Today's News

  • Lincoln Parkway turns 30

    A parkway that would connect LaRue County and Hodgenville to its neighboring community of Elizabethtown had been a long time dream of many in LaRue County.

  • Hodgenville takes 4 % tax increase

    The Hodgenville City Council approved a four percent tax increase during a special called meeting on Friday, September 18.

  • Shepherd named Publisher of Herald News

    An official announcement from Michael G. Abernathy, President of Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. was made this week, naming Allison Shepherd, Publisher of the LaRue County Herald News.

    Shepherd began her career as General Manager and Advertising Manager of The Herald News in August 2010.

  • School board receives audit report

    Phillip Logsdon with Stiles Carter and Associates presented the 2014-2015 audit to the LaRue County Board of Education on Monday, September 21.

  • Changes made at city Cemetery

    Several changes were recently made for the rules and regulations at the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission met on September 14 for their biannual meeting. During the meeting, the commission voted unanimously to change their meeting schedule from biannual to quarterly. The meeting will now be held on January, April, July and October.

  • Local WWII vet to participate in Honor Flight

    WWII veteran Edwin Pickerell, 95 of Hodgenville is among the war veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 26 as part of this year’s Honor Flight. He will be among the largest contingent of Bluegrass State veterans ever to make the one-day tour of war and military memorials erected in their honor in the nation’s capital. The WWII veteran will represent Nolin RECC, which is sponsoring his all-expense paid trip.

  • Additions to Lincoln Days


    Puppet Show returns to Lincoln Days.

    Lincoln Days is pleased to announce that a crowd-pleasing favorite activity is returning to the festival.

    HPC Kidz Church Ministry will be presenting a puppet show at CreekFront Park, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Performances will be on the half-hour. Come ready for a good Ole’ Western Roundup. HPC Pastor David Webb and Kidz Church Directors, Bro. Don and Debbie Woolett invite everyone to visit their booth for a family-friendly show.

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  • Bluegrass Rendezvous bike ride goes through LaRue

    An annual bicycle ride for wounded, injured and ill soldiers came through LaRue County enroute to Fort Campbell.

    The third annual Bluegrass Rendezvous started in Fort Knox on the morning of Thursday, September 17 and ended on Friday, September 18 at Fort Campbell. Approximately 50 veterans and active military members from the Fort Knox and Fort Campbell warrior translation battalions rode in the two day event.

  • Jail Log - September 23, 2015

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 14 to Monday, September 21.

    Pamela M. Bennett, 42, of Buffalo was arrested on a bench warrant. She remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Derrick Bowen, 30, of Hodgenville was arrested on a bench warrant. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Upton council approves construction of park sidewalks

    The City of Upton agreed to pave their walking trail during their monthly council meeting on Tuesday, September 15.

    The council approved a quote of $19,400 from Priddy Concrete to pave the existing walking trail at the city park on College Street next to the community center. Councilmember Amanda Beumel Patterson said the existing dirt trail had been “washed out” and had deep ruts in it, which was dangerous to people walking on the trail.