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Today's News

  • Walk through Lincoln’s life

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park was host to the 13th annual “A Walk Through Lincoln’s Life” on September 5 and 6.  

    A Walk Through Lincoln’s Life is an annual two-day educational event hosted by the park where students are invited to come and learn about various aspects of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Living historians and demonstrators were present to demonstrate various aspects of life on the Kentucky frontier during the time of Abraham Lincoln.

  • LCHS 2018 Homecoming Court
  • LaRue in Leroy’s eyes

    Leroy Roark is a LaRue County native artist who draws landmarks from his past. Some of these landmarks have been updated or turned into other things, such as the Jim Smith’s Standard Oil that is now the Sweet Shoppe, and some are landmarks that no longer exist. Either way, Roark loves to share what LaRue County was like in the past, and loves creating visuals that express the way he saw LaRue County.

  • ALES students to honor Mary Jane Stillwell

    There is no doubt Mary Jane Stillwell loved her job as a teacher assistant and the students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. She often referred to the primary age children she worked with as “her little friends” and couldn’t wait for summer break to end to be with them.

    Stillwell, who lost her six- year battle with cancer this past summer, will now be remembered with a bench dedicated to her on the ALES Campus. It also won’t be just any bench.

  • Sunrise Manor is looking to follow James 1:27

    “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world”

    (James 1:27).

    Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville is putting the words found in that Bible verse into action through The James 1:27 Mission Project that invites members of the community to consider cultivating a friendship with an elder based on similar interests and passions.

  • Band of Hawks looking to soar in 2018

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks marching band had a breakout year last season and they are participating on larger stages this season.

    The Band of Hawks soared through the state semifinals and made it to their first state finals appearance since 2012 on October 28, 2017. The Band of Hawks finished second out of 16 bands during the KMEA Class AA semifinals. Only the top four teams went on to perform at the KMEA state finals. At the state finals, the Band of Hawks placed third overall in Class 2A.

  • 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.

  • Fiscal Court receives go-ahead for road pavements

    At its meeting September 7, the LaRue County Fiscal Court received long-awaited documentation from the state that paves the way for Airline and Slack roads to be re-surfaced.

  • 2018 Iron Horse Festival
  • 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.