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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Martial Arts Hall of Fame

    Michael A. Crain, a native of LaRue County, was inducted in the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame on June 21, 2014, making him a three-time Hall of Famer. He is the grandmaster of the American Martial Forces Association.

  • PHOTO: Cruisin' at Rotary

     From left, Terry Taylor, Gary Ray and Rotarian Alex LaRue. Taylor, a member of the Goodtime Cruisers, was the guest speaker at Thursday’s Rotary Club meeting. He was a guest of Dale Morris. 

  • Court of Appeals: Personal communications will be unsealed

      The Court of Appeals has upheld a circuit judge's Feb. 11 ruling to not seal evidence seized during a search of Hodgenville City Hall that led to indictments of the city's now former mayor and city clerk.

    In its order, the Court of Appeals denied an appeal by former Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse of Judge Charles Simms ruling to seal personal communications between Cruse and former City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    The Herald News has contacted Ron Mather, Cruse’s and Hornback’s attorney for comment.

  • Youth Baseball update

     The Meade County 12-year-old All-Stars scored four runs in the third inning and held on to beat LaRue County, 6-4 on Tuesday in the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament at University Drive Park in Elizabethtown.

    Trailing 5-1 in the bottom of the fifth, LaRue County cut its deficit to 5-4 as Wyatt Pearman had a two-run double and Bryson Arnette hit a two-run homer.

    But Meade County tacked on an insurance run in the sixth.

  • LCMS students ready for laptops

    Jason Detre, LaRue County Middle School principal, realizes the importance of every one of his students receiving a laptop computer this fall.

    “As we enter the 21st Century, excellence in education requires that technology is seamlessly integrated throughout the educational program,” he said. “Increasing access to technology is essential for that future, and the learning tool of these 21st century students is the laptop computer.”

  • Caven is runner-up at Tennis Open

    Colin Hart, a KHSAA All-State selection this past season at Lincoln County, won the State Farm E’town Tennis Open Sunday at Freeman Lake Park.

    For the second year, Hart fended off Campbellsville University coach Kyle Caven, a former LaRue County prep star, to claim the singles championship.

    Caven, playing in his fourth match of the day, made Hart work hard to defend his title in Hart’s 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6) win in the 16-player division.

  • LCHS Students benefit from after school activities

    When I was growing up, my mom and dad always told my brother, sister and myself to “go find something to do outside.” Anyone reading this article probably has been told the same as a youngster. We typically did so by shooting basketball, throwing baseball and football, and running up and down the street. This led to a genuine interest for me to be involved in extracurricular activities during my 12 years in school, and on the collegiate level.

  • Try vegetables on the grill

    When choosing vegetables for the grill, select firmer vegetables, like asparagus, corn, peppers, zucchini or squash. Grilled vegetables can be used in a salad or served on a side or as the main dish.

    Helpful tips for grilling veggies:

    Asparagus and corn can be grilled just as they are and other vegetables should be cut into pieces large enough that they don’t fall between the slats of your grill.

    Brush the vegetables with olive or vegetable oil and season with herbs and spices to taste.

  • 4-H Camp provided four days of fun activities

    Sixty-three 4-H campers and 15 teen and adult leaders spent four days at Lake Cumberland enjoying swimming, boating, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, recreation, high ropes and low ropes during June 24-27.

  • Pray early, prepare for the day at hand

    “Give ear to my words, O Lord” is the way Psalm 5 begins. The psalmist then gives five suggestions for us to follow that will help our prayers be heard by God.

     “In the morning, O Lord, thou wilt hear my voice; in the morning I will order by prayer to thee and eagerly watch” (5:3).

    Ask early. Jesus found asking early to be a good time for Him. Mark 1:35 says of Jesus, “And early in the morning, while it was still dark, He arose … went to a lonely place and was praying.”