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Today's News

  • KSP warns of summer heat

    SPECIAL TO THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD NEWS

    As the Kentucky summer is heating up, so is your vehicle. The Kentucky State Police reminds parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. KidsandCars.org reports that 32 children died in the U.S. during 2014 from vehicular heat stroke.

  • Gas prices projected to drop

    2015’s second half represents a strong commitment that motorists will spend even less on gasoline this year than they did in 2014. GasBuddy experts say that before Christmas, as many as 20 states could have average gas prices below $2 per gallon as the national average for December slips to $1.98.

    “We’re confident that our projections give consumers more than accuracy; we think they’ll help them identify some savings that should come in handy at Thanksgiving and Christmas,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.

  • Wreck on Greensburg Road
  • Fundraising calendar - September 2, 2015

    Masonic Lodge breakfast

    A Breakfast will be held at the B.R. Young Masonic Lodge #132 on the square in Hodgenville from 8 to 10 a.m., September 5.  Cost is $5 for the breakfast and all proceeds goes toward the building fund.

    Benefit for Living Waters Guatemala Project

  • Senior Calendar - September 2, 2015

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Sunrise Volunteers - September 2, 2015

    The old Sunrise Manor opened in 1967 and, almost immediately, people from the community wanted to be involved in helping. Residents have a better quality of life. Sons and daughters, brothers and sisters at first, then people that just wanted to help those less fortunate than themselves.

    Some of these volunteers became residents themselves. I know two past volunteers who are currently residents now. You just never know in life when you may need help.

  • Lost in LaRue - September 2, 2015
  • School Calendar - September 2, 2015

    ALL SCHOOLS

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is September 14 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is red. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • Nursery Rhyme Day at HES

    Students and faculty at Hodgenville Elementary School dressed up as their favorite nursery rhyme character during Nursery Rhyme Dress-Up Day on August 28.

  • Safety a top priority on school buses

    School districts are given the responsibility not only to provide the best education possible for their students, but also to pick them up and return them home safely.

    School bus drivers are trained and the buses are equipped with safety equipment all intended to make each student’s ride to and from school safe.

    Phil Fulkerson, LaRue County School District’s director of transportation and maintenance, noted a partial list of safety equipment on buses.