Today's News

  • Fiscal court approves job training contract

    The LaRue County Fiscal Court approved a job training contract to aid new and expanding businesses at their monthly meeting on September 22.

    The job training contract is with Heartland Communications. LaRue County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner explained that the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act is part of a federal and state economic and development effort. Turner said the cost for the contract will be paid by the Lincoln Trail Workforce Board.

    “This contract is for procurement of vendors to manage WIOA,” said Turner.

  • A day on the farm

    When I was sent out on assignment to get some harvest shots I never expected to come away with a new appreciation for agriculture. I rode out to meet with Ryan Bivens of Fresh Start Farms and do a ride-along. I introduced myself and before I knew it I was climbing up into a combine. It was all very exciting. I know very little about farming and up until that point, had never riddem in a tractor let alone a combine!

  • Gentle Hearts moves to new location

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on September 23 to celebrate the new location of Gentle Hearts Home Care on 621 Tanner Road in Hodgenville.

    Owner Victoria Soto opened Gentle Hearts and Home Care in February 2014 at the original location on 2841 Greensburg Road in Buffalo. The business provides home services to veterans, senior citizens and disabled adults. Those services include grocery shopping, bathing, housekeeping and more.

  • Lincoln Parkway turns 30

    A parkway that would connect LaRue County and Hodgenville to its neighboring community of Elizabethtown had been a long time dream of many in LaRue County.

  • Hodgenville takes 4 % tax increase

    The Hodgenville City Council approved a four percent tax increase during a special called meeting on Friday, September 18.

  • Shepherd named Publisher of Herald News

    An official announcement from Michael G. Abernathy, President of Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. was made this week, naming Allison Shepherd, Publisher of the LaRue County Herald News.

    Shepherd began her career as General Manager and Advertising Manager of The Herald News in August 2010.

  • School board receives audit report

    Phillip Logsdon with Stiles Carter and Associates presented the 2014-2015 audit to the LaRue County Board of Education on Monday, September 21.

  • Changes made at city Cemetery

    Several changes were recently made for the rules and regulations at the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.

    The Red Hill Cemetery Commission met on September 14 for their biannual meeting. During the meeting, the commission voted unanimously to change their meeting schedule from biannual to quarterly. The meeting will now be held on January, April, July and October.

  • Local WWII vet to participate in Honor Flight

    WWII veteran Edwin Pickerell, 95 of Hodgenville is among the war veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 26 as part of this year’s Honor Flight. He will be among the largest contingent of Bluegrass State veterans ever to make the one-day tour of war and military memorials erected in their honor in the nation’s capital. The WWII veteran will represent Nolin RECC, which is sponsoring his all-expense paid trip.

  • Additions to Lincoln Days


    Puppet Show returns to Lincoln Days.

    Lincoln Days is pleased to announce that a crowd-pleasing favorite activity is returning to the festival.

    HPC Kidz Church Ministry will be presenting a puppet show at CreekFront Park, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Performances will be on the half-hour. Come ready for a good Ole’ Western Roundup. HPC Pastor David Webb and Kidz Church Directors, Bro. Don and Debbie Woolett invite everyone to visit their booth for a family-friendly show.

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