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Today's News

  • May Kentucky be smart about pyramids

    My first acquaintance with pyramids was in history and geography classes – where I learned that pyramids were monuments to important people in the Middle East who died a very long time ago.

    Then pyramids showed up in math classes.  

  • Tips to keep pipes from freezing in frigid temps

    When water freezes, it expands. When water freezes in a pipe and expands enough, the pipe bursts, water escapes and serious damage results. Pipes in attics, crawl spaces and outside walls are all vulnerable to freezing, especially if there are cracks or openings that allow cold outside air to flow across the pipes.

  • Farm calendar

    18th Century Market Fair

    The 18th Century Market Fair hosted by the Bucksnort Longhunters will be noon-7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 6 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Admission is $4 for adults, children 12 and younger are free. For more information call Danny Hill at 369-6129. 

    Extension Council to meet

  • Jail inmate declared dead at hospital

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  • Special Needs Adoption Program

    Twelve-year-old Tiffany is waiting for adoption through the Special Needs Adoption Program.

    She has very curly blond hair and is of small build, but tall for her age. Tiffany is on target in her classes and is passing all subjects. She has some behavioral struggles with authoritarian figures and coping with frustrations but she is working towards improving those behaviors.

    Tiffany has started to express an interest in having an adoptive family although she continues to struggle with the loss of her biological family. She desperately wants a family to love her.

  • Close the door to the past

    The new year is a good time for reflection and reaching out. But we can’t reach out until we close the door to the past. It is impossible to reach back and reach out at the same time. Paul said we must let go of one to go for the other.

  • Mat Hawks finish second at Five Star Classic

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took second Jan. 17 at the Five Star Classic at Lexington Lafayette.

    Lafayette won the event; Central Hardin was third, followed by Tates Creek and Franklin County.

    Hawks who won first-place medals include Nick Paden at 112 pounds with final win by forfeit; Shelby Floyd at 135 pounds with final win over Tates Creek; Shawn Hull at 145 pounds with final win over Franklin; and Drew Newberry at 215 pounds with final win over LaFayette.

    Bernard Ray took second at 171 pounds, dropping his final match to Franklin.

  • College Goal Sunday helps students find financial aid

    College Goal Sunday provides free help to Kentucky students filing for financial aid

    To increase chances of receiving aid, students must file the FAFSA before March 15.

    College Goal Sunday, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at 21 sites across the state. Most sites close at 4 p.m. Each site will hold a drawing for a scholarship that can be used at any Kentucky school.

  • Herald News recognized in Kentucky Press Association competition

    The LaRue County Herald News received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Newspapers awards program.

    Terry Sandidge received second-place honors in the competition for Best Sports Picture.for an entry which included a display of exceptional effort by local youth football players.

    The newspaper staff received honorable mention for its farm page entry in the Best Business/Agribusiness contest.

  • Herald News recognized in Kentucky Press Association competition

    The LaRue County Herald News received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Newspapers awards program.

    Terry Sandidge received second-place honors in the competition for Best Sports Picture.for an entry which included a display of exceptional effort by local youth football players.

    The newspaper staff received honorable mention for its farm page entry in the Best Business/Agribusiness contest.