Today's News

  • Goodlett Case continues

    Former LaRue County High School principal Kyle Goodlett child pornography case continued until next month.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, February 7.

    Assistant Commonwealth attorney Teresa Logsdon asked the judge to postpone the pretrial so prosecutors can have more time to work on the case. In the meantime, Logsdon said she has met with federal prosecutors and that they both determined to keep the cases separate.

  • Celebrate Lincoln's Birthday

    LaRue County is gearing up to celebrate the 208th birthday of Abraham Lincoln who was born in a small cabin near Sinking Spring near Hodgenville.

  • Meth lab discovered near courthouse

    A LaRue County man was arrested last Friday, January 27, after officers with the Hodgenville Police Department discovered a meth lab in a home next to the LaRue County Courthouse.

    Cullen T. Logsdon, 25, of Hodgenville was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

  • Drinking a part of history

    Boundary Oak Distillery will be releasing a line of spirits later this month named after President Abraham Lincoln and a limited amount of them will feature corks made from the famous Boundary Oak tree from the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

  • Federal trial date set for Goodlett

    Former LaRue County High School Principal, Stephen Kyle Goodlett, entered a not guilty plea to federal child pornography charges during his arraignment on Thursday, January 26 in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Louisville.

    According to Stephanie Collins, Public Affairs Officer with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Goodlett appeared before Judge Colin H. Lindsey and entered a not guilty plea to the federal indictment of one count of transportation of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

  • Featured Artist - A different perspective

    A local photographer’s work will be part of the LaRue County Public Library program featuring local artists for the month of February.

    An artist strives to show others what they see from their perspective. It is often thought that an amazing photo can’t be produced without an expensive camera and that photography itself isn’t quite art, but LaRue County photographer Jon Hall is working to break those stereotypes.

    Hall, armed with a Samsung Galaxy S6, will often take months to compose the perfect photo.

  • LaRue to receive school based clinics

    LaRue County students will soon be able to receive better healthcare in schools after the LaRue County School Board approved a partnership with Cumberland Family Medical Center to provide health clinics in each school that will serve the students and staff.

  • Lifting up disabled in Kenya

    Several people in LaRue County are playing a part in helping disabled people in Kenya.

    Howard Ragland of Hodgenville and his daughter Darlene LaPlue of Morristown, Tennessee, along with Gary Rock of Hodgenville have all played a part in the outreach that will provide wheelchairs, walkers and other equipment to people in Kenya. A team of 23 people, including Rock and LaPlue, will be leaving for Kenya on February 18 to deliver them, educate them on how to use them and be an inspiration for them.

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  • Locals go on European tour with famous quartet

    LaRue Countians Blake Whitlock and Jeshua Logsdon not only are touring the USA but also are performing in several European countries as members of the Stamps Quartet, the Southern Gospel group whose members once were backup vocalists for Elvis Presley.

    Whitlock, a 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School and an alumnus of Campbellsville University, signed with the group in October 2015 and began singing with them the following January.

    Logsdon, who graduated from LCHS in 2011, joined the group this past October.

  • Herald staff recognized by KPA

    The LaRue County Herald News was recognized and awarded multiple honors for editorial and advertising achievements at the Kentucky Press Association Convention. Winners were announced during separate banquets held on Thursday and Friday, January 19-20 at the Marriott East Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

    The Kentucky Press Association sponsors two contests each year; one for writing, design and photography and one for advertising.