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Today's News

  • Bar owner denies responsibility for death in civil lawsuit; Murder case is still pending

    The owner of the Raywick Bar and Grill has denied responsibility for the death of David Litsey Jr. in his answer to a civil lawsuit filed by Litsey’s father.

    Litsey Jr., 22, died Nov. 9, 2012, after he was shot outside of the bar.

    Christopher Gribbins, 46, of 821 Dangerfield Road in Hodgenville was indicted for murder in connection with Litsey Jr.’s death. According to court records, Gribbins was identified as discharging a firearm that resulted in Litsey Jr’s death.

    Gribbins has entered a plea of not guilty to the murder charge.

  • You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man!
  • ACT data to be released in September

    Individual school ACT data for the junior class who took the assessment in March 2013 is scheduled to be released the end of next month.  

    As school staff, parents, and students study the results, it’s important to remember that good scores on the ACT and other assessments, though desired, are not the ultimate goal.  

  • School Calendar -August 28, 2013

    ALES
    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room.

  • Celebrate Grandparent’s Day with The LaRue County Herald News

    In honor of the upcoming National Grandparent’s Day, we will offer our readers a way to honor those who serve a ‘grandparent’ role. We are excited to announce a very special opportunity for you to do just that with a full color photo and thank you message for only $20.

    It’s a perfect way to say, “We love you” and “We appreciate all that you do for our family.”

    You can submit your photo and message via email at gm@laruecountyherald.com or simply come into The LaRue County Herald

  • MAC grant program to benefit local teachers

    For the 11th consecutive year, Hodgenville-area middle school teachers will have the opportunity to “Make Activities Count” in the classroom through McDonald’s MAC Grant program, which rewards teachers for innovation and creativity in the classroom by providing funding for hands-on classroom activities.

  • Rookie champs
  • Hawks drop first two games

    MARION COUNTY 9, LARUE COUNTY 1. Senior forward Curtis Milby scored the visiting Hawks’ lone goal in the LaRue County Soccer Hawks’ opening game on Aug. 20.

    The Hawks fell to Marion County 9-1.

    BARREN COUNTY 5, LARUE COUNTY 2. Curtis Milby had one goal and one assist and Quintin Majors had one goal as the Hawks lost on the road Thursday to the Trojans.

    Goalkeeper Holden Blair had 18 saves for LaRue County. Hawks backup keeper Hunter Thomas made four saves.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Thomas Nelson at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Coach: Middle school Hawks are ‘tough’

    Serving for the first time as the LaRue County Middle School Hawks coach, Elijah Zwiep said he is ready to tackle the season with his all around best.

    Having helped coach the high school Hawks for the past several years, Zwiep was asked by head football coach Josh Jaggers to lead the LCMS Hawks into a program that mirrored the varsity program.

  • Sallee’s promotes students

    Sallee’s Family Taekwondo conducted color and black belt testing Aug. 3 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville.

    Randall Sallee Jr., a fourth-degree black belt in Songham Taekwondo, and a long-time member of the American Taekwondo Association is the school’s owner. Sallee, who also owns a school in Campbellsville, brings both of his schools’ students together for this outdoor event each year.