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Today's News

  • 4-Hers are champs in talent

    LaRue County 4-H was well represented at the Area 4-H Variety Show in Washington County.

    Five LaRue County 4-H members participated, each bringing home either Champion or Reserve Champion honors. 

  • Head blight found in wheat

    The wheat disease Fusarium head blight or head scab is at significant levels in many wheat fields across LaRue County and the state.

    FHB attacks wheat near and in the flowering stage. It can be particularly severe during wet weather. The continued wet, cloudy conditions the last few weeks provided excellent conditions for infection and likely favored multiple infection periods, which has resulted in a lot of disease development.

  • Hodgenville teen receives probation in meth case

    Landmark News Service

    An admitted user and cook of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine battled a rotten memory May 19 in pleading guilty to Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard in a deal that gets him 15 years imprisonment.

    Jerry Wayne Jenkins, 30, told prosecutor LeShea Smith and the judge he remembered little about the October 2008 day when he and four others were arrested after police busted into their room at the Elizabethtown Motel 6 where meth was being made.

  • ECTC offers motorcycle classes

    The Community and Economic Development Center at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will offer beginning motorcycle noncredit classes at the ECTC campus. Available dates are June 19-21, July 10-12, July 17-19, July 24-26, Aug. 7-9 and Aug. 14-16.

    Certified instructors introduce new riders to motorcycling and will provide insight into basic riding skills. The class will also help develop street riding techniques. On-cycle experience is aimed at developing riding skills, safety and confidence. The course also will provide classroom instruction.

  • Benefit for New Haven child is Saturday

    Landmark News Service

    A New Haven second-grader awaiting a multiple-organ transplant is one step closer to putting the surgery behind him.

    Max Dickerson, 8, son of Jeff and Emily Dickerson, received approval for the procedure from Anthem Insurance and is on a waiting list to receive the organs. He needs a liver and kidneys and possibly a multivisceral transplant, which would include multiple digestive organs.

  • Campbellsville University to open satellite campus

    Campbellsville University plans to open a satellite campus in Hodgenville later this year.

    John Chowning, CU’s vice president for church and external relations, said representatives of the four-year Christian institution have “been in conversations with local leaders about offering post secondary classes” for several weeks.

    Classes will be held in the former Farm Service Agency building on Old E’town Road, which was donated to the college by Paul Hilpp, a general contractor from Lebanon.

  • Wrestling award given in Parker's memory

    Though Daniel Parker’s life ended in an automobile crash last November when he was only 22 years old, his memory and wrestling prowess will live on as LaRue County High School has created the Daniel Parker Statistical Leader Award in his honor.

    The award is a continuing plaque that will have new plates added each year.

  • Youth football camp planned today

    A youth football camp will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at New Haven City Park for kids ages 5-14.

    Registration is $25 per camper. Registration remains open..

    Call 549-1010 with any questions.

  • City plans second free movie

    The second free Movie Night, sponsored by the City of Hodgenville and The LaRue County Herald News, is Saturday.

    The event coincides with the Goodtime Cruisers classic car cruise-in which will spotlight muscle cars.

    The movie begins at 7 p.m.

    Last month’s movie “Stuart Little” was geared toward children. This weekend’s movie is the classic suspense film “North by Northwest.”

  • Girls' basketball camp scheduled in July

    A girs' basketball camp will be offered 9 a.m.-noon July 6-10 for grades 2-8. Cost is $35 per participant.

    The camp will be directed by James “Boo” Brewer with help from the LaRue County High School girls coaching staff and others.

    For more information, contact Brewer at 270-735-5994 or Andrea Self at 401-1075.