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Today's News

  • Case against teacher given to Commonwealth Attorney

    The case against a LaRue County High School teacher being investigated by Kentucky State Police has been submitted to the Commonwealth Attorney’s office in Hardin County for review, according to KSP.
    “The decision to prosecute will be up to them,” said Trooper Norman Chaffins, media relations officer, via email.
    According to school officials, the teacher was suspended with pay on Sept. 19.
    Superintendent Sam Sanders said he has not spoken with KSP since Oct. 24.

  • Community Calendar - Nov. 23, 2011

    Free food thermometers
    Free food thermometers are available to pick up at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. Also available is an information guide for USDA recommended safe minimum internal temperatures for different types of meat. The guide may be placed on the refrigerator.

    Sunrise Manor Thanksgiving parade
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home will have a Thanksgiving parade 10 a.m. Nov. 23. The community is invited.

    Nifty Needles meet

  • Church Calendar - Nov. 23, 2011

    Change in service at Salem Christian Church
    Salem Christian Church is meeting at 6 p.m. Sundays.

    Churches host Thanksgiving service
    Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Wesley Meadows Methodist Church and Buffalo Baptist Church will host a joint Thanksgiving service 7 p.m. Nov. 23. The service will be at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church with finger foods and dessert following the service. The community is invited.

    First Baptist has spaghetti dinner

  • Horses, saddle and globe taken

    Lewis Kelly Dailey, 21, of Buffalo, has been charged with third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking for allegedly entering a shed and taking three horses and a western saddle; and entering a house and taking a globe valued at $250.
    He will be arraigned Dec. 7 in LaRue District Court.
    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department served the warrants.
     

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Give thanks to the heavenly father

    Thanksgiving Day is a special holiday. A time when families from near and far come to visit. A special time of getting together, eating a good meal and discussing whatever has happened during the past year.

  • COLUMN: Thanksgiving found lurking in child's Dear Santa letter

    So there I sat, curled up on the couch on Sunday night, dutifully typing a stack of Santa letters that are destined to appear in The LaRue County Herald News and racking my brain for a column that would in some way be suitable for Thanksgiving.
    Just multi-tasking away and not making great progress.
    I had on my headphones, trying to block out one of my husband Bud’s favorite TV shows: Gold Rush.

  • One Knox eases transition for returning soldiers

    One Knox, a community based organization formed in 2006, was originally founded as a direct response to help the region respond the best way possible to the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC).
    Since BRAC has concluded, the focus has shifted now to the redeployment, or homecoming, of nearly 3,500 troops of the 3/1 Brigade.
    Representative of the 3/1 Brigade, Capt. Chad Lorenz, spoke Wednesday at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon regarding homecoming, support and community involvement in the redeployment of the brigade.

  • Students encouraged to apply to college

    Several community volunteers, teachers and school staff worked together last week to make the first Kentucky College Application Week a success at LaRue County High School.
    Out of 228 high schools in the state, LaRue County was chosen as one of 13 to be a pilot school for the event.
    Through a grant from the American Council on Education, the Institute for College and Career Success is providing support for Kentucky to join Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and a number of other states that have been conducting College Application Week for several years.  

  • Man faces several warrants after fleeing from ambulance, officer

    A Campbellsville man was charged with alcohol intoxication Thursday after dispatch received numerous complaints from businesses and residents.
    Chad Krupinski, 37, of Levelwoods Road, Campbellsville, began “causing problems” with the manager of IGA Express just before 9 a.m., according to dispatch.
    “The calls were rolling in,” said City Police Chief Steve Johnson. “He was at Hometown IGA, banging on doors on Shawnee Drive ….”

  • Man charged with theft of debit card and cash

    A LaRue County EMT has been charged with several counts after allegedly taking a co-worker’s debit card and cash.
    Chad Keith Hayes, 24, of Elk Horn, is charged with two counts of theft or receipt of credit/debit card; three counts of theft by unlawful taking; and two counts of theft of ID of another without consent.