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Local News

  • 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.

  • Free admission for residents of LaRue

    Lincoln Museum offers free admission to

    LaRue Co. Residents during spring break

    The Lincoln Museum will celebrate its 27th anniversary on April 1 by offering free admission to the museum to LaRue County residents from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 10.

  • EggHuntin’ 5K a success

    The cold wind on Saturday, March 19 did not stop 73 runners and walkers that participated in the second annual Relay for Life 5K. Renamed the EggHuntin’ 5K, the race was held at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville in conjunction with the church’s annual egg hunt.

    The run, headed by Kayla Shoemaker, continues to grow and plans are now underway for the event next year. 100 percent of the money raised from the event goes to LaRue County Relay for Life, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Farm Credit Mid-America opens new office

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting March 25, 2016 for Farm Credit Mid-America in celebration of their new location on 501 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative that serves the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Jade Sadler, account specialist at the Elizabethtown branch, said their branch has been serving Elizabethtown and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years.

  • Once a Hawk, always a Hawk

    A fundraiser for Projection Graduation is going on now. T-shirt and Sweatshirt orders are being accepted until April 6. The items proudly display the wording ‘Once a Hawk, Always a Hawk’.

  • 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.

  • Destined to make a difference

    Hodgenville native Nancy Hubbard Johnson Head just may be the oldest retired librarian in the state.

    She turned 100 last Monday, and while she’s been an advocate all her life, it’s her love of literature that has made a long-lasting impression on the local community. The House of Representatives recently honored her with a resolution commending her for her efforts.

  • Bank receives 5 star rating

    Magnolia Bank, Magnolia, KY is honored to announce it has once again earned BauerFinancial, Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that Magnolia Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability, and much more. Magnolia Bank has earned Bauer’s recommended rating (either 5-Stars or 4-Stars) for 106 consecutive quarters.

  • Hosparus honors LaRue couple

    Hosparus Central Kentucky recently honored a LaRue County patient and her husband who is a World War II veteran.

    Hosparus patient Ruby Perkins, 91, of Hodgenville received a care blanket from the organization. Hosparus Volunteer Manager Annette Jones said their Care Blanket Program is a program where handmade blankets are made by volunteers and given to each patient as a gift.

  • 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.