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Today's News

  • Brewer takes third in hurdles

    Amanda Brewer, a sophomore at LaRue County High School, placed third in the 300-meter hurdles May 9 at the Regional Track Meet in Bardstown.

    Her time was 52.34 – just short of earning her a slot at the State Track Meet.

    She competed in the 4x400-Meter Relay and 4x800-Meter Relay at State with teammates Kristina Durbin, Nichole Thomas and Natalie Mullins.
     

  • Hawks on roll before entering district tourney

    Senior Austin Hinton threw a one-hitter as the homestanding Hawks rolled past 5th Region foe Fort Knox May 14 with a 10-0 victory in five innings.

    Hinton struck out eight, walked four and gave up a single to Fort Knox freshman Alex Wendel in the fourth.

    Senior Kelton Ford went 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored for the Hawks, who blew the game open with a six-run fourth.

    Senior Caleb Canter singled and drove in two runs, while eighth-grader Cameron Dawson singled, drove in a run and scored twice.

  • Relay For Life donation

    Allison Shepherd, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $335 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.
     

  • Hawks, Lady Hawks advance to District finals

    The Hawks baseball team and Lady Hawks softball team each advanced to the 18th District Tournament Championship game Tuesday at Caverna.

    Final scores are unavailable before presstime. Visit www.laruecountyherald.com for results.

    Baseball

    LaRue faced Green County at 5 p.m. May 21 for the title. It’s the 24th consecutive year they have played in the championship.

  • Thomas tanking into New Haven

    Thomas the Tank Engine will visit the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven June 1-2 and 8-9.
    Tickets are $20 plus tax for ages 2 and older.
    For more information and directions, contact the Kentucky Railway Museum at 800-272-0152 or www.kyrail.org.
     

  • Ian Mather accepted to Apprentice Company

    Ian Mather, 2011 graduate of LaRue County High School, has been accepted to the Apprentice Company of the Williamstown Theatre Festival at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.

    The Williamstown Theatre Festival has a 58-year production history with both Equity actors and apprentices. Acceptance into the apprentice company means that Mather will spend this summer working with other actors on several shows including The Bridges of Madison County, Animal Crackers and Pygmalion.  

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day
    May 22 – Last day for students

    HES
    Site-based council

    The HES site-based decision-making council will meet 11 a.m. May 28 in the conference room.

    LCHS
    Baccalaureate

    Baccalaureate was 3 p.m. May 19.

    Graduation – new venue
    LaRue County High School graduation is 8 p.m. May 24 at the football stadium, weather permitting.

  • Coffeehouse Night held at ALES

    A large crowd attended the fourth annual coffeehouse concert at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. About five budding poets and the ensemble offered their renditions of poetry and song to the snaps of fingered applause.

    Poets included Addie Cundiff, Nick Vazquez, Mason Lane, Hannah Gregory and Beverly Heady.

  • Wilcoxson's celebrate 60 years

    Wayne and Barbara Wilcoxson celebrated their 60-year anniversary May 19, 2013.
    They were honored by their children, Mike Wilcoxson, Sheila Skaggs, Della Loyall and Wendell Wilcoxson; and several grandchildren.

  • 60 years for the Owen's

    Clifford and Mary Lou Humes Owen of Hodgenville, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on May 22, 2013.
    They married on May 22, 1953, at Upton Baptist Church Parsonage, Upton, by Rev. J. E. Darter.
    Mary Lou is the daughter of the late Bill and Alva Humes of Upton and a member of South Fork Homemakers Club and Eastern Star.
    Clifford is the son of the late Lennie and Ethel Owen of Magnolia.
    He retired after 25 years with Dow Corning and farmed in the Magnolia area. He is an avid gardener.