Today's News

  • Fly control on cattle

    Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of Kentucky cattle. Both species breed in fresh manure piles, but they present different threats and management problems. Fortunately, you have a variety of fly control options.

  • LCHS students selected for 2017 Governor’s Scholar Program
  • LaRue students honored with awards

    Campbellsville University honored students, faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond their calling at the recent annual Honors and Awards Day in Ransdell Chapel.

    Awards were presented in categories of Special Awards, Academic Awards, Servant Leadership Awards, Honors Graduates, Alpha Chi, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and Champions of Character.

  • Summer Library Programs

    Tuesday June 13

    Lunch and a Book for preschool and Kindergarten age children:  Build a Better Friendship is at 11 a.m.  Stories to help build good friendships.  The craft is painting your favorite book character on a rock to hide for LaRue County Rocks.

    Dinner and a Book for school age children is at 5:30 p.m. Same theme and craft as the early group.

    Tuesday June 20

  • Birth announcement

    Craig and Kelly Dunn of Upton announce the birth of a son Owen Edward Dunn on May 17, 2017 at 10:28 a.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed eight pounds and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Tammy Fitzpatrick of Linwood and paternal grandparents are Robert and Karen Dunn of Hodgenville.  

  • School calendar - June 7, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

  • Keeping an edge

    William Pearman is a rising senior at LaRue County High School who has a hobby that is quite unusual:  he uses a forge to produce professional-quality knives.

    Pearman demonstrated his skills to fellow students enrolled in art camp at LCHS last week by forging a steel sword.

    “He is one of the most talented young men I have ever known,” said Monique Hanna, LCHS art teacher and camp director.  “He is gracious, smart, witty, and humble…the best of what his generation has to offer.”

  • The thrill of solving the impossible

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently opened RNR Garage on Friday, June 2.

    The business, a three way partnership between Ronnie Chelf, Nick Fancher and Ray Fancher, offers full automotive repair, welding and tires.

    Ronnie Chelf, the owner of the building, said “I bought the building three or four years ago and we used it for storage. Ray used to be my mechanic years ago,” Chelf said. “He started working on vehicles here and there in the building since it already had a lift.”

  • County Quilt Club holds quilt show
  • First Friday was a success

    “How nice to walk from store to store greeting neighbors and friends along the way, all while collecting scrumptious cookies during our first ever cookie walk”, said Chamber Executive Director Sandy Kidd. All proceeds, $156, from the cookie walk benefitted the LaRue County Relay for Life, which made the event even sweeter! Delicious food was available for purchase from Awesome Events and Rick’s Grill on Wheels.