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Today's News

  • Correspondent needed for fall sports

    The LaRue County Herald News is looking for freelancers to cover high school sports beginning in August. We’re looking for someone who likes sports and likes to write about sports.
    Good communication with coaches, players and newspaper staff is a must.
    The ideal candidate would have their own photography equipment and be able to provide photos with their stories. However, it is not a requirement.
    Payment will be on a per-story/per-photo basis.
    Some travel outside LaRue County may be required during tournament season.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10 points after July 2

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 91
    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 71
    3. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 68
    4. Joey Daniel (Liberty)- 64
    5. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 61
    6. Steve Barnett (Franklin, Ind.)- 61
    7. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 60
    8. Jarryd Holshouser (Boaz)- 47
    9. Rohn Moon (Greenwood, Ind.)- 39
    10. Joey Jones (Borden, Ind.)- 31
     
    Country 100.9 MIKE FM UMP Modifieds
    1. Benji Lee (Loretto)- 102
    2. Michael England (Glasgow)- 96

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 07/12

    LaRue Chamber Golf Scramble
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual fundraiser golf scramble will begin 9 a.m. July 13 at LaRue County Country Club. Cost is $60 a player or $240 per team and includes lunch, hole prizes, door prizes, cash prizes and a jackpot. For more information, call 358-3411.

    Volleyball tryouts

  • EKU defensive coordinator has LaRue County roots

    Tony Hatmaker, who is now in his fourth year at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, was promoted from defensive backs coach to defensive coordinator this spring. The Hodgenville native sat down with EKUSports.com to discuss the state of the Colonel defense heading into the 2011 season.

    Q: Is there going to be any change in philosophy on defense?

  • PHOTOS: Future Hawks Basketball Camp
  • Cameron Dawson takes 5th in golf championship

    When Cameron Dawson returns to LaRue County Middle School this fall and writes his essay about what he did over the summer, he’ll have a golf-bag full of things to tell.
    The 12-year-old won two of the Pepsi Junior Tour golf summer tournaments and last week placed fifth in the 11-12 age division at the Kentucky Junior Amateur Golf Championship played at My Old Kentucky Home golf course in Bardstown.

  • Three All-Star baseball teams head to state

    Three LaRue County All-Star baseball teams are headed to the Cal Ripken state tournament.
    The 11-year-olds, coached by Chad Puyear, earned a spot in the tourney as runner-up in District 7, falling to Elizabethtown 4-3 in the championship game.
    Ben Godfrey had a single, double and a run for Elizabethtown, which also beat LaRue County, 4-3 on Wednesday.
    Matheo Lynn hit a solo home run in the fifth to cut the lead to 4-3, but LaRue County couldn’t pull even. Lynn also singled and scored twice, while Dalton Skaggs had two singles.

  • County Committee Elections

    Aug. 1 – Last day to file nomination forms for county committee. Forms are available at the Hardin/LaRue FSA office or www.fsa.usda.gov.
    Nov. 4 – Ballots mailed to eligible voters
    Dec. 5 – Last day to return voted ballots to FSA office
    Jan. 2 – Elected committee members and alternates take office

    The Hardin/LaRue FSA office is located on Lincoln Parkway.
     

  • Farm News: Updated 07/12

    State Fair entry
    deadlines
    The Kentucky State Fair will be Aug. 18-28, but entry deadlines are as follows: Open livestock entries must be postmarked by July 10. Open Show livestock may enter after July 10 by paying a double entry fee, but no open livestock entries will be accepted after July 25. Rabbit entries must be postmarked by July 18. Most entries can be made at www.kystatefair.org.

    Pork Producers
    meeting July 18

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 07/12

    Dog Club meets for practice
    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 10-11:30 a.m. July 16 at the Extension Office. Bring your dog on a leash. This is practice before the show to be held the following Saturday.
     
    Shooting Sports
    The LaRue County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 21 at the New Haven Gun Club.
     
    Dog Club Show