Today's News

  • Winter hay needs for horses

    It’s hard to believe that winter is right around the corner. If you’re a horse owner, you should already be preparing your winter hay supplies.

    How do you estimate the amount of hay you will need? If you have mature horses at maintenance level, you want to feed a mainly forage diet.

    The estimate would be similar to a 1,100-pound horse eating 2 percent of its body weight. That equals 22 pounds of hay per day. Feeding for 120 days, December through March would equal 1.3 tons of hay per horse.

  • Hawks volleyball lose championship

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team lost to Green County last Tuesday night 3-0 in the 18th district championship.

    Green County beat the Lady Hawks in three sets ( 25-13, 26-24 and 25-23). The loss marked the seventh straight time that Green County defeated the Lady Hawks for the district championship.

  • ALES, BES, MES retiree homecoming
  • Youth football - October 26, 2016

    Flag Division was off but will play in the Super Bowl on Saturday, October 29 at the LaRue County High School football field. The 7/8 year old Division defeated New Haven by a score of 33-0. The 9/10 year old Division defeated New Haven by a score of 34-0. The 11/12 year old Division lost to New Haven by a score of 30-18.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Thompson's Celebrate 70 years

    Walter and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville celebrated their 70th anniversary on October 24, 2016.

    They were married October 24, 1946 by Reverend Leslie Loyall.

    They have two children, Johnie Lane Thompson of Culvertown and Sherriel Martinez of Hodgenville. They have three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  

  • LaRue County youth soccer in action

    The LaRue County Warriors U12M1 team lost to Elizabethtown U12M2 by a score 6-3 last Saturday, but the Warriors picked up a pair of victories over the Radcliff U12M1 team by the scores of 6-2 and 7-1. The LaRue County Panthers U10 team defeated Elizabethtown U10M1 team by a score of 5-3.

  • Church league softball champions
  • Doing what she loves

    The late Steve Jobs always reminded his employees “the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it, keep looking. Don’t settle.” Over the last three years Freshman Cross Country runner Emily Pearman has done some great work on the cross country course and on the track, all the while loving every minute of it and never settling.

  • Gray scale kind of day

    As Publisher of The LaRue County Herald News, my role and responsibility has multiple levels. As Publisher, I am in charge of the overall content and editorial direction of the newspaper; I’m also in charge of the advertising you see in the paper each and every week. Outside of that, the title dictates I lead staff, do payroll, balance budgets, and a seemingly endless laundry list of to-do’s and sometime even have time to breath. I take my role very seriously and love doing what I do every day.

  • The beauty of the forest

    Over the last 50 years, usually around the time fall colors are in full bloom, state and federal officials have dedicated a week to highlight all of the products our forests provide.

    Kentucky, of course, has been blessed more than most states.  Trees cover nearly half of our 25 million acres, and we are among the nation’s leaders – and first in the South – when it comes to hardwood production.