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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Sen. Carroll Gibson

     FRANKFORT – Sen. Carroll Gibson, R-Leitchfield, discusses legislation with Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Johnny Ray Turner, D-Prestonsburg, in the Kentucky Senate.

  • New Haven businesses burglarized

     A rash of burglaries Feb. 25 resulted in physical damage to the stores, but not much theft — causing storeowners and employees to wonder what the thieves were after.

    The burglars broke glass doors of Boston Food Mart, Culver’s Kwik Market and the Marathon in New Haven.

    This isn’t the first time the Marathon has been burglarized, manager Jackie Wimpsett said. There were two other incidents involving stolen cigarette cartons on Dec. 16 and Nov. 11.

  • Bardstown Community Theater presents 'Fiddler on the Roof'

     The Bardstown Community Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Fiddler on the Roof” March 1-10 in the auditorium at Nelson County High School at 1070 Bloomfield Road.

    Performances are 7 p.m. March 1, 2, 8 and 9, with matinees at 2 p.m. March 3 and 10. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors/groups (10 or more) and $8 for students.

  • Woman injured in wreck near Magnolia

     An Elizabethtown woman was injured about 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in a single vehicle crash.

    Amy Stinnett, 19, was driving northbound on U.S. 31-E near the intersection with Ragland Road, when she lost control of her Toyota passenger car.

    LaRue County Chief Deputy Russell McCoy said the vehicle swerved as it crossed a bridge, striking the concrete side of the bridge. It crossed the centerline and struck the guardrail on the other side of the roadway.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Adair in Region tournament

      GREENSBURG — With her team needing someone to take the pressure off stars Ivy Brown and Alexis Brewer on Wednesday night, Haley Holt stepped up and delivered.

  • Pope receives scholarship from McDonald's

     Community leaders joined local McDonald’s owner/operators on Feb. 25, recognizing 10 area high school students, including Christian Pope, a senior at LaRue County High School, as Black History Makers of Tomorrow.

    McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February’s Black History Month by awarding $15,000 in scholarships to high school seniors selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement. 

  • BIRTH: Astors welcome Zaxton Andrew

     Andrew and Cortney Astor announce the birth of a son, Zaxton Andrew Astor.

    Zaxton Andrew was born 7:34 p.m. Dec. 25, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Curtis and Robin Pearman of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Craig and Ruth Astor of Hodgenville.

    Great-grandparents are Paul and Beverly Pearman; and Don and Brenda Miller.

  • Judge/executive says alternate to animal shelter will be found

     Judge-executive Tommy Turner assured LaRue County magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville Feb. 26 that even if Taylor County Animal Shelter closes, LaRue Countians will still have a place to take stray animals.

    “We have to come up with something, and we will come up with something,” said Turner, who told the court he had been in contact with Eddie Rogers, Taylor County judge/executive, and with other judge-executives in nearby counties.

  • PHOTO: Miss Sweetheart

     Lily Christine Tackett and her mom, Britney Tackett, picked up her gift basket from The LaRue County Herald News. Lily was selected as Little Miss LaRue County Sweetheart by the Herald’s readers and will represent the newspaper in the Lincoln Days Parade. Proceeds from the Little Miss and Mister Contest benefit the Newspaper-In-Education program which provides newspapers to LaRue County classrooms.

  • Track Schedule

     TRACK

    March 5 Grayson Away 5 p.m.

    March 15 LCHS Home 5 p.m.

    March 21 Green Away

    March 28 Bardstown Away

    April 4 LCHS Home 5 p.m.

    April 9 Central Hardin Away 5 p.m.

    April 16 Bardstown Away 5 p.m.

    April 18 Green Away 5 p.m.

    April 23 Grayson Away

    April 27 LCHS Home 11 a.m.

    April 30 Nelson Away 5 p.m.

    May 3 Green Away 5 p.m.