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Today's News

  • Free hearing tests available in May

     May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.

  • Changes made at Hardin EMS

     Ira Dyer is out as director of Hardin County Emergency Medical Services after serving more than six years in county government.

    Dyer submitted a verbal resignation to Judge-Executive Harry Berry on Thursday and a written resignation Friday, Berry said Tuesday afternoon following Hardin Fiscal Court’s voting meeting at H.B. Fife Courthouse.

    Berry revealed Dyer’s resignation at the end of Tuesday’s meeting after Magistrate Doug Goodman asked for an update on the status of the position.

  • Cardiac monitors for county

     Two cardiac monitors featuring the latest data technology have arrived and should be online within two weeks, Emergency Medical Services Director Mike Cottrell reported to members of LaRue County fiscal court meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville May 27.

    “One of these will be placed in each of our ambulances to provide the latest in cardiac care,” said Cottrell. He reported 163 ambulance runs in April.

    He also told magistrates that his department’s changeover to electronic patient care reports should be complete as of July 1.  

  • Bunco tournament falls short of world record

     Despite not setting a world record, organizers of a May 18 Bunco tournament in New Haven said they’re pleased with the outcome of the event.

    “Of course I’m disappointed with the turnout, but everything ran so smooth,” said Bobbi Jo Nalley, organizer of the event, which was held on Main Street in New Haven. With the help of volunteers, “we had everything set up and ready to go in no time.”

    Jane Masse, who helped Nalley with the event, added, “The community really came together.”

  • Career readiness assessed by test

     This year, LaRue County High School tried out a career readiness exam for students.

    Kelly Sandidge, the school’s guidance counselor and director of student services, presented information about “WorkKeys” at the May 19 school board meeting.

  • Intern: Ready to write

    Hello, my name is Felicia Gray and I am the new summer intern at The LaRue County Herald News. My internship is through the Kentucky Press Association.

    Many of you probably know me as Jill and Tim Gray’s daughter. If you know my mom, you probably already know that I attend Campbellsville University — if not because she mentions it nearly every time she says my name, then because she is very proud of her “Campbellsville Mom” T-shirt.

  • Graduates continue to make history

     Last Thursday, the annual LaRue County High School senior group photo at Lincoln Farm was taken.

    I always enjoy taking that photo – mostly because someone else is in charge of lining up the kids. 

    I had a few minutes to reminisce that morning. The kids were running later than usual so I walked around the plaza in front of the Memorial Building – the first memorial constructed to honor the 16th President. 

  • Williams honored by United Way

     LaRue Countian Rita Williams was nominated by her peers to receive recognition for her positive contributions to the community. 

    Williams was presented the Voice of LaRue County Award at United Way’s recent Thank You event because of her influential role as advocate and volunteer on behalf of the United Way of Central Kentucky. 

  • Court Briefs: May 28, 2014

    Sentence modified
    Atari Markeem Hardin (1982) was ordered to serve 75 additional days May 5 in LaRue Circuit Court after testimony was heard from the LaRue County Attorney’s Child Support Office.

    Costs and fees waived
    Costs and fees ($410) were waived May 5 for Adam Davy Lamoreaux in a child support case. Lamoreaux lives in Salt Lake City and the court determined it would cost more to transport him back to Kentucky.

    Declared a fugitive

  • Farm News and 4H Calendar - May 28

    Farm News 

    Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be set up from noon to 7 p.m. June 19 and 26, and July 3, at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville (beside Lincoln Jamboree). For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Multifloral Rose Control Demonstrations