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Today's News

  • TENNIS ROUNDUP

     TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    April 21

    ELIZABETHTOWN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    University Drive Park in Elizabethtown

    Singles

    Faizan Movania (E) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Ibrahim Siddiqui (E) def. Alex Best (LC), 6-0, 3-6, 10-8

    Ameer Haider (E) def. Cole Constant (LC), 6-4, 6-1

    Doubles

    Trevor Sanders/Kyler Hart (LC) def. Daniel Crain/Nathan Henson (E), 5-7, 7-6 (7-4), 10-5

  • Band of Hawks earns Distinguished rating, advances to state competition

     The LaRue County Band of Hawks recently performed at the Heartland Large Ensemble Festival Assessment in Elizabethtown. At the annual event, the band performs two pieces of music that have been rehearsed and prepared for performance. 

    Immediately following that portion of the assessment, the band is given a piece of music never seen before, allowed five minutes to look it over (without playing) and then performs it for an adjudicator. At the end of the day, all four judges scored the band at the Distinguished level. 

  • ENGAGEMENT: Joni Renee Rust and James Burke Phelps III

     Joni Renee Rust of Bardstown and James Burke Phelps III of Hodgenville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Pam Rust of New Haven and the late Gary Rust. She is a speech language pathologist for LaRue County Schools.

    The prospective groom is the son of Jim and Susan Phelps of Hodgenville. He teaches sixth grade at LaRue County Middle School.

    The wedding is at 7 p.m. May 31, 2014, at St. Catherine Church in New Haven.

  • Two dead in Botland

     

    Kentucky State Police have identified Kathy Netherland, 48, as one of two dead females discovered in a Botland home this morning.

    Investigators did not release the name of the second person, only identifying her as a 16-year-old.

    Police said both were pronounced dead at the scene, located at 5120 Springfield Road. Autopsies will be performed by the state medical examiner's office Wednesday morning. 

    KSP is leading the investigation. Police have released few details in the case.

  • Williams honored by Herald News

    Randy Williams, delivery driver for The LaRue County Herald News, was honored for his fifth year anniversary with the company.

  • PHOTO: Best speaks at luncheon

     Sara Jo Best, left, director of the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, was guest speaker at the April 16 LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. At right is Community Health Educator Diana Leathers.

  • American General Contractors endorse LaRue

     Associated General Contractors of Kentucky Political Action Committee have endorsed J. Alex LaRue of Hodgenville in his bid for state representative.

    LaRue is running in the 24th district, which includes LaRue, Green and Marion counties.

    The Associated General Contractors is the leading organization in the state’s commercial construction industry, providing services for more than 700 member companies.

  • Firefighter loses home to flames

    A Hodgenville couple lost their home Tuesday evening in a fire.
    James Michael “Mikey” Key and his family had lived in the residence, owned by Brian Streible, about six months.
    Key, a lieutenant for the Hodgenville Fire Department and assistant chief for the LaRue County squad, was in training at the firehouse when dispatch was notified about 8 p.m. of smoke coming from a white frame house on East Main Street.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - April 23, 2014

    Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble is April 25. Rain date is May 9. For more information, call the Chamber at 270-358-3411.

    Cheer and mascot tryout at Campbellsville

  • PHOTO: Cruisin'

    Airisa Wolford and Aaron Wolford played with toy cars on Lincoln Square during Saturday's Goodtime Cruisers' Cruise-In.