Today's News

  • PHOTO: Rooster Combs

    Lavada Hawks of Magnolia displays a bouquet of Rooster Combs in The LaRue County Herald News office. Hawks said she has been raising the silky flowers since 2010.

  • PHOTO: Farewell, Captain Grider
  • News of Record: Sept. 24, 2014

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Senior Activities - Sept. 24, 2014

    EHLRTA meets
    The Elizabethtown, Hardin, LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association will meet 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 North Mulberry, Elizabethtown. The meal will be $12, followed by a program, “Getting to Know You,” with information important to members and the organization. The community project for September will be a donation to the Backpack Program. For more information, call 270-737-8063.

    Senior Citizens music

  • Ireland recognized for writing, photography

    Linda Ireland, editor of The LaRue County Herald News, was recognized by parent company LCNI in the annual editorial contest.
    Ireland took first in Column Writing for “Linda’s Lines.” The judges said, “Ireland connects with readers through personal accounts of her life experiences. The columns flow well because of the way she deals with the subject matter, but also because of things readers probably don’t notice – such as sentence length and structure. All of it blends together nicely for columns worthy of a first place award.

  • PHOTOS: Lady Hawks Softball Camp

    The Lady Hawks Softball Camp was held Sept. 15-17.

  • CUB Bank is 'outstanding'

    Citizens Union Bank has received an “Outstanding” CRA Rating from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
    CRA stands for the Federal “Community Reinvestment Act”. The Act was put into place in 1977, requiring regulators to evaluate each bank’s record of meeting the credit needs of the communities they serve and operate in, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound banking operations.

  • Joel Ray's Restaurant reducing hours

    Joel Ray Sprowls, owner of the Lincoln Jamboree Restaurant, said the restaurant will be open on Saturdays only after this weekend.
    Sept. 28 will be the last day he will serve meals on Sundays.
    Sprowls, who celebrated his 60th year with the Jamboree earlier this month, has been running the restaurant for 55 years. He recently fell and injured his arm and legs. In addition, his restaurant manager, Mary Lois Morris, is taking some time off due to a medical issue.
    “Fifty-five years is enough,” said Sprowls.

  • School Calendar – Sept. 24, 2014

    Free GED practice test at adult education center
    Students can take the GED Ready practice test for free at their local adult education center from Sept. 22 to Oct. 3. Students can see whether they’re ready to pass the GED and get a personalized study plan to help focus their studying so they can score higher. Anyone, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the local program or not, is eligible. Call Sarah Hornback at LaRue County Adult Education at 270-358-8334 to make an appointment for the pre-test.

    Fall Break

  • Seedlings available through Division of Forestry

    With fall just around the corner, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is encouraging Kentuckians to plan their tree-planting activities now by ordering tree seedlings through the Kentucky Division of Forestry.