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Today's News

  • Editorial cartoonist illustrates children's book

    Terry C. Wise, a freelance political cartoonist whose work is featured in The LaRue County Herald News, has illustrated a children’s book for a local author.

    “A Fairy Long Night,” written by Lenora Rodgers of Elizabethtown, is the tale of Zak and Zeke, not-so-smart assistants to The Tooth Fairy. Zak carries the money to be placed under the children’s pillows. Zeke carries the bag for the teeth.

  • Young Achievers for 2013- LaRue County's DeVary, Grimes and Pearman recognized

    The International Leadership Network has announced that six students from the Lincoln Trail Young Achievers Program have been recognized as National Young Achievers 2013.

    They are:

  • Looking back at Lyons
  • ECTC
  • Reunions -August 21, 2013

    Druen, Druin
    The Druen, Druin family reunion is Aug. 25 at Three Forks Bacon Creek Church in the fellowship building behind the church. A potluck will be served. For more information, contact Margie Davis at 502-366-9393 or Valentine14@twc.com.

    EHHS Class of 1977 potluck
    East Hardin High School Class of 1977 is having a potluck gathering 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the park in Glendale. Bring a covered dish, two-liter soda and lawn chairs. For more information, contact Jane Pullen Embry at janeembry@gmail.com or 270-324-3094.

  • Fundraisers -August 21, 2013

    UPTON LODGE: Fish fry
    Upton Masonic Lodge #749 F&AM, 315 Grayson St., Upton, will hold a fish fry 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6. Dinner includes fish, hush puppies, two sides and a drink. Cost is $6 for dinner or $3.50 for a sandwich.

    Walk to end Alzheimer’s
    The Lincoln Trail Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sept. 14 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • Officer Taulbee honored in Memorial Benefit Ride

    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson and several other officers from surrounding communities participated in Saturday’s Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Benefit Ride.

    The event, hosted by the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Chapter 11, drew between 200 and 300 motorcyclists.

    The riders honored their fellow officers who died in the line of duty: Officer Mark Taulbee, Hodgenville Police Department; Chief Herbert Proffitt, Tompkinsville Police Department; and Deputy Anthony Rakes, Marion County Sheriff Department.

  • Two killed on Lincoln Parkway
  • Byers performs in Little Shop of Horrors

    Members of Hardin County Playhouse believe life beyond our planet is likely.

    Whether they believe it will arrive on Earth in a manner that in any way resembles its latest production is another matter.

    Man-eating alien plants, ’50s and ’60s rhythm and blues, a Greek chorus and a skid row flower shop are some of the elements woven into the storyline of “Little Shop of Horrors.” The HCP production opens tonight at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater complex in Elizabethtown.

  • Munfordville woman faces numerous charges after fleeing from police

    A Munfordville woman initially suspected of complicity in shoplifting faces multiple felony charges after police say she led officers on a high-speed pursuit Aug. 13 for 37 miles through Hardin, LaRue and Hart counties.

    Jamie N. Daugherty, 29, is charged with six counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, three counts of first-degree fleeing or evading police, first-degree criminal mischief, possession of controlled substance, complicity to shoplift and multiple traffic violations.