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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Magnolia Bank branch celebrates 10 years
  • Illegal signs will be removed

     Residents, business operators and property owners along US and KY routes are reminded as elections draw near, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews have authority and will remove non-permitted signs along state maintained right-of-way areas.

    Additionally, as spring approaches, KYTC officials take this opportunity to remind everyone no yard sale, auction, business or any other sign is allowed on state maintained right-of-way areas. Such signs must be placed beyond right-of-way limits.

  • Nelson County man pleads guilty to marijuana sale

     A Nelson County man pleaded guilty in United States District Court last week to a single count indictment charging him with possession and intent to distribute marijuana, according to David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • LCHS Speech Team wins five championships at KESDA

     The LaRue County High School Speech team traveled to the first of its four statewide speech tournaments this weekend, and brought home five championships, two overall team trophies, and several other awards. 

    This weekend’s tournament was the state championships hosted by the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association in Lexington. LaRue took 16 students to the tournament and placed second overall in squad efficiency, an award given every year to the teams whose individual students average the most points toward the overall sweepstakes totals. 

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: EXPLORE, PLAN Results

     LaRue County Schools’ eighth and 10th grade students scored higher than the state average in every subject area on their accountability tests according to results released last week.

  • PHOTO: UK coach guest at Rotary

     University of Kentucky wide receiver coach Tommy Mainord was the guest speaker at last week’s meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He is pictured with Rotarian Dale Morris and student coach Josh Estes-Waugh.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Marion

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer had 22 points, 10 rebounds and four steals Friday to lead the visiting Hawks (15-12) past the Knights (19-9), 63-60.

    Senior forward Kody Key-Close added 13 points and five rebounds, while junior guard Micah Wiseman had 12 points, three assists and two steals.

    Senior guard Thomas Harman scored seven and senior guard Michael Neal six for LaRue County, which won its second straight.

    LARUECOUNTY 63, MARION COUNTY 60

  • BASKETBALL: No mercy for Lady Jaguars

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks celebrated Senior Night last week, but Friday night was actually the final curtain call for Ivy Brown at Corky Cox Court in Hodgenville.

    The senior forward, one of the most decorated players in school history, went out with a bang in her final home contest.

    Brown poured in 29 points and set a single-game program record with 23 rebounds to lead the Lady Hawks to a 65-53 victory over the Louisville Mercy Jaguars in their final regular-season game.

  • State Wrestling Tournament Final

    LaRue County High School’s wrestling team finished 41st out of 88 teams in the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Union County won the tourney, followed by Campbell County, Trinity, St. Xavier and Woodford County.

    Six Mat Hawks accumulated 20 points in the tournament: eighth-graders Dalton Bell, Noah Davis and Griffin Dulak; sophomore Ed Hernandez; junior Koy Lindsey; and senior Raymundo Perez.

    The team struggled with injuries and vacant weight classes throughout the season.

  • STATE WRESTLING: DAY ONE

     

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      Round 1 (32 Man)

       Champ. Round 1 – Dalton Bell (LaRue County) 28-8 won by major decision over Bailey Bixler (Franklin County) 7-10 (MD 13-3)
        

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      Round 1 (32 Man)
        Champ. Round 1 – Brock Ervin (Union County) 44-1 won by fall over Noah Davis (LaRue County) 1-3 (Fall 1:03)