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Today's News

  • SCHOLAR: Lincoln Museum Scholarship
  • ENGAGEMENT: McNear - Ball

    Tammy and Frankie Willett of Culvertown announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabetha Lynn McNear, to Damon Louis Ball, the son of Suzanne and John Ball of New Haven.

    The wedding is 6 p.m. Sept. 21, 2013, at New Haven Baptist Church.

  • WEDDING: Ward

    Justin Scott Ward and Karen Michelle Rice were united in marriage June 29, 2013, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.

    Karen, the daughter of Glen and Peggy Rice, is a teacher in the LaRue County School System, teaching fourth-grade at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Justin, the son of Billy Ward and Linda Slayton, is a realtor for Remax Executive Group, Inc.  

    The couple resides in LaRue County.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Royal and Elsie Mays celebrate 50 years

    Royal and Elsie Warren Mays will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2013.

    “Roy” and Elsie have two children, Sherry Lovan and her husband Michael of Bowling Green; and Russell Mays and his wife Kimberly of Elizabethtown.

    They have five grandchildren.

    Their children will host a reception in their honor 2-4 p.m. Aug. 25, in the atrium at Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

    All friends and family are invited.

    No gifts, please.

  • Old Powell Homestead
  • We’ll do more community stories, but we need your help

    In July and the first week in August, The LaRue County Herald News published a series of mini-special sections.

    The stories and photos about Sonora, New Haven, Upton, Buffalo and Mount Sherman proved to be immensely popular with our readers. We’ve received numerous phone calls and emails complimenting the sections and asking for more.

    In today’s Herald, there is a section about Howardstown.

    Here are a few suggestions from readers: Gleanings, Ginseng, White City, Tanner, Eagle Mills and Leafdale.

  • Underclassmen gain experience in scrimmage

    The LaRue County High School Hawks’ opening scrimmage “went well for the most part,” said head football coach Josh Jaggers.

    The Hawks played against Breckinridge County Friday with five sophomores and a freshman starting on defense, and five sophomores starting on offense.

    After senior Michael Neal injured his wrist, “we had 11 new starters on the field from last year … that’s right, 11 totally new faces,” said Jaggers.

  • Coach Bell changes formation, strategy

    Though losing 10 seniors who had been together from jayvee through varsity to graduation last year, new LaRue County High School’s boys’ head soccer coach Derek Bell feels optimistic looking at this season’s Hawks.

    “On the plus side the enthusiasm and drive by the team should make up for the continuity of the now departed seniors,” said Bell.

    With different people employing different skills sets, Bell has adjusted his on-field strategy.

  • Lady Hawks a favorite for Region

    With seven varsity players returning, LaRue County High School volleyball coach Ben Schell can all but dispense with teaching and explaining the basics of the game in favor of more in-depth work on winning.

    “Our biggest strength as a team at this point is our experience at the varsity level,” said the Lady Hawks’ coach. “We will have more competitive practices because several players will be competing for playing time.”

  • Final tribute to Hopper