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Today's News

  • Drug overdose is leading cause of death in state

    Most Kentucky adults don't know that drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the state, but those in the east do.

  • Who killed Larry Key?

    In many ways, Friday, July 28, 1972, was like most summer days in Hardin County more than 40 years ago.

    Todd and Brad Key tried to make the most of the days, finding anything and everything to occupy their time. Despite their six-year age difference, they always had each other.

    Their mother, Renetta Wilson, took care of the house and her children. Those were her primary jobs, she said.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks lose to North

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell Dec. 16 to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans, 64-48.

    North maintained the lead throughout the game.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown, who led the Lady Hawks with 17 points, knocked down a 3-pointer before she found senior forward Alyson Yingling for a basket to cut North Hardin’s lead to 31-25 midway through the second quarter.

    That was as close as LaRue County would get, though.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks outclaw Wildcats

    The LaRue County Hawks bounced back from a loss to Elizabethtown on Dec. 15 to defeat Edmonson County 64-70 the following evening.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 24 points for the homestanding Hawks.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 19 points and six assists, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 16 points and seven rebounds.

    The Hawks (2-3) trailed by six after the first quarter but outscored the Wildcats, 17-8 in the second to take a three-point lead into halftime.

    LARUE COUNTY 70, EDMONSON COUNTY 64

  • COLUMN: Follow recommendations for baby's safe sleep

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health reminds parents to follow recommended safe sleep practices for infants, particularly during the colder winter months, which present different challenges for keeping babies warm and free from danger.

  • Sports Shorts

    Upcoming

    • Dec. 19-20 – Lady Hawks at Taylor County High School, Christmas tournament

    • Dec. 22-23 – Mat Hawks at Tsunami Duals, Meade County

    • Dec. 22-23 – Hawks basketball at McCracken County Christmas tournament

    • Dec. 29-31 – Hawks basketball National Guard Holiday Classic tournament

    Little League Basketball Schedule – ALES gym

  • Lindsey named to all-district team

    The Louisville-area All-District football teams were selected last week by the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association.

    LaRue County’s Koy Lindsey was named to both offense and defense all-district in Class 3-A, District 3.

  • Freshman Ladies fall

    The freshmen Lady Hawks fell 24-35 Dec. 11 to Green County.

    Kristen Boone was the high scorer for LaRue with 13 points. Emma Bell added 7.

    The Lady Hawks struggled with Green County’s size in the post and gave up too many easy baskets off offensive rebounds.

  • LCMS Mat Hawks travel to Cardinal Duals

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished in ninth place out of 16 teams Saturday at the Taylor County Cardinal Duals in Campbellsville.

    The Mat Hawks finshed 1-2 in their opening pool round, with losses to Taylor County (66-18), and narrowly to Shamrock (40-36). The win came against the tournament team comprised of extra wrestlers (54-18). After the opening pool round the Mat Hawks reeled off three straight dual victories against Bardstown (57-18), Scott County (45-30), and McCreary County (66-18).

    Results

    Gabe Fortier (3-1)

  • Middle School Basketball

    7th Grade

    LaRue 21, Casey 37

    Leading scorers: Chandler McLaughlin 5, Wyatt Pearman 4, Matthew Lewis 4

    Casey County is undefeated in the Conference.

     

    LaRue 45, Russell 41

    Leading scorers: Mason Bandurske 13, Chase Childress 11, Matthew Lewis 11