LaRue County

LaRue County, Kentucky

209 W High St
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Phone: (270) 358-3544
Fax: (270) 358-4528

In central western KY, south of Louisville; organized Mar 4, 1843 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For John LaRue, maternal grandfather of John LaRue Helm, a KY governor

Area (sq mi):: 263.72 (land 263.20; water 0.53) Population per square mile: 52.00
Population 2005: 13,699 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 13,373 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,865; median household $32,056; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,634-$24,946
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Goodlett was principal of LaRue County High School in Kentucky.
After gaining five years of experience working as a credit manager and branch manager for Wells Fargo, she came home to LaRue County to work for Fort Knox Federal in 2010.
The LaRue County, Ky., farmers who formed Kentucky Groundbreakers Inc., a marketing cooperative, have replaced their old cash crop, tobacco, with a new one: sweet potatoes.
12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Kentucky.
The Larue County billboard, which is privately funded, apparently violates state and federal billboard laws.
At The News-Enterprise of Elizabethtown, Ky., Ben Sheroan has been named editor; previously, he was general manager of the nearby LaRue County Herald-News in Hodgenville and The Record in Leitchfield, jobs he'd held since August 2008 (all are Landmark Community papers).
Jan Witherspoon has been named general manager of The LaRue County Herald News in Hodgenville.
A LaRue County sheriff's deputy who arrived minutes later shot and killed the animal.
LaRue County Public Library, Idaho State Library, Hodgenville--"Library/School Boise--"Continuing Partnership--"Wings""--$10,000 Education--Workshops"--$1,200 The Hodgenville, KY, LaRue County The Idaho State Library provides a Public Library implemented a series of workshops to help teach project to stimulate reading in basic skills in librarianship for educationally at-risk middle small libraries and school library school children with performing aides.
Sydney, who is a cofounder of the Lincolnland Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show, brought a trailer display of his tools to the annual event at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in August.
Previously, she served in various capacities at The LaRue County Herald News, including marketing manager and ad sales assistant.