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Today's News

  • Glen Rice concert is April 11

     The Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series returns to the Hardin County Schools’ Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Friday, April 11.

    The concert features former educator Rice, Tiffany Puckett and Ricky Puckett, Clint Sapp and Allie Shae Hash and guests, Grace Farmer, Matthew Dyer and Camryn Reynolds.

    A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities.

  • Flaget sponsors a baby fair in April

    Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, invites moms and dads-to-be for its 12th annual Baby Fair, sponsored by Women’s Care of Bardstown on Saturday, April 19. The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Flaget Memorial Hospital campus on Shepherdsville Road.

    Anyone who is pregnant or planning to have a baby in the future is encouraged to attend this maternity event. The fair is free and will feature tours of the hospital’s private birthing suites equipped with advanced fetal monitoring systems, and plenty of room for the whole family.

  • Personnel changes heard by school board, March 17, 2014

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations March 17:

    Employment of:

    • Dylan Parr as assistant tennis coach for LaRue County High School, effective Feb. 19

    Resignation of:

    • Jay Eastridge as assistant baseball coach at LCHS, effective Feb. 21

    • Rhonda Ross as substitute teacher for LaRue County Schools, effective March 11

    • Alisha Willian as cafeteria manager at LCHS, effective March 14

  • Primary is May 20

     UPDATED

    The ballots have been set for the May 20 Primary. 

    Those unopposed in the primary and November General Election are County Clerk Linda Carter, County Coroner Todd R. Skaggs, Jailer Johnny Cottrill, Constable District 1 Ira Bloyd Jr., Magistrate District 1 Gary “Tony” Stewart, Magistrate District 2 Ricky Whitlock, Circuit Judge District 10, Division 1, Charles C. Simms III and Circuit Judge District 10, Division 2, John David “Jack” Seay, all Democrats.

    Two incumbents are retiring.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win opener

    The Lady Hawks won their season opener against Bardstown Bethlehem in a decisive fashion, 9-2, on March 18.

    Senior Brigitte Skaggs pitched and hit the homestanding Lady Hawks to a win over their 5th Region rival.

    In the circle, Skaggs struck out three and gave up five hits and two unearned runs. At the plate, she went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the fourth, a single and three RBIs.

    Junior Sierra Mullins had two doubles and an RBI and sophomore Jill Hughes hit a two-run double for the Lady Hawks, who led 5-0 after three and 8-2 after four.

  • Leslie Pike accepted by Gatton Academy

     Leslie Pike of Hodgenville has been selected to attend the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

    Pike, who is homeschooled, will complete her junior and senior years of high school living on campus and taking courses at WKU. At the end of the two years, she will graduate from high school and have earned at least 60 college credit hours.

    She is the daughter of Les and Angela Pike.

  • Bardstown museum loses founder

    This will be the first year that the Bardstown Civil War Museum and its corresponding venues will be operating without the help of Rita Herrmann.

    Herrmann, the long-time curator and co-founder of the museum, passed away last year at the age of 86.

    “Rita was a character,” said current manager Kenny Johnson. “She ran this place seven days a week, and she was in her 80s.”

    Johnson said Herrmann had seen the museum come to life years ago, piece-by-piece.

  • Tennis: LaRue vs. Bardstown

    March 18, 2014

    Boys

    LARUE COUNTY 3, BARDSTOWN 2

    Singles

    Devan Chaney (B) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-4, 6-3

    Alex Best (LC) def. David Rowan (B), 6-3, 7-5

    Holden Blair (LC) def. Isaac Crume (B), 8-4

    Doubles

    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Tanner Cheatham/David Ferguson (B), 6-0, 6-1

    Ogi Shirokawa/Zach Kahleifeh (B) def. Michael Brey/Cole Constant (LC), 6-3, 6-2

     

    Girls

  • Ivy Brown named Miss Basketball

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Lady Topper Basketball signee Ivy Brown has been named Kentucky's Miss Basketball, marking the first winner of the award to sign with the WKU program out of high school since all-time leading scorer Crystal Kelly earned the honor in 2004.

  • Delay in delivery to stores

    Due to problems at the printing plant, The LaRue County Herald News may be delivered later than usual to retail outlets. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our customers.