Today's News

  • Schools in lockdown after suspects flee store

    LaRue County Schools issued a precautionary lockdown Thursday morning, while police searched for suspects who were spotted nearby.

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  • Longtime waitress shares memories of diners

    Memories in a small town are often made in diners.

    First dates, first jobs, first taste of a peanut butter shake … they all become a part of the history of a community.

    Bettye Ramsey Graham Harman met hundreds – if not thousands – of LaRue County residents while working at local restaurants over the years. At the urging of a longtime friend, Harman shared a few of those memories with The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Kick it! Tournament benefits Alzheimer’s Walk to Cure

    A kickball tournament is being held to benefit The Walk to Cure Alzheimer’s. On Oct. 25, teams will gather at Creekfront Park and compete in a double elimination tournament. Kick for a Cause, hosted by the LaRue County Parks Department, will offer a chance for participants to have fun, as well as contribute to a great cause, said Bill Hawkins, a member of the park board and one of the event’s coordinators.

  • LaRue Deputy trained in anti-terrorism

    Nationwide, terrorism fears are at an all-time high.

    Decked out in chemical suits and gas masks, 18 deputies from across Kentucky – including LaRue County Deputy Robbie Brownfield – have proven they can handle acts of terrorism on a local level — specifically, weapons of mass destruction.

  • Check on school's progress with one click

    Just as parents examine their child’s report card to see how well he is doing, so, too, can anyone with Internet access look at each Kentucky public school’s or district’s report card to see how it is performing.

    Each year, School and District Report Cards are posted on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) website. These Report Cards provide information including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement and much more.

  • RESCHEDULED: Doing good with golf

    The 7th Annual St. Jude Charity Barbecue Dinner Auction & Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, October 11 (event was canceled due to weather - it is rescheduled for Oct. 25) at the LaRue County Country Club.

    The event, organized by Tommy Locke and a group of his friends, came about because of Locke’s history playing men’s softball.

  • Haunted Haven: Haunted attraction to raise money for building preservation

    Taking advantage of an old building on South Main, New Haven has decided to host a haunted house event throughout October that will not only offer the community a scary good time, but will also help preserve the building.

  • Brian Anderson named Speech All American

    Brian Anderson was named a National Speech and Debate Association All American for the 2013-14 school year. The LaRue County High School student achieved this distinction by ending last school year ranked 21st in the nation.

    Not only is Anderson the first LaRue County student to receive this honor, he is also the only junior to be ranked in the top-25 last year, and is set to receive the award two years in a row, which is a rare achievement.

  • Brawner wins Music City Award

    Sharon (Hornback) Brawner, a 1982 graduate of LaRue County High School, was recognized as one of 26 recipients of the inaugural Women in Music City Awards in a ceremony at the Omni in Nashville Sept. 15.

    The awards, sponsored by the Nashville Business Journal, were presented to women who are making a creative and economic impact on the music industry.