to submit their best shots of 2017 throughout the whole month of December.

    Five categories are being offered this year including: Nature, People, LaRue Living and Youth as well as a new Altered Images category. A sample of winning entries will be published in a special section in January.

  • News of Record - December 6, 2016


    Probable cause was established for the charges against Tamatha Ren Woods and her case has been passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury. Woods was charged with third degree assault of a police officer, alcohol intoxication in a public place, attempting to disarm a police officer, first degree disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

    Brandon N. Nelson failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest.

  • Watch out for flood damaged vehicles

    Purchasing a used vehicle and later learning it has been flood damaged can be very problematic and lead to costly issues down the road. Worst yet, these vehicles can be unhealthy to occupy because of mold and bacteria growing in the carpet and ventilation system. It is important for those considering the purchase of a used vehicle to check for signs of water intrusion or contamination.

  • Rotary News
  • GOP Donation
  • Baby left in car

    A LaRue County man is behind bars after he fled from police at a home in Upton and his four-month-old son was later found by police in a vehicle.

    According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Deputies Brian Smith and Kevin Bennett initially responded to a gas station in Upton to investigate a woman who had been reportedly assaulted at a home on Riggs Street in Upton.

  • Breaking Ground: New construction to begin for LaRue Co. Library