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Today's News

  • Fatal crash leaves one dead

    A wreck involving a single vehicle occurred on Wednesday, July 24, around 10:49 p.m. near 3857 Tanner Road (better known as KY 357) in LaRue County. According to the Kentucky State Police, preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford 350 was traveling south on KY 357 when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed the centerline before leaving the roadway and striking a tree. According to a witness, the vehicle burst into flames on impact.

  • LaRue County Fair August 1-3

    The LaRue County 4-H Council along with the newly elected stockholders board of the LaRue County Fair have come together and are asking the community to support the 112th year of the fair, even though it doesn’t look like the fair of the past.

  • River Road Homicide Victims Identified

    Three bodies were found at the scene of a house fire/shooting on River Road in LaRue County on Monday, July 22. Kentucky State Police Officers responded to a complaint stating that shots had been fired around the 900 block of River Road in LaRue County. First responders arrived to discover that the residence had become involved in a house fire.

  • 20 Under 30 is almost here

    The winners have been decided, the interviews are done, photo sessions completed, and there’s only one more week until the big reveal. We are so excited to introduce the Class of 2019 winners to our readers and community.

    Over the past two months we have been working with the winners and are so excited to share the stories of this impressive group of young individuals that best showcases the potential LaRue County’s youth has to offer.

  • Fire has Herald News Connection

    The LaRue County Herald News delivery driver Randy Williams’ family suffered a tremendous loss last week. Randy’s son Micah Williams’ home was completely destroyed by fire last Tuesday, July 23. Micah was about a half-mile from his home that evening, tending to deer he raises on his property, when he approached his two-story home which sits about 200 yards off St. John Road in Hardin County, and saw flames filling his house and fire trucks along his narrow and winding gravel-covered driveway.

  • Former Deputy Jailer Pleads Guilty

    A case that started in September 2018 is coming to a close. Former LaRue County Detention Center Deputy Jailer Jerome Perry has pled guilty to four counts of third degree sodomy and one count of third degree rape.

  • Guthrie supports stopping bad robocalls

    Congressman Brett Guthrie showed his support on Thursday, July 25, for the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act”. Guthrie voted in favor of the act, which passed by a vote of 429 with only 3 opposed.

    Guthrie being a cosponsor of the act had previously shown his support for the act in a markup by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. During this markup, the act was approved unanimously.

  • Kentucky Pension Bill signed into law

    The Senate gave final approval for a pension bill providing relief to the regional public universities and other quasi-governmental agencies on Wednesday, followed quickly by Gov. Matt Bevin signing the measure into law, and bringing an end to the special session after five days.

    Following two hours of floor debate, the measure passed the Senate 27-11, with two Republicans, Tom Buford and C. B. Embry, joining the Democratic minority in voting against the bill.

  • Three found dead at scene of shooting
  • LCHS Hawks Soccer Team

    The Hawk soccer team began their season last Tuesday night with a 10-0 win over Monroe County and fell to Taylor County this past Saturday by a score of 10-0. The Hawks will host Nelson County this Saturday at 11 a.m. and will travel to North Bullitt on Tuesday, August 26 with game-time scheduled for 6 p.m.