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  • News of record - November 9, 2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville

    Joseph Paschal Stradley and Leah Louise Stradley to Miranda Gayle Whitlow, property near Buffalo, $145,000.

    Joseph Coy and Megan Coy fka Megan Blankenship to Angela Renee Constant, property on E. Forest Avenue, $80,000.

    Estate of James Moffat to Danny Ray Yoder and Martha M. Yoder, property on Dan Dunn Road, $29,800.

  • Officer graduates from basic training at DOJ
  • The story behind the tin man

    Many people do a lot of things to help fund charitable organizations with good causes, but one local woman has a lot of meaning behind her contributions.

    Sharon Hornback of Hodgenville recently started making small tin man figurines for people to use as decoration. She plans on selling them at fundraisers and other events for the Hodgenville American Legion and the LaRue County Relay for Life.

  • New Haven Veterans Day program scheduled

    The annual New Haven Veteran’s Day program will be held at 11 a.m. this Friday, November 11 at the Veterans Monument in front of City Hall.

    Lunch will be served at City Hall after the program and it is sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Gun Club of New Haven.

    An indoor replica of the Veterans Monuments known as the “Wall of Remembrance” will be open in City Hall. The wall was dedicated in 2008 and now includes over 800 military veterans names from the New Haven area that served from the Civil War to present.

  • 2016 Candidate Q & A - LaRue County School Board

    Editor’s note - We apologize for the incorrect spelling of Arthur Hawkins name in the November 2 edition of the LaRue County Herald News. The correct spelling and content featured on page 17A is below. We regret this error.

    School board candidates for the vacant seat in the second education district were both given the opportunity to respond to the question asked by the editorial staff with a deadline of Sunday, October 30 at noon. No response was received by candidate Greg Cooper.

  • Accident on Bardstown Road
  • Simon the oragamist

    Simon Coy got his first taste of origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures, from an American version of it at a local church.

    “One Sunday at church, my mom’s cousin, Timmy Creason, made a bowtie out of a dollar bill by folding it,” observed the 15year-old son of Marvin and Glenda Coy of Hodgenville.

    “When I got home, I looked up how to make it on YouTube and I was hooked.”

  • Band of Hawks receive distinguished rating for performance
  • Students hold mock election

    A mock Presidential election held last Wednesday by LaRue County Middle School eighth grade students gave Republican candidate Donald Trump a landslide victory over the three other candidates on the ballot for United States President.

    Of 79 total votes cast, Trump captured 56 (71 percent), Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson 11 (14 percent), Democrat Hillary Clinton 10 (13 percent), while Green Party candidate Jill Stein garnered two votes (two percent).

    The election was an assignment of Kathy Maynard’s upper math seminar class.

  • The lasting impact of the Cold War

    Affects of the Cold War on the average American went deeper than fear of bombings, often fear of foreigners, particularly Russians and Japanese.

    “Being afraid of Russians, Japanese, Chinese, we all were. I remember having a friend in fourth grade who came from Hungary,” Clara Mae Druen said, “we were told that we had a refugee family coming into our community and we were told how we needed to treat her.”

    Druen said, in the back of her mind, she remembers suspicion of adopted children from Russia;