Local News

  • Deputy sheriff injured in accident

    UPDATE: Hodgenville Police Chief Marcus Jackson said Bardstown Road has been reopened in both directions as of 3:23 p.m.

    A LaRue County Deputy Sheriff was injured in a head-on collision on Bardstown Road near the intersection of Hwy 470 on Thursday afternoon.

  • Tuesday – Go Vote

    On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, registered voters of LaRue County are asked to go to their respective polling places to place their votes for a variety of national, state, and local political races.

  • Agreement made for historical markers

    LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville on October 23, approved an agreement with Lincoln Museum to place LaRue County historical markers at sites of historical significance throughout the county.

    “I think this will be a great thing for the community,” said Tommy Turner, LaRue County judge/executive.  “The funds used for the program will be some of the carryover funds in the budget from the Lincoln Bicentennial.”

  • City pursues funding for pickleball court

    The Hodgenville City Council passed a resolution at their special called council meeting on Monday, October 22 that will allow them to receive grant funds for a new pickleball court.

  • Building Creativity

    Fact: LEGO’s are fun. Lesser known fact: LEGO’s can be used to teach children how to problem solve.

    The LaRue County Public Library has discovered this fact and has put their knowledge to good use. The LEGO Club at the library is offered to youth, usually ages 5-12, and is a fun way for children to get involved with their community at a young age, and stimulates their imagination and allows them to creatively solve problems and work collaboratively.

  • LCS hosts community safety forum

    LaRue County Schools hosted a school safety forum in the LaRue County High School auditorium on Tuesday, October 23.

    The forum was designed to let parents and other community members learn more about what LCS is doing to ensure students have a safe learning environment. Those in attendance were also allowed to ask questions and express their concerns about school safety.

  • 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.

  • Slow down for law enforcement

    KSP reminds motorists that Kentucky law requires them to slow down and use caution when they see a law enforcement or emergency vehicle stopped alongside the road with its lights flashing. They must move over to the lane farthest away from the vehicle if they are on a four-lane road with two lanes proceeding in the same direction and can do so safely.

  • Mistrial hearing held for Embry

    After numerous continuations since March 2018, the hearing about a mistrial actually occurred for a LaRue County woman who was found guilty of 100 counts of animal cruelty.

  • Audit of LaRue County Fiscal Court released