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Today's News

  • Gray is Summer Intern

     Felicia Gray is working at The LaRue County Herald News this summer through the Kentucky Press Association’s intern program.

    Felicia is a student at Campbellsville University where she majors in public relations and psychology. Her parents are Tim and Jill Gray of Magnolia.

    She will be covering school board meetings, the LaRue County Fair, writing feature articles and taking lots of photographs. 

    The internship lasts 10 weeks.

    If you have a story idea to pass on to Felicia, give her a call at 270-358-3118.

  • Pvt. Murrell graduates

     Pvt. Jarrod Wayne Murrell graduated May 15, 2014, from Fort Jackson Army Base in South Carolina.

    He is the son of DeAnna Murrell and George Hobby, the brother of Courtney, Wayne, Bonnie and Anthony Jr., and the uncle of Jonathan, all of Elizabethtown. His grandparents are Charles and Margaret Brown of Buffalo. Great-grandparents are Freddy and Iris Hoagland of Campbellsville.

  • Kidd graduates from University of Louisville

     Autumn Kidd graduated May 10, 2014, from the University of Louisville. 

    She received a bachelor of science in nursing degree. 

    She was a member and president of the Chi Omega Fraternity and was on the executive board for the University of Louisville Dance Marathon. She was recently hired for an RN position at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. 

    She is the daughter of Larry and Sandy Kidd of Hodgenville.

  • Breaking Bread Bakery: Made from scratch

     The sweet smell of baking bread, cakes, cookies and muffins has been wafting from a small shop on South Walters Street since February. The “Breaking Bread Bakery” (a not-so-subtle reference to the Bible) sells bread and other goods – all made from scratch.

    For lunch, they also offer a bag lunch, which includes a sandwich (made with their own bread), chips, and a soda.

    Fran Dowell of Magnolia is the owner. She bakes everything herself and says that since it opened, the bakery has been “pretty steady but not overwhelming.” 

  • Fundrai$ers - May 28, 2014

     Fish fry at Middle Creek

    Middle Creek Baptist Church, 3595 Carter Brothers Road, Hodgenville, will have a fish fry 5 p.m. May 30 and June 6. Fish, two sides, dessert and drink for $7.50. Carryout available.

     

    Cruise-In for Christ

  • Illegally placed signs will be removed

     Residents, business operators and property owners along US and KY routes are reminded Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews have authority and will remove political signs along state maintained right-of-way areas.

    Additionally, KYTC officials take this opportunity to remind everyone no yard sale, auction, business or any other sign is allowed on state maintained right-of-way areas. Such signs must be placed beyond right-of-way limits. Right-of-way fence is included in this restriction. On roads with a right-of-way fence, no signs may be attached.

  • Cold water challenge supports charity from 7,000 miles away

     Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan—

    Daniel E. “Dan” London has been deployed for about two years in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, but still maintains a close connection to his home area of Hardin County. That connection was shown May 24 when he let about 30 co-workers pour very cold water over him in support of a local charity in memory of Addison Jo Blair who was lost to cancer at a very young age.

  • Track and field results

     (Delayed)

    April 22—Elizabethtown All-Comers

     

    Team Results

    Girls (6 Teams)

    4. LaRue County, 87

    Boys (6 Teams)

    6. LaRue County, 66

     

    Individual Results

    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    14. Gabriela Garcia, 14.52

    15. Courtni Price, 14.57

    26. Kyaa Embry, 15.56

    30. Sarah Cady, 16.12

    31. Scarlett Redmon, 16.45

     

  • Hawk baseball has a bright future

     Leading into the 2014 baseball campaign, Hawks’ second-year head coach Eric Allen knew he would have a challenge replacing six seniors with a young group of players coming up. This was nothing new. When he acquired the job in 2013, he had to replace eight seniors.

    Junior Koy Lindsey and freshman Cameron Dawson were the only full-time starters from the 2013 squad, while sophomore Colby Skaggs and senior Dylon Hedgespeth also saw action at the varsity level.  

  • Lady Hawks end season as District runners-up

     The Lady Hawks became the 18th District runners-up Tuesday, falling 8-7 to the top-seeded Green County Lady Dragons in the championship game.

    The Lady Hawks held a four-run lead in the seventh inning – but Green County cut the lead to two against junior starting pitcher Emillee Cundiff.

    Lady Hawks coach Aaron Howell called on senior Brigitte Skaggs to close it out.

    Green County drew two bases-loaded walks off Skaggs to rally for an 8-7 win at Green County American Legion Park.