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Community News

  • Brooks earns scholarship

    Shelbi Morgan Brooks, of Hodgenville and daughter of Jeffrey and Jodi Brooks, has been awarded the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship by Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

    The J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship was established by Nancy Handley Goodin at her death in 2007 to honor her aunt and uncle, J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards. This $2,000 per year renewable scholarship is offered each year to LaRue County High School graduating seniors pursuing a degree in education.

  • PHOTO: Forking Prank

    A yard on Keith Road was “forked” last week. Ann Skaggs said someone stuck about 100 white plastic forks in her front yard. One group of forks appeared to form the initials “LC” similar to the LaRue County Schools logo. “I don’t know if they meant it for a joke – or to be hateful,” said Skaggs. “I guess it’s kind of comical.”

  • New veterans nursing home to open in Radcliff

    A new veterans nursing home will open in fall 2015 in Radcliff.

    Applications for admissions will be accepted beginning April 2015.

    Veterans wishing to be contacted when applications are accepted can submit their name and contact information to Brooke Groves at the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs at 502-564-9281 or brooke.groves@ky.gov. 

  • News of Record - June 18

    DUI

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Chamber announces new board of directors, seeks volunteers for State Fair

    The successes of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce would not be possible without our board of directors who are tireless advocates promoting our mission as a chamber and supporting our community in countless ways.

  • Church ministers at laundromat

    Last Saturday, anyone who walked inside the Laundry Basket received free laundry services. Not only were their loads paid for, they were given free laundry detergent, dryer sheets and snacks.

    Throughout the day, members of Hodgenville United Methodist Church took turns assisting the customers of the laundromat with their clothes.

    “They were awesome,” said Denise and Harvey Higdon, owners of the Laundry Basket.

  • Fundrai$ers - June 18, 2014

    Lunch fundraiser
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is holding a community luncheon fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (while supplies last) on June 20. Barbecue sandwich, chips or potato salad and dessert for $6. Proceeds will be used to take two elders to Disney World. Deliveries available. Call 270-358-3105 to place your lunch order.

    Food served during car show

  • PHOTO: 4-H Rabbit Club yard sale

    4-H Rabbit Club members held a yard sale Saturday at the LaRue County Extension office. Proceeds will assist them on their trip to the national convention in Texas.

  • J.D. Shelburne returns to area for three concerts

    Country rocker J.D. Shelburne returns to the area for three upcoming concert events. Shelburne performed at last year’s LaRue County Farm Bureau’s AGstravaganza event, and returns to the area this weekend.
    Shelburne will headline a charity event Friday, June 20, at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. Information on this event can be found on page 2A of today’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Community Calendar - June 18, 2014

    Weight loss program
    The LaRue County Health Department – in partnership with the LaRue County Extension office – is offering a 10-week weight loss program at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The class begins at 11:30 a.m. and is open to anyone in the community. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, contact Diana Leathers at the LaRue County Health Department at 270-358-3844 or Theresa Howard at the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Hosparus needs volunteers