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  • State highways to be resurfaced in LaRue

    Sections of Kentucky 84 (Howardstown Road) and KY 2761(Carter Brothers Road) are recommended to be resurfaced this year, Josh Hornbeck, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Fourth District Project Delivery and Preservation Branch Manager, informed magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville March 27.

    Some 3.651 miles of KY 84, from US 31E to the Nelson County line and another 3.992 miles from KY 210 to KY 1607 are recommended for asphalt resurfacing.

    Road Report

  • Seeing the importance of art

    What inspires or influences an artist to choose a particular person, place, or thing as a subject?

    LaRue County Library’s featured artist for April, Betty Mitchell, explained how she came to choose a subject for one of her pieces which will be among several displayed during April at the library.

  • New superintendent named

    LaRue County Schools will have a new superintendent for the 2018-2019 school year.

    The LaRue County School Board selected David Raleigh as the new superintendent for LaRue County Schools. The board officially approved and announced Raleigh as the new superintendent in front of a large crowd at an open special called meeting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 29. The meeting was also streamed live to all LaRue County Schools students and faculty. The LaRue County Herald News also streamed the meeting live on our Facebook page.

  • LCS educators continue to rally

    LaRue County Schools educators and supporters continued to rally last week as the state budget and pension continue to move through the state legislature.

    Approximately fifty educators and supporters rallied at the end of the school day on Tuesday, March 27. The group held signs and participated in chants at the LaRue County High School and on the square in downtown Hodgenville.

  • Raleigh named LCS Superintendent

     The LaRue County School Board selected David Raleigh as the new superintendent for LaRue County Schools.

    The board officially approved and announced Raleigh as the new superintendent in front of large crowd at an open special called meeting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 29. He was chosen out of four candidates and the names of the three other candidates have not been released. According to Board Chair Dawn Conner, the board chose the Kentucky Department of Education recommendation to not release the names of the candidates.

  • UPDATE: LaRue County Students Safe in lockdown at John Hardin HS

    BREAKING NEWS: LaRue County Band Students are SAFE at JHHS Lockdown

     

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  • Decisions, decisions: Alcohol special election set for April 17

    In less than a month, Hodgenville city registered voters will head to the polls for a special election to determine if alcohol can be sold in restaurants or businesses within the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Only registered voters in the city limits of Hodgenville in the following precincts are eligible to vote: Hodgenville West, Hodgenville and Hodgenville East.

    The sole question on the ballot to be answered is “Are you in favor of the sale of alcoholic beverages in the City of Hodgenville?” YES or NO

  • Remembering a brother

    A small group gathered Friday afternoon on the corner of Highway 1607 and Goodin Williams Road for a simple ceremony, filled with significance. Part public works project, part family reunion, the short dedication marked a sign of recognition and a road to remembrance for a fallen brother.

    Unveiled last week, the new sign erected by the Vietnam Veterans of America honors Spec. 4th Class Carl D. Cooper of Hodgenville, who died while serving in 1970. The sign is the first in a project planning to honor fallen veterans across LaRue, Hardin, Grayson and Meade Counties.

  • Buffalo Post Office reopening soon

    The United States Postal Office recently announced they have found a site for a new post office in Buffalo.

    According to a USPS news release, the new post office in Buffalo will be located at the Hutcherson Auto Sales building at 2159 Greensburg Road.