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Today's News

  • Campbellsville University to host 400th anniversary of King James Bible

    Campbellsville University will be hosting a celebration for the 400th year anniversary of the King James Bible. There will be three evenings of celebration as well as a morning chapel service.

    In 1611, after years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published. This version became the standard for people and Protestant Christians in the English-speaking world.

  • Erica Adkins joins UK College of Medicine

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed Erica Adkins of Hodgenville, as it celebrated the union of past, present and future through the White Coat Ceremony, a significant and meaningful tradition, with alumni representatives from the past five decades presenting the newest medical students with their coats on Aug. 5 at UK's Singletary Center for the Arts.

    The presentation of white coats, provided by the UK Medical Alumni Association, symbolizes the commitment to clinical service, care, and professionalism.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Halls celebrate 40 years

    Donald and Brenda Hall will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2011.

    They were married Sept. 18, 1971, at the home of Brenda’s parents.

    A reception will be 3-6 p.m. at their home on Poplar Street in Magnolia. All friends and relatives are invited.

    They have three children, Daphne Hall, Sherri Hall and Dennis Hall.

  • PHOTO: Firefighters battle blaze in Mount Sherman

    Firefighters from Buffalo, Magnolia and LaRue County responded to a trailer fire in Mount Sherman Thursday. Extensive damage was reported.

  • What were you doing on 911?

    What were you doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when you heard the news of the terrorist attacks?
    We invite readers of The LaRue County Herald News to share their memories of that day. We will run as many of your stories as possible in our Sept. 14 issue.
    Email information to editor@laruecounty
    herald.com.

  • COLLEGE WRESTLING: Floyd to compete with CU Tigers

    Campbellsville University Tiger Wrestling has added 10 more recruits for the 2011-12 recruiting class, including LaRue County High School graduate Shelby Floyd.

    Floyd was a state runner-up his senior year, losing to fellow Tiger commitment, Joe Whalen, a graduate of Henry Clay High School.

    Another wrestler with local ties is Kyle Terry, a Central Hardin High School graduate.

    CU head coach Franky James said a pair of transfers with eight incoming freshmen bring the total number of recruits to 18.

  • Sehlke part of marching band at University of Texas at San Antonio

    Luke Sehlke is a member of The Spirit of San Antonio, the University of Texas at San Antonio Marching Band.

    Sehlke, a former drum major for the Big Blue Band from George West High School participated in the University Band his first semester and in the Concert Band last semester. He said playing his trumpet with 23 others is exciting, as that section contains as many members as the entire brass section of his high school band.

  • BIRTH: Dohns welcome Matthias Numon

    Alex and Megan Dohn of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Matthias Numon Dohn.

    Matthias was born at 2:09 a.m. July 16, 2011. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Larry Huff of Hodgenville and Lowell and Cindy Hanson of Buffalo.

    Paternal grandparents are Joe and Glenda Dohn of Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo Class of 1951 holds reunion

    Buffalo Class of 1951 met for their 60th reunion in the community room at their former Buffalo High School on July 20. It is now the Buffalo School Apartments. Students attending were from left, Pauline Clyde Taylor, Russell Flanders, Lawrence “Buddy” Thomas, Betty Wicker McGuffey, Mildred Poore Finn, Bonnie Lou Reed Hibbs and Frankie Price. E.G. Sanders, their coach and teacher, attended. Also in attendance were classmates Ann Akers Fulkerson, Ilma Hutcherson Chaney and Virginia Underwood Hash.

  • Payday loan industry is changing, thanks to Internet

    You might have been tempted by one of the many ads for check advance or payday loans.
    You have probably heard them called deferred deposit checks, cash advance loans, payday loans, or post-dated check loans. Whatever they are called, these loans always share certain features. They are all for a short term (usually 14 days), for a small amount (maximum $500), and have a high service fee. They are the most expensive type of loan available and should be used only as a last option.