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Today's News

  • Kids Crew enjoys early holiday treat

    Children at Kids Crew received an early Christmas treat as they and their families had breakfast with Santa Dec. 11 at the child-care center at the LaRue County Board of Education.

    “In years past Kids Crew has prepared a musical where the children spend all month learning songs and then we perform them for family and friends during an evening event,” Stephanie Ash, Kids Crew director, said. “The Breakfast with Santa is much less formal and more laid back than the musicals were.”

  • Magistrates approve energy-saving resolution

    LaRue County magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Dec. 22 approved a resolution which could save the county a lot of money on energy costs.

    Tommy Turner, LaRue County judge-executive, said if the competitive community development block grant is awarded, the money would go toward replacing existing courthouse windows with energy efficient ones, replacing the building's back door and retrofitting the front doors to make them more efficient.

  • It's impossible to measure the value of God's greatest gift

    How do you measure the value or worth of a gift?

    It is Christmas and our attention is on God’s gift to us – his only son. God gave us his son to live among us showing us how to live and then to die on the cross giving his life to pay for our sins. How do we measure the value of God’s gift to us?

  • Elizabethtown couple accused of identity theft

    An Elizabethtown couple has been summoned to LaRue District Court to answer charges of identity theft and theft by deception.

    Cedric Dennis, 36, and Brandi Dennis, 34, formerly of Glendale Road, are accused of using another person’s identity to have Direct TV service installed at their residence in 2008, then leaving the residence without returning the equipment.

    The Junction City woman who made the accusations said she is being billed by the company, according to court records.

  • Extra training required for LaRue School Board member

  • Headlines from the Herald News

    The LaRue County Herald News' final print edition of 2009 is delivered Wednesday to subscribers and available at local stores and single-copy machines.

    Here are some of the top headlines in this week's paper:

  • Local business is latest victim in burglary ring

    A Hodgenville business was burglarized Saturday, losing about $10,000 in merchandise.

    Someone cut a lock on the side door and broke a window to gain access to Smoketown II on South Lincoln Boulevard between 10:40 and 10:45 p.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst. The building’s alarm was activated.Owner John Lewis estimated between $8,000 and $10,000 worth of Marlboro cigarettes were taken, Darst said.

  • Early morning fire destroys pallet recycling business

  • Magnolia residents indicted

    A Hart County grand jury handed down indictments to two Magnolia residents earlier this month.

    Rocky Lane “Poss” Meredith, 41, of 440 Ernest Chaudoin Road, and William E. “Amos” Meredith, 39, of 58 Die Road, were each indicted on one count each of third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking over $300, auto, theft by unlawful taking over $300, first-degree criminal mischief, obscuring the identity of a machine over $300 and first-degree criminal trespass, according to a report in The News-Herald. All charges include complicity.

  • LaRue will host National Guard Holiday Classic

    The LaRue County Hawks will host the National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 28-30.

    The Hawks meet Webster County 7 p.m. Dec. 28 with the winner of the game playing the winner of North Bullitt vs. Harrison County at 8:30 p.m.

    If LaRue continues in the winner’s bracket, they will play again 7 p.m. Dec. 29. The loser plays 5:30 p.m. Dec. 29.

    In the second bracket, West Carter meets Whitley County 4 p.m. while South Oldham plays Edmonson County 5:30 p.m. Dec. 28.

    The winners of each bracket will play for the championship 8 p.m. Dec. 30.