Today's News

  • One Knox to work with community members on soldier transition

    One Knox is working to prepare the Hardin County area for the largest number of veterans to return home from combat since World War II.

    One Knox is hosting a community event titled "Returning from Combat ... Building an Understanding Community" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Fort Knox Leaders' Club  to prepare workers in public service industries and organizations for the more than 3,500 soldiers returning home with the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

  • LaRue County Voter Facts

    LaRue voter facts - Nov. 8, 2011 Election

    9,668 registered voters

    6,295 Democrats
    2,876 Republicans
    497 Other

    Source: LaRue County Clerk's Office

  • General Election results available online

    General Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. No local races are being contested and state and local officials are predicting a low turnout.
    Results will not be available in the Nov. 9 issue of The LaRue County Herald News due to press deadlines.
    However, the results will be available at www.laruecountyherald.com as soon as possible and in the print edition the following week.
    Races include:
    Governor and lieutenant governor:
    Republican – David L. Williams and Richie Farmer
    Democrat – Steven L. Beshear and Jerry E. Abramson

  • Bardstown man injured when tractor overturns

    A Bardstown man calls himself a “fortunate man” after escaping serious injury when a tractor overturned on him Oct. 25.
    Charlie Estes, 69, and his friend Thomas Downs of Howardstown were working in the woods near Flats Road, off KY 84 south of Howardstown. Estes, who has a hunting cabin in the area, was driving a tractor attempting to drag treetops (laps) and limbs out of the woods when the Massey-Ferguson Super 90 overturned.

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Marcums
  • South Fork Homemakers to cater Farm Bureau dinner

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Oct. 18.

    Fourteen were present – Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas and Patsy Thomas. The roll call was answered by naming our favorite Halloween costume from our childhood.

    The minutes were approved as read. Treasurer's report approved as presented.  We earned $575 for the catering we did last month.

  • LaRue judge attends seminar

    District Court judges from across Kentucky, including LaRue County District Court Judge C. Derek Reed participated in the 2011 Kentucky District Judges College that took place Oct. 18-21 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.

    Reed also serves Hart County.

  • Many services are offered at the LaRue County Health Center

  • Health courses planned at Brockman Center

    Campbellsville University Technology Training Center is offering two allied health programs at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

    Campbellsville University Technology Training Center is also offering a course in phlebotomy that begins Thursday, Nov. 10 and runs through Dec. 22. The class will be taught Monday and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until noon at the Brockman Center.

  • LCHS selected as pilot school for College Application Week

    LaRue County High School is one of 13 schools across the state that have been chosen as pilot schools for the first-ever College Application Week program.

    The school will receive in-depth assistance from the outreach staff of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority during College Application Week Nov. 14-18.

    All faculty and staff have been asked to wear their college sweatshirts or T-shirts on Nov. 14 to kickoff the event.

    Scheduled events include: