Local News

  • Halloween in LaRue

    It’s Halloween time in LaRue County. Official times for trick or treating for both the county and the City of Hodgenville are Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    The annual Trick or Treat event held annually in downtown Hodgenville will begin with a Costume Contest followed by the main event at 6 p.m. and is free to the public.

  • Accidental Shooting

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office investigated an accidental shooting that occurred about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.

    According to LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy, officials responded to a call for an accidental shooting from Bird Road near Mt. Sherman. Upon arrival, the victim, a LaRue County resident claimed he had dropped a .22 revolver, which had misfired, causing a self-inflicted wound in his upper left chest area.

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  • 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.

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