Today's News

  • Picture perfect fundraiser assists fire department with equipment

    With the help of Parrish Photos of Campbellsville and community donations, Buffalo Fire Department was able to raise $4,855.50 to assist in the purchase of a new Bullard thermal imaging camera.
    The thermal imaging device replaces an outdated thermal imager that the department has utilized for several years and cuts down the time it takes for searching, according to Buffalo Fire Department Capt. Dustin Helm.

  • Voting districts remain the same

    LaRue County’s magisterial district boundaries will remain as they are at least until the next Census in 2020.
    LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville July 26, approved the county re-apportionment commission’s recommendation to keep them the same.

  • ANNIVERSARY: James and Betty French

    James and Betty French of Hodgenville will celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary on Aug. 15, 2011.
    They have two children, Lisa Stanfield and Donna Wilson, and seven grandchildren.

  • Sunrise celebration: Shuffett and French

    Garnett Shuffett and Lillian French celebrated birthdays in August at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • BIRTHDAY: Dual reception held at Ovesen Heights

    The families of Tootie Burba, of Hodgenville, and Lillian Kirkpatrick, formerly of Mount Sherman, invite friends to a combined birthday celebration to be at Ovesen Heights Baptist Church ministry center 3-5 p.m. Aug. 13.
    No gifts requested.

  • Ruth graduates from Naval Academy

    Ensign Timothy J. Ruth graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., on May 27, 2011, and was commissioned into the U.S. Navy. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in economics.
    He was inducted into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and presented a flag by U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie. The flag was flown over the Capitol in Ruth’s honor on May 27.

  • Class of 1961 holds reunion

  • Kickball tournament will benefit American Cancer Society, Park and Recreation

    LaRue County Park and Recreation and the Relay For Life of LaRue County are hosting a Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 20.
    The event will be held at Park and Recreation and proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and parks renovation fund.
    Entry fee is $50 per team of 10 players. It will be a double elimination tournament with divisions for youth, 6th-12th grade and adult co-ed, ages 18 and older. Co-ed groups must have at least three female players per team. Trophies will be awarded to the top-two teams in each division.

  • Antique Linotype to be displayed at Genealogy Society

    An antique Linotype owned by The LaRue County Herald News is on display at the LaRue County Genealogy Society.
    The Mergenthaler Linotype was moved from the Herald’s office at 40 Shawnee Drive by city workers and hauled by forklift to the Genealogy Society on Greensburg Street. The LCGS is located in the city’s maintenance building.
    It will be on loan for an indefinite period of time.
    Mayor Terry Cruse, who assisted with the move, said the old machine was placed in the hallway at the Society rather than in the office area because of its size.

  • Lady Hawks to 'Volley for the Cure'

    On Aug. 22, the Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the fourth annual Volley for the Cure.
    The Ladies will add pink – the color symbolic of breast cancer awareness – to their traditional blue and white uniforms and play with a pink volleyball when they host the North Hardin Lady Trojans. The game begins at 5:30 p.m. in the LaRue County High School gymnasium.
    Booster president Sandra Baird hopes fans for both teams will join them in wearing pink.