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Today's News

  • City to bid on fire truck

    Hodgenville City Council, meeting Thursday in a special-called meeting, gave Mayor Kenny DeVore the right to negotiate the price of a fire truck.

    Hodgenville Fire Chief Wally Sparks has inspected the truck in question – a 1990 model with a 95-foot floating bucket (it stays level). It has a 300-gallon water tank and will seat seven people – including the driver.

    “It fits our needs and the required reach we need,” said DeVore.

    The truck has 3,218 hours and 32,626 miles – and is garage-kept.

  • PHOTO: Sweethearts of The Herald News
  • Reunions

    Gibson-Milby

    The Gibson-Milby family reunion will be Oct. 11 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Sherman. Potluck begins at noon; doors open at 11 a.m. in the family center behind the church. For more information, call 324-3186.

    Haycraft

    The Haycraft family reunion is Oct. 18 at the Brown-Pusey House, Elizabethtown. Registration and tour of the Hardin County History Museum is at noon. Kids Corner (fun and games). Bring a dish. Potluck at 4 p.m. Auction at 7 p.m. Bring family photos, memorabilia and souvenirs.

    LCHS Class of 1999

  • PHOTO: Warriors
  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R. Smith

    Glenn Wilkinson, father of Rev. Jerry Wilkinson, was admitted to Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville last week. He’s doing fairly well.

    His mother-in-law, Corine Johnson, hasn’t been feeling well. Lolita Lee has been in the hospital recently. Let’s keep her and all of the sick in our prayers.

    Rev. Steven and Sunni Brazley Harris became the parents of a baby boy born Oct. 1. Mother and son are doing well. He’s the great-grandson of Rosleen Price of Hodgenville.

  • Hawks hold off Lakers for 14-10 win

    After six games in the books the LaRue County Football team has established an identity. They are young, energetic, and have a blue collar work ethic. All six games have proven that these Hawks are competitive and desire to get better each week.

    Last Friday the Hawks traveled to Russell Springs to battle the Lakers of Russell County who were seeking their first win of the season on homecoming night.

    It was a shaky start to what seemed like a beautiful night for football. The very first possessions for each team resulted in a turnover.

  • Dawson wins 5th Region Golf Tourney, advances to State

    LaRue County sophomore Cameron Dawson finished first out of 93 golfers Tuesday to capture the 5th Region Golf Tourney at Elizabethtown Country Club with an even par 72. In 2013 he walked away with a region runner-up at South Park Golf Course in Louisville, therefore he was one of six individuals expected to win this year’s tourney.

    Cameron is the first LaRue County golfer to win the region since Chad Hines did it in 1997. With the tournament win, Dawson qualified for the KHSAA State Golf Tourney in back-to-back seasons.

  • COLUMN: Find satisfaction in the midst of discontent

     “More.”

    This is a small word, but it summarizes the hopes and obsessions of many Americans. More money, more success. More of this and more of that.

    Many live for “more.” Our next raise, our next house. They search, but never seem to find, and most are unhappy in their search.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks win on the road

    After finding ways to lose three straight weeks, the LaRue County Hawks found a way to win. On the road, no less.

    The Hawks kept the Russell County Lakers scoreless on all eight of their possessions and senior Koy Lindsey’s fumble recovery on the Lakers’ final offensive play gave the Hawks three turnovers as LaRue County held on, 14-10.

  • COLUMN: Save these Chamber dates

    By Krista Levee, Executive Director, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce

    Planning for our holiday festivities is in full swing. Make sure to mark these dates on the calendar because you won’t want to miss them. For details on how you can participate, check our website, www.laruecountychamber.org, follow us on Facebook, or give us a call at 270-358-3411.

    * Trick or Treat on the Square and Costume Contest – Friday, Oct. 31. Sponsored by the Chamber, City of Hodgenville, The LaRue County Herald News and Awards Center.