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Today's News

  • Senior Celebration
  • The LaRue County Herald News Free Gas Give-Away!
  • Cow Days are Sept. 20-21

    The Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days festival is Sept. 20-21.

    The Monarchs will perform 7 p.m. Friday.

    For applications, times, and locations go to greensburgcowdays.com or call Rotary President Paige Hall at 270-405-1856.
     

  • Faces of Cancer exhibit ends Thursday

    Cancer has claimed the lives of millions.

    However, with technological innovations, advancements in the medical field and extensive research, cancer has become a more treatable illness – claiming fewer lives and creating more stories of survival.

    The Kentucky Cancer Program and the Lincoln Trail District Cancer Council are two organizations that spread the word about cancer research.

  • Community Calendar -September 18, 2013

    Boy Scouts consolidate
    Locust Grove Baptist Church, 1817 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, is hosting Boy Scout Troop meetings at 7 p.m. on Monday nights. Troop 151 of Hodgenville has consolidated with Troop 369, chartered by the church. Boy Scouts are ages 11 to 18. For more information, call Robert Bush at 270-734-1019.

    Upton Days
    Upton Days festival is Sept. 20-22.

    Republicans meet

  • Volley for the Cure
  • Remembering Officer Taulbee
  • Indictment

    Dale Louis Brown, 54, of New Haven, was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on a charge of second-degree assault, second-degree persistent felony offender. On or about July 2, Brown allegedly punched Tim Kennedy in the head and face. Brown is a persistent felony offender having previously been convicted of capital murder and first-degree arson.

    Bail was set at $200,000 cash, plus conditions.

    He was arraigned Sept. 5 in Nelson Circuit Court.

  • Farmer recovering from accident

    A LaRue County farmer has a long path to recovery after being caught in a self-propelled silage chopper last month.

    Gary Rock was working in a field on Slack Road in Roanoke on the evening of Aug. 29. The chopper clogged with corn stalks and Rock apparently attempted to remove the clog by kicking at it. He was pulled into the cutter.

    One leg was amputated at the scene. The other was removed at University Hospital.

    He’s had several surgeries and will need more.

  • ‘Thug’ charged with shoplifting

    A Hodgenville man faces charges after allegedly accosting another customer in a local store.

    William M. Thornton, 47, of S. Walters Avenue, visited the Hodgenville Shopko just before 8 p.m. Sept. 12. According to a police report, he approached a customer inside the store, “talking about being a ‘thug’” and pulled out a lockblade knife. The other man walked away.