Today's News

  • Fire fee listed on tax bills

    LaRue County residents that are part of the Sonora Fire Department district will notice something different about their property tax bills this year.

    Sonora Fire Chief Robert Wethington said the residents that are in their district in LaRue County will have the option to pay an annual $35 subscriber fee. Residents have the choice to not pay the fee, but Wethington said if those who don’t pay have a fire or other emergency requiring their services, they would receive a run bill starting at $500 or more depending on the type of emergency.

  • Band of Hawks win Reserve Grand Champion
  • Coach indicted for sexual abuse

    The former head coach of the LaRue County high school and middle school girls basketball teams resigned on Monday after he was indicted for first degree sexual abuse.

    Kelton “Simon” Ford, 48, of Horse Cave was indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on Monday for first degree sexual abuse as a result of an ongoing investigation by the Kentucky State Police since September 7. According to the indictment, Ford engaged in sexual contact with a female juvenile by the use of forcible compulsion on September 7.

  • Saving lives through education

    LaRue County’s very own Dale Dobson has been traveling the state this week educating people about farm safety in honor of Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky.

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles signed a proclamation last week declaring September 18-24 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to promote safety on the farm. In the fall, Quarles said that message extends to Kentucky roadways, where motorists often encounter farm machinery moving from one field to another during the harvest season.

  • Breaking News - Goodlett waives hearing

    Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett waived his preliminary hearing on 60 counts of possession of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and three counts of distribution of a sexual performance by a minor.

    Goodlett waived the hearing in Hardin County District Court on Monday, meaning that his case will now be brought before the Hardin County Grand Jury.

    Read more about the breaking story in the October 26 issue of the LaRue County Herald News.

  • LCHS Site Based Council -special called meeting

    The LaRue County High School Site Based Council held a special called meeting, Thursday October 20, to discuss plans of replacing Steven Kyle Goodlett, the former LaRue County High School Principal who was recently fired after Kentucky State Police arrested him on child pronography charges.

  • 4-H Calendar - October 19, 2016

    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Pizza Kit orders

  • News of record - October 19, 2016

    Property Transfers

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

    Craig Albert Goodwin and Sara Michelle Goodwin to Elena Cheryl Scott and Charles David Scott, Jr., tract 3 of J. Patrick and Donetta Eastridge Agricultural Division, $88,400.

    Patrick T. Graham and Marsha B. Graham to Kelly L. Tomes, lot one and two of the Hidden Creek Subdivision, phase one, $120,000.

  • Jail log - October 19, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from

    Monday, October 10 to Monday, October 17

    Roy Lynn Baine, 49, of Taylorsville was charged with public intoxication. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

    Nicky Chandler, 30, of Magnolia was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He was lodged in LCDC and later released on bond.

  • Intel releasing newest processor soon

    Tech alert, this week’s article is for those of you who are preparing to purchase a new computer as Christmas approaches.

    Intel has recently unveiled its 7th Generation Core processors—known by the code-name Kaby Lake. If you are looking to purchase a new computer going forward, I suggest you look for models containing this new processor.