Local News

  • Rezoning request for Water district fills courtroom

    Spectators filled the LaRue County courtroom May 14 as Fiscal Court considered a rezoning request that the Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Commission had earlier denied.

    The tract involved eight acres located at 4298 Campbellsville Road which LaRue County Water District Number One requested be rezoned from agricultural(A1) to public use(P1) for a new office.

  • Full Day Preschool and Gym discussion

    The LaRue County School Board had a special called meeting on Wednesday May 8 to discuss the current state of the Football Stadium/Greenhouse construction project, and future plans for LaRue County Preschoolers.

  • Lincoln Culture and Agriculture sought by TrueSouth

    ESPN’s TrueSouth made its way to LaRue County this week on a mission to find and highlight Laha’s Red Castle, tracking the story and retirement of Mae Owens, who is featured in today’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    According to Nichole Piglueise with the ESPN network, the show producers sought out more about the draw of the community including Abraham Lincoln while in the area.

  • Community Calendar - May 15, 2019


    Chamber Annual Dinner

       The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner will be held on Thursday, May 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information call 270-358-3411.

    Goodtime Cruisers

    The Goodtime Cruisers show will be held on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 4 p.m. on the square in downtown Hodgenville. Food will be available as well as public restrooms in the Christian Church annex during the show.

    Braided Rug Classes

  • Senior Calendar - May 15, 2019

    Daily Activities

    The Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville offers several activities daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a hot lunch (served at noon, on weekdays), nutritional education and exercise. Suggested meal donation is $2. Bingo is played at 10 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 270-358-4235.

    Senior Citizens Music

  • Fundraiser Calendar - May 15, 2019

    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery is requesting donations to help with mowing and other cemetery maintenance. Please send your donations to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Attn: Cemetery, 125 Howardstown Road, Hodgenville KY 42748

    Old Sherman Cemetery

  • 4-H Calendar - May 15, 2019

    Livestock Club

    The Livestock Club is planning a cookout/meeting on Friday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office. Contact your club leader or the Extension Office for more information, 270-358-3401.

    Gardening Club

    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet on Saturday, May 18 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Extension Office. New members are welcome to attend.

    Poultry & Rabbit Club

  • Relay For Life Fundraising Calendar - May 15, 2019



    Freedom Angels will host Bunco at Paula’s Hot Biscuit on Friday, May 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. $10 to play; children and survivors $5. All proceeds to LaRue County Relay for Life.

    Car Wash

    Viers Crew - Keeping the Faith will have a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 at the LaRue County Farm Bureau parking lot. All donations go to Relay for Life.

    YETI Cooler Raffle

  • 4-H News

    As we finish up the school year, the 4-H Livestock Club will be having their final meeting for the program year. The club will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17th at the Extension Office.

  • HES students participate in special olympics

    Three students from Hodgenville Elementary School participated in Special Olympics spring games in Louisville on Saturday, May 11. Julianne Miller, Addie Polly, and Katelynn Rutledge all competed in the softball throw and the 50 meter dash.

    Addie Polly placed first in both events. Julianne Miller placed third in the 50 meter dash and third in softball throw. Katelynn Rutledge placed first in the softball throw and third in the fifty meter dash.

    Athletes were accompanied by coaches Courtney Murray, Becky Bales and Natalie Alexander, as well as family and friends.