Today's News

  • Shelton signs with Campbellsville University
  • The Lady Hawks’ four horsemen

    “Obstacles are put in the way to see if what we want is really worth fighting for,” an unknown author once said. Four Lady Hawk senior basketball players (Mallory Williams, Sara Warren, Presley Brown and Sophie Akin) have experienced more obstacles than the average teenage athlete has, not least of which is changing head coaches three times in a span of four years.

  • Jail Log - February 7, 2018

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Daniel J. and Tonya Snodgrass to Barry Eugene Glass Jr. and Megan Nicole Glass, property on Bennett Road, $93,000.

    Joshua and Tabitha Thornsberry to Joseph Mark Newton, property on Edlin Road, $114,900.

    Greg Ballard to Michael E. and Mary N. Evans, property in the Allen Farm 2 Agricultural Division, $70,000.

  • LCMS volleyball starts season

    On Monday, January 30, the LCMS Lady Hawks Volleyball team tipped off their season as they hosted the J.T. Alton Lady Trojans.

    The 7th grade Lady Hawks began the night of volleyball action and it didn’t take long to see how this group of Lady Hawks have already gained experience and improved their skills from last season. The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first set and they continued to cruise to a 21-7 victory in the first set of play.

  • News of Record - February 7, 2018


    Probable cause was established for the case against Christopher Lee Rucker and his case will be passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury. He is charged with failure to comply with the sex offender registry.

  • Lady Hawks get #2 seed

    The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team will go into the district tournament as the number two seed as they finished with a 3-3 district record after beating the Hart County Lady Raiders 54-45 on Saturday, February 3.

    The Lady Hawks led 12-4 at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead to 29-18 at halftime.

  • Hawks continue to win

    The Hawks varsity basketball team won their sixth straight game this past week after defeating Hart County, Green County and Adair County.

    The Hawks handled their district foe the Hart County Raiders on Saturday, February 3 as they beat them 81-59.

    The Raiders kept up with the Hawks at the beginning of the game as they had a 20-19 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks picked up the defensive pressure in the second quarter as they outscored the Raiders 21-12 to take a 40-32 lead at halftime.

  • Mat Hawks senior night

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks dominated Central Hardin 66-9 on thier senior night during their match at home on Wednesday, January 31.

    Individual results

    106 Gabe Fortier (LaRue County) over Maximus Beltran (Central Hardin) 9-3.

    113 Ryan Portwood (Central Hardin) over Corey Westover (LaRue County) 9-6.

    120 Thomas Hoppes  (LaRue County) Dylan Crouch (Central Hardin), win by fall (pin).

    126 Jabin Hite  (LaRue County) over Jakob Norwood (Central Hardin) win by fall.

  • Honor choir
  • Things to know: Will the nursing home make me sell my house?

    By: Tom Claycomb

    Editor’s note: This is the first column in a new series from The LaRue County Herald News entitled “Things to Know.” This series will feature articles written by experts across LaRue County about things you need to know concerning different aspects of day-to-day life.

    President Harry S. Truman once famously demanded, “Give me a one-handed economist. All my economists say, ‘On the one hand…on the other…’” Unfortunately, legal advice is often delivered with the same two-handed approach.