Today's News

  • PHOTO: Woman’s Club donates to Nifty Needles
  • Focus on the Lord for a blameless life

    “I will be careful to lead a blameless life.” (Psalm 101:2). This was some goal the Psalmist had for his life. But was it possible? He gives several suggestions in Psalm 101 to aid in living such a life.

    “… To you, O Lord, I will sing praise” (101:1). In singing to the Lord, he was focusing his attention on God. He realized that if he were to live a blameless life, he would need to focus on the Lord.

  • CAIP applications available through Feb. 4

    The 2014 LaRue County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) has been funded for $111,000. This is the sixth year LaRue County CAIP has been offered by the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy and the County Agricultural Development Council.

    The program applicant is the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association, and the grant program administrator is Dyan Puckett (270-537-3889).

  • Dobson offers first look at safety display

    Dale Dobson, safety coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, stopped by The LaRue County Herald News Thursday to show off a new safety exhibit.

    He had picked up an anhydrous ammonia safety teaching trailer on Wednesday from Duo Lift in Columbus, Nebraska. The exhibit consists of an anhydrous ammonia tank cut in half to show the inner mechanism and valves. A second compartment shows fuel storage.

    “I didn’t need a whole tank (for the exhibit),” said Dobson.

  • Perkins graduates from lineman school

    Patrick Perkins graduated in December from Southeast Lineman Training Center in Trenton, Georgia.

    SLTC provides apprentice training for line workers in the electric utility industry.

    Perkins is the son of the late Ray Perkins of Howardstown and Roxie Perkins of New Haven.

  • School Calendar


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.



    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.



    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. The next meeting is Feb. 16. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.


    Pep Club

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll

    ALL A honor roll

    Second quarter

  • The Life Connection: Changing perception

    If there’s one thing Bruce Arnette would like to change about The Life Connection, it’s the public’s perception of the facility located on Bud’s Lake Road about seven miles from Hodgenville.

    “These kids are not criminals; they’re just kids,” said Arnette, TLC’s executive director.

    The Life Connection is a private, for-profit child care institution providing residential treatment services for boys throughout the state between 11 and 21 years old in the care of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • PHOTOS: Distinguished Young Woman
  • Hazles celebrate 60 years of ‘blessings’

    New Year’s Eve, 1954, marked not only the beginning of a new year for Charles “Red” and Phyllis Hazle, but also the start of a new life together as husband and wife.

    “We’ve been blessed,” Phyllis said as she looked back over the 60 years since their wedding. “Our greatest blessing is our three children who live in service to others.”