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Today's News

  • Hodgenville Masons honored

    Members of B.R. Young Lodge #132 were honored at last week’s Grand Lodge meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

    The lodge was presented with the Grand Master’s Lodge of Excellence Award. Only 22 of 394 lodges successfully completed the requirements for this prestigious award.

    Accepting the award for all members was this year’s Worshipful Master, Bill Gehr.

  • Santa's list will be published Dec. 18

    He’s making a list and checking it twice.

    Hopefully, you’ll land on the “nice” side and avoid receiving a small lump of coal in your Christmas stocking.

    But only Santa knows for sure as he prepares for his Christmas Eve rounds.

    It’s time to start thinking about the holiday because Santa and his helpers already are hard at work.

    The staff of The LaRue County Herald News pitches in each year by collecting and publishing wish lists for LaRue County children.

  • Cassady Crim nominated for WKU Homecoming Queen

    Cassady Crim of Hodgenville, the daughter of John Crim and Kelly Finlay, was a candidate for Homecoming queen at Western Kentucky University Saturday. She was sponsored by Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society.

  • Alzheimer's disease doesn't stop Hodgenville man

    Sarah Hornback said her husband has forgotten more calculus than most people ever learn.

    The grim joke describes how the Hodgenville residents realized Paul Hornback had early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

    Paul suffered a mini stroke in 2007.

    He told doctors as they tried to determine why the mini stroke had occurred he had been having trouble remembering names and other details.

  • Band of Hawks season cut short by a fraction

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks competed over the weekend in KMEA State Marching Band Championships at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

    LaRue County missed its final in Class 3-A finals by seven-tenths of a point, but Director Jamie Smith said the students turned in their best performance of the year.

    “Even though we’re disappointed, we’re proud of our performance,” Smith said.

    “The final score just didn’t shake out,” he added.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Louisville Central

    The LaRue County Hawks lost its ninth game this season Friday to the Louisville Central Yellowjackets.

    Three of the Hawks’ four turnovers came in its own territory, allowing the Yellowjackets to take advantage of short field positions enroute to a 34-0 win in both teams’ final Class 3-A, District 3 game of the year.

    LaRue hadn’t fumbled the ball aways its previous three games before losing two fumbles Friday. The Hawks were intercepted twice.

    The Hawks had 91 yards on 43 plays. Central racked up 304 yards on 48 plays.

  • 4-H Calendar - Oct. 30, 2013

    Cloverbuds meet

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 or K-3rd grades.

     

    Livestock Club meets

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the LaRue County Extension office. All youth interested in showing livestock will need to complete a minimum of six educational hours. For more information, contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

     

    Wranglers meet

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students, staff accept Rachel's Challenge

    The legacy of kindness and compassion left by Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, reached LaRue County High School on Oct. 21.

    On that day, students learned about Rachel – her ideas and ideals – they experienced “Rachel’s Challenge,” a program that promotes the ideas that the victim cherished during her short life.

  • PHOTO: 4-H Explorers

     

  • PHOTO: Scout's scholarship fund

    LaRue County Middle and High School football teams collected donations at the first high school scrimmage and sold shirts in memory of their late coach, Nathan McCurry. The money was donated to Nathan’s daughter, Scout, for her scholarship fund at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. From left are LCMS football players Kane Harris, Brandon Cecil, Noah Thompson and Ty Morris, Katie McDowell of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, and Scout McCurry.