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Today's News

  • General Election results available online

    General Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. No local races are being contested and state and local officials are predicting a low turnout.
    Results will not be available in the Nov. 9 issue of The LaRue County Herald News due to press deadlines.
    However, the results will be available at www.laruecountyherald.com as soon as possible and in the print edition the following week.
    Races include:
    Governor and lieutenant governor:
    Republican – David L. Williams and Richie Farmer
    Democrat – Steven L. Beshear and Jerry E. Abramson

  • Bardstown man injured when tractor overturns

    A Bardstown man calls himself a “fortunate man” after escaping serious injury when a tractor overturned on him Oct. 25.
    Charlie Estes, 69, and his friend Thomas Downs of Howardstown were working in the woods near Flats Road, off KY 84 south of Howardstown. Estes, who has a hunting cabin in the area, was driving a tractor attempting to drag treetops (laps) and limbs out of the woods when the Massey-Ferguson Super 90 overturned.

  • PHOTO: Four generations of Marcums
  • South Fork Homemakers to cater Farm Bureau dinner

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Oct. 18.

    Fourteen were present – Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Janice Bowen, Julie Devore, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Emogene Gardner, Clovis Johnson, Norma Jean McDonald, Martha Owen, Mary Lou Owen, Billie Shahayda, Della Thomas and Patsy Thomas. The roll call was answered by naming our favorite Halloween costume from our childhood.

    The minutes were approved as read. Treasurer's report approved as presented.  We earned $575 for the catering we did last month.

  • LaRue judge attends seminar

    District Court judges from across Kentucky, including LaRue County District Court Judge C. Derek Reed participated in the 2011 Kentucky District Judges College that took place Oct. 18-21 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.

    Reed also serves Hart County.

  • Many services are offered at the LaRue County Health Center

  • Health courses planned at Brockman Center

    Campbellsville University Technology Training Center is offering two allied health programs at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

    Campbellsville University Technology Training Center is also offering a course in phlebotomy that begins Thursday, Nov. 10 and runs through Dec. 22. The class will be taught Monday and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until noon at the Brockman Center.

  • LCHS selected as pilot school for College Application Week

    LaRue County High School is one of 13 schools across the state that have been chosen as pilot schools for the first-ever College Application Week program.

    The school will receive in-depth assistance from the outreach staff of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority during College Application Week Nov. 14-18.

    All faculty and staff have been asked to wear their college sweatshirts or T-shirts on Nov. 14 to kickoff the event.

    Scheduled events include:

  • Nunn and Lee enter video in Soybean contest

    LaRue County FFA has a video in the top 10 of the Kentucky Soybean Association YouTube Video contest. Freshmen Madison Lee and Danielle Nunn have the opportunity to win $3,000 as the state winner of this contest. The quality of the video and number of views will be a factor in determining the state winner.

  • PHOTO: J. Marvin Hawk recognized as volunteer

    J. Marvin Hawk, former board of directors chairman for Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, was presented the Kentucky Credit Union League’s 2011 Steve Brody Outstanding Volunteer Award by last year's recipient, Mary Ann Brumagen. Hawk received his award at the 77th Annual KCUL Meeting held in Louisville.