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Today's News

  • School Calendar: Updated 10-18

    ALES
    Fall Festival
    The ALES fall festival is 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Box top collections are due that day.

    Teacher conferences
    Teacher conferences will be scheduled through Oct. 28. The child’s first report card will be given out during conference.

    Red Ribbon Week
    ALES will observe Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28.

    Dome Theater presentation
    The Dome Theater presentation is Oct. 31. Check with your child’s teacher for more information.

    Site-based council schedule

  • Parent workshop describes kindergarten expectations

    Parents of children who will enroll in kindergarten next year can receive useful information on preparing their children for school at a free kindergarten parent workshop to be held at Hodgenville Elementary School 6-7 p.m. Nov. 10.
    “This is for parents whose children will go to Abraham Lincoln Elementary as well as Hodgenville,” said Melissa Pearman, coordinator of Hodgenville Family Resource Center that is sponsoring the event. “Preschool and childcare teachers are welcome to attend. “

  • Three injured in Magnolia crash

    Three Hart County men were injured Monday in a single vehicle crash on Hwy. 1079 outside Magnolia.

    Terry Johnson, 19, was driving a Nissan Sentra when he lost control of the vehicle in a curve about 4 p.m., according to Deputy Brian Smith.

    The vehicle rolled and became airborne. The rear of the car struck a transmission line tower at the edge of the roadway and came to rest in a field.

  • PHOTO: Leadership LaRue visits The LaRue County Herald News

  • Native's home is halfway around the globe

    Story courtesy of The Greensburg Record Herald

  • BIRTH: Rocks welcome Cannon Nicholas

    Daniel and Stefanie Rock of Hodgenville announce the birth of their son, Cannon Nicholas Rock.

    Cannon Nicholas was born at 12:24 p.m. June 15, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Bo Decker of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Danny and Shirl Rock of Hodgenville and Dianna and Randy Hart of Elizabethtown. Paternal great-grandparent is Wanda Sparks of Hodgenville.

  • ELECTION: State treasurer's race 2011

     By ERIN L. MCCOY

    emccoy@kystandard.com

     

  • PHOTO: Students spend afternoon picking up trash

    Chase Puyear and Clay Rogers spent their early dismissal day Friday picking up trash along the side of Keith Road. The road starts across from LaRue County Golf Course and goes to KY 61 and runs beside the National Park walking trails and picnic area. They were assisted by their siblings, Bailey Rogers and Bryson Puyear.

  • Blood donors honored

    Three people received pins from the American Red Cross in recognition of the amount of blood they have donated over the years. Jane Reed, 1 gallon; Chad Puyear, 1 gallon; and Denny Duggins, 11 gallons.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Thompsons celebrate 65 years

    Walter and Alene Thompson of Hodgenville will celebrate their 65th anniversary Oct. 24, 2011.

    They were married Oct. 24, 1946, by Rev. Leslie R. Loyall.

    They have two children, Johnie Lane Thompson of Culvertown and Ramona Sherriel Martinez of Hodgenville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.