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Today's News

  • Lawson named top sales agent

    Betty Lawson with the J.E. Bramblett sales team was named top sales agent for December, announced J.E. Bramblett, principal broker of Re/Max Executive Group Inc. in Elizabethtown. Lawson specializes in residential and new construction sales.

  • HES archery club finds success

    Thanks to the Hodgenville Elementary School’s Family Resource Center, HES was able to have a very successful first year of Archery Club. 

  • Man indicted for cultivating marijuana

    A Hodgenville man was indicted Dec. 20 by a LaRue County grand jury on several drug charges.

    Christopher R. Logsdon, 34, of Carter Brothers Road, was charged with cultivating marijuana, five or more plants; possession of firearm while committing an offense; trafficking in marijuana; first-degree possession of a controlled substance; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    The alleged incidents occurred in February 2010, according to Kentucky State Police.

  • Bryan accepts position as sports correspondent

    Kendrick Bryan has accepted a position as sports correspondent with The LaRue County Herald News.

    He will be covering the Lady Hawks basketball games for the rest of the season and writing sports features.

    He is a substitute teacher for LaRue County Schools and has served as assistant volleyball coach for the Lady Hawks.

    He graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2009 and is working on a degree in school counseling. He serves as executive vice president and student body vice president at WKU.

  • Meredith named vice chair of Local Government Committee

    Newly-elected Rep. Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville (19th District) was named Vice-Chairman of the House Local Government Committee in the Kentucky House of Representatives. The announcement was made Friday.

    “I’m pleased and humbled to be named as Vice-Chairman of the House Local Government Committee,” said Meredith. “I hope to use the feedback I receive from those living in my district and across the commonwealth in my new role.”

  • Adams celebrate 60 years

    William E. “Billie” and Doris Adams will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17, 2011.

    William married the former Doris Grubbs at Three Springs Baptist Church on Jan. 17, 1951. His brother, Dean Elroy Adams, who is deceased, married the former Anna Christine Johnson in the double wedding ceremony officiated by Brother Leon Larimore.

    William is a retired farmer. Doris was an Avon representative for 40 years. They are members of the Cosby United Methodist Church in Hart County.

  • Light snow, slick roads

    The National Weather predicted light snow early Friday for the LaRue County area and it arrived right on time - just as many people were trying to drive to school or work.

    Roads are slick and emergency crews are responding to several fender benders. One injury accident has been reported on Glendale Road.
    Drivers are urged to use caution as flurries continue. Up to an inch of snow is expected to accumulate.

    A winter weather advisory has been issued until 7 p.m.

  • Water line constructed at Glendale site

    As a crowd looked over the edge of a trench, a backhoe pushed a water pipe under Ky. 222 into the Glendale Industrial Site.
    The Thursday afternoon ceremony marked the arrival of a key piece of infrastructure for the 1,551-acre tract, which officials hope one day will be home to a large facility with thousands of workers.
    Hardin County Water District No. 2 began construction of the more than five miles of pipes in March 2009.

  • Count your fruits and veggies for nutrition

    All national health organizations recommend eating five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables each day to promote good health and reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. Fruits and veggies contribute to good health because they contain vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber and other essential nutrients. Most are low in fat and calories, are high in fiber, and contain no cholesterol. As an added bonus, choosing fruits and vegetables in place of high-fat foods as part of a healthy diet, may make it easier to control your weight.

  • Magnolia Bank earns 5 stars

    Magnolia Bank has been recognized as one of the strongest banks in the nation.

    The bank has earned BauerFinancial's highest 5-Star rating for strength and stability.

    To earn Bauer's 5-Star Superior rating, a bank must excel in areas of capital adequacy, delinquent loan levels and profitability.