Today's News

  • It's a Cleveland thing

    Right now, as I begin writing this, the game is tied. What’s that? You don’t know what game I’m talking about? Oh, well, it’s only the biggest game in the NBA. That’s right, I’m watching the NBA Championship game at the edge of my seat with a sick feeling in my stomach because the Cleveland Cavs are playing and the odds are completely against them.

  • Men arrested for menacing

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on Monday, June 20 after police received a complaint from a homeowner in Hodgenville.

    Donald A. Poteet, 49, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, carrying and concealed deadly weapon, menacing and trespassing in the third degree.

  • Accident on Greensburg Road
  • Retirement Savings Means It’s Time to Sweat the Small Stuff

    Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. The lack of retirement savings in our country is an epidemic that affects all three generations.

    According to the 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), only two-thirds of workers (or their spouses) are currently saving for retirement, with 26 percent reporting they have less than $1,000 saved. It’s time to sweat the small stuff.

  • Cooking Corner - June 22, 2016

    Reese’s Cup

    Cheesecake bars


    1.5 c. Graham Cracker Crumbs

    1 stick butter, melted

    1/2 c. sugars

    Mix well, line in an 9x9 pan with foil, press mixture into bottom, bake 350° for 10 minutes, cool some before adding additional ingredients.


    8 oz. Cream cheese

    1/2 c. sugar

    1/4 c. peanut butter

    1 egg

    Blend thoroughly, set aside


    1/2 c. heavy cream

    6 oz. peanut butter chips

  • Phone Service Restored to Herald News

    At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, phone service has been restored to the LaRue County Herald News. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage has caused our customers and readers. Our fax line is also back up and available at this time.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

    Allison Shepherd, Publisher

    LaRue County Herald News


  • Phone lines currently down at LaRue County Herald News office

    The phone lines at the LaRue County Herald News office are currently down. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Area 4-H Rally Day

    LaRue County was represented recently at the Area 4-H Rally Day held in Grayson County.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 6 to Monday, June 13

    Dustin Shane Brewer, 35, of Buffalo was charged with third degree assault, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, first degree criminal mischief, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree possession of a controlled substance (opiates), resisting arrest and more. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

  • Adventures in summer reading