http://www.laruecountyherald.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Gotta catch a what? http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/gotta-catch-what <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0612_0.jpg" alt="Taylor Lamkin, of Bardstown, found a cool place in the shade after making a few Pokestops on the Square in downtown Hodgenville. " title="Taylor Lamkin, of Bardstown, found a cool place in the shade after making a few Pokestops on the Square in downtown Hodgenville. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> A new game phenomenon is sweeping the nation and LaRue County is no exception.</p> Missing man arrested http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/missing-man-arrested <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/inmateimg072016zzz60145_07162016141154.jpg" alt="Casey Cain" title="Casey Cain" align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> A man that was originally reported as missing has now been charged with auto theft and theft by unlawful taking.</p> Birthplace Centennial http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/birthplace-centennial <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9089.jpg" alt="Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park Celebrated the Centennial year of the park with presentations by living historians, a Wreath Laying on the Square in Hodgenville, a new exhibit at the Lincoln Museum 100 years 100 images, a recreation of the luncheon held for President Eisenhower and hosted by the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. Above pictured are presenters Abraham Lincoln portrayed by the Great Pretender himself, Jim Sayre; Franklin D. Roosevelt portrayed by Gary Stamm, Dwight D. Eisenhower portrayed by Ken Hammontree; Teddy Roosevelt portrayed by Adam Lindquist. All presented an address their respective historical figure had delivered during the Centennial Celebration on Saturday July 16." title="Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park Celebrated the Centennial year of the park with presentations by living historians, a Wreath Laying on the Square in Hodgenville, a new exhibit at the Lincoln Museum 100 years 100 images, a recreation of the luncheon held for President Eisenhower and hosted by the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. Above pictured are presenters Abraham Lincoln portrayed by the Great Pretender himself, Jim Sayre; Franklin D. Roosevelt portrayed by Gary Stamm, Dwight D. Eisenhower portrayed by Ken Hammontree; Teddy Roosevelt portrayed by Adam Lindquist. All presented an address their respective historical figure had delivered during the Centennial Celebration on Saturday July 16." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Hundreds of people attended the Centennial Celebration last weekend for the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville.</p> <p> Stacey Humphreys, Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management at the park, said they had more than 1,100 visitors to the park last weekend for the Centennial event.</p> Gentry named Mother of the Year http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/gentry-named-mother-year <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_1_42.jpg" alt="Patsy Thomas, right, presented 2016 Mother of the Year Phyllis Gentry with an engraved tray from the LaRue County Extension Homemakers." title="Patsy Thomas, right, presented 2016 Mother of the Year Phyllis Gentry with an engraved tray from the LaRue County Extension Homemakers." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The 2016 Mother of the Year is Phyllis Gentry of Hodgenville.</p> <p> Gentry was announced as Mother of the Year before the beef show at the AGstravaganza event on Monday, July 18 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. The Mother of the Year is sponsored by the LaRue County Extension Homemaker organization. Homemaker President Patsy Thomas presented Gentry with an engraved tray from the LaRue County Extension Homemakers.</p> Sanders receives good evaluation http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/sanders-receives-good-evaluation-0 <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sam_sanders_2.jpg" alt="LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders" title="LaRue County Schools Superintendent Sam Sanders" align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> LaRue County Schools Superintendent received a good evaluation from the LaRue County School Board during their monthly meeting on Monday, July 18.</p> <p> The evaluation included seven categories that were graded on a scale of exemplary, which exceeds the standard; accomplished, which meets the standard; developing, making growth toward meeting the standard and growth required, which means the area or areas need to be addressed in the professional growth plan.</p> A presidential conversation http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/presidential-conversation <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0534.jpg" alt="Ken Hammontee as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Gary Stamm as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adam Lindquist as Theodore Roosevelt pose for a photo in the parlor at All the Way Plumb Bed and Breakfast, where they stayed with their wives during their time in LaRue County for the Centennial Celebration of Abraham Lincoln National Historic Park." title="Ken Hammontee as Dwight D. Eisenhower, Gary Stamm as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adam Lindquist as Theodore Roosevelt pose for a photo in the parlor at All the Way Plumb Bed and Breakfast, where they stayed with their wives during their time in LaRue County for the Centennial Celebration of Abraham Lincoln National Historic Park." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Imagine sitting in on the conversation between three presidents from different eras; all staying in the same place and congregating at the same breakfast table. Owners of All the Way Plumb Bed and Breakfast, Mike and Kay Smith had that experience, though they weren&rsquo;t the actual presidents, it was pretty close.</p> Embry case goes to trial http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/embry-case-goes-trial <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_8985.jpg" alt="Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia is charged with 102 counts of animal cruelty. A bench trial has been set for December 6, 2016 in LaRue County District Court. " title="Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia is charged with 102 counts of animal cruelty. A bench trial has been set for December 6, 2016 in LaRue County District Court. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A LaRue County woman who is charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty has been scheduled for a bench trial later this year.</p> <p> Jane Embry 57, of Magnolia is charged with 102 counts of animal cruelty. She appeared in court last Wednesday for a pretrial conference and a bench trial has been set for December 6 in LaRue County District Court.</p> AGstravaganza continues this week http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/agstravaganza-continues-week <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic_1_43.jpg" alt="Pictured above is Natalie Gentry getting ready to show at the eef show Monday night. " title="Pictured above is Natalie Gentry getting ready to show at the eef show Monday night. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The annual LaRue County Farm Bureau AGstravaganza started on Monday and will continue throughout the rest of the week at the LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville.</p> <p> The beef shows took place on Monday and the goat shows continued on Tuesday. The events throughout the rest of the week include a wide variety of shows and contests. Wednesday events include the floral hall, 4-H exhibits, an agriculture display and open crop exhibits all starting at 10 a.m. The 4-H poultry show will take place at 4 p.m.</p>