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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Miles - Grimes

    Christa Gail Miles of New Haven and Christopher James Grimes of Magnolia announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Doug Miles and Lisa Lands of New Haven.

    The prospective groom is the son of Gordy Grimes of Magnolia and Judy Grimes of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is Sept. 28, 2013. There will be a reception to follow the private ceremony at Guthrie Opportunity Center in Bardstown starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • BIRTH: Heath

    Jason and Tiffany Heath of Turners Station are proud to announce the birth of their son, Justin Ty Heath.

    Justin Ty was born at 10 a.m. Aug. 8, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by siblings Cody, 5, and Jaycie, 15.

    Grandparents are Jan Gardner of Louisville; and Pat and Beverly Heath of Hodgenville.   
     

  • The LaRue County Herald News Free Gas Give-Away!

    Congratulations to our weekly winners in the gas giveaway.
     

  • God says we’ll be tempted, tried and tested

    Do you know the difference in being tested and temptation?

    We know in school students are tested regularly on how they are retaining and understanding the material they are learning. Customers test-drive vehicles to see if they perform as advertised before buying. Our character and spiritual commitments are tested by the fires of hardship, persecution and suffering. The Bible distinguishes between temptation, which is used by Satan to lead into sin, and testing which is used by God to purify us and move us toward maturity and growth.

  • Bad things happen to good people

    Very few people go through life without something bad happening. Bad things happen. Why?

    Sometimes bad things happen because the devil is real, evil, a spiritual being, powerful, and out to deceive and destroy us. “Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” (I Peter 5:8-9)

    A second thing to remember is that sometimes bad things happen because we live in an imperfect world where imperfect things happen. Cars break down, our health fails, money runs out, children go astray, loved ones die, and so it goes.

  • Church Calendar - September 25, 2013

    Food distributed at Church of Christ

    The LaRue County Church of Christ will distribute food to those who qualify, 6-7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 27. For more information, contact the church at 358-9812.

    Mount Tabor Baptist Church

  • Aliens land in LaRue?
  • Whelan is National Merit semi-finalist

    A LaRue County High School senior, Evelyn Whelan, has been notified that she is a National Merit semi-finalist, the first student to earn the honor in the last several years at the school.

    The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test which serves as an initial screen of about 1.5 million entrants each year.

  • Woman charged with assaulting clerk

    A Hodgenville woman has been charged with fourth-degree assault of Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

    Donna J. Rodehaver, 61, allegedly struck Hornback Aug. 28, on the back above the left shoulder, “leaving a red mark,” according to the citation. The incident allegedly occurred about 8 p.m. at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

  • Church of Christ to distribute free food

    A change has been made in the local food assistance program.

    One agency will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities in LaRue County.

    Families will get their food from LaRue County Church of Christ, 1136 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. The food bank is open 8 a.m.-noon the fourth Friday of every month and 6-7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday evening.