Today's News

  • 3-on-3 basketball tournament set for Sunday

    The LaRue County High School girls’ basketball team is hosting a 3-on-3 indoor basketball tournament beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.

    The event features divisions for men and women of all ages. Games will be held in the high school and middle school gyms.

    Cost is $50 per team with four on a team. Prizes will be awarded.

    For more information, call James “Boo” Brewer at 735-5994, David Brown at 734-2949 or Travis Wooten at 734-1475.

  • LCMS ladies dominate tournament

    Aggressiveness and a strong mentality were top priority for the LaRue County Middle School Lady Hawks Saturday as they hosted a tournament. This tournament included all the teams that will compete in the district tournament at the end of the season. Teams that participated were Hart, Green, Caverna and LaRue. Both the seventh and eighth grade Lady Hawks won the tournament.

    7th Grade

    The seventh-grade ladies started the tournament when they took on Hart County. LaRue won the tip off and immediately took the lead when Taylor Burd put up a three-point shot.

  • Soup’s on for winter squash

    Winter squash, which includes acorn squash, butternut squash, pumpkin and other varieties, is low in fat and sodium. It is an excellent source of vitamin A and fiber. Store winter squash and pumpkins in a cool, dry place and use within one month.

  • Musical drama comes to Hodgenville Oct. 3

    The play “Ain’t No Massa Ova Me” will be performed 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Hodgenville Civic Center, 200 S. Lincoln Blvd. Tickets are $10.

    The musical drama revolves around two sisters who suffered many hardships but fought to escape slavery in war torn Kentucky – and the impact of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation.

    Call 502-409-1716 for more information.

  • No candy toss at parade

    This weekend, Oct. 3-4, LaRue County once again has an opportunity to showcase our community and hopefully the streets will be full of people, our own, returning guests and visitors. Of vital concern is the safety of each one.

  • Lincoln Days festival schedule

    Festival schedule of events


    7-9:30 a.m. – Hodgenville Woman’s Club Breakfast

    8 a.m. – Flag raising on Lincoln Square

    8:30 a.m. – Opening ceremonies

    9 a.m. – Vendor booths open, Lincoln Oratory Contest, live music and Tractor Show

    9:30 a.m. – Railsplitter Run 5K Run/1 mile walk

    10 a.m. – Hardin County Fair Squares, Quilt Show

    10:30 a.m. – Lincoln Look-A-Like Contest, Pioneer Games, Art Show

  • Lincoln Days festival wraps up Sunday

    SUNDAY, OCT. 4

    8 a.m. – Flag raising

    8:15 a.m. – Music from Eddie Black, Doug Gary and Jim Walters

    9 a.m. – Non-denominational church service, car show

    10 a.m. – Vendors open, art show, music from Mark DeWitt and Kim Webber

    11 a.m. – Heartland Brass

    Noon – Prime Time Band

    1 p.m. – Junell Street Band

    2 p.m. – Jordan Coppage and the Rock-A-Billy Band

    Entertainment order of appearance Sunday

    Eddie Black

  • School Board hires insurance consultant

    At its regular meeting Sept. 21, the LaRue County School Board agreed to hire R.C. Riley as an insurance consultant for the district. He will be paid $2,500 retainer.

    The consultant is to look over the district’s policies and make recommendations in an effort to consolidate or save money on premiums when possible.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders recommended Riley, saying he consults in Hardin and Nelson counties.

  • Registration looms for Lincoln Days Talent and Air Guitar Show

    It’s time to tune up vocal chords and perfect air guitar moves.

    The Lincoln Days Talent Search begins at 8 p.m. Oct. 3, offering local entertainers a chance to perform and earn cash prizes.

    The Saturday evening show, sponsored by WQXE 98.3 and WULF 94.3, has turned into a crowd pleaser with past contestants singing, playing instruments or dancing. It will be held on the Town Square Stage.

  • Band wins BOA Class A Regional Championship

    Last Saturday, the Band of Hawks traveled to Louisville to perform at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and to compete in the Bands of America Regional Championship.  According to band director Jaime Smith, BOA events are known for being host to numerous large, high caliber band programs — all competing for the top prize.