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Today's News

  • Fundraisers -September 11, 2013

    Via Colori
    Via Colori, a fundraiser for the Advocacy & Support Center, a rape crisis center in Elizabethtown, will be 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 14 in downtown Elizabethtown on the square and North Main Street. The street painting festival raises money through sponsorships by businesses or individuals.

    FBC: Car show and car wash

  • Supplies for fines
  • Cave City Dollar Days scheduled for Sept. 21

    Cave City area attractions will host their eighth annual Dollar Day, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 21. The Dollar Day event is the traditional customer appreciation event for area residents and visitors. LaRue County residents are included, according to the Cave City Tourism & Convention Commission.

    There will be:

  • Girls Soccer Schedule -September 11, 2013

    Sept. 11 Breckinridge County home 7 p.m.

    Sept. 14 Marion County away 10 a.m.

    Sept. 16 Meade County home 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 18 Glasgow away 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 20 North Hardin away 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 23 Fort Knox away 7 p.m.

    Sept. 25 Breckinridge County away 7 p.m.

    Oct. 2 Seneca home 5:30 p.m.
     

  • Lady Hawks on 6-game winning streak

    Senior midfielder Abby Modrowski scored twice to lift the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 3-2 win over the North Hardin Lady Trojans on Saturday.

    Freshman midfielder Hattie Ward also scored for LaRue County (5-1), which set a school record with its fifth straight win.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made 18 saves for the Lady Hawks, who have outscored opponents 24-6 during their winning streak.

    Senior attacker Raven Graves and freshman attacker Katie Moreland scored for the Lady Trojans (3-3), who lost for the third time in four games.

  • Hawks blanked by Spencer County

    Penalties and injuries plagued the LaRue County Hawks Friday as they were blanked by the Spencer County Bears.

    Sophomore running back Logan Holbrook rushed for a game-high 176 yards on 13 carries and scored four of Spencer County’s six touchdowns as the homestanding Bears pounded the Hawks, 42-0.

    Holbrook scored the first three touchdowns on a 50-yard run, a 75-yard interception return and a 27-yard rumble to stake the Bears to a 21-0 lead. He tacked on a 2-yard scoring run in the third quarter to make it 35-0.

  • Lady Hawks raise $1,700 to fight cancer

    The Lady Hawks Volleyball Team had a win-win Thursday.

    The team improved its record with a 3-1 win over Taylor County – and raised more than $1,700 in the Volley for the Cure fundraiser. The team and crowd honored cancer survivors and through T-shirt sales and concessions, raised money for the American Cancer Society.

    “None of that would’ve been possible without the great crowd we had,” said Head Coach Ben Schell.

  • Band of Hawks takes Reserve Grand Champion at Bourbon

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks started the season off strong competing in Bourbon County on Saturday. In preliminary competition the Hawks outscored every Class AAA band to win awards for Best Music Performance, Best Visual Performance, Best Effect and First Place.  

    The Hawks outscored the second place band by “an incredible spread of 3.2 points,” said Band Director Jaime Smith.  

  • Two injured in crossroads crash

    Two people were injured Friday afternoon at the Wesley Meadows Church crossroads in a motor vehicle accident.

    Nathaniel D. Patterson, 23, of Hodgenville, was driving a 1993 Buick LeSabre Limited on N. L&N Turnpike about 4:45 p.m. Patterson told investigating officer, Deputy Robby Brownfield, he didn’t come to a complete stop and pulled into the path of a 2002 Buick Century Custom driven by Brieta J. Puryear, 17, of Hodgenville.

    Puryear was traveling west on Campbellsville Road. Both vehicles had severe front-end damage.

  • Court Briefs -September 11, 2013

    Guilty plea
    Christopher Zacharia Metcalf (1988) pleaded guilty to amended counts of criminal mischief, second degree; and assault, fourth degree, Sept. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. Original charges were assault, third degree, police or probation officer; and first-degree criminal mischief. Recommended sentence was 12 months on each count to run concurrently. He was ordered to serve 90 days, which is already satisfied, conditionally discharged for two years. Final sentencing was held.

    In contempt