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Today's News

  • ECTC to host orientation for parents and guardians of students

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host a forum 7 p.m. July 28 for parents and guardians of students attending the college this fall. The forum will last about one hour.
    This will be an evening of information, storytelling and tips for parents who want to learn more about the college experience their child is about to enter in the fall. Parents and guardians of currently or previously enrolled students are also welcome.

  • High school lunch area becomes ‘Cafe LaRue’

    Though students are absent, maintenance and custodial personnel continue to work through the summer preparing each of LaRue County’s public schools for the next session.
    “They take the furniture out of the classrooms, then strip and wax the floors,” said Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance.
    This year, maintenance personnel are redoing the high school cafeteria.
    “They’re removing old flooring, putting in new tiles, tables, and a serving line,” Fulkerson said.

  • Thomas Shultz joins Futurity First Insurance Group

    Thomas Shultz, a Hodgenville native, has been appointed manager of the Greater Arizona Branch of Futurity First Insurance Group.

    As manager of the branch office, Shultz will develop the company’s business presence and customer base in the North Phoenix and surrounding area. He is currently a resident of Scottsdale and has nearly 10 years of sales management experience. 

  • 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.