Today's News

  • Magnolia meth case to be heard by grand jury

    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed declined Wednesday to lower bond for five people charged in a drug bust in Magnolia April 26.

    James Edward Lacy, 38, of Munfordville; Brad Lee Williamson, 34, of 4608 S. L&N Turnpike, Magnolia; and Ernest Wilson, 40, of Munfordville; were each charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of meth precursors.

    Marvin Ray Bryant, 43, and Geneva Lois Bryant, 47, were charged with possession of controlled substance and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Praise Turner's work

    As Executive Director of the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association, I wish to express my sincere appreciation to your LaRue County Judge/Executive, Tommy Turner, for the excellent work he has done on behalf of Kentucky counties.

  • Errors plague Hawks in four losses

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team was very busy last week with five very tough games against good competition, winning one game and losing four.

    The Campbellsville Eagles came to Hodgenville May 4 ready to play, defeating the Hawks 6-3. Campbellsville’s Aaron Schwoebel and Brett Kearney held the Hawks to three runs, scattering nine hits over seven innings

  • National Honor Society to hold induction May 16

    The LaRue County High School Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold the annual induction ceremony 2 p.m. May 16 in the high school auditorium. 

  • Main Street volunteers plant, tidy up Lincoln Square

    If you are wondering how those flowering planters miraculously bloom on the square or how the pocket park between the Woman’s Club building and the Masonic building is maintained, here’s the answer. Main Street does it, partly through purchase of plants and rock and partly through volunteers planting and weeding efforts. Sometimes we are assisted by supervised inmates.

  • Co-worker has made an impression in her fight against ovarian cancer

    Relay for Life is almost here and every year we add more people to the list of those we know that have been affected by cancer.

  • Flood takes a toll on all manner of homes, lives

    Congratulations to our board members who have appeared in the Herald News recently: Michael Huff, named a Governor’s Scholar; Nina Cundiff, elected 2010-2012 Fourth District Vice-Governor for the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Also, great picture of Leah Carter with some of the Lincolns a couple of weeks back.

  • Track and Field: LaRue County All-Comers May 6


    Girls, 6 Teams

    3. LaRue County, 109

    Boys, 6 Teams

    3. LaRue County, 98.50

    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    3 Scroggins, Justine, 13.15

    12 Phillips, Tiana, 14.40

    Girls’ 200-Meter Dash

    8 Zajdel, Shana, 29.65

    12 Woods, Tanesha, 30.47

    Girls’ 400-Meter Dash

    6 Mouser, Shelby, 1:11.40

    7 Woods, Tanesha, 1:12.24

    9 Howell, Nancy, 1:14.53

    Girls’ 800-Meter Run

    2 Reed, Amarah, 2:42.53

  • Relay for Life: 7-year-old finds strength in family and friends

    The LaRue County Relay for Life is May 14 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This is the fifth and final in a series of cancer survivor stories to bring awareness to this cause.

    “Cancer is the one word no parent wants to hear and no one should have to go through,” said Linda Long. But when Todd and Linda heard the diagnosis last fall for their second-grade daughter Ashley, reality set in for the young family.

  • Lincoln Park named favorite historic site

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park recently was voted the top historic landmark to visit in Kentucky.

    Kentucky Living magazine included the park in its “Best in Kentucky” April issue. The site dedicated to Lincoln’s Kentucky years draws about 200,000 visitors annually to the Sinking Spring and Knob Creek Farms both outside Hodgenville.

    The 16th President’s homestead beat out second-place Mammoth Cave National Park (two million visitors annually) and third-place My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown (30,000 visitors annually).