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Today's News

  • United Way Launches Bank On Program

     United Way of Central Kentucky, nine local financial institutions and several government leaders celebrated May 6 the founding of a new program, Bank On Central Kentucky, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at City Hall in Elizabethtown. 

  • Mather awarded Best Actor as 'Scooter Thomas'

    Ian Mather, a 2009 graduate of LaRue County High School, was honored with a Savannah College of Art and Design Ovation Award for Best Actor in a Studio Thesis or Lab Show for his performance as Scooter in the play “Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World.”

    Mather, a junior at SCAD, is the son of Kim Mather of Buffalo and Donnie Mather and Ismael Lopez of New York City; and the grandson of the late Garland and Ruth Blair and the late Donald and LaHoma Mather.
     

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day

    Aug. 7 – First day for students

    HES
    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 3 p.m. June 18 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-3506.

    LCHS
    LCHS site-based council

    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. June 27 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

  • Quest '13 provides gifted and talented students with new challenges

    This week, 127 of LaRue County’s gifted and talented students are on quests to broaden their knowledge while pursuing enjoyable activities at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    “Quest ’13 provides enriching, challenging learning experiences for gifted-talented/talent pool students in LaRue County schools,” said Karyn Brey, district Read to Achieve intervention teacher and elementary gifted/talented coordinator.

  • Teddy Bear Picnic

     Despite the chance for rainy weather, last week’s LaRue County Library’s Teddy Bear Picnic was a success. The library staff and several volunteers coordinated the program at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park picnic grounds.

  • 5 generations of Sherrards
  • Community Calendar

    Fair pageant
    applications

    Applications for LaRue County Fair beauty pageants can be picked up at these Hodgenville locations: The LaRue County Herald News, 40 Shawnee Dr.; the LaRue County Extension office, 807 Old E’town Road; and Vanity Hair, 111 West Main St. For more information, call the Fair office at 234-3313 or Sandy Bell at 358-8166. The Fair begins June 14.

    Karaoke and dancing

  • Bowen completes firefighter training

    Andrew Bowen of Magnolia recently graduated from the Glasgow Fire Department training course.

    Bowen began the 12-week training process in March. During the training, he learned skills in the prevention, suppression and repelling of fires.

    Following in his father’s footsteps, Bowen began pursuing a career as a firefighter three years ago by applying for different departments. His hiring process for Glasgow Fire Department began in July 2012.

    A swearing-in ceremony for new recruits was held on May 24 with Glasgow Mayor Rhonda Trautman officiating.

  • Local students named to Campbellsville University’s Dean’s List

     Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors’ list for the spring semester.

  • What we are eating and how can we make healthy choices?

     Research shows that many of us are not getting enough nutrient dense foods, the foods that give our bodies the most benefit. Instead we are eating too many solid fats (unhealthy fats), added sugar, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat.