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Today's News

  • State graduation rates rise

     According to a press release last month from Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s office, the graduation rate among Kentucky’s students rose 13.5 percent from 2000 to 2010, making the state the third most improved in the nation.

  • Where's Waldo? Maybe at The Herald News

    Waldo, the sneaky little guy in big glasses and a red and white striped shirt, turns 25 this year.

    Lincoln’s Loft Bookstore in Hodgenville will be hosting a “Where’s Waldo?” Scavenger Hunt event in July.

    It’s your mission to find Waldo at participating businesses.

  • Senior Activities - July 3, 2013

     Prime Time Band to perform

  • Stephens honored by Chamber

     LaRue County Chamber of Commerce President Elect Kenny Rambo presents current Chamber President Pam Stephens with a service plaque for her service to the Chamber this past year.

  • Rabbit Fun Show

    Total entries – 94

    American Chinchilla
    Senior Buck – Weston Anderson – First place – Best of Breed
    Senior Doe – Dalton Rutledge – First place

    Californian
    Senior Doe – Taylor Robertson – First place
    Junior Buck – Kendall Druen – First place
    Junior Buck – Levi VanVactorf – Second place
    Junior Buck – Payton Druen – Third Place

  • Know the warning signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke

    What causes heat exhaustion and heatstroke?

    Heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke, occur when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the air temperature rises, your body stays cool when your sweat evaporates. On hot, humid days, the evaporation of sweat is slowed by the increased moisture in the air. When sweating isn’t enough to cool your body, your body temperature rises, and you may become ill.

    What is heat exhaustion?

  • Optometrists attend Educational Congress

     Dr. David Woody and Dr. Lisa Sloan Woody, optometrists with Bardstown Eye Care Center, attended the Kentucky Optometric Association’s 111th Annual Spring Educational Congress in April at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington. 

    They attended lectures on the latest updates in eye care and disease. The conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services. 

    The Woodys reside with their son, Matthew Thomas, in Bardstown, where they both began practicing optometry in 1993.

  • Magnolia High School Class of 1950

     Magnolia High School Class of 1950 held a reunion May 9, 2013, at Decades Restaurant in Magnolia. Front from left, Mary Lou and Clifford Owen, Norman Rock, W.A. “Doc” Rock; back, Grover and Frances Close, Audrey “Diddle” McCubbins, Kenneth Milby, Martha and Cleo Owen, Juanita Shelton and Charline Akins. The group toured the old Magnolia Elementary School gym and reminisced about their basketball coach, Lawrence Reed.

  • Kyle Goodlett named LCHS principal

     Kyle Goodlett has been hired as principal of LaRue County High School.

  • Free camp teaches basketball basics

    Former LaRue County High School coach Paul Handley and Doss High School Coach Tracy Goodin hosted their second annual Another Level Basketball Academy, June 27-29.

    The academy, which Handley hosts in his own backyard, is designed to develop fundamental skills and enhance basketball knowledge in youth and boost the confidence of young players.