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Today's News

  • Special Needs Adoption Program

    Twelve-year-old Tiffany is waiting for adoption through the Special Needs Adoption Program.

    She has very curly blond hair and is of small build, but tall for her age. Tiffany is on target in her classes and is passing all subjects. She has some behavioral struggles with authoritarian figures and coping with frustrations but she is working towards improving those behaviors.

    Tiffany has started to express an interest in having an adoptive family although she continues to struggle with the loss of her biological family. She desperately wants a family to love her.

  • Close the door to the past

    The new year is a good time for reflection and reaching out. But we can’t reach out until we close the door to the past. It is impossible to reach back and reach out at the same time. Paul said we must let go of one to go for the other.

  • Mat Hawks finish second at Five Star Classic

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took second Jan. 17 at the Five Star Classic at Lexington Lafayette.

    Lafayette won the event; Central Hardin was third, followed by Tates Creek and Franklin County.

    Hawks who won first-place medals include Nick Paden at 112 pounds with final win by forfeit; Shelby Floyd at 135 pounds with final win over Tates Creek; Shawn Hull at 145 pounds with final win over Franklin; and Drew Newberry at 215 pounds with final win over LaFayette.

    Bernard Ray took second at 171 pounds, dropping his final match to Franklin.

  • College Goal Sunday helps students find financial aid

    College Goal Sunday provides free help to Kentucky students filing for financial aid

    To increase chances of receiving aid, students must file the FAFSA before March 15.

    College Goal Sunday, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at 21 sites across the state. Most sites close at 4 p.m. Each site will hold a drawing for a scholarship that can be used at any Kentucky school.

  • Herald News recognized in Kentucky Press Association competition

    The LaRue County Herald News received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Newspapers awards program.

    Terry Sandidge received second-place honors in the competition for Best Sports Picture.for an entry which included a display of exceptional effort by local youth football players.

    The newspaper staff received honorable mention for its farm page entry in the Best Business/Agribusiness contest.

  • Herald News recognized in Kentucky Press Association competition

    The LaRue County Herald News received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Newspapers awards program.

    Terry Sandidge received second-place honors in the competition for Best Sports Picture.for an entry which included a display of exceptional effort by local youth football players.

    The newspaper staff received honorable mention for its farm page entry in the Best Business/Agribusiness contest.

  • Herald News recognized in Kentucky Press Association competition

    The LaRue County Herald News received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Newspapers awards program.

    Terry Sandidge received second-place honors in the competition for Best Sports Picture.for an entry which included a display of exceptional effort by local youth football players.

    The newspaper staff received honorable mention for its farm page entry in the Best Business/Agribusiness contest.

  • Driver faces long recovery after crash

    A Hodgenville man narrowly escaped a debilitating injury following a single-vehicle crash that occurred Jan. 20.

    About 5:30 p.m., a 1993 Ford Probe driven by Jason S. Hatcher, 24, was northbound on U.S. 31E just outside Hodgenville city limits. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. It left the roadway, crossed the center line and struck a curve sign and utility pole on the other side of the roadway. It traveled about 180 feet before overturning and coming to rest on its top near the intersection with Forest Hill.

  • Driver faces long recovery after crash

    A Hodgenville man narrowly escaped a debilitating injury following a single-vehicle crash that occurred Jan. 20.

    About 5:30 p.m., a 1993 Ford Probe driven by Jason S. Hatcher, 24, was northbound on U.S. 31E just outside Hodgenville city limits. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. It left the roadway, crossed the center line and struck a curve sign and utility pole on the other side of the roadway. It traveled about 180 feet before overturning and coming to rest on its top near the intersection with Forest Hill.

  • Driver faces long recovery after crash

    A Hodgenville man narrowly escaped a debilitating injury following a single-vehicle crash that occurred Jan. 20.

    About 5:30 p.m., a 1993 Ford Probe driven by Jason S. Hatcher, 24, was northbound on U.S. 31E just outside Hodgenville city limits. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. It left the roadway, crossed the center line and struck a curve sign and utility pole on the other side of the roadway. It traveled about 180 feet before overturning and coming to rest on its top near the intersection with Forest Hill.