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  • 2018 State Representative Candidate Q & A

    State Representative Candidates

    The LaRue County Herald News will feature a voting guide for the November 2018 General Election. State representative candidates are featured this week. LaRue County jailer and LaRue County school board candidates will be featured in our September 26 edition. The Hodgenville mayor and city council candidates will be featured in our October 3 edition.

  • A decade in the making
  • School board approves resource deputy

    The LaRue County School Board approved an agreement during their monthly meeting on September 17 to have a school resource deputy (officer) to serve all LaRue County Schools.

    Superintendent David Raleigh said this has been in the works since spring of 2018 and has been worked on as a collaboration effort from staff in the school administration, LaRue County Judge/Executive Tommy Turner and LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy.

  • Rigdon crowned Queen
  • Paul Handley resigns from school board

    Former LaRue County School Board member Paul Handley, who represented the second district of Hodgenville East and White City, announced his resignation to the board during a work session on Wednesday, September 12.

    Handley told the board that it was a hard decision, stating he had prayed about it for several weeks and consulted with his family about it. Handley said he is going to put all of his focus in sports as he is heavily involved in LaRue County sports as a volunteer assistant coach of the Hawks basketball team and he hosts an annual basketball camp at his house.

  • Drug bust at Hodgenville hangout

    The “liars table” that meets every morning at a local restaurant had a bizarre story they could tell that unfolded right in front of them on Monday, September 17.

    According to the arrest citations, a Kentucky State Police trooper observed a tan Cadillac Deville pull into the Hardee’s parking lot in Hodgenville around 9:47 a.m. and the trooper noticed that it had expired registration.

  • Handley resigns from school board

     Paul Handley, LaRue County School Board member for the second district of Hodgenville East and White City, resigned from his seat during a school board work session on Wednesday, September 12.

    For the complete story see the September 19, 2018 edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • We remember

    Nationwide Uniform Plant Manager, Mark Maloney, held a prayer service in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 tragedy, on Tuesday September 11, 2018.   The gathering ended with everyone reciting the pledge of allegiance gathered around the American flag outside the factory’s location in Hodgenville, KY.

  • We remember

    Nationwide Uniform Plant Manager, Mark Maloney, held a prayer service in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 tragedy, on Tuesday September 11, 2018.   The gathering ended with everyone reciting the pledge of allegiance gathered around the American flag outside the factory’s location in Hodgenville, KY.

  • Let the readers decide

    The weather this week has us all thinking about fall, but there is an important event coming up in November that we want you to consider, the November General Election.

    The LaRue County Herald News wants to do our part in helping to prepare our readers to make educated decisions on who will lead our city, county, and state into the future.