Community News

  • Wild side of fall

    Fall means many things to different people. For many people it’s all things pumpkin, colorful leaves, festivals and trick-or-treating. But there is another side, a wild side, to fall that is often overlooked, not because it isn’t popular or because it is rare; on the contrary, this fall activity is widely known increasingly popular. What is this other side of fall? Why, hunting of course.

  • Renovations underway at Arrowhead

    Several changes are being made to Arrowhead Archery and BBQ that will have an affect on the community.

    Owners Louie and Melissa Payne said they closed the retail/pawn store on October 2 and that they will expand their restaurant into the former store.

    Melissa Payne said the declining sales in their retail business and increasing sales in their restaurant prompted the change. She said the current dining room will become part of the kitchen and the former store area will become the new dining room.

  • Cooking Corner - October 21, 2015

    Deep Fried Apple Pie Bites

    1 qt Vegetable oil

    1 pk Prepared refrigerated pie crust

    1 can Lucky Leaf Apple Pie Filling

    1 tbsp Pure maple syrup

    1 tsp Cinnamon

    For the coating

    3 tbsp Butter

    1/2 C Sugar

    1/4 C Cinnamon


    Preheat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Oil should reach temperatures between 350°-375° F. It is best to use a candy thermometer.

  • Community Calendar - October 21, 2015

    Boyhood Home now open

    The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek, part of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is now open. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 7 days a week. The park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/abli.

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors Meeting

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

  • Community News - October 21, 2015

    A revival continues through October 23 at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. There will be various speakers for each night. On Wednesday, Reverend Jerry Wilkinson and on Thursday and Friday, Reverend Billy Curle. Special music will be provided by various singing groups. The time of the event is 7 p.m. each night and everyone is invited to attend.

    Reverend Aaron Moss Sr. and Lane Lincoln Church was the guest at Phillips Temple CME Church in Indianapolis last Sunday during morning services for their Male Choir 11th Year Celebration.

  • Garden Club district meeting
  • Lost in LaRue - October 21, 2015

    E ditor, Doug Ponder, challenged me to get really get lost, no GPS and no google maps to find my way back. I usually just drive and turn down random roads then use my GPS to make a circle back to Hodgenville. I asked if I could use an ‘old school’ map and Doug thought that was a reasonable condition to the challenge. I won’t lie; I was a little nervous. I haven’t been that adventurous in my travels since I was a teenager; As I’ve gotten older I’ve become more cautious.

  • CBWTP student experiences newspaper industry firsthand

    The LaRue County Herald News is participating in the Community Based Work Transition Program with the LaRue County High School.

    The CBWTP exposes LCHS juniors to the type of work that is involved in different job fields throughout LaRue County. The program gives LCHS seniors job experience and training in order to help them transition into the work field after graduation.

    LCHS junior Steven Curtsinger chose the LaRue County Herald News because of his interest in writing and he wrote about his experiences below.

    New experiences

  • Fundraising calendar - October 21, 2015

    Chris Smith benefit

    Meatloaf and Elvis will be performing in a benefit concert Saturday, October 24 at the Park and Recreation building in Hodgenville. The proceeds will benefit Chris Smith. The time of the concert wasn’t available at press time but organizers ask that you check Meatloaf and Elvis website for the time. For more information on this event, call 239-860-0307.

    LCHS baked goods sale

  • Turner, Andrews visit family

    Navy Captain Mark D. Turner, M.D., who recently returned from a tour of duty in Bahrain, and Mrs. Charles Andrews of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, recently enjoyed a visit with their mother, Mrs. Paulina D. Turner of Hodgenville.