Today's News

  • Kids Crew discovers life in trip ‘Down Under’

    “Children of all ages learn better if they have a real-life experience to relate to the subject,” said Stephanie Ash, Kids Crew director.

    That’s the reason 34 children, four teachers and three parent chaperons traveled June 17 to Horse Cave to Kentucky Down Under where they observed animals and the culture of a land almost 10,000 miles away – Australia.

  • Richmond awarded two scholarships

    Melanie L. Richmond of Hodgenville has been chosen to receive a pair of scholarships – a $300 award from The LaRue County Herald News and a $5,000 Horatio Alger Association’s Kentucky State Scholarship.

  • E'town Open crowns champions

    Landmark News Service

  • Disappointed in band season

    I feel I must comment on the articles in the paper regarding the band and its new direction. I am a former band member, a former band executive and a former senior parent. I am a firm believer that the band experience will last a student a lifetime more than any sports program and I have done both.

    My son graduated this year and it was his worst year in band.

  • Herald News wins state history media award

    The LaRue County Herald News received the media award for its Lincoln Bicentennial coverage at the 2009 Kentucky History Awards March 7 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society, the annual award ceremony recognizes outstanding achievements in Kentucky history.   

  • McCoy, Rutledge named to college Dean’s Lists

    Angela Rutledge of Buffalo was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Those with a GPA of 3.75 or higher qualify for the Dean’s List.

    Rutledge is a correspondent for The LaRue County Herald News.

    Angelina Suzann McCoy, daughter of Wilbern and Suzann McCoy of Hodgenville, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Georgetown College.

    The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.

  • EMS scholarships available

    The Community Foundation of Louisville is accepting applications to the Brian Jennemann Memorial Scholarship Fund, a perpetual endowment fund created by Brian’s parents to honor his life and commitment to helping others. On July 20, 2001, he died after a brief battle with meningococcal meningitis. He was an emergency medical technician with the Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services.

  • Doctoral program selects Kimberly Anderson

    Western Kentucky University’s doctoral program in educational leadership has selected its third cohort of students.

    The third group of students will begin the program in July and will complete it in December 2012.

    Among the students selected is Kimberly Anderson of Buffalo.

    The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, WKU’s first independent doctoral degree program, was approved in February 2008 by the Council on Postsecondary Education.

  • New child care center opens

    Wendi Edwards thought her career would take her to elementary education. During her college years, she worked at a child care center to help get through school and realized this was her “calling.” Edwards changed her major to pursue a degree in early childhood education.

    Bullfrogs and Butterflies Child Development Center LLC opened its doors June 8. Owners Jimmy and Patty Edwards wanted to open a business and their daughter-in-law, Wendi was looking for the opportunity to start a child care center. After a lot of hard work, her dream has come true.

  • Knowing asthma symptoms help control the disease

    Asthma. This is probably a diagnosis that someone in your family has heard at some point. Approximately 30 million people in the country have asthma and it continues to be an ongoing and growing problem. It is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States, affecting 8.3 percent of adults and 10.9 percent of children and is a common reason for excessive absences from school.  Annually, asthma accounts for 14.7 million missed school days for children and 24.5 million missed work days for adults.