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Today's News

  • County under tornado warning

    LaRue County is under a tornado warning.
    The coverage area includes southwestern LaRue County, Green County, northern Hart County.
    The National Weather Service advises residents to take cover by moving to an interior room or lowest floor of a sturdy building.

  • Sweetheart Photo Contest ends Friday

    The LaRue County Herald News is again sponsoring the annual Little Miss & Mister LaRue County Sweetheart Photo Contest.

    There are a few changes this year including the cost to enter. Due to the economy, we have dropped the cost of an entry from $10 to $5. We hope this will enable more people to enter.

    Winners of each age division will be determined based on voting ballots.  Ballots are available in the Jan. 18 and 25 issues of the Herald News; additional ballots are 50 cents each and are available in our office at 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.

  • COLUMN: Don't let glaucoma sneak up on you

    Glaucoma has been called the “sneak thief” of vision with an estimated 2.2 million Americans having the condition but only half of those know they have it. Because of its ability to strike without knowing, it’s especially important to remember to get your eyes checked every year.

     

  • LADY HAWKS DEFEAT HART

    MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County sophomore forward Ivy Brown had game highs in points (25) and rebounds (13) on Friday night as the Lady Hawks finally beat 18th District rival Hart County on the host Lady Raiders’ home floor, 53-43.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks whip Hart 53-43

    MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County sophomore forward Ivy Brown had game highs in points (25) and rebounds (13) on Friday night as the Lady Hawks finally beat 18th District rival Hart County on the host Lady Raiders’ home floor, 53-43.

  • No heart in Hart after Hawk victory

    LaRue County bounced back from one of its worst offensive performances of the season with one of its bests Friday at Hart County.

    Junior guard Kelton Ford led three Hawks in double figures as LaRue County locked up the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament with an 88-65 pounding of the Raiders.

  • Church Calendar - Jan. 18, 2012

     Sherry Perciful to minister at Greater Works

    Minister Sherry Perciful will speak 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Greater Works Church, 102 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. For more information, call 358-8399.

     

    ECTC and First Baptist Church host gospel musical

  • Ten indicted by LaRue County grand jury

     Ten people were indicted Jan. 9 by a LaRue County grand jury on charges varying from auto theft to cold checks.

    They include:

    Abdullah R. White(1976), Radcliff, was indicted on one charge of second-degree burglary; theft by unlawful taking – automobile and complicity; and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Kentucky legislature works on redistricting

    This Week in Frankfort

    Nearly two weeks in, the 2012 General Assembly seemed slow coming together. Its first and most immediate challenge – state-level redistricting – was reported bogged down in predictable political concerns. Deeply ominous but deeply vague early warnings from the Beshear administration about the budget situation left lawmakers pensive, waiting for specifics in the governor’s Budget Address. Anything but speculation on the much-trumpeted casino-gambling proposal was hard to come by.

  • GRADUATION: Aimee and Joshua Murphy graduate from U of L

     Aimee Gabrielle Lynott Murphy graduated from the University of Louisville with a bachelor of science degree in nursing on Dec. 18, 2011.

    She is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and the daughter of Joseph and Pamela Lynott of Buffalo.

    Her husband, Josh Murphy, a 2003 graduate of LCHS, also graduated the University of Louisville with a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology.

    Aimee Murphy started her nursing career at the Audubon Hospital emergency department in Louisville on Jan. 16.