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  • Police search for missing Breckinridge County man

      Police in Breckinridge County are asking for your help locating a man who has been missing for several days.

    Gregory “Greg” Miller was reported missing from the Harned area of Breckinridge County about 3:30 p.m. July 4.

    According to a family member, a neighbor saw Miller “walking down the road with a duffle bag.”

    Miller, 57, suffers from mental disabilities, police said, and has not been taking his medication. He is 6 feet tall, weighs about 190 pounds, and has gray/white hair and hazel eyes.

  • Pool to open July 4

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation swimming pool will open 10 a.m. Thursday, July 4, according to Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse.

    The city-owned pool was to open Saturday but health inspectors suggested new grates should first be installed at the bottom of the pool.

    The grates were replaced Friday; however, the final inspection was not held in time for the pool to be opened on the weekend.

  • Buffalo Post Office closed due to spiders

    The Buffalo Post Office will be temporarily closed starting Friday, July 5, while the facility is treated for recluse spiders. In the meantime, Post Office box customers can pick up their mail at the Hodgenville Post Office, 102 S. Walters St., in Hodgenville between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

    Retail services are also available at these locations: 

  • PHOTO: Road construction

    One lane of U.S. 31-E is closed for the reconstruction of curves near Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek. Crews are working on retaining walls, requiring the road to be reduced to one lane in that area. A temporary signal is being used to direct alternating  one-way traffic. The project should be complete in September.

  • City hall under fire

    Hodgenville City Hall business came to a halt Friday morning when Kentucky State Police troopers served a search warrant on the premises.
    Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse notified The LaRue County Herald News about 10 a.m. that City Hall would be closed while the investigation took place.
    Phones went unanswered and a trooper turned away residents from the door, informing them City Hall would reopen later that day.

  • LaRue's unemployment rate increases in May

     Unemployment rates decreased in 32 Kentucky counties between May 2012 and May 2013, while 78 county rates rose and 10 stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

  • Magnolia Bank receives 5-Star rating

     Magnolia Bank has been recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm.