Today's News

  • Lyons Station man charged with trafficking

    Officers from the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force and Kentucky State Police executed a search warrant Tuesday at 2134 Lyons Station Road near New Haven.

    Officers seized 186 Oxycodone pills, 245 Adderall pills, seven Diazepam pills, an ounce of marijuana and seven vials of steroids along with 11 firearms and $15,670 in cash, according to a task force news release.

  • Blue Soul Gypsys to perform at Historic State Theater

    Aaron McDowell and his band, Blue Soul Gypsys, are set to perform at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. McDowell, a native of Buffalo, said he’s excited to return to the area to perform.

    “It means everything [to return],” he said. “I don’t care if there are five people there. There’s nothing like people – they know they’re a part of it. I’ve been to (Los Angeles) and back playing music. But there’s nothing like doing it here.”

  • Schools closed Wednesday, Feb. 18

    LaRue County Schools will be closed Wednesday.

  • Reported drowning in a well in Cox's Creek

    The Nelson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed they are investigating the death of an unnamed 57-year-old woman who apparently drowned in a cistern at a farm in the 1800 block of Whitesides Road in Cox's Creek.

    A press release from Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly said foul play is not suspected.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks outplayed at Taylor

    Taylor County posted its 18th victory by double digits and its eighth by 30 or more points by dominating LaRue County 68-27 at home on Friday night.
    Six of seven Cardinals scored in each of the first two quarters as Taylor County built a 43-13 cushion after the Hawks managed only three points in the second period.
    Another three-point third made it 56-16.
    David Sloan led a balanced TCHS attack with 17 points while Ezra Oliver, Quentin Goodin and Cam Morgeson had 12 apiece.

  • Herald delivery delayed

    We have received notice from the delivery department in Elizabethtown, that the delivery of The LaRue County Herald News, by their carriers has been delayed. Every effort is being made to get the majority of these papers delivered TODAY, Thursday, February 19, 2015.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as they work to deliver your product to you as quickly as possible.

  • School closed Tuesday

    LaRue County Schools are closed Monday and Tuesday due to the winter storm.

    Significant snowfall is expected throughout today.

    Some areas could get up to a foot of snow.

    Travel will be treacherous with some roads nearly impassable. Have an emergency kit of blankets, food, water and flashlights if you must travel.

    Local officials ask that you stay at home if possible.

  • School closed - Winter storm warning

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for central Kentucky.

    LaRue County Schools will be closed Monday.

    Significant snowfall is expected tonight and Monday.

    A winter storm will spread accumulating snow into the Ohio Valley beginning late this evening. Snow will be heavy at times. Especially on Monday morning. By Monday evening total accumulations will exceed 4 inches across most of the region. Some areas could get up to a foot of snow.

  • Boil water advisory for Hodgenville (lifted)

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for all of Hodgenville.

  • Cruse, Hornback guilty

    On Feb. 16, Hodgenville’s former mayor and former city clerk will begin serving 30 days in the Nelson County Detention Center.

    Terry L. Cruse and MaDonna Hornback pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to numerous felony counts after defense attorneys and prosecutors worked out an agreement prior to a scheduled hearing.

    The two were charged with abuse of public trust after allegedly misusing the city’s fleet gas card. Cruse, who was in his second term, was removed from office in May; Hornback also lost her job.