Local News

  • Shoffner sentence postponed

    The sentencing for former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner has been postponed. Shoffner was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for embezzlement at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21. According to Stephanie Collins, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Shoffner is now scheduled to be formally sentenced at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27 in the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse in Louisville.

  • Upcoming LaRue County bread baking class

    The LaRue County Homemaker organization is sponsoring a class on Baking and Breaking Bread Together at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville.

    No registration is required and the class is open to everyone. The instructor will be the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from Breckinridge County and she will focus on the basics on bread making.

  • Wreck on Lincoln Parkway
  • Memorial Photo Mystery

    Calling all Hodgenville historians! Phyllis Hazle of Hodgenville recently submitted this photo to The LaRue County Herald News. The image portrays a large group assembled on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and is estimated to have been taken sometime in the 1930s, based on the forestry and fashion of the times.

  • Retired Staff to Gather

    Retired staff members from the Abraham Lincoln Elementary campus and the former Buffalo and Magnolia Elementary Schools will gather at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for their annual dinner.

    This is the sixth year that the group of certified teachers as well as bus drivers and other classified staff have met to rekindle old friendships and fellowship. The event is open to anyone who served these schools during their career. Guests are also welcome.

  • News of record - September 20, 2017

    Court Briefs

    Don A. Lyons Jr. was declared a fugitive and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. He is charged with trafficking marijuana between eight ounces and five pounds, convicted felon in possession of a handgun and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Man cut out of car after collision
  • Railsplitter Run prepares for more participants

    This year, the Lincoln Days committee has revamped one of their signature events, the Railsplitter Run, gearing it toward more competitive runners and aiming to attract more participants than in recent years. According to race organizer Carrie Warren, their hard work is already paying off.

  • Shoffner to be sentenced

    Former LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner will be sentenced in federal court for embezzlement this week.

    Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville is scheduled to be formerly sentenced at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21 in the Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse in Louisville.

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