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Today's News

  • Harriers keep up the pace despite rain

    The recent rains have not dampened the spirits of the LaRue County High School cross country athletes. At last week’s practice, the runners were ready and rearing to go in trying to improve their times. 

    Seventeen-year-old senior Ryan Durbin placed 21st in the Nelson County Hillbilly Run Meet. 

  • Harriers keep up the pace despite rain

    The recent rains have not dampened the spirits of the LaRue County High School cross country athletes. At last week’s practice, the runners were ready and rearing to go in trying to improve their times. 

    Seventeen-year-old senior Ryan Durbin placed 21st in the Nelson County Hillbilly Run Meet. 

  • Nationwide honors Claudia Gibbs

    Claudia Gibbs has been selected as the September Employee of the Month at Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed at Nationwide since January 2006 and is under the supervision of Janice Perkins in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for dedication and service.

     

  • Hawks smash North Bullitt in Class 4A district game

    Delaying the LaRue County-North Bullitt varsity football game by 24 hours provided a more pleasant atmosphere for fans and much drier field for the players.

    LaRue's Alex Lee led the Hawks' potent running attack Saturday night. The junior rushed for a game-high 198 yards and three touchdowns as LaRue recorded a 42-6 win over North Bullitt in Class 4-A district action at Hodgenville..

    The Hawks are 5-2 on the season with previous wins over Campbellsville, Green County, Elizabethtown and Glasgow.

  • Fair facilities being upgraded

    Several Kentucky counties have upgraded their fairgrounds facilities with grants from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Among those is a $100,000 grant that enabled the Hardin County Fair Board to buy and build new bleachers and rest room facilities.

    “They are an asset to the fair as a whole,” said Larry Jaggers, chairman of the Hardin County Fair Board. “We have added several new activities because we’ve now got the facilities to accommodate them. This has been an asset to the community as well as to us.”

  • Embree completes basic training

    Navy Seaman Apprentice Joseph C. Embree, son of Rebecca A. and Charles L. Embree of New Haven, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training and was meritoriously promoted to his current rank at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., according to Hometown News Releases.

    During the eight-week program, Embree completed a variety of training, which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Herald News welcomes Skaggs

    Kaitlyn “Kaity” Skaggs has accepted a position as correspondent with The LaRue County Herald News.

    Skaggs, the 17-year-old daughter of Jodie Case and James Skaggs, both of Magnolia, is a student at LaRue County High School, editor of the yearbook and member of the track team, academic team and Pep Club. She enjoys reading and shopping.

    After graduation, she plans to attend Campbellsville University and major in journalism or psychology. She already is taking college credit classes.

     

  • Lady Hawks defeat Campbellsville, drop to John Hardin

    The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs avenged a Sept. 5 loss to the Lady Hawks volleyball team Sept. 29. The scores were 19-25, 25-19 and 20-25. All three sets were tightly contested with several lead changes in every game. 

    In game one, the Lady Hawks jumped out to early 7-0 and 10-3 leads only to see John Hardin come back to tie it up and surge ahead. The lead seesawed with John Hardin taking a late lead for the win.

  • Fall soil sampling saves time when spring comes

    Can you believe it? Fall is here. LaRue County farmers need to put “take soil tests” on their list of things to do this fall. It will save time next spring.

  • College classes begin Oct. 19 in Hodgenville

    Campbellsville University Hodgenville is beginning new classes Oct. 19.

    The classes being taught for the second eight weeks are General Psychology 6-10 p.m. on Mondays, and English Composition II 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays.

    Residents interested in enrolling may visit www.4CUGRAD.COM or call 877-4CU-GRAD.

    Campbellsville University’s Brockman Center in Hodgenville is the home for the classes; however, work is being done on the building and classes currently are being held in the second floor of the police station adjacent to City Hall.