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Today's News

  • Mobile home fire may have been caused by meth lab explosion

     Local law enforcement believe a mobile home burned April 1 after a suspected methamphetamine lab exploded.

  • Hazle's physical therapy career takes an international spin

     Though Dr. Charles Hazle’s career field has taken him to three continents, his starting point was on another kind of field right here in LaRue County — the Hawks’ football field.

  • School Calendar: April 9, 2014

     ALL SCHOOLS

    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students is June 4. Graduation is June 6.

     

    ALES

  • Community Calendar - April 9, 2014

     Park volunteer training

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park will have orientation training for those who wish to volunteer at the park’s visitor information desk noon to 4 p.m. April 10. Class is limited to eight participants. Call the park at 270-358-3137 to make a reservation or more information.

     

    College Earth Fair

  • News of Record – DUI – April 9, 2014

     DUI

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

     

    DUI

  • Farm News - April 9, 2014

    Tobacco GAP Training
    Tobacco Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training is needed for those who grow tobacco for 2014. There will be a training session at the Elizabethtown Receiving Station 6 p.m. April 15. This is a private, company-sponsored meeting, but all growers are welcome if they RSVP by calling the Elizabethtown Receiving Station at 270-360-8436.

  • Sports Shorts - April 9, 2014

      Track meets

    LaRue County High School’s next home track meet is April 19. The team competes April 21 at Bardstown; April 25 at Elizabethtown; April 29 at Thomas Nelson; May 2 at Green County; May 6 at Elizabethtown (conference meet). The region meet is May 12-15 at Bardstown. The state track meet is May 23 in Lexington.

  • Attorney disputes client's DUI charge

    A Hodgenville man, who was attempting to be a good neighbor to a vacationing family, now faces a charge of driving under the influence.
    Police Chief Steve Johnson said Wesley L. Warren, 32, had notified dispatch of a suspicious vehicle – a 2013 Nissan – parked at a nearby home on West Water Street just after 10 p.m. April 1.
    Warren, according to Chief Johnson, drove an all-terrain vehicle across a yard to meet the responding officer, Eddie Dockery, at the home.

  • 39 percent of schools participate in 'free for all food'

    Kentucky schools participating in a program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students in high-poverty schools have significantly increased student participation in school lunch and breakfast programs, Charles Edwards reports for Education Week.

  • Veterans photos may be picked up

    There are several photos of veterans that have not been picked up from The LaRue County Herald News.

    They are: Harlis Lafollette, Emmett Locke, Charles Ward, Huey Thompson, James Edward Hack, Donald Shelton, Carlos Tucker, Eugene Hutcherson and Richard McDowell.

    The photos can be picked up between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at our office, 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.