Today's News

  • Ambassadors receive Kentucky History Award

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    The Kentucky Historical Society has awarded the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors the 2010 Kentucky History Award for a volunteer group.

  • Community Calendar

    44th annual Toy Drive

    Bobby Morrison and Santa’s Helpers are in need of new and used toys and batteries to be given away at Christmas. For pickup, call Snookie Morrison at 270-234-3313 or drop off at 760 Salem Lake Road, Hodgenville. Donation boxes are available at LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, Abe’s Country Cookin’ and Dollar General Store.

    Chamber luncheon

  • Basketball teams start season with Friday's Blue and White Night

    High school basketball season has arrived.

    The Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season Friday, Nov. 19 with their annual Blue and White Night at LaRue County High School gym.

    The event begins with a fundraiser chili supper 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Blue/White activities begin at 7 p.m.

    There is no admission charge. Tickets to the chili supper are $5 each and includes chili, sandwiches, dessert and drink.

  • STATE REP RACE: Meredith defeats Sims

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    A 25-year-old Brownsville banker ousted the four-term representative in Kentucky's 19th House District last week, with a campaign strategy that largely hinged on voters in LaRue County.

    For the next two years, LaRue, Edmonson and Hart Counties will be represented in Frankfort by Republican Michael Lee Meredith.

  • Farm Calendar

    Extension Council to meet

    County Extension Council will meet noon Nov. 11 at the Extension Office. Future program ideas will be discussed. The meeting is open to the public. Afterwards the Extension District Board will meet.

    District Board to meet

    The LaRue County Extension District Board will meet Nov. 11 at the Extension Office following the noon County Extension Council meeting.

    Dairy district meetings

  • Wheeler's wildlife work wins award

    Some might say that Aaron Wheeler’s line of work is for the birds.

         After all, his involvement with the LaRue County High School Future Farmers of America led to a national award at the FFA convention in Indianapolis Oct. 20-23.

         Wheeler, 18, who lives at White City, was named national winner in the Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement Proficiency Award Program.


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    LaRue County's burn ban was lifted Monday, Nov. 15.

  • 4-H Calendar

    HES fifth graders

    The HES 5th grade 4-H Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the cafeteria.


    Poultry Club to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Extension Office.  Anyone with an interest in poultry is encouraged to attend.  New members are welcome.


    Candy sale

  • Hodgenville business robbed at gunpoint

    Police are searching for two suspects who held up a Hodgenville shopkeeper at gunpoint.Jose Francisco Trejo, an employee at Mexico Lindo, 112 S. Walters Ave., reported the incident to 911 about 7:11 p.m. Sunday, according to Lt. Steve Johnson of Hodgenville City Police.The suspects, believed to be two Hispanic males, were wearing ski masks and gloves, Johnson said. One held a pistol, the other a shotgun while demanding money from the clerk. An undetermined amount of cash was taken.A witness saw the suspects leave the scene in a silver four-door vehicle.

  • Lincoln Museum offers new Christmas ornament