Today's News

  • FFA Emblem Fundraiser Kicking Off at Southern States

    Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative will kick off its annual FFA fundraiser on March 1 in an effort to support agricultural education.

    The annual “FFA Paper Emblem” campaign benefits the National FFA Organization’s local, state, and national levels to provide funding to the youth organization that prepares students for leadership roles, personal growth and career success in agriculture.

  • LaRue Co. native joins US Rep. Comer's staff

    LaRue County native Kaity Wolfe has joined Kentucky U.S. Representative James Comer’s staff as part of his team in Washington D.C.

    Wolfe is working as the office manager and scheduler for Comer.

    Wolfe, a native of LaRue County, graduated from LaRue County High School in 2010.

    Wolfe graduated from Campbellsville University in 2014 where she was very involved, serving as vice-president of the Student Government Association.

  • Soil conservation art,writing contest winners

    LaRue County winners of the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests have been announced.

    Overall writing winners include students Biven Turner and Yasmeen Hamada from LaRue County Middle School and Myah Meredith, LaRue County High School.

    Overall art winners are Ella Thomas and Emily Detre, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School and Makayla Benningfield, Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Thousands of students have participated since the writing contest was introduced in 1944 and the art contest in 1974.

  • Meth cases dominate LaRue Grand Jury docket

    The LaRue County Grand Jury indicted 22 people on February 20, including eight people on manufacturing meth charges.

    Meth bust neat courthouse

    The Grand Jury indicted four people for complicity to manufacture meth in a case that was investigated by Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson after a meth lab was discovered next to the LaRue County Courthouse on January 27.

  • School calendar - March 1, 2017

    Parent Workshop: The Dangers of Sexting

    LaRue County Schools invite parents and or guardians of any 6-12th grade student to attend a workshop on the dangers of sexting. The event will be held from 6 to7 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. For more information contact the Youth Service Center at 270-358-9745.

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.


  • Scholarship calendar - March 1, 2017

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    A $400 scholarship is available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in family and consumer sciences, agriculture or a related field or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study.  Application forms are available at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or on the office website- http://larue.ca.uky.edu/content/extension-homemaker-organization Applic... are due to the Extension Office by March 20, 2017.

  • Complaint leads to meth arrests, endangering children

    Three people were arrested and one was cited for possession of a controlled substance and first-degree endangerment of a child on Tuesday, February 21 when The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of meth trafficking at a residence on Polley Avenue in Hodgenville.

  • LCMS Choir students perform with KMEA All-State Choir
  • Jail log - March 1, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 17 to Friday, February 24

    Amanda Louise Alfes, 36, of Hodgenville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, controlled substance endangerment to a child.

  • Student participate in CU honors band