Today's News

  • Vincent’s Flowers
  • A Fair Showing of Support

    These results just in, the 2018 LaRue County Fair ended with lower than normal attendance. Like most annual events, there are good years and bad. Despite the low numbers, the fair was definitely high in spirit. A plethora of friendly faces could be seen all throughout the fair coverage featured in the June 13 edition of The LaRue County Herald News, as well as this week on pages 13A and 15A.

  • Community News - June 20, 2018

    Rosleen Price remains the same. Let’s keep the family in our prayers.

    This Sunday morning, the Hodgenville Brotherhood will be singing in Indianapolis, Indiana where the Reverend Aaron Moss, Sr. is pastor.

    First Baptist- This Thursday at 6 p.m. will be choir rehearsal. Sunday morning will be Youth Day. The guest preacher will be Reverend Donte Paul.

    Lane Lincoln- Women’s Bible Study was Monday evening. Bible Study is this Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday morning will be Youth Sunday.

  • Hodgenville news - June 20, 2018

    Thought for the week: Don’t start your day with the broken pieces from yesterday.

    Boy… It’s not even first day of summer and temperatures are already 94 degrees with a heat index over 100. I am not complaining as long as my air conditioner is working, just saying. 

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Rosleen Price, Portia Price, Kenneth Gibson and family, Butch McCoy, Sonya Turner and family, Frances Turner and family, Dale Emerson. Martha Turner, Billy Duncan, Stephanie Wimp, David Wells and Alene Skaggs. 

  • 2018 4-H Summer Camp

    Ninety-two campers, six teens and sixteen adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland on May 29 through June 1 enjoying such activities as: swimming, boating, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes.

  • Blast from the past
  • Farm Calendar

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market is located in the American Legion parking lot at 636 S. Lincoln Blvd (by the big tank). The market will open on Thursday June 14 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will be open every Thursday after. Questions can be directed to the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or daniel.carpenter@uky.edu.

    Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

  • Kentucky soybean farmers monitor China

    Kentucky’s soybean farmers are busy in the fields this time of year, but that certainly doesn’t keep them from keeping a watchful eye on what’s going on with international trade.

  • Farmers for America

    A public screening of the documentary, Farmers for America, and a panel discussion made up of local agriculture producers will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26 at The Historic State Theater located at 209 W. Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown.

  • Take control of weeds

     Home gardeners look forward to that first ripe tomato or ear of corn they pick from their carefully tended gardens. After some vigorous gardening on a hot, humid day, you may wonder if it is all worth it. 

    Weeds compete with crops for water, nutrients and sunlight.  Some weeds, like quackgrass, can chemically inhibit vegetable plant growth. Others host insect pests and disease pathogens.  All of these result in fewer fresh vegetables for your table.