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Today's News

  • National Day of Prayer events scheduled

    Several National Day of Prayer events have been scheduled around LaRue County on Thursday, May 5.

    The first event will be held at 10:30 a.m. this Thursday in the basement of the Hodgenville Civic Center. Guest speakers at the event will be Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore and LaRue County Judge Executive Tommy Turner.

    A brunch will follow the event. Everyone is invited to attend the program of intensive prayer for the United States of America.

  • Police create home safety program

    Citizens in the City of Hodgenville can now feel safe if they have to leave their homes for an extended period of time.

    The Hodgenville Police Department recently started a new program where city police officers will periodically check residences of people that are away from home and will contact those people if anything happens. To be a part of the program, Hodgenville residents must fill out a form that is available at the police department or city hall, which are both located on West High Street in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Changes made to LaRue County Herald News

    Change: To undergo transformation or transition.

    We’ve made some changes to this week’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News that we hope you find more appealing and easier to use.

  • 2016 State Senate Candidates Q & A

    Ricky Alvey

  • 2016 State Representative Candidates Q & A

    Terry Mills

    HEALTHCARE – During my career with Social Security Administration, I saw the value of Medicare to our seniors and disabled people. I believe it is a fundamental responsibility as a citizen to care about how our sick people are taken care of.

    I can relate many stories of people coming to me prior to Kynect asking for help. Some who could find insurance but could not afford it, and some who could not get insurance. It is difficult to describe the frustration I felt for these people.

  • Closure affects many

    Smoke didn’t fill the air last Wednesday, when customers stopped by Bo’s Smoke Shop for their tobacco needs. Instead customers found a closed sign and locked doors, after business officials came in after several hours of business had occurred, and stopped business without notice.

  • Discover LaRue guide released

    Change: To undergo transformation or transition. Well, we did just that.

    We are excited to provide to our readers the new and totally redesigned Discover LaRue County Guide for 2016-17. Included in today’s edition, you will find a 68 page full color glossy finish publication, specifically redesigned to move readers through the different facets of our community where we live, work, and thrive, and visitors come from all 50 states and internationally to learn more about the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

  • Lincoln steps being remodeled

    The steps leading up to the memorial at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park are currently receiving renovations.

    The renovation of the 56 steps, which represent the number of years of Lincoln’s life, is a part of a preservation project. Stacey Humphreys, Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management, said the stairs are being remodeled to fix their pitch.

  • Documenting through bicycling

    A lot of bicyclists have traveled across the country and kept journals, but one man is taking on another initiative as he is seeking to document the ideals of the people he meets during his journey.

  • Embry trial continued to June 15

    The court date has been postponed for a LaRue County woman who is charged with over 100 counts of animal cruelty.

    Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia appeared in LaRue County District Court for her pretrial conference last Wednesday and her pretrial was postponed until Wednesday, June 15.