Today's News

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 06/07/2011

    LaRue County Park & Recreation Board to meet
    LaRue County Park & Recreation Board of Directors will meet 6:30 p.m. June 8 at the park. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 358-8386.
     LaRue County Park & Recreation pool open

  • ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Nicole Kelley and Ryan Michael Butler

    Rosalinda and Ralph Kelley are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Kelley, and Ryan Michael Butler, son of Sharron and Michael Butler.

    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Robert and Edna Kelley and the late Magdalena and Jose Dolores Colchado. She is a 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky.

  • Clay Underwood to perform at Nolin RECC meeting

    Musical performers, speakers and informative programs will highlight the 73rd annual co-op meeting of Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation Friday. Festivities commence at 5 p.m. June 10 at John Hardin High School.  

    For musical entertainment, LaRue County native and rising Nashville star, Clay Underwood, will sing.

    “We are very excited about having him perform at the annual meeting,” said Patsy Whitehead, Nolin Communications coordinator.

  • LaRue County High School Class of 2011 Graduation

    About 167 students participated in the graduation ceremony at LaRue County High School Friday.
    Andrew Skaggs was named valedictorian; Shelby Rogers was named salutatorian.

  • Work on Interstate 65 continues

    One lane of southbound Interstate 65 in LaRue and Hart Counties is completed in a summer long project to resurface all lanes from Munfordville to Elizabethtown.  Thursday, contract crews finished the inside Southbound Lane and began moving Northbound on the inside lane at Munfordville (exit 65).

  • Herald News correspondent dies at age 97

    Minnie Powell Smith, long-time White City correspondent for The LaRue County Herald News, died May 31 at the age of 97.

    Smith’s health began failing several months ago and she recently became a resident of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, where she passed away.

    Smith was the oldest member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in White City. She taught Sunday school and held a Bible study with Sunrise residents for several years. Smith worked in the activities department at Sunrise Manor for many years and began volunteering at the facility after her retirement.

  • FREE MOVIE NIGHT: 'Up' to be shown June 18

    Saturday, classic cars and an animated movie will provide free family entertainment in downtown Hodgenville.
    The streets will roll up about 4 p.m. as the Goodtime Cruisers bring nostalgia to Lincoln Square in the form of muscle cars, Model Ts and custom wheels.
    In addition, the City of Hodgenville will host its next free summer movie “Up” at 7 p.m.
    This 96-minute animated movie features the voices of Edward Asner and John Ratzenberger.

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings Volunteers

  • CHOO! CHOO! Thomas the Tank Engine arrives in New Haven

    Thousands will flock to New Haven during the next two weekends to take a ride on the big, blue train engine with a smile on his face. Thomas the Tank Engine will roll into the Kentucky Railway Museum for the 10th year in a row Saturday.

    “Beginning this weekend, we're probably looking at drawing close to 14,000 people. It is the largest event that we do here,” said Lynn Dawson, marketing director at the Kentucky Railway Museum.

  • Herald News staffers win editorial award

    Two LaRue County Herald News staffers were recognized by parent company LCNI in the annual editorial contest.

    Editor Linda Ireland and staff writer Candis Carpenter shared third place honors in Best Photo Page Layout among weekly newspapers. The judges had high praise of the 2010 Lincoln Days wrap featuring photos from the annual festival.

    Comments included “Nice front page. Good use of dominant image.”