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Today's News

  • Family provides Vietnam veteran's photo

    A family member supplied The LaRue County Herald News with a photo of U.S. Army serviceman Lonnie Dale Fields, after reading an article in November about the search.
    Tammie Fields, who is married to Lonnie’s younger brother, Rickie, brought in a service photo of Fields to be supplied to the Vietnam Veterans Wall of Faces memorial.
    Two LaRue County men, Fields and Carl Cooper, both died in Vietnam in November 1970. Cooper’s photo has already been supplied to the Wall of Faces.

  • Siblings find success in FFA

    Though taking different approaches to achieving their goals, LaRue County siblings Ashley and Turner Cottrell continue to achieve success in FFA.

    Ashley, who was chapter chaplain as a junior, served as chapter secretary and regional chaplain as a senior. She also won several regional contests and placed in the top three in the state in several contests. She competed in two National FFA contests (Food Science and Milk Quality and Products) and was the state high individual in both Food Science and Agricultural Communications.

  • Who killed Larry Key?

    In many ways, Friday, July 28, 1972, was like most summer days in Hardin County more than 40 years ago.

    Todd and Brad Key tried to make the most of the days, finding anything and everything to occupy their time. Despite their six-year age difference, they always had each other.

    Their mother, Renetta Wilson, took care of the house and her children. Those were her primary jobs, she said.

  • New Haven man dies in crash

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is investigating a single vehicle fatality accident that occurred Thursday morning on the Bluegrass Parkway.

    At 1:04 a.m., Glenn Edward Stratton III, 21, of New Haven, was traveling east on the Parkway at the two-mile marker.

    For unknown reasons, Stratton’s 2000 Chrysler 300M left the roadway and struck a guardrail. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hardin County Coroner’s Office. 

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks lose to North

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell Dec. 16 to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans, 64-48.

    North maintained the lead throughout the game.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown, who led the Lady Hawks with 17 points, knocked down a 3-pointer before she found senior forward Alyson Yingling for a basket to cut North Hardin’s lead to 31-25 midway through the second quarter.

    That was as close as LaRue County would get, though.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks outclaw Wildcats

    The LaRue County Hawks bounced back from a loss to Elizabethtown on Dec. 15 to defeat Edmonson County 64-70 the following evening.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 24 points for the homestanding Hawks.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 19 points and six assists, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 16 points and seven rebounds.

    The Hawks (2-3) trailed by six after the first quarter but outscored the Wildcats, 17-8 in the second to take a three-point lead into halftime.

    LARUE COUNTY 70, EDMONSON COUNTY 64

  • COLUMN: Follow recommendations for baby's safe sleep

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health reminds parents to follow recommended safe sleep practices for infants, particularly during the colder winter months, which present different challenges for keeping babies warm and free from danger.

  • SANTA BUS SCHEDULE
  • Sports Shorts

    Upcoming

    • Dec. 19-20 – Lady Hawks at Taylor County High School, Christmas tournament

    • Dec. 22-23 – Mat Hawks at Tsunami Duals, Meade County

    • Dec. 22-23 – Hawks basketball at McCracken County Christmas tournament

    • Dec. 29-31 – Hawks basketball National Guard Holiday Classic tournament

    Little League Basketball Schedule – ALES gym

  • Lindsey named to all-district team

    The Louisville-area All-District football teams were selected last week by the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association.

    LaRue County’s Koy Lindsey was named to both offense and defense all-district in Class 3-A, District 3.