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Community News

  • Rocky Horror comes to Bardstown

    n the early 1970s, an English voice actor, writer, and theatre performer, named Richard O’Brien, had a bold idea for a humorous tribute to the science fiction and B horror movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s. He envisioned a musical, which tells the story of a newly engaged couple who get caught in a thunderstorm, and come to a castle which happens to be the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror.

  • Photo contest winner

    Savannah Herron was the second place winner in the youth division in The LaRue County Herald News’ photo contest. 

  • BIRTH: Doty

    Kyle and Jessica Doty of Upton announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Cheyenne Doty at 8:23 a.m. on Sept. 25, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Amelia Cheyenne weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Ricky and Beth Keith of Magnolia; Melissa Edmonds of Cecilia; and Tony and Rachel Thompson of Cecilia.

    Paternal grandparents are Randal Sallee Jr. and Lisa Sallee of Upton; and Kenneth Doty of Elizabethtown.

  • PHOTO: Alma Hornback celebrates 99th year
  • '9-to-5' coming to Campbellsville University

     Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will be performing "Dolly Parton's 9 to 5," the musical, during Homecoming week and weekend.

    The show will be performed in the Russ Mobley Theater of the Alumni Building at 7 p.m. Oct. 9; 8 p.m. Oct. 10; 7 p.m. Oct. 11; and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12.

  • PHOTO: Sweethearts of The Herald News
  • Reunions

    Gibson-Milby

    The Gibson-Milby family reunion will be Oct. 11 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Sherman. Potluck begins at noon; doors open at 11 a.m. in the family center behind the church. For more information, call 324-3186.

    Haycraft

    The Haycraft family reunion is Oct. 18 at the Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown. Registration and tour of the Hardin County History Museum is at noon. Kids Corner (fun and games). Bring a dish. Potluck at 4 p.m. Auction at 7 p.m. Bring family photos, memorabilia and souvenirs.

    LCHS Class of 1999

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson, father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson, was admitted to Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville last week. He’s doing fairly well.

    His mother-in-law, Corine Johnson, hasn’t been feeling well. Lolita Lee has been in the hospital recently. Let’s keep her and all of the sick in our prayers.

    Rev. Steven and Sunni Brazley Harris became the parents of a baby boy born Oct. 1. Mother and son are doing well. He’s the great-grandson of Rosleen Price of Hodgenville.

  • COLUMN: Save these Chamber dates

    By Krista Levee, Executive Director, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

    Planning for our holiday festivities is in full swing. Make sure to mark these dates on the calendar because you won’t want to miss them. For details on how you can participate, check our website, www.laruecountychamber.org, follow us on Facebook, or give us a call at 270-358-3411.

    * Trick or Treat on the Square and Costume Contest – Friday, Oct. 31. Sponsored by the Chamber, City of Hodgenville, The LaRue County Herald News and Awards Center.

  • Column: Help for families with diabetes

      According to Kentucky’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, 1 in 10 adult Kentuckians have been diagnosed with diabetes. In 1995, this number was only 1 in 25. In addition, over 16 percent of all hospital stays in Kentucky are related to diabetes.