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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Clairmont & Ulis

    Myles Ulis, the son of Ashley M. Clairmont and Syd Ulis, announces their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Lisa and Harold Sheroan.

    The prospective groom is the son of Charlotte and Monie Ulis.

    The wedding will be 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 2014, at Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown. Reception to follow.

  • Will Phillips joins staff of The LaRue County Herald News

    Will Phillips has joined the staff of The LaRue County Herald News as a reporter.

    The Taylor County native formerly worked at the Henry County Local in Eminence and as a correspondent for The Lebanon Enterprise.

    He is a graduate of Saint Catharine College in Springfield with a degree in English. He served on the school’s newspaper as editor in chief.

    He will cover school board meetings, general news stories and features.

    Will and his wife, Tana, live in Campbellsville.

    He can be reached at 270-358-3118 or

  • Be safe when canning food

    How long will canned food keep? If properly sealed and stored in a cool, dry place, home canned food should keep for up to two years. However, for best quality, use within a year.

    Canned food stored in a warm place may lose some of its quality in a few weeks or months, depending on the temperature. Dampness may corrode metal lids, causing leakage and spoilage of the food.

  • Technology at your library

    Through the years, the LaRue County Public Library has worked hard to provide materials, programs and an environment to be a community place. You can borrow items, participate in youth and adult programs, use computers or wireless access, research genealogy information, fax, scan, make copies or simply relax by enjoying conversation or reading the newspaper or a magazine.

  • Students enjoy DC trip

    LaRue County High School students Rebecca Riggs and Delaina White were among five local upcoming seniors sponsored by Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation to represent the co-op on the 43rd annual Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Washington Youth Tour June 13-20 in Washington, DC. Selection for the trip was based on a quiz, essay, and personal interview.

  • Buffalo man pleads guilty to burglary

    A Buffalo man charged with burglarizing five residences in late December has pleaded guilty to the charges in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Walter A. Gaulke (1967) pleaded guilty July 18 to six charges of third-degree burglary, amended from second degree (recommended sentence of five years on each count). In one case, he entered an Alford plea in which he maintained his innocence but admitted the evidence would likely return a guilty verdict in court.

  • Zinnia Fest is successful

    Steve LaRue

     

    Zinnia Fest two is now one for the history books.

    A fun day was had by all Saturday at Groundhog Hill. Anniversaries were celebrated (Marge and Bill Handley). Local celebrities stopped by (Mother of the Year Wilma McDowell), and lots of zinnias were gifted.

  • ‘Ittle Eden Pre-School promotes two to kindergarten
  • Pesticide container collection is Aug 6

    The LaRue County plastic pesticide container recycling project will be conducted again this year. Commonly called “rinse and return,” the program provides farmers a free, environmentally friendly way to dispose of used plastic pesticide containers.

    Local farmers and other users were encouraged to rinse the containers as they were used and to store them until the collection date on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Other eligible plastic products can be recycled at the county’s recycling center.

  • Community News

    Georgetown

    John R. Smith

    The youth had a wonderful day Saturday at Kentucky Kingdom. Rev. Jerry Wilkinson and his wife accompanied us there.

    Jovan Bell returned home from the hospital and is slowly improving. Alice Lee Thomas was admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and was released.

    The 149th Annual General Association of Kentucky Baptist will be Monday through Friday at the Hilton Hotel, Lexington. Guest speaker will be Bishop Alexis Thomas, pastor of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Phoenix, Arizona.