Today's News

  • Fundrai$ers - Oct. 15, 2014

    Roadblock for Santa Claus

    The Santa’s Helpers will hold a roadblock 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at Lincoln Plaza and Save-A-Lot shopping center intersections. Funds will be used to purchase toys for local children at Christmas.


    Meals served during car show

  • Community Calendar - Oct. 15, 2014

    Fall recycling event

    Fall Recycling Day will be 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School. Any metal items, computer parts, cell phones, electronics, motor vehicles or equipment batteries will be accepted. There is a charge for tire disposal. For more information, call Jill Gray at 270-234-6619.


    Wellness on Wheels

  • Glendale Crossing Festival is this weekend

    More than 375 booths will welcome thousands of visitors Saturday at the annual Glendale Crossing Festival, according to Sheree Vance, festival chairwoman.

    The day will begin with the parade at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating in the parade are asked to be at the field at East Hardin Middle School before 9:30 a.m. Horses, four wheelers and throwing candy are not permitted.

    This year’s grand marshal is the family of Jonathan French, who died in the line of duty as a member of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department in August.

  • Fraser wins tourny

    Western Kentucky University forensics team members traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Lexington to take part in tournaments Oct. 11-12.

    WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at the University of Alabama Alumni tournament, ahead of 11 schools.

    Ellis Fraser, a senior from Hodgenville, was fourth in after-dinner speaking at the University of Alabama “Crimson Classic” Swing Alumni tournament.


    Josh and Lauren Ragland of Magnolia announce the birth of a daughter, Eliza Lynne, on Aug. 22, 2014.

    Eliza Lynne was born at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    She was welcomed home by her brother, Evan.

    Grandparents are David and Debbie Ragland of Hodgenville, and Kent and Lynne Simpson of Grayson, Georgia.

    Harper Anne Gardner announces the birth of a younger sister, Hayden Jane.

  • PHOTO: Winner of gas card
  • Woman injured in Ky. 357 crash

    An Elizabethtown child was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Ky. 84 and Ky. 357.

    Laura Hawkins, 34, of Elizabethtown, was driving a 2000 Acura south on Ky. 357 about 3:30 p.m. when she lost control of the car in a 90-degree curve, according to LaRue County Deputy Doug Sherrard. The Acura crossed the centerline and struck a 1995 Dodge Power Ram pickup in the driver’s door.

    Hawkins and the truck’s driver, Jerry Miller, 67, of Elizabethtown, were uninjured.

  • Longtime waitress shares memories of diners

    Memories in a small town are often made in diners.

    First dates, first jobs, first taste of a peanut butter shake … they all become a part of the history of a community.

    Bettye Ramsey Graham Harman met hundreds – if not thousands – of LaRue County residents while working at local restaurants over the years. At the urging of a longtime friend, Harman shared a few of those memories with The LaRue County Herald News.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Tractor Pull rescheduled for this weekend

    The Third Annual Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.

    The event, originally scheduled for Oct. 10-11, will now be held 6 p.m. Oct. 17-18, at the Hardin County Fairgrounds in Elizabethtown.

    Connie Heath, one of the event organizers, said the change in schedule was due to inclement weather of the past weekend.

  • Kick it! Tournament benefits Alzheimer’s Walk to Cure

    A kickball tournament is being held to benefit The Walk to Cure Alzheimer’s. On Oct. 25, teams will gather at Creekfront Park and compete in a double elimination tournament. Kick for a Cause, hosted by the LaRue County Parks Department, will offer a chance for participants to have fun, as well as contribute to a great cause, said Bill Hawkins, a member of the park board and one of the event’s coordinators.