Today's News

  • Open house planned for Judge Holt house

    Friends of the Holt House and Breckinridge County Fiscal Court will host the annual Holt House Community Day Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The home of Judge Joseph Holt, who served in Lincoln’s administration is located in rural Breckinridge County

    The public is invited to the open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Period music, reenactors, storytelling and tours of the house and grounds will be featured activities throughout the day.

  • WIC program to issue EBT cards to local participants

    LaRue County Health Center will begin using a new upgraded web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children Program beginning on Oct. 27. The web-based system uses information gathered at WIC participant visits to issue Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to be used for WIC purchases. Offering the "eWIC" cards gives families the needed access to benefits without the delay and stigma of paper food instruments (checks) which most counties in Kentucky still use. 

  • LG&E honored by NEED

    From kids teaching kids about energy sources to students facilitating energy education workshops – teachers and students across Kentucky have been enriching classroom curriculum and introducing energy education to their peers, teachers and community leaders, thanks to support from Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company.

  • Campbellsville University to host 400th anniversary of King James Bible

    Campbellsville University will be hosting a celebration for the 400th year anniversary of the King James Bible. There will be three evenings of celebration as well as a morning chapel service.

    In 1611, after years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published. This version became the standard for people and Protestant Christians in the English-speaking world.

  • Erica Adkins joins UK College of Medicine

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed Erica Adkins of Hodgenville, as it celebrated the union of past, present and future through the White Coat Ceremony, a significant and meaningful tradition, with alumni representatives from the past five decades presenting the newest medical students with their coats on Aug. 5 at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts.

    The presentation of white coats, provided by the UK Medical Alumni Association, symbolizes the commitment to clinical service, care, and professionalism.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Halls celebrate 40 years

    Donald and Brenda Hall will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2011.

    They were married Sept. 18, 1971, at the home of Brenda’s parents.

    A reception will be 3-6 p.m. at their home on Poplar Street in Magnolia. All friends and relatives are invited.

    They have three children, Daphne Hall, Sherri Hall and Dennis Hall.

  • PHOTO: Firefighters battle blaze in Mount Sherman

    Firefighters from Buffalo, Magnolia and LaRue County responded to a trailer fire in Mount Sherman Thursday. Extensive damage was reported.

  • What were you doing on 911?

    What were you doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when you heard the news of the terrorist attacks?
    We invite readers of The LaRue County Herald News to share their memories of that day. We will run as many of your stories as possible in our Sept. 14 issue.
    Email information to editor@laruecounty

  • COLLEGE WRESTLING: Floyd to compete with CU Tigers

    Campbellsville University Tiger Wrestling has added 10 more recruits for the 2011-12 recruiting class, including LaRue County High School graduate Shelby Floyd.

    Floyd was a state runner-up his senior year, losing to fellow Tiger commitment, Joe Whalen, a graduate of Henry Clay High School.

    Another wrestler with local ties is Kyle Terry, a Central Hardin High School graduate.

    CU head coach Franky James said a pair of transfers with eight incoming freshmen bring the total number of recruits to 18.

  • Sehlke part of marching band at University of Texas at San Antonio

    Luke Sehlke is a member of The Spirit of San Antonio, the University of Texas at San Antonio Marching Band.

    Sehlke, a former drum major for the Big Blue Band from George West High School participated in the University Band his first semester and in the Concert Band last semester. He said playing his trumpet with 23 others is exciting, as that section contains as many members as the entire brass section of his high school band.