Local News

  • School nurse program resolved

    The school nurse job description and salary schedule was approved by the LaRue County School Board during a special called meeting Thursday, June 9.

    During their regular monthly meeting on May 16, the board was informed that the Lincoln Trail District Health Department would have significant changes to their current model as LTDHD will no longer supply the nurses, meaning the nurses would have to become employees of LaRue County Schools.

  • Workmen’s comp insurance approved by school board

    The workmen’s compensation insurance and several other items were approved by the LaRue County School Board during their monthly meeting on Monday, June 20.

  • Bowen’s sweet summer job

    Summer jobs give students a chance to earn some spending money or help save up for college, car, clothes, or other expenses.

    Keeahna Bowen, who graduated from LaRue County High School in May, has found a sweet summer job to fill the gap between high school and beginning her college studies at Campbellsville University this fall.

  • Phone Service Restored to Herald News

    At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, phone service has been restored to the LaRue County Herald News. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage has caused our customers and readers. Our fax line is also back up and available at this time.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

    Allison Shepherd, Publisher

    LaRue County Herald News


  • Phone lines currently down at LaRue County Herald News office

    The phone lines at the LaRue County Herald News office are currently down. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Area 4-H Rally Day

    LaRue County was represented recently at the Area 4-H Rally Day held in Grayson County.

  • Miss LaRue County Fair 2016
  • KSP trooper injured in chase

    A high speed chase involving a Kentucky State Police trooper ended in a two-vehicle accident last Thursday on Bailey Road in Magnolia.

    According to the arrest citation, the chase started when Dustin Shane Brewer, 35, of Buffalo pulled into the driveway of a residence where KSP Captain Jamie Heller was conducting an investigation. Heller asked Brewer for his driver’s license and while he was checking his driver’s license, Brewer fled in his vehicle.

  • City council approves pay raise

    Hodgenville City Council, meeting at City Hall Monday night, approved with the deciding vote given by Mayor Kenneth DeVore, a two percent across-the-board pay raise for employees with the exception of the police department.

    In that department, the council approved a two-dollar-per-hour raise for patrol officers and a three-dollar-per-hour increase for the chief of police.

  • A life that is full

    Everyone has a story. Individuals have stories of their life, couples have stories about how they met and every once in a while you come across someone whose story sounds like a script for an inspiring movie.

    Eugene and Edwina Hutcherson, of Buffalo, were married in 1989, but their journey to that point wasn’t an easy one.