Today's News

  • Lady Hawks finish on high note

    The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team finished their regular season with a third consecutive win as they beat the Campbellsville Lady Eagles 52-41 on Monday, February 12.

    The Lady Hawks has a small 13-9 lead at the end of the first quarter, but they turned up the heat in the second quarter outscoring the Lady Eagles 20-9 to take the 33-18 lead at halftime.

    Both teams put up 12 points in the third quarter to make the score 45-30. The Lady Hawks held on in the fourth quarter to win by 11 points.

  • Sports shorts - February 21, 2018

    Youth baseball and softball signups

    LaRue County Youth baseball and softball signups will be held on February 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School cafeteria. The ages are 3-15 for youth baseball and ages of 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U for youth softball. Baseball prices are as followed: T-ball (3-4 yrs) $50, Peanut (5-6 yrs) $70, Rookie (7-8 yrs) $70, Minor (9-10 yrs) $70, Major (11-12 yrs) $70 and Babe Ruth (13-15 yrs) $75. For more information call 270-734-1763.


  • Senior Night for LCHS cheerleaders
  • Hawks finish with best record in decades

    The Hawks varsity basketball team finished the regular season with their best record in over 30 years.

    The Hawks beat the Warren Central Dragons 59-57 on Friday, February 16 and another exciting 82-62 win against their rival the Elizabethtown Panthers on Tuesday, February 13. The Hawks finished the regular season with a 25-2 record, which was the Hawks best regular season record since the 1983-1984 season when the Hawks won 23 games.

  • Books and Beyond

    A book lover from an early age, Charlotte Zirkel said she had never contemplated working as a librarian until this year when her aunt told her about a position at the LaRue County Public Library.

    When the opening came up, I thought ‘That sounds like fun’ and so far I’ve really enjoyed it,” Zirkel said. “When I tell people I work at the library a lot of them say ‘That was my dream job; I wish I could work at the library!’ and I realized ‘Wow, I’m getting to do everybody else’s dream job.’”

  • Hawk Pride at District Elementary Governor’s Cup

    Hodgenville Elementary and Abraham Lincoln Elementary were clearly the dominate force in this past weekend’s District 51 Elementary Governor’s Cup competition held at Boston School. With 24 of 30 individual placements and 3 out of 4 advancing team placements, LaRue County Schools clearly were prepared for the day.

  • Correction

    In an article entitled “Ballot set for May Primary” in the February 7, 2018 edition of The LaRue County Herald News, Republican candidate Ronnie Chelf was inadvertently left out as a Republican candidate for District #2 Constable.

    Chelf will face Democrat candidate Bennie Mauldin in the November general election.  

  • DUI driver causes accident
  • Police investigating vehicle fire

    The Hodgenville Police Department is investigating an arson incident involving a vehicle.

    According to Hodgenville Police Chief Marcus Jackson, officers responded to a call of a vehicle fire around 6:26 p.m. on Saturday, February 10 in a parking lot on North Walters Avenue in Hodgenville.

  • Simple steps to improve heart health

    February is American Heart Month – a good time to talk about your heart. A healthy heart can be the difference between a life well lived and a life not lived at all. It is an important part of living your best life and is fundamental to maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle.

    Many people neglect their hearts, though. Inactivity, poor eating choices and bad habits all work together to overwork and damage a heart. In fact, simply making a few small changes could have prevented many cases of heart diseases and, in conjunction, many deaths.