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Today's News

  • Breaking Ground: New construction to begin for LaRue Co. Library
  • Baby left in car

    A LaRue County man is behind bars after he fled from police at a home in Upton and his four-month-old son was later found by police in a vehicle.

    According to the arrest citation, LaRue County Deputies Brian Smith and Kevin Bennett initially responded to a gas station in Upton to investigate a woman who had been reportedly assaulted at a home on Riggs Street in Upton.

  • An art for others

    The featured artist at the LaRue County Public Library for the month of December is Anita Riggs. Attracted to art as long as she can remember, Riggs said at age 2 she would clear off a coffee table and draw on long sheets of paper for hours at a time. She continued making art throughout high school and college at Campbellsville University, where she received her art degree.

  • 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.

  • Fatal accident remains unsolved

    After almost a month of investigating by police, no one has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run in LaRue County that claimed the life of a woman.

    Stephanie Jensen, 28, of Magnolia was killed in a two vehicle accident on Saturday, November 18 at the intersection of Hwy 210 (Campbellsville Road) and Borders Curve Loop. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the LaRue County Coroner’s Office.

  • Light up Hodgenville
  • Thrills on the Hill: 2017 Cissal Hill Big Wheel Race

    Hundreds of people lined the length of Cissal Hill in Northern LaRue County Sunday, tilting their heads to listen for the sound of tires whirring down the steep grade. Now in its seventh year, the Cissal Hill Big Wheel Race saw record numbers come out to cheer, compete—and sometimes crash for a good cause.

    The idea for the event originated when friends Levi Wooldridge and Jason Newton first saw circus racing on a television show.

  • Gravesites discovered in LaRue County

    Carolyn and David Drake are trying to solve a mystery that has kept them searching for answers for over a year.

    The enigma centers around a cemetery on their farm on the Munfordville Road near Tanner that up until last fall they thought was most likely a small family burial plot with perhaps nine graves of people who died long ago.

    Within the past year, however, as the Drakes examined the plot more carefully, the number of grave sites has grown to at least 104 and maybe closer to 200 or perhaps 300.

  • Leaving LaRue: Local Amish family to move

    Mose Yoder leans back in a handmade rocking chair while his wife Emma gazes out the window, looking over the life they’ve built here in LaRue County. Outside the white farmhouse with blue trim, a black and gray dog runs across the driveway to where a black buggy waits in the barn.

  • A heart for others

    When Charlotte Richey hears about the upcoming HeartChase Event, her eyes light up.