Today's News

  • Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival Pageant winners
  • Reunion calendar - September 21, 2016

    LCHS Class of 1966

    LaRue County High School graduating class of 1966 will have a reunion at 6 p.m. on October 1 at Buffalo Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

  • Senior calendar - September 21, 2016

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Community calendar - September 21, 2016

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board Meeting

    The Lincoln Trail Area Development District Development Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 p.m. on September 21 at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown.

    Community Action Board Meeting

    Central Kentucky Community Action, Inc. area Board of Directors meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. September 21 at the Lincoln Trail Area Development District office located at 613 College Street, Elizabethtown, KY. The meeting is open to the public.

    Lincoln Days

    Art Show

  • Cooking corner - September 21, 2016




    2 cups of chocolate cookie crumbs (about 9 ozs.)

    6 T butter, melted


    12 ozs cream cheese, softened (about ¾ cup)

    1 ½ cups pumpkin puree

    ½ cup sugar

    ½ t salt

    ½ t cinnamon

    ¼ t nutmeg

    1/8 t ground cloves

    1 t vanilla extract

    ¼ cup bittersweet chocolate chips

  • Band of Hawks named Reserve Grand Champion
  • Last of his kind - One of Hodgenville’s last blacksmiths

    For most of his adult life John Will Cox, 1871-1946 was either a part-time or full time blacksmith. The village blacksmith, or smithy as he was sometimes called, was an important member of society in the 19th and first part of the 20th centuries.

    The blacksmith kept the plow points sharp, the wagon wheels rolling and the horses and mules fitted with new shoes as well as many other jobs for the farm families of LaRue County.

  • Paula's Hot Biscuit - Newspaper Promotion

    Next Wednesday, September 28, Paula’s Hot Biscuit located at 311 W. Water Street in Hodgenville, will be giving away to their customers, The LaRue County Herald News newspaper, FREE with any purchase.

    It’s a great time to come meet your friends and family for breakfast or lunch, and get a FREE Herald News.

  • “Discover” The LaRue County Herald News photo contest

    We are excited to announce this year’s LaRue County Herald News Photo Contest. This year’s theme is “Discover”, and we are excited for our readers to submit their photos. We are also pleased to announce that, in addition to category winners, we will choose an over-all winner who’s winning photo will appear in our 2016-17 county guidebook Discover LaRue County. Keep in mind, preference will be given to photos taken in LaRue County.

  • Community News - September 21, 2016

    Reverend Thomas Hill, former pastor at Siberia Baptist Church, passed away last week. His homecoming services were last weekend in Bowling Green.

    Happy 35th anniversary to Reverend Jerry and Rosalyn Wilkinson whose anniversary was on Tuesday. On Saturday, October 1 at 5 p.m., there will be an installation service for Reverend Jeff Yocum at First Baptist in Perryville. He has preached several Sundays at First Baptist.