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Today's News

  • North Star
  • Bookmobile Schedule -August 21, 2013

    Aug. 21 – LaRue County Middle School, Ferrill Hill Road, Alvin Brooks Road, Buffalo School Apartments, Carter Brothers Road, Tonieville Road

    Aug. 22 – Williams Street

    Aug. 26 – Little Eden Daycare, Ball Hollow Road, Attilla Road, Campbellsville Road, Lincoln Way

    Aug. 27 – LaRue County High School, South L&N Turnpike, Decades Restaurant, Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare, Walter Reed Road, Carter Brothers Road, Hubbard Road

    Aug. 28 – Kingdom Kids, Senior Citizens Center   
     

  • Hosparus needs volunteers

    Hosparus needs volunteers in the Central Kentucky area and will offer a free training session 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 22 at its Elizabethtown office at 105 Diecks Dr. for patient support. Lunch is included. Hosparus volunteers must be in good health, have available transportation and complete a training and application process.

    To register or for more information, contact Annette Jones at 270-737-6300 or ajones@hosparus.org.

  • SCHOLAR: Lincoln Museum Scholarship
  • ENGAGEMENT: McNear - Ball

    Tammy and Frankie Willett of Culvertown announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabetha Lynn McNear, to Damon Louis Ball, the son of Suzanne and John Ball of New Haven.

    The wedding is 6 p.m. Sept. 21, 2013, at New Haven Baptist Church.

  • WEDDING: Ward

    Justin Scott Ward and Karen Michelle Rice were united in marriage June 29, 2013, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.

    Karen, the daughter of Glen and Peggy Rice, is a teacher in the LaRue County School System, teaching fourth-grade at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Justin, the son of Billy Ward and Linda Slayton, is a realtor for Remax Executive Group, Inc.  

    The couple resides in LaRue County.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Royal and Elsie Mays celebrate 50 years

    Royal and Elsie Warren Mays will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2013.

    “Roy” and Elsie have two children, Sherry Lovan and her husband Michael of Bowling Green; and Russell Mays and his wife Kimberly of Elizabethtown.

    They have five grandchildren.

    Their children will host a reception in their honor 2-4 p.m. Aug. 25, in the atrium at Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

    All friends and family are invited.

    No gifts, please.

  • Old Powell Homestead
  • We’ll do more community stories, but we need your help

    In July and the first week in August, The LaRue County Herald News published a series of mini-special sections.

    The stories and photos about Sonora, New Haven, Upton, Buffalo and Mount Sherman proved to be immensely popular with our readers. We’ve received numerous phone calls and emails complimenting the sections and asking for more.

    In today’s Herald, there is a section about Howardstown.

    Here are a few suggestions from readers: Gleanings, Ginseng, White City, Tanner, Eagle Mills and Leafdale.

  • Underclassmen gain experience in scrimmage

    The LaRue County High School Hawks’ opening scrimmage “went well for the most part,” said head football coach Josh Jaggers.

    The Hawks played against Breckinridge County Friday with five sophomores and a freshman starting on defense, and five sophomores starting on offense.

    After senior Michael Neal injured his wrist, “we had 11 new starters on the field from last year … that’s right, 11 totally new faces,” said Jaggers.