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Today's News

  • Sports Shorts -July 31, 2013

    Pool’s hours

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation swimming pool will be open every day throughout July and weekends only through August. It will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays and 12:30-5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Admission is $6 for 12 and older, and $3 for under 12.

    Youth soccer signups end Aug. 16

  • Eagle pride led to the Sweet 16 in 1958

    Hodgenville High School’s last year of operation in 1958 was highlighted by a famous climb to the top by its basketball team – the Eagles.

    The team won the 6th regional tournament, which led the team to the “Sweet 16” state tournament – the first and only time in HHS history.

    Eagle pride soared as the team defeated Hart Memorial High School and Caverna High School in the 22nd District Tournament sending the team on to the regional tournament.

  • 10s have a season to remember

    Bryson Arnette was named most valuable player in the opening game of the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional tournament in Somerset. Before the weekend ended, he earned a second MVP pin – the only player to do so, according to his coach, Todd Morris.

  • 10s bring home pride
  • Back-to-school update: Yes, it’s next week

    It’s that time of year again – it’s back to school for LaRue County students!

    Aug. 7 will mark the beginning of the 2013-14 school year and the implementation of some changes.

    LaRue County High School
    New LCHS principal Kyle Goodlett spoke with The LaRue County Herald News to point out several important reminders for students and parents.

    First, Chris Price is the new assistant principal for LCHS, taking over for Goodlett.

    Second, cell phone usage is being regulated.

  • Turner: Remember, it's a comedy show

    LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner says he’s no comedian.

    But that didn’t stop him from interviewing July 17 with The Daily Show’s Jason Jones.

    The Daily Show, a comedic news show on Comedy Central, visited Hodgenville to learn more about LaRue County Fiscal Court’s proposed “nullification” ordinance that was given first reading in March.

    Fiscal Court used the ordinance to poke fun at the State attempting to overthrow a federal law.

  • Best campsite
  • Glen Rice concert series continues Aug. 9

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues its eighth season at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.

    The concert is themed “The Legends are Back” with songs from the Beatles and George Jones.

    It will feature Rice, Christy Miller, Roger Conley, Pat Portman, Allen Hilbert and Amber Martin and Brooke Thornsberry; and The Musical Concert Series Band, Freddy Helm, Tony Cook, Ron Benningfield, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Eddie Black, Rick Durham and David Keene.

  • Pipeline talks here Thursday

    A proposed pipeline that will transport natural gas liquids across Kentucky has met with a great deal of opposition in Nelson County. Residents there have met several times with fiscal court and representatives of Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP.

    The company wants to build a 500-mile pipeline from the shale natural gas deposits of Pennsylvania and Ohio to an existing pipeline in Hardinsburg. The proposed pipeline may pass through LaRue County.

  • What did you do on summer vacation?