Today's News

  • Hundreds attend officer's funeral

     Several hundred people attended the funeral Friday for Officer Mark A. Taulbee.

  • NARFE meets Oct. 1

     Chapter 1050 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met Sept. 10 at the Elizabethtown Nolin RECC Building, 411 Ring Road.

    Kay Bennett presided and welcomed guests Betty and Gene Yates, family members of Agnes Cofer. Bennett then presented the Distinguished Member Award to Agnes Cofer, Past President of Chapter 1050. 

  • New Hope woman injured in crash

     A New Hope woman was injured Monday afternoon in a collision in Marion County.

    Patricia J. Harrell, 71, was driving a 1984 Oldsmobile on Highview Pike when she pulled onto Ky. 84, according to Tpr. Casey Wethington.

    Harrell pulled into the path of a westbound 2003 Ford Van operated by 63-year-old Paul A. Gallegos of Elizabethtown. The vehicles collided. 

    Harrell was wearing a seatbelt and was treated and released at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. Gallegos was also wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

  • Reed completes basic training

     Army National Guard Pvt. Chelsea A. Reed has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Shepherd-Helm completes basic training

     Air Force Airman Justin T. Shepherd-Helm graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    Shepherd-Helm is the son of Denise Helm of Hammondsville Road, Magnolia.

  • Library has several new books to check out

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books to check out.

  • Students participate in 4th District Treble Chorus

     Eleven local elementary school students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Hodgenville and St. Ann’s in Howardstown participated in the 24th annual Fourth District Treble Chorus Saturday in Bardstown. About 200 area students gathered for the event.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Schell reaches 100 wins

     The area’s longest-tenured prep volleyball coach achieved a major milestone Saturday at the Purples Classic in Bowling Green.

    Ben Schell recorded his 100th and 101st victories as the LaRue County Lady Hawks’ coach as they finished fourth in the two-day tournament.

    The Lady Hawks beat Fort Campbell, 25-6, 25-11 in their final pool-play match Saturday to give Schell his 100th victory. They advanced to the gold bracket, defeating Owensboro 25-20, 26-24 to earn No. 101 before falling to Bowling Green, 25-11, 25-13.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Warren East

     The homestanding Warren East Raiders continued their best start since their 2007 run to the Class 4-A semifinals with a 38-7 thrashing of the LaRue County Hawks on Friday night.

  • Four Distinguished Alumni to be honored by LaRue Schools

     The LaRue County Board of Education has named four individuals as LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni.

    They will be recognized at a luncheon on Oct. 5 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Distinguished Alumni for 2012 are Tom Fulkerson, James D. LaRue Jr., Glen Rice and David L. Walsh.

    Fulkerson graduated from LaRue County High School in 1976, from Northwestern University in 1980 and from Baylor Law School in 1983.