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Today's News

  • ACRE meeting to be held in Hardin County

    With farmers facing a June 1 deadline to enroll in the Average Crop Revenue Election program, Cory Walters and Greg Halich, agricultural economists in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, will host meetings across the state to explain ACRE and help producers determine whether it fits their operations.

    The next meeting is 8:30 a.m. May 19 at Hardin County Cooperative Extension Office.

  • Paul Davis Emergency Services opens new offices

    Paul Davis Emergency Services has opened to serve customers in Clarksville and Hopkinsville and communities in Christian and Montgomery counties. Becky Jansen is the general manager and brings industry knowledge and management skills to the company. Also, Gary Brown will serve as lead supervisor for the Paul Davis crews. Brown has many years of experience in the construction industry.

  • Local students graduate from Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University graduated her largest class ever with more than 500 students receiving diplomas over the weekend, May 13 and 14, for the academic year.

    Graduates include:

    • Thomas Jude Nally of New Haven received a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in accounting. He is a graduate of Bethlethem High School in Bardstown.

  • Becky Hellman graduates from Georgetown College

    One of the best-known students on the Georgetown College campus - Becky Hellman - graduated May 14 Magna Cum Laude with a recently-added accolade on her resume: 2011 Outstanding Student Leader.

    Hellman, a psychology major/sociology minor from Hodgenville, may be best known as Homecoming Queen 2010, Panhellenic President and Sorority Woman of the Year 2011.

    The Dean's List student found time to be a resident advisor and resident director as well as serve Phi Mu Sisterhood Chair.

  • First Baptist Church Hodgenville celebrates 130 years

  • Recognize signs of trauma in children

    The statistics are both surprising and disturbing: As many as two of every three children age 16 and younger have been exposed to at least one traumatic event, with consequences that can affect their development, learning and behavior.

  • FOR YOUR HEALTH: WIC program assists young families

    If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, are breastfeeding or have a child under the age of five, you may be eligible for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, states Roxanne O. True, M.S., L.D., R.D., Director of Nutrition Services and WIC for Lincoln Trail District Health Department.

  • PHOTO: Project Graduation donation

    Rooney Gray, left, owner of MAM Candy in Hodgenville presents Lisa DeWitt a check for $167.03 for Project Graduation. The funds represented the profit from the Happily Ever After prom event.

  • County tackles flooding on Walter Reed Road

    While most of the county’s floodwaters have receded during the last two weeks, an area on Walter Reed Road continues to be a problem.

    Water up to six-feet-deep has covered the roadway, less than a mile from the intersection with Old E’town Road.

    Clyde Veirs, county road supervisor, described it as a “basin” area that doesn’t go down as fast as stream water to LaRue Fiscal Court last week.

  • PHOTO CONTEST: Send us your best shot

    Send us your best shot.

    The LaRue County Herald News is sponsoring a photo contest this summer. Three categories are offered - nature, landscapes, animals; people; and Lincoln heritage.

    A separate category for youth - those photographers 13 and younger - is being offered. The entry should include the photographer's age to be considered in this category.

    A sample of winning entries will be published in a special section to be produced in July.  You’ll enjoy all the fame you can stand.

    There is no charge to enter.