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Today's News

  • Pest survey is underway

     Kentuckians may soon start noticing objects attached to or hanging from trees this spring, and chances are they were put there by personnel from the Kentucky Office of the State Entomologist, which is housed at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • Library's new offerings include 'Go Crazy with Duct Tape'

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs to check out.

    DVDs: Trouble with the Curve, Stone Pillow, Argo, Chasing Mavericks and The Mask of Zorro.

  • Softball preview: Lady Hawks developing a winning attitude

     Coming off a 14-22 season last year, LaRue County High School softball coach Aaron Howell is looking for his Lady Hawks to rebuild and refresh not only their skills but also their mental approach to the game.

    “If there is a weakness to the team, it’s definitely with the mentality of winning,” the eight-year coaching veteran said. “Our girls have struggled with the mental side of the game in the past and have shown signs of improving. If they continue to focus on the mental side of winning, then we should have a good year.”

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Grayson Invitational

    TRACK & FIELD

    GRAYSON COUNTY ALL-COMERS

    LEITCHFIELD — Results from Friday’s meet at Grayson County:

    TEAM RESULTS

    Girls

     6. LaRue County (LC)                   46

    Boys

    7. LaRue County (LC)                   26

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

  • Tennis: LaRue County's teams win opener

    LaRue County High School’s tennis teams won their opening meets Friday against Washington County.

    Boys’ Results

    LARUE COUNTY 4, WASHINGTON COUNTY 1

    HODGENVILLE — Scores from Friday’s match at LaRue County High School:

    Singles

    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Steve Cook (WC), 6-1, 6-0

    Stewart Young (WC) def. Preston Howell (LC), 8-4

    Austin McCreery (LC) def. Robert Lewis (WC), 8-3

    Doubles

  • Hodgenville men sought by police

    Local narcotics investigators are continuing their search for two men indicted in November just three weeks after the court ordered their release from jail.

    Ellis Beeler, 56, and Ronald E. Brown, 50, both of Hodgenville, and Kenneth W. Priddy, 50, of Sonora originally were arrested Aug. 22 on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine.

  • Tracy Lawrence to perform at E'town festival

    Responding to repeated requests from local residents, Elizabethtown has secured a veteran of country music to close out the Heartland Festival this August.

    Tracy Lawrence will take the stage at Freeman Lake Park during a free Saturday night concert at Freeman Lake Park on Aug. 24, according to city officials.

    Lawrence, known for hits such as “Alibis,” “Can’t Break it to My Heart,” “My Second Home” and “If the Good Die Young,” is no stranger to Elizabethtown or the park, said Mayor Tim Walker.

  • Former teacher pleads guilty to amended charge

    A former LaRue County High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student won’t be spending time in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge Friday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Natalie Gentry, originally charged with one count of sexual abuse after she was accused of having intercourse with a 17-year-old student at her home in June 2011, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor punishable up to 12 months in jail.

  • Local businesses support Relay for Life

    The LaRue County Relay for Life County Committee received notice last week that Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will once again return as the Survivor sponsor for this year’s Relay for Life which will be held Friday, May 17 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • GOP splits over immigration and terrorism play out

     WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Party divisions over immigration, anti-terrorism and other issues are bubbling to the surface just as President Barack Obama shows a new interest in capitalizing on GOP differences.