Today's News

  • Three more charged in alleged crime syndicate

    Three more arrests have been made in an alleged drug ring operating in the LaRue, Green and Hart County area.

    Kentucky State Police served arrest warrants Oct. 3 on Jacobi Alan Caven, 20, of Magnolia; Bryanna M. Grant, 18, of Hodgenville; and Mark Alan Caven, 49, of Summersville. Each were charged with unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor; and engaging in organized crime-criminal syndicate. 

    Grant and Jacobi Caven were each charged also with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense.

  • Lincoln Trail youth leaders announced for 2010-11

    Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council Inc. has announced the Youth Leaders of the Year 2010-2011. Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and leadership essay. 

    Finalists include Shelby Laine Rogers, Lyndsay June Whitlock, Emily Mary Alice Dewitt and Valerie Ann Whitlock of LaRue County High School. These students took part in personal interviews with Lincoln Trail Youth Salute’s panel of judges to determine the two Youth Leaders.

  • Sports Shorts

    Lady Hawks Golf Scramble

    The LaRue County High School softball team will have a golf scramble 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at LaRue County Country Club. Registration begins at noon. Long drive and closest-to-the-pin prizes will be awarded. For more information or to pre-register your team, contact Coach Aaron Howell at 735-1134.


    Sport schedules online

    LaRue County High School schedules are available on the sports Web page. Go to www.larue.kyschools.us and click on athletics.

  • South Fork Area Homemakers

    The South Fork Area Homemakers met Sept. 21 at the LaRue County Extension Office with Clovis Johnson and Della Ree Thomas serving as hostesses.

    The meeting was called to order by President Emogene Gardner.

    Also present were Virginia Allen, Delores Bale, Exie Elliott, Ann Flanders, Amanda Gatewood, Louise Graber, Norma Jean McDonald, Mary Lou Owen and Billie Shahayda.

    The Club will cater the LCHS Class of 1975 reunion 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at the LCMS Cafeteria.

  • Kids Crew a golden opportunity for youngsters

    For Traci Peters, new director of Kids Crew, the opportunity to have children in the daycare there is a golden one for the youngsters to learn facets of education upon which they can build.

    “We promote child-directed, hands-on activities for our students,” the Pennsylvania native said.

    The 38 children enrolled at Kids Crew, located at the LaRue County Board of Education office in Hodgenville, take part in daily lessons that teach skills appropriate to their age level.

  • Lincoln Days thanks

    Another Lincoln Days has come and gone. We clearly have a lot to be thankful for. The small rain on Saturday evening interrupted a couple of the artists and dampened the crowd, but it was badly needed. 

  • Reunion calendar

    Class of 1985

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1985 will hold a 25-year class reunion 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 23 at Sportsman Lake in Hodgenville. The cost is $18 per person and includes dinner. Advance registration for dinner is required. For more information or to make reservations, go to LCHS Class of 85 Reunion Facebook Page. Send reservations to Kim Pruitt Clough, 4301 High Meadow Place, Louisville, KY 40299 or Diana Sadler Cottrell, 2935 Parkers Grove Road, Magnolia, KY 42757 or call 502-261-0405 or 270-324-3917. 

    Richardson Smith

  • Bluegrass Speedway Final Points

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models

    1. Tim Tungate - 202

    2. Jeff Watson - 171

    3. Dustin Neat - 154

    4. Lee Devasier - 141

    5. Aaron Hatton - 123

    6. Justin Rattliff - 114

    7. Jarryd Holshouser - 103

    8. Johnny Wheeler - 95

    9. Tim Rivers - 83

    10. Mike Jewell - 82


    UMP Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Jason Wheatley - 226

    2. Benji Lee - 192

    3. Brad Schlosser - 114

    4. Michael England - 109

    5. Adam Cole - 109

    6. Gary Parks - 105

  • Community calendar

    County Clerk announces hours

    The LaRue County Clerk’s office will be open half day Sept. 1 and all day Sept. 2. The office will close Sept. 4 and 6 to honor Labor Day.  

    LaRue County Reads

  • Band of Hawks named reserve grand champion at Taylor County

    Hundreds of spectators greeted 10 of the area’s top band programs as they competed Sept. 25 in the Taylor County Marching Invitational.

    In preliminary competition, the LaRue County Band of Hawks received first in their class, Best Percussion in their class, and Best Guard in their class.  That evening in finals, the Band of Hawks outscored eight other bands to earn the title of Reserve Grand Champion – the second title in two weeks.