Today's News

  • Vibe Coffee coming to Hodgenville


    After months of planning and visiting perspective site locations, owners Serena and Michael Erizer have announced the location of their second Vibe Coffee location.

    Formerly known as Garrett’s Jewelry, the 118 Lincoln Boulevard building in historic downtown Hodgenville will soon be the home of Vibe Coffee.

    The Erizer’s opened the first location of Vibe Coffee on the downtown square in Elizabethtown in July of 2016 and they knew historic downtowns would be where they would look to expand their business in the future.

  • Plaintiffs’ identities revealed to continue lawsuit against Goodlett and LCS

    A lawsuit filed in September 2017 by five former LaRue County High School students against the LaRue County School District and former LCHS Principal Kyle Goodlett has been amended to include the names of the plaintiffs, including three additional former students who have since joined in the complaint.

  • First Female President appointed at Magnolia Bank

    The first female President of Magnolia Bank was announced in a statement released on Friday, Jan. 18 by CEO Scott Conway, and the Board of Directors of Magnolia Bank, it stated, “We are pleased to announce Deena London has been appointed as President of Magnolia Bank”.

  • Warrant for Parsons after missing arraignment

    Warrant for Parsons after missing arraignment 

  • A time to remember

    In 2009 LaRue County was one of the areas most impacted by a devastating ice storm. Despite going without heat and power for several days, on top of freezing temperatures, communities came together to withstand the storm. We would like to hear your stories of the ice storm of 2009.

    Send your stories/pictures of the 2009 Ice Storm to News@LaRueCountyHerald.com or bring them into our offices at 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville. The deadline for story entries is Friday, January 25 at 4:30 p.m.

  • LCHS Job Shadow program helps prepare future workforce

    LaRue County Schools is piloting a new program to empower students to strengthen their college and career plans and make more successful transitions to life after high school.

    Speaking at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Jan. 16, LCHS principal Denise Skaggs said all high school students will engage in six hours of job shadowing by March 29 to learn about potential careers.

  • Free income tax preparation

    Free assistance with income tax preparation is available for residents of Green, Taylor and surrounding Counties from the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)Foundation Tax-Aide program. Electronic filing will be available free of charge. AARP membership is NOT required for assistance.

    The counselors are retired business people with considerable experience in tax preparation. This year’s counselors are Brenda Cook, Carolyn Scott, Kathy Curry, Beverly Edwards and Bettie Jo Russell.

  • New vehicles for sheriff’s office tabled

    After a lengthy discussion, members of LaRue County Fiscal Court voted to table, for further study, a request from the sheriff’s office for three new vehicles.

    Sheriff Russell McCoy, speaking at the court’s regular meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville January 22, said he needs $117,000 for three new four-wheel drive vehicles to replace the department’s two Dodge Chargers and one that has just been totaled in an accident.

    McCoy said the current vehicles are worn out, and one has the floorboard rusted out.

  • LaRue County FFA Selected for Grant from Kentucky FFA Foundation

    The FFA chapter at LaRue County High School has been selected for a $1,000 grant from the Kentucky FFA Foundation to help combat hunger locally.

    Students, with guidance from their agriculture teachers, will use the grant to help fund expansion of the program’s aquaponics system. Aquaponics is raising fish and vegetables together in an integrated system. The chapter’s goal is to produce enough vegetables to fully supply the high school lunch program, and eventually be able to provide fresh vegetables to the community.

  • Closing of hospital sale delayed indefinitely

    The closing date for the sale of Hardin Memorial Health to Baptist Health has been further delayed.