Today's News

  • Rigdon crowned Queen
  • Paul Handley resigns from school board

    Former LaRue County School Board member Paul Handley, who represented the second district of Hodgenville East and White City, announced his resignation to the board during a work session on Wednesday, September 12.

    Handley told the board that it was a hard decision, stating he had prayed about it for several weeks and consulted with his family about it. Handley said he is going to put all of his focus in sports as he is heavily involved in LaRue County sports as a volunteer assistant coach of the Hawks basketball team and he hosts an annual basketball camp at his house.

  • Drug bust at Hodgenville hangout

    The “liars table” that meets every morning at a local restaurant had a bizarre story they could tell that unfolded right in front of them on Monday, September 17.

    According to the arrest citations, a Kentucky State Police trooper observed a tan Cadillac Deville pull into the Hardee’s parking lot in Hodgenville around 9:47 a.m. and the trooper noticed that it had expired registration.

  • The legacy of Caples

    It’s not everybody who has a street named after them as Clarence and his wife Edna Caple had, but most people who knew the first head football coach at LaRue County High School and his veteran English teacher wife would say the street’s name was well deserved.

    Caple started the football program in the 1958-59 school year, the same year that LaRue County High School was formed from the former Buffalo, Magnolia, and Hodgenville high schools.

  • A decade in the making
  • 2018 State Representative Candidate Q & A

    State Representative Candidates

    The LaRue County Herald News will feature a voting guide for the November 2018 General Election. State representative candidates are featured this week. LaRue County jailer and LaRue County school board candidates will be featured in our September 26 edition. The Hodgenville mayor and city council candidates will be featured in our October 3 edition.

  • LaRue FFA holds anniversary luncheon

    LaRue County FFA members came together to learn from the past and look toward the future on Saturday, October 13. This year marks the tenth consecutive year that LaRue County FFA members have competed in National FFA team competitions. When the first of these teams won in 2009, it had been approximately fifty years since the last FFA team from LaRue County had competed at National FFA Convention.


    The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) has announced that applications are now open for its 2019 class. The program, a three-week immersive arts education experience, opens doors to a variety of scholarship opportunities and will be celebrating its 32nd year next summer.

  • School Calendar

    ALES Fall Festival

    Mark your calendars for the ALES Fall Festival, Friday, October 19 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

    ALES PTO Meeting

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School PTO meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on October 23 in the Library.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call 270-358-3506.

    Bottle Caps for Mary Jane

  • Homeschool Mosaic Project