Today's News

  • Hodgenville man charged with stalking

    Arraignment will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, for a Hodgenville man charged with second-degree stalking.

    About 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Deputy Matt Darst was dispatched to Lincoln Farm Road to investigate a report of a reckless driver.

    He reports seeing  Levi B. Cecil, 19, driving a vehicle “right on the bumper” of another car driven by his ex-girlfriend, Darst said.

    Cecil was lodged in the LaRue County jail.

  • Funeral home dispute with church resolved

    By Stephanie Hornback

    Landmark News Service

    Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms III said the lawsuit against the Rev. Jeffrey Leger and the Archdiocese of Louisville had the potential of reaching the U.S. Supreme Court because of the unique issues involved, including separation of church and state.

  • Hard work takes Canter to head of the class

    Remember the question: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Answer:  practice, practice, practice!        

    Hannah Canter has taken that answer to heart in high school soccer, and the practice has paid off.

    The LaRue County High School senior striker has scored 12 goals, 11 in her first three games, and practice has been a big part of that achievement.

  • LaRue County band competes today in Leitchfield

    The LaRue County High School band is one of 13 participating Saturday in the Twin Lakes Marching Band Classic at Grayson County High School in Leitchfield.

    The event is one of the final tune-ups before the marching band season conducts its championship events the following weekend. The Kentucky Music Educators Association’s regional contests are set for Oct. 25.

    LaRue's Band of Hawks are scheduled to take the field at 6:15 p.m. CDT Saturday. The other Class 3A bands scheduled to participate are Breckinridge County, Taylor County, Hart County and Muhlenberg North.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Adair in three sets

    LaRue County High School's Lady Hawks overpowered Adair County 25-7, 25-8 in varsity volleyball action at Hodgenville Thursday.

    "Allie Perkins, Kristin Thompson, and Brea Huhn did a fantastic job of passing the ball to target," said Lady Hawks' coach Ben Schell. "We were able to attack the ball on just about every point and that is due entirely to the great first passes our defensive players were supplying."

  • Horse and buggy service comes to Hodgenville

    Friday afternoon, Tom Smith and his horse Carol Ann dropped by City Hall to purchase a business license. The duo will offer carriage rides in downtown Hodgenville this fall.

    Smith, who lives in Lyons Station with his wife Phyllis, has been offering the horse and buggy service for weddings, parties and similar events for some time. He plans to bring Carol Ann and a white vis-à-vis (face-to-face) carriage – also called a sweetheart carriage – to the square during Lincoln Days, Christmas on the Square and the monthly classic car cruise-ins.

  • Huhns combine for 22 kills against Campbellsville

    Outside hitters Melanie and Brea Huhn combined for 22 kills, leading LaRue County High School past Campbellsville 25-20, 25-11 in varsity volleyball action at Campbellsville Thursday.

    "We've had a stretch for the last couple weeks in which we really haven't played well, but we've been able to compete and win," LaRue's coach, Ben Schell, said.

    "We made a lot of mistakes in the first game with Campbellsville, but finally got our act together and dominated game two."

  • Marion County tops LaRue

    Marion County smashed LaRue County 63-20 in a Class 4A high school football district game Friday night.

    Look for details in Wednesday's print edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    The Hawks, now 3-4 on the season, play Elizabethtown at home Friday nght. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

    Here are other Friday night results for area teams:

    Allen County-Scottsville 46, Logan County 0

    Atherton 18, Breckinridge County 14

    Bullitt East 17, North Bullitt 14

    Danville 40, Bardstown 26

    Edmonson County 35, Adair County 0

  • Officers bust Upton meth lab

    An Upton man has been charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.

    David R. Staples, 37, of Upton-Talley Road, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity, trafficking in controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of controlled substance, unspecified and possession of marijuana, after officers found a working meth lab at his home.

    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy said he was requested to investigate by a probation and parole officer Monday night.

    Staples was lodged in the LaRue County jail.

  • Middle school students recognized by TIP

    Talent search

    Fifty-four seventh-grade students at LaRue County Middle School have been invited to participate in the annual Talent Search conducted by the Talent Identification Program at Duke University in Durham, N.C. The program identifies very bright students from TIP’s 16 state search area.