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Today's News

  • Widder’s Landing author holds book signing and program

    The LaRue County Public Library will host a book signing by Eddie Price, author of Widder’s Landing, on Oct. 10.

    Widder’s Landing is a historic novel about frontier life in Kentucky in the early 1800s, and the state’s role in the War of 1812. It centers around a young gunsmith from Pennsylvania who arrives in Kentucky via flatboat. He falls in love with an outlaw’s wife and learns to make whiskey.

  • ‘Anywhere Care’ allows medical consultation over the phone

    KentuckyOne Anywhere Care will launch on Nov. 1, allowing Kentuckians to receive urgent care without leaving home – by consulting with a medical professional over the phone or by web camera, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. KentuckyOne, the largest health system in Kentucky, is among the first hospital systems in the U.S. to make such a service available to the public.

  • Signups begin Oct. 1 for Kentucky Health Exchange

    State officials estimate that more than 640,000 Kentuckians do not have health insurance, and a majority of them are working families.

    In LaRue County, 2,334 individuals under 65 do not have health insurance, according to the Governor’s Office.

    Starting Oct. 1, many uninsured Kentuckians will be able to sign up for insurance through the Kentucky Health Exchange.

    While the individual health exchange will open Oct. 1, the insurance policies will not take effect until Jan. 1, 2014.

  • Fundraisers - September 25, 2013

    Santa Helper Project roadblock
    A roadblock to benefit the Santa Helper Project will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Lincoln Parkway/Hardee’s intersection and Shawnee Drive/Lincoln Boulevard intersection. Proceeds will be used to purchase new toys for Christmas for those in need.
     
    Yard sale and fish fry at Lane Lincoln CME

  • Senior Activities - September 25, 2013

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at the LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band with Jim Walters, Leroy Sherrard, David Sherrard and Doug Gary, will perform a variety of music. For more information, call Jim Walters at 737-5655 or 766-4437.

  • Take time for yourself

    You spend a lifetime making time for others – parenting, caregiving, volunteering, working – but how often do you take a personal timeout?

    To keep a healthy body, mind and spirit, try to do something for yourself each day for at least 10 minutes. The following tips can help you take time for yourself.

  • Where are your roots? Find out at the LaRue County Public Library

    Looking to dig up your family roots, search your ancestors or just looking for some history on LaRue County?

    Why not come by the LaRue County Public Library and check out our genealogy collection? We have issues of The LaRue County Herald News, dating from 1885 to 2008, census records, tax records, marriage records, wills and index deeds on microfilm. We also have many things in book form.

  • News of Record - September 25, 2013

    Marriages
    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.

    Ashley Dawn Whobrey, 24, of Clarkson, and Matthew William Vertrees, 25, of Upton

    JoAnn Sue Bowlin, 41, and Jesse Lee Shartzer, 49, both of Hodgenville

    Crystal Jo Chitwood, 26, and John Richard Jones, 32, both of Magnolia

    Anita Gail Burba, 50, and Joseph Kent Oliphant, 51 both of Sonora

    Sandra Jean Terry, 41, and Jonathan David Graham, 41, both of Hodgenville

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  • Be a hero - be prepared

    September is National Preparedness Month. It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters.

    If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes, tsunamis, and even water main breaks and power outages in U.S. cities affecting millions of people for days at a time.