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  • Cooking Corner - December 13, 2017

    No bake orange balls

    1 package (12 oz.)  Vanilla wafer crumbs

    1 cup powdered sugar

    1/4 cup melted butter

    1 can(6 oz.) concentrated frozen orange juice, thawed

    Mix all ingredients except sugar. Form into balls, roll in powdered sugar, Store in freezer for several hours, remove from freezer about 2 hours before serving.

    Keep refrigerated.

  • Four weddings and an Elvis coming to LaRue

    Several LaRue County community members and students will perform a popular play in December entitled “Four Weddings and an Elvis.”

    The play will be performed in the LaRue County High School auditorium on December 14-16 at 7 p.m. each night. On December 17, a meal will be provided before the show at 12:30 p.m. with the show starting at 1:30 p.m.

  • Santa's Helper Schedule

    Ann “Snookie” Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are collecting Christmas donations for children of all ages this year and are in need of new and gently used toys as well as batteries. Donations may be dropped in the Santa’s Helper boxes at the following LaRue County locations: Lincoln National Bank, Magnolia Bank and Dollar General Store (Hodgenville and Magnolia locations) and The LaRue County Herald News.

    For more information, call Snookie Morrison at 270-763-7024, after 4 p.m.

    2017 Santa Run Schedule for

  • Light up Hodgenville
  • 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.