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Today's News

  • American Idols join Rice on stage

     Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues a new season at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.

    The concert features Kentucky’s Hollywood American Idols – Kenzi Lewis of LaRue County, Brandy Neelly, Kelly Casey and Jenny Beth Willis; and Clinton Spaulding of Louisville.

    The event will be held at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Durbin wins 1,600-meter

     Sophomore Kristina Durbin won the girls’ 1,600-meter run March 15 at the LaRue County All-Comers Meet. Durbin’s time, 6:00.46, was tops in a field of 14.

    Freshman Nichole Thomas had a good day, placing fourth out of 22 in the 800-meters with a time of 2:48.58; and third in the triple jump with a distance of 28-03.00.

    Junior Misha Jakes tied for second in the high jump with a distance of 4-04.00.

    Senior Sheridan Myers was fourth in discus with a distance of 72-10.

  • TENNIS: Boys' team defeats Bethlehem

     LaRue County High School’s tennis teams played Bardstown Bethlehem March 19.

    The boys’ team won 5-0 with Ryan Abell, LaRue’s No. 1 singles player defeating Ezra Suertes 6-0, 6-0.

    Ryan Hornback defeated Adam Rogers, 6-1, 6-1; Tyler Skaggs defeated John Simms, 8-3.

    In No. 1 doubles, the team of Kyler Hart and Trevor Sanders defeated Suertes and Rogers.

    Alex Best and Preston Howell defeated Jessie Plouvier and Janzten Sivori, 6-1, 6-0.

  • GRACE NOTES: Death loses, God wins

     On Oct. 26, a woman named Terri married the man of her dreams, and on Nov. 12, her new husband, Mike, went in for surgery for a lump on his jaw and had 9/10 of his tongue removed.

    Mike is dying from oral cancer, slowly and painfully.

    I’ve been following their saga on Facebook. It is both incredibly sad and filled with sweetness and an ultimate happily-ever-after ending.

    Here are some of Terri’s most recent Facebook posts:

  • 4-H Homecoming planned in Georgetown

     The Kentucky 4-H Homecoming, the annual signature event for the Kentucky 4-H Foundation, will be held 6 p.m. April 20 at The Hilton Garden Inn in Georgetown.

    This annual event reconnects former 4-H’ers with each other 4-H alumni as well as with friends, volunteers, and supporters of Kentucky 4-H.

    “The first two 4-H Homecomings were huge successes and we expect this year’s event to be even more successful,” said Keith L. Rogers, executive director of the Kentucky 4-H Foundation.

  • Brown named to Bellarimine's dean's list

     Bellarmine University has named New Haven resident Mary Brown to the dean's list for fall 2012.

    Brown is a freshman majoring in biochemistry & molecular biology, and previously attended Nelson County High School.

    Bellarmine's dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.

  • Brown named to Bellarimine's dean's list

     Bellarmine University has named New Haven resident Mary Brown to the dean's list for fall 2012.

    Brown is a freshman majoring in biochemistry & molecular biology, and previously attended Nelson County High School.

    Bellarmine's dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.

  • Special section honors Class of 2013

     All LaRue County High School seniors are being asked to participate in an annual graduation keepsake section published by The LaRue County Herald News.

    The high school has provided photos of each senior.

    The students are requested to fill out a questionnaire provided by the class sponsor, Rex Hanson.

  • School Calendar - March 20, 2013

     ALL SCHOOLS

  • Farm Calendar: March 20, 2013

     Bacon Creek Watershed Council