Local News

  • Hawk Pride at District Elementary Governor’s Cup

    Hodgenville Elementary and Abraham Lincoln Elementary were clearly the dominate force in this past weekend’s District 51 Elementary Governor’s Cup competition held at Boston School. With 24 of 30 individual placements and 3 out of 4 advancing team placements, LaRue County Schools clearly were prepared for the day.

  • Correction

    In an article entitled “Ballot set for May Primary” in the February 7, 2018 edition of The LaRue County Herald News, Republican candidate Ronnie Chelf was inadvertently left out as a Republican candidate for District #2 Constable.

    Chelf will face Democrat candidate Bennie Mauldin in the November general election.  

  • Making the library fun for kids

    Ryann Chelf, youth services librarian at the LaRue County Public Library on South Lincoln Boulevard, has shelves full of materials and a storehouse full of ideas for those who visit her on the library’s second floor.

    “My focus is on toddlers to young adults, offering them all kinds of books and other materials to familiarize the younger ones with reading to help them later on in school and in life and to boost their imagination and critical thinking skills,” said Chelf, who began her duties January 3.

  • Picking up trash for cash

    The LaRue County Solid Waste Department is launching the third Trash for Cash program in the county, which will give groups a chance to pick up litter and receive money for their efforts.

    The trash for cash program is a statewide program that started in 2015. County and city governments across Kentucky have used state grant funding to pay non-profit organizations for each mile of roadway they clean. Other businesses and organizations that are not considered non-profit, can donate their Trash for Cash cleanup proceeds to a non-profit organization of their choice.

  • Rotary roots for Hometown Teams
  • Hodgenville City Council Update

    It was a slim agenda at the monthly Hodgenville City Council meeting on Monday, January 8 as the council only had three items with only a small amount of discussion.

  • News of record - January 17, 2018

    Property transfers

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

    Curtis Dean and Regina Jean Allen to William Brent Coy, property in the Amended Beatty Tree Farm Agricultural Division, $125,000.

    Country Corner Inc. to Regina G. and Ricky A. Tinsley, property in the Lincoln Hills Development, $2,500.

    Regina G. and Ricky A. Tinsley to Hawk Country LLC, property in the Lincoln Hills Development, FMV $47,500, no monetary consideration.

  • Ragland elected to serve on soybean board

    Caleb Ragland of Magnolia has been elected as Kentucky’s third representative to the American Soybean Association (ASA) Board of Directors. He joins Davie Stephens of Wingo and Gerry Hayden of Calhoun in representing Kentucky soybean farmers at the national policy level.

    Ragland currently serves as a farmer-elected director on the Kentucky Soybean Association Board, and, through his service to ASA, he gains a seat on the Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board.

  • KY Soybean Association LaRue County farmer recognized

    The Kentucky Soybean Association (KSA) recognized its three award winners at the Kentucky Commodity Conference Awards Banquet held Thursday night in Bowling Green.

  • Ribbon cutting for Ruby Ribbon

    In September 2017, a friend of a friend suggested to Denise Stewart she needed to see and try on a new product that would help her with her prosthesis. Diagnosed with breast cancer in October of 1995, Stewart said “I told my friend, I’m over it”. Being a survivor and being fitted with prosthesis, the struggle is real to find normalcy when picking out or choosing a bra to wear.