Today's News

  • Shaw named Angus delegate

    James Q. Shaw of Hodgenville has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 134th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates to be held in November, 2017 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • LCHS Girls soccer results - August 23, 2017

    LaRue Co. 4 Berea 0 8/19/17

    The Lady Hawks varsity team beat Berea 4-0. Goals: Natalie Wolf 2, Elena Espinosa 1, Allison Bauer 1.  Assist: Kylee Nunn 1. The Lady Hawks are now 2-0 on the season. They played Fort Knox on Monday and the results from that game will be featured in the August 30 edition of The LaRue County Herald News. Their next game is Wednesday, August 23 at home against Meade County at 6 p.m.

    LaRue Co. 12 Hart Co. 0 8/15/17

  • LCHS golf results - August 23, 2017

    18th District Cup 8/15/17

    LaRue County Golf Course

    Par 36 - 3088 yards

    Match #1

    Cameron Lasley/Carson Childress (LC) - 38

    Briley Sharpe/Dalton Green (Green Co) - 44

    Chad Roe/Travis Speck (Hart Co) - 59

    Match #2

    Chandler McLaughlin/Taylor Eastridge (LC) - 38

    Mason Atwood/Austin Curry (Green Co) - 41

    Cameron Martin/Wade Cecil (Hart Co) - W/D

    Standings After Week 2

    LaRue County - 8

    Green County - 4

    Hart County - 0

  • Berry elected to Southern States board

    Steve Berry of Hodgenville and Bryon Nelson of Vine Grove, KY were elected to the local board at the Southern States annual membership meeting of Hardin COOP held in Hodgenville on August 17, 2017. More than 40 stockholder-members and their families attended.

    Drew Langley of Glendale was elected chairman of the local board of directors, while Kerby Grey of Cecilia was named vice chairman.

  • Sports shorts - August 23, 2017

    Volley for a Cure

  • Hawks first win was a blowout

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity football team got off to a strong start for their first game of the season as they obliterated the Marion County Knights 49-8 last Friday.

    The Hawks got on the scoreboard first with an explosive 80 yard kickoff return with around 12 minutes left in the first quarter. The extra point by kicker Josh McCourt was good to give the Hawks the early 7-0 lead.

  • A positive outlook for the upcoming dove season

    The morning fog we’ve seen a few times lately portends that fall hunting seasons are right around the corner. For many Kentuckians, the best time of year begins on September 1, the traditional opener for dove season.

    Dove hunting is a social event as old friends reunite while standing on the edge of a field, telling stories and keeping their eyes peeled for incoming birds. A plate of bacon wrapped grilled dove breasts finishes a great day afield.

  • Fall is a great time to sample soil

    If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that. Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

  • School calendar August 23, 2017


    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School SBDM will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 21 to replace the regular scheduled meeting that had to be cancelled on August 14.

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

  • Ten students from LaRue Co. named Sen. Green Scholars

    Ten 2017 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    Local scholars are Jacob Cecil, Seth DeVary, Bryan Downs, Airyl Heath, Celeste Menard, Seth Newby, Lindsey Shelton, Virginia Taylor, Zoie Webb and Symone Whalin.