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Today's News

  • Cooking corner - January 10, 2018

    Pecan Pie Bark

    2 sticks of butter

    1 cup white sugar

    1 1/4 cups pecan halves

    2 pkg(approximately 12 sheets) honey graham crackers

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lay crackers across a greased baking sheet, trimming crackers to fit the sides of the pan if needed. Set aside. In large saucepan, bring butter, sugar and pecans to a boil over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour boiled mixture over the entire pan of crackers, spreading pecans evenly. Bake for 8 minutes. Cool completely before breaking into pieces.

  • Farm calendar - January 10, 2018

    LaRue County Extension District Board

    The LaRue County Extension District Board will be meeting at noon on Wednesday, January 10 at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Office.

    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  • Help livestock handle cold weather

     The three most important things you can do to protect livestock in cold weather are providing sufficient water, giving ample high-quality feed and offering weather protection. Cold stress reduces livestock productivity, including rate of gain, milk production and reproductive difficulty, and can also cause disease problems.

  • Mat Hawks finish first in tourney

    The LaRue County Hawks traveled to Bryan Station High School in Lexington to participate in the prestigious Defender of the Mat wrestling tournament on Saturday, January 6.

    The Hawks finished 1st out of 18 teams with 9 of 12 varsity wrestlers finishing in the top four.

  • Lady Hawks win barn burner against Bardstown

    The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team improved their record to 7-8  on the season after a thrilling 45-43 win against the Bardstown Lady Tigers on Saturday, January 6.

    The game was tied 14-14 at the end of the first quarter, but the Lady Tigers came away with a 25-24 lead at halftime.

    With the game still going back and forth in the third quarter, the Lady Tigers managed to extend their lead by two points with a score or 37-35 at the end of the third quarter.

  • Hawks continue to win

    The Hawks varsity basketball team has now won seven straight games after defeating Campbellsville and Green County this past week.

    The Hawks came away with a 76-66 win against the Campbellsville Eagles on Tuesday, January 2.

    The beginning of the game was showing signs of being a blowout as the Hawks led 25-5 at the end of the first quarter. However, in the second quarter, the Hawks hot shooting stalled as the Eagles outscored the Hawks 25-16 to cut the lead to 41-30 at halftime.

  • Sports shorts

    Pickleball LaRue County

    A beginners class for pickelball is being held at the Board of Education office on College Street in Hodgenville at 5 p.m. on Sundays. Regular sessions are held on Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. All equipment is provided.

    Pickleball Nelson County

    Pickleball activities and opportunities in Bardstown are from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at the COBEC building on East Muir and First Streets. Enter through the rear of the building and follow signs to the gym.

    Park and Recreation Board

  • JV Lady Hawks results

    The JV Lady Hawks are now 2-6 on the season with a win against Adair County and a loss against Bardstown this past week. Their next game is Tuesday, January 16 at home against Bullitt Central at 6 p.m.

    LaRue Co. 40. Vs. Adair Co. 25

    Scoring: Paige Evans 4, Katelyn Eads 3, Elena Espinosa 4, Bella Thurman 1, Kelsey Hornback 20, Lauren Pollard 3 and Emma Bell 5.

    LaRue Co. 34 vs. Bardstown 37

    Scoring: Paige Evans 2, Katelyn Eads 3, Elena Espinosa 11, Kelsey Hornback 8 and Emma Bell 10.

  • JV Hawks results

    The Hawks JV team won two big games against Campbellsville and Green County this past week.

    The JV Hawks traveled to Campbellsville on Tuesday, January 2 and came away with a hard fought 52-49 victory against the Campbellsville Tigers.

    The Hawks jumped out to a 26-14 halftime lead. In the second half, Campbellsville mounted a comeback cutting the Hawks lead to 2 points on several occasions. The Hawks made their free throws down the stretch to help seal the game.

  • Freshman Hawks results

    The freshman Hawks beat Green County Dragons 49-40 in a district matchup on Thursday, January 4.

    The Hawks jumped out to a 21-5 lead at the end of the first quarter using their pressure defense and fast break opportunities. The Dragons cut the Hawks lead to 27-17 at the half by creating turnovers against the Hawks.