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Today's News

  • Addie rebounds from chemo, treatments continue

    Addilyn “Addie” Roberts, the 3-year-old daughter of Angela and Ben Roberts of Hodgenville, started her final phase of chemotherapy last Monday.
    The little girl with the big smile was diagnosed with leukemia at age 2 and has been on treatment since then.
    “She’s been doing pretty well. She had a really rough month in February, though,” said Angela, who added her daughter lost 13 pounds in two weeks due to nausea caused by the chemo.
    “But she got through it and she’s doing really well,” she said.

  • COLUMN: Say a good prayer for everyone

    There are times in life when we find ourselves between a rock and a hard place and we need someone to rescue us. The psalmist seems to be in such a place when he pleads with God in Psalm 141 to “come quickly.” He says, “Hasten to me. Give ear to my voice when I call to Thee.”
    God loves for his children to talk to him in prayer. Someone has said that prayer is our talking to God and Bible reading is God talking to us.

  • Church Calendar – June 18, 2014

    Hope Food Pantry
    The Hope Food Pantry at Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Road, will distribute food to LaRue County residents 4:45-6 p.m. on June 18. New participants must bring a photo ID and a current utility bill. For more information, call Susan at 270-358-9328.

    VBS at Salem Christian
    Salem Christian Church will hold vacation Bible school 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 22-27 for ages preschool to middle school. For more information, call Marsha Duncan at 270-234-3796.

    VBS at Pleasant Ridge

  • Fundrai$ers - June 18, 2014

    Lunch fundraiser
    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is holding a community luncheon fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (while supplies last) on June 20. Barbecue sandwich, chips or potato salad and dessert for $6. Proceeds will be used to take two elders to Disney World. Deliveries available. Call 270-358-3105 to place your lunch order.

    Food served during car show

  • PHOTO: 4-H Rabbit Club yard sale

    4-H Rabbit Club members held a yard sale Saturday at the LaRue County Extension office. Proceeds will assist them on their trip to the national convention in Texas.

  • J.D. Shelburne returns to area for three concerts

    Country rocker J.D. Shelburne returns to the area for three upcoming concert events. Shelburne performed at last year’s LaRue County Farm Bureau’s AGstravaganza event, and returns to the area this weekend.
    Shelburne will headline a charity event Friday, June 20, at the Historic State Theatre in Elizabethtown. Information on this event can be found on page 2A of today’s edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Community Calendar - June 18, 2014

    Weight loss program
    The LaRue County Health Department – in partnership with the LaRue County Extension office – is offering a 10-week weight loss program at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The class begins at 11:30 a.m. and is open to anyone in the community. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, contact Diana Leathers at the LaRue County Health Department at 270-358-3844 or Theresa Howard at the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Hosparus needs volunteers

  • PHOTO: 4-H Teen Conference

    Sierra Mullins and Michaela Rock attended the State 4-H Teen Conference last week in Lexington on the University of Kentucky campus. Both served as voting delegates for LaRue County in the State 4-H officer election. Michaela has participated in the State 4-H Performing Arts Troupe over the past two years and auditioned and was selected to continue in the group for 2014-15.

  • Board of Adjustment provides tape of meeting

    The Land of Lincoln Board of Adjustments has provided a tape recording of a closed meeting to The LaRue County Herald News.
    The newspaper filed a formal complaint with the BOA after a June 2 meeting. The board went into closed session to discuss conditions to place on a request for a sawmill on Sonora Road.
    Governing bodies can enter into closed session for only a few reasons – mainly discussion of specific personnel, land transaction or pending litigation – according to the state’s Open Meeting Law.

  • Family files civil suit against local nursing home

    The family of a deceased nursing home resident has filed a civil suit against her former caretakers.
    Don Gardner, the son and executor of the estate of Dorothy A. Gardner, filed the suit in LaRue Circuit Court against Signature Healthcare, LLC of Frankfort; LP Hodgenville LLC DBA Sunrise Manor; Signature Consulting Services LLC; LP Manager LLC; LPMM, Inc.; LP O Holdings, LLC; Mark Henderson in his capacity as administrator of Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor; and Crystal Hamilton in her capacity as administrator of Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor.