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Today's News

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Thomas receives FFA Scholarship

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000 Fastline Publications scholarship to Hunter Thomas, of the LaRue County High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Fastline Publications as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Thomas plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Western Kentucky University.

    This scholarship is one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 116 sponsors contribute more than $2.6 million to support scholarships for students.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Grimes celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Gene and Elisabeth Grimes were married at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Buffalo, KY on June 24, 1966. The couple has two children, Rhonda (Robert) Cundiff of Hodgenville, and Chris (Laura) Grimes of Buffalo. They are grandparents to Noah and Rachel Cundiff and Aeryn and Aydan Grimes. They have two bonus grandchildren, Chris and Chelsey Lee. A celebration will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Christian Life Center in Buffalo, KY. Family and friends are welcome.

  • New dangerous drug emerging in state

    By Terry Mills

    It has often been said that the war against illegal drugs is an ever-changing battlefield. When we seem to be making headway on one front, another tragically opens up.

    Over the past dozen years, those “fronts” in Kentucky have ranged from meth and synthetic drugs to prescription pain medicine and heroin.

    According to the annual report the state’s Office of Drug Control Policy released last week, a new name has been added to that list: fentanyl.

  • It's a Cleveland thing

    Right now, as I begin writing this, the game is tied. What’s that? You don’t know what game I’m talking about? Oh, well, it’s only the biggest game in the NBA. That’s right, I’m watching the NBA Championship game at the edge of my seat with a sick feeling in my stomach because the Cleveland Cavs are playing and the odds are completely against them.

  • Men arrested for menacing

    A Hodgenville man was arrested on Monday, June 20 after police received a complaint from a homeowner in Hodgenville.

    Donald A. Poteet, 49, of Hodgenville was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, carrying and concealed deadly weapon, menacing and trespassing in the third degree.

  • Accident on Greensburg Road
  • Retirement Savings Means It’s Time to Sweat the Small Stuff

    Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. The lack of retirement savings in our country is an epidemic that affects all three generations.

    According to the 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), only two-thirds of workers (or their spouses) are currently saving for retirement, with 26 percent reporting they have less than $1,000 saved. It’s time to sweat the small stuff.

  • Cooking Corner - June 22, 2016

    Reese’s Cup

    Cheesecake bars

    Crust:

    1.5 c. Graham Cracker Crumbs

    1 stick butter, melted

    1/2 c. sugars

    Mix well, line in an 9x9 pan with foil, press mixture into bottom, bake 350° for 10 minutes, cool some before adding additional ingredients.

    Filling:

    8 oz. Cream cheese

    1/2 c. sugar

    1/4 c. peanut butter

    1 egg

    Blend thoroughly, set aside

    Ganache:

    1/2 c. heavy cream

    6 oz. peanut butter chips

  • Phone Service Restored to Herald News

    At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, phone service has been restored to the LaRue County Herald News. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage has caused our customers and readers. Our fax line is also back up and available at this time.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

    Allison Shepherd, Publisher

    LaRue County Herald News

     

  • Phone lines currently down at LaRue County Herald News office

    The phone lines at the LaRue County Herald News office are currently down. We apologize for any inconvenience.