Local News

  • 20 Under 30 Class of 2019

    Once again, The LaRue County Herald News would like to sincerely thank the community for all their support for this year’s 20 Under 30 program. Without your help, this program would not have been possible. Whether you nominated, sponsored, or told a friend about the program, you have played an integral role in this program’s success.

  • New LCMS Interim Principal

    LaRue County Schools instructional supervisor Christina Boone has been selected as interim principal of LaRue County Middle School.

    Boone has worked in the district since 2007. She taught science at the middle school until she moved into the instructional supervisor role in 2016.

    “LaRue County Middle School has amazing students, families and staff,” Boone said. “I’m humbled and proud to be asked to serve as interim principal, and I’m ready for a great school year.”

  • Two LaRue County Women arrested for Shoplifting

    Two LaRue County women were arrested on July 30 by Elizabethtown Police Department on multiple charges including shoplifting of over $600 from Academy Sports + Outdoors in Elizabethtown.

    Deborah Mayo, 55 of New Haven and Vickie Mayo, 61, of Hodgenville were each charged with theft by unlawful taking and shoplifting property with a value more than $500 but less than $10,000.

  • Murder Suicide in Taylor County

    The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office responded to a homicide/suicide involving a Hodgenville man at approximately 6:36 p.m. on August 3.

    According to a release from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home on Lyle Road in Campbellsville on a report that a woman was lying on the ground next to a vehicle.

    When investigators arrived they found 42-year-old Jennifer Bennett deceased with a gunshot wound. Deputies also found 43-year-old Anthony Underwood of Hodgenville, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the scene.

  • Apply for 2019-20 4-H Teen Leadership Academy
  • 4-H Calendar, August 7, 2019

    Canoe & Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe & Kayak Club is scheduled to meet on Thursday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Country Ham

    4-H Country Ham participants will meet to prep hams for the State Fair Ham Contest on Tuesday, August 12.  Stop by any time between 3:30-5:30 p.m.  If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

  • Pre-season Practice
  • The Next Shot

    A famous golfer named Ben Hogan once said “the most important shot in golf is the next one.” Senior Hawks golfer Chandler McLaughlin has been challenging himself each and every shot over the last four years as a varsity player.

  • Kentucky Pension Bill signed into law

    The Senate gave final approval for a pension bill providing relief to the regional public universities and other quasi-governmental agencies on Wednesday, followed quickly by Gov. Matt Bevin signing the measure into law, and bringing an end to the special session after five days.

    Following two hours of floor debate, the measure passed the Senate 27-11, with two Republicans, Tom Buford and C. B. Embry, joining the Democratic minority in voting against the bill.

  • Guthrie supports stopping bad robocalls

    Congressman Brett Guthrie showed his support on Thursday, July 25, for the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act”. Guthrie voted in favor of the act, which passed by a vote of 429 with only 3 opposed.

    Guthrie being a cosponsor of the act had previously shown his support for the act in a markup by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. During this markup, the act was approved unanimously.