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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Middle School Champs
  • Several indicted in Nelson County

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.

  • COLUMN: Audiobooks added to children's library

     I can remember going to the LaRue County Public Library as a child. A very fond memory of mine was going to the rack that housed the baggies with a book and a cassette of that book. I would flip through them until I found one that caught my eye and excitedly rush to Mrs. Kathy to check me out.

  • Ferrisses celebrate 50 years together

     Patricia and Lee Ferriss of Upton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2014.

    They were married June 12,1964, at Sonora Baptist Church.

    Patricia is the daughter of the late Ernest Hornback, Jessie Devore, and Thomas “Tommy” Devore. She retired from Hardin Memorial Hospital and is a member of Lucas Grove Baptist Church

    Lee is the son of the late Percy and Verna Ferriss. He retired from International Harvester and currently works at Midwest Logistics in Upton. He is a deacon at Lucas Grove Baptist Church.

  • Students honored by WKU

     Western Kentucky University conferred degrees to its largest spring baccalaureate graduating class ever on Saturday as three undergraduate ceremonies wrapped up the University's 175th Commencement.

    WKU conferred 1,545 baccalaureate degrees, 120 associate degrees and 33 undergraduate certificates.

    In a fitting ceremony on Armed Forces Day, 14 Hilltopper Battalion Army ROTC cadets – including Micah Farmer of Upton – were commissioned as second lieutenants.

  • COLUMN: Memorial Day helps us remember

    The ability to remember is a wonderful gift God has given us. Some memories cause us to laugh, while others cause us to weep. Memories are also very practical. If we could not remember that a red light means "stop" we would be in trouble.

    But the problem is that sometimes our memory fails us. Sometimes we forget. There are events we should never forget. Memorial Day commemorates some of them.

  • Kentucky Kingdom opens May 24

    With final stages of a $44 million renovation nearly complete, Kentucky Kingdom amusement park in Louisville is set to reopen May 24, the start of Memorial Day weekend.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life donation

     Allison Shepherd, right, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $375 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.

  • PHOTO: Relay for Life donation

     Allison Shepherd, right, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $375 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.

  • Otis signs with Georgetown

     Bowling Green High School soccer player, Nicholas Otis, signs national letter of intent to play at Georgetown College. Otis led the Purples to the Kentucky State Tournament boys soccer Final Four last year and was named First Team All State during his senior year.

    “I selected Georgetown College because of both academics and soccer and I am excited about the opportunity to play soccer in college. Georgetown is a great school and I am looking forward to my next step,” he said.