Today's News

  • MILITARY: Petty Officer DeSpain
  • Adoption Support to meet in February

    Adoption Support for Kentucky will meet at 916 N. Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown 7-9 p.m. Feb. 15. The training will be “10 things to do when children do not get along.” Childcare provided and refreshments will be served.

    ASK will meet 6-8 p.m. Feb. 16 at 916 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown. Training will be “Depression in Children.” Childcare and refreshments provided.

  • NASCAR greats visit Toyota plant

     In theory, both groups do the same thing — produce and drive industry leading Toyota Camrys.

    But the scope is drastically different, and that’s what captured the imagination of drivers, owners and other members of Toyota’s NASCAR teams on Wednesday when they got a unique look at the production at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky.

  • Green County's Farm Service Agency to close

    Green County FSA closes

    Green County’s Farm Service Agency will close Feb. 28.

    John W. McCauley, executive director for the USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency, said FSA services once handled at the Green County office will be provided by the Taylor County FSA office, 1105 S. Columbia Ave., Campbellsville. The phone number is 270-465-4651.

    Producers can elect to transfer records to another county.

    The Green County office is the latest victim of a mass consolidation effort due to “budget-related challenges.”

  • Fort Knox declares businesses off limits to soldiers

     An order issued by the Department of the Army has made a handful of businesses off limits to Fort Knox soldiers.


     LaRue County Middle School social studies teacher Jim B. Phelps submitted articles written by two of his sixth grade students for possible publication in The LaRue County Herald News.

    Kristen Boone and Taylor Newton weigh the pros and cons of the effects of Aswan High Dam. The dam is located between Egypt and Sudan. About 80 percent of the lake is in Egypt.

  • Vittitow graduates from Eastern

     Natalie Deanne Vittitow of New Haven was one of 1,068 graduates honored at Eastern Kentucky University’s commencement on Dec. 15.

    She earned a master’s degree in business administration.

  • State Park Race Series begins in April

     The ninth annual Kentucky State Park Race Series will start April 20 with the Goose Creek 5K at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville.

    The race series consists of 5K races at five Kentucky State Parks. Runners of all ages can participate in individual races or sign up to run in all five for the overall championship. Points and awards will be given for male and female runners in the series as well as those taking part in single races. These events are also open to walkers. Children, strollers and pets on a leash are welcome.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson

     The LaRue County Hawks whipped Nelson County Feb. 5, 71-41.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford nearly outscored the homestanding Cardinals by himself, finishing with 34 points as the Hawks won for the fifth time in six games.

    Ford almost had a quadruple-double as he had 10 steals, eight rebounds and seven assists, while junior forward Tyler Howell added 13 points and eight rebounds.

    Junior forward Kody Key-Close scored nine points, while senior guard Dustin Coulter and sophomore forward Caleb Sheffer each scored five.

  • Lady Hawks come from behind to defeat Nelson

     Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer scored 23 points and junior guard Ivy Brown added a double-double Feb. 5 as the visiting Lady Hawks knocked off Nelson County – one of the top teams in the 5th Region.

    The Lady Hawks won, 58-55, despite a 32-26 deficit at halftime.

    “We did a good job of playing from behind and not panicking,” said Coach Travis Wootton. “We have played a tough schedule so we were prepared for this game. I think it was their first home loss this year. It was a good bounce back game for us.”