Community News

  • LaRue Speech Team has great start

    A few weeks ago kicked off the first competition for the LaRue County team and they set a very competitive tone for the season.

    The team recently traveled to the University of Kentucky, where they competed with teams from all over the country for the National Speech and Debate Association Season Opener. The tournament hosted over 100 schools from 27 states and LaRue County took four entries to the tournament and put three of those four in finals.

  • Hodgenville News

    Thought for the week: Don’t ruin a good day by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go. 

    Don’t forget to set clocks back on November 4. 

    Angela celebrated her 41st birthday on Sunday, October 28. She received $119. She is now at Helmwood Healthcare, in room 224. She loves receiving mail, so feel free to do so. 

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Angela Smith, Larry Clopton, Debra Cripps, Luke Trumbo, Darrell Graham, Dale Wash, Kenneth Gibson, Billy Duncan, Mathias Noe, Mike Ray and Xander Metcalf. 

  • Coffee with a side of Conversation

    Hodgenville Christian Church is offering their community a way to come together and connect.

    Coffee on the Square at Hodgenville Christian Church is opened to the public every weekday morning from 7:30 a.m. until the coffee runs out. But what is coffee on the Square?

  • 5th In The State

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks narrowly missed making it back to the state finals for a second consecutive season.

    Last Saturday, the Band of Hawks traveled to Lexington for the 2018 Class AA State Semi-Finals Competition where they placed 5th out of 16 bands. Only the top four bands in semi-finals qualify to compete in the state finals for the state championship.

  • Calendars - October 31, 2018

    Fundraising calendar

    Paint Night

    Parkway Peeps Relay for Life Team is hosting a Paint Night at Parkway Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13. There will be 10 door hanger designs to choose from. The cost is $35 and will include all supplies to paint, a hanger and ribbon. Payment is required prior to the event. For more information call Rita Thompson at 270-505-0380.

    Mr. Gatti’s Fundraiser

  • Turkey giveaway begins next week

    As you prepare for Halloween festivities on this Wednesday, it will then be time to switch gears and start making plans for the big Thanksgiving Day meal.

    Again this year, The LaRue County Herald News and participating businesses will offer the community an opportunity to win a FREE TURKEY.

    A full page of cut out coupon entries to participating businesses will publish in the November 7 and the November 14 edition of The LaRue County Herald News. You will simply cut off the entries, fill it out, and drop it into the bucket at the participating business locations.

  • Take a veteran to school

    The LaRue County Public Library is planning a different kind of Veterans Day event this year that follows the national program called “Take a Veteran to School Day.”

    The program was started and promoted by the History Channel. The event encourages schools to connect veterans with young people to hear their stories of service and learn more about Veterans Day. These events can range from a simple one-class visit with veterans to an all school assembly.

  • Lincoln Trail Area Homemaker meeting
  • Pumpkin decorating winners

    The LaRue County Public Library had a tie for the winners of their 2018 Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest. Tied for first place was Ashley McCarol and Evan Ragland. The pumpkins were inspired by the books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Hank the Cowdog. The winners received free passes to Crawford Farms courtesy of Crawford Farms.

  • Underwood’s First Harvest