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Today's News

  • KHSAA Board of Control has open seat

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The deadline for applications is May 4.
    All interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, a resume and a minimum of two written letters of recommendation to the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Materials should be sent to Kevin C. Brown, Associate Commissioner and General Counsel, 131 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort KY 40601.

  • TENNIS: Tennis teams compete in Lincoln Heritage tourney

    Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin’s boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the Lincoln Heritage Conference tournament last week at University Drive Park tennis courts in Elizabethtown.
    The Elizabethtown High School teams won.
    Boys’ Singles
    First Round
    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Kieren Bowen (LC), 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
    Girls’ Singles
    First Round

  • Sports Shorts updated 4-25-12

    Youth Softball League’s Fun Day
    The LaRue County Youth Softball League will kick off their season 6 p.m. April 27 with opening ceremony that introduces all teams.  A 19-team weekend tournament begins after the ceremony. Fun Day is April 28, which includes face painting, games, bouncy houses and an auction of items donated by parents and businesses around town.
    The League is accepting donations for Saturday’s auction. To donate or for more information, contact Greg Cooper at 270-491-0302 or coopergreg21@gmail.com.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson, Green, John Hardin

    The Hawks won three games last week, overpowering Nelson County 7-1 on April 17 and edging Green County  (5-4) April 19 and John Hardin (5-4) April 20.
    NELSON COUNTY
    Senior Slade Owens had two doubles, three RBIs and scored twice to lead the homestanding Hawks past 5th Region foe Nelson County.
    Senior Wesley Kessinger, who got the win, helped himself out with an RBI double. He gave up three hits and struck out two in five innings.
    GREEN COUNTY

  • PHOTO: Youth soccer
  • TRACK AND FIELD: Warren East Raider Run

    April 21 results
    Girls 4x800 Meter Relay
    7. LaRue County High School ‘A’, 11:14.86, 11:27.84 (Amarah Reed, Mariah Wiseman, Amanda Brewer, Nichole Thomas)

    Boys 4x800 Meter Relay
    11. LaRue County High School ‘A’, 10:03.00, 10:07.44 (Austin Parrish, Raymundo Perez, Adam Sandidge, Dalton Lawson)

    Girls 100 Meter Hurdles
    3. Alisha Durbin, 18.02, 17.93

    Girls 100 Meter Dash
    24. Shaila Winston, 14.68, 14.55
    33. Logan Grant, 16.31, 15.80

  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue County All-Comers

    Results from April 17 all comers meet at LaRue County High School:

    GIRLS
    TEAM RESULTS
    3. LaRue County (LC), 42.50

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    100-Meter Dash
    3. Shaila Winston, 14.02
    5. Shelbi Brooks, 14.50
    9. Sadie Peters, 15.75
    10. Cindy Martinez, 15.84
    13. Mahaleigh Embrey, 16.96
    14. Logan Grant, 17.03

    200-Meter Dash
    3. Courtni Price, 30.00
    5. Destinee Young, 30.58
    6. Patricia Gibson, 31.20
    9. Delaina White, 31.56

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win 3-of-4

    The Lady Hawks won Monday and had two wins and a loss last week.
    The team defeated Hart County 13-4 on April 17 and Caverna 9-0 on April 19 before falling to East Robertson, Tenn., in four innings April 20 in the Greenwood Border Battle. Monday, they defeated Caverna 5-1.
    HART COUNTY
    Sophomore Brigitte Skaggs had three hits and two RBIs and sophomore Courtney Johnson was a homer short of the cycle as the visiting Lady Hawks (7-13 overall, 1-2 18th District) routed district foe Hart County.

  • LaRue County deputy arrested, felony charges filed by KSP detective

    A LaRue County deputy sheriff was arrested Wednesday by Kentucky State Police and was jailed on two felony charges as well as one count of official misconduct.

    Joshua Matthew Darst, 31, of Clarkson, a six-year veteran of the LaRue County Sheriff's Department, is accused of keeping a stolen motorcycle that he recovered while working as a deputy. The KSP official statement issued after midnight Thursday claims Darst altered the motorcycle's appearance "in an attempt to mask its identity" from the owner.

  • 'Cornbread Mafia' author to have book-signing at Lincolns Loft

     James Higdon, author of “The Cornbread Mafia” will have a book signing 5 p.m. April 30 at Lincolns Loft, 25 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville.

    The book deals with the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history – the Cornbread Mafia.

    Higdon, the first journalist subpoenaed under the Obama administration to answer questions about federal fugitive Johnny Boone, will be available to read, answer questions and sign books.

    For more information, call the bookstore at 358-0124