Today's News

  • Shepherd wins three awards at KPA

     Allison Shepherd, general manager/advertising manager of The LaRue County Herald News, won three awards in the Kentucky Press Association’s annual Advertising Excellence Contest.

  • Airman Cox earns wings

     Air Force Airman 1st Class Curtis N. Cox graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • News of Record

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.

    Anna Denise Taylor, 57, and Barry Kendal Bell, 53, both of Hodgenville.

    Heather Deann Morris, 33, and Ryan Ray Cook, 29, both of Hodgenville.

    Grace Anna McMenama, 57, of Waynesburg, and Roy Charles Waggoner, 56, of Magnolia.

    Karen Michelle Smith, 37, and Mark Anthony Smith, 46, both of Hodgenville.

    Christi Lee Fulk, 42, and Robert Douglas Curry, 41, both of Magnolia.

  • Ponderosa Speedway Track Points

    Points After: Spring Showdown (May 24, 2013)

    Good Neighbor Pharmacy Super Late Models
    1. Victor Lee, 309
    2. Justin Rattliff, 278
    3. David Webb, 245
    4. Johnny Wheeler, 234
    5. Dustin Linville, 195
    6. Jeff Rawlings, 167
    7. Brad Neat, 146
    8. Wesley Brummett, 136
    9. Ernie Cordier, 130
        Jeremy Hines, 130

    Bluegrass Drug Store Open Wheel Modifieds
    1. Tommy Bailey, 303
    2. Bryan Barber, 231

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  • Brown wows All-Stars

    LaRue County’s Ivy Brown played in the girls’ junior All-Star team over the weekend.

    The Kentucky Junior All-Stars were defeated (70-67) Friday at Greenfield-Central High School in Indiana. The Hoosiers won again Saturday 77-57.

    In the first game, Indiana seized control in the final moments of the first half and never relinquished it.

    Kentucky made a brief comeback early in the second half, but Indiana responded with a burst capped by a 3-pointer by Warsaw’s Nikki Grose for a 62-47 edge.

  • Henderson accepts head coach job at Meade

    Joshua Henderson is the new head basketball coach for the Meade County Green Wave.

    He served six seasons as an assistant coach under Paul Childress at LaRue County. He played for Childress at Caverna High School and joined his staff after graduating from Western Kentucky University in 2007.

    Henderson, who was also the cross country coach at LaRue County for three seasons, believes his experience building LaRue County’s youth program will help him. He also served as head coach of the seventh- and eighth-grade and freshman boys’ teams.

  • Sports Shorts

    ECTC soccer tryouts scheduled
    Any graduating seniors, current Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students or other prospective students who want to play soccer are encouraged to attend tryouts. Tryouts for women’s soccer are 6-8 p.m. June 17 at Carroll Soccer Complex.
    More information will be available at a later date regarding tryouts for basketball or other sports. Anyone interested in ECTC sports who cannot attend tryouts should contact Dr. Dale Buckles at dale.buckles@kctcs.edu or 270-706-8431.

  • Hubbard Cemetery fundraiser set for Aug. 9

    First Baptist Church, located at 404 S. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, will once again play host to Rev. Dr. Kevin Cosby on Aug 9.

    Rev. Dr. Cosby has been helping the church raise money over the past eight years to maintain Hubbard Cemetery on College Street.

    Stephanie Melvin, a cousin of Cosby’s, convinced him to help the organization with their fundraiser in 2005 and has since made it a regular event.

    The event over the years has grown and now people from Radcliff, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, and Campbellsville attend.