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Today's News

  • Watershed Council meeting canceled

    Due to the threat of inclement weather, tonight's Bacon Creek Watershed Council meeting has been canceled.

  • LCHS Speech Team qualifies more for Nationals

    LaRue County High School Speech and Debate spent the past weekend in Danville at the last in-state tournament of the 2012-13 season.

    Nine students competed in speech and debate events attempting to earn spots on the Kentucky entry to the National Forensic League National Championships to be held in Birmingham this June. Kentucky sends the best two students in each event to the National Tournament, and LCHS managed to snag three of the total 12 speech entries going to the tournament this year.

  • PHOTOS: Kick butts
  • PHOTOS: E'town Junior Woman's Club
  • PHOTO: Youth Wrestling

    Thomas Hoppes, a fourth-grader at Hodgenville Elementary School and member of LaRue County Youth Wrestling, won the 2013 Kentucky USAW Folk Style Belt Series Intermediate Division Saturday at the Cobra Invitational. The USAW Belt Series consist of three tournaments over three weekends where youth from five different states competed for accumulative points in their divisions. Thomas accomplished this by winning every one of his matches by pins.

  • 'Lighten Up' challenge provides weekly support

     Entering the ninth week of a 10-week “Lighten Up LaRue, Biggest Loser Challenge,” participants are finding out that healthful lifestyle changes are more important to general well-being than following a specific diet’s regimen.

  • PHOTO: Cancer survivors dinner

     The second annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Thursday at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. About 90 people attended, including 40 survivors equaling nearly 420 years of cancer survival.

    The meal was blessed by David Stillwell, caregiver and husband of recent cancer survivor, Mary Jane Stillwell. Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope, gave the group some challenging words to live by as well as sharing her personal cancer story.

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Golf scramble is April 12

     Come out; come out, wherever you are, sun. It’s time to play some golf.

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce 19th annual golf scramble is Friday, April 12 at the LaRue County Golf Course.

    This is a fun time for our members and community to enjoy some fun in the sun and also acts as the Chamber’s main fundraiser. The success of this event ensures the continued promotion of our business community. 

    The golf scramble is also a great opportunity to get involved and promote.

  • On Educating LaRue: Unbridled Learning shows college readiness

     If the statewide assessment system, Unbridled Learning, has a mantra, it is “college/career readiness‚” for all of Kentucky’s students.

    Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday emphasized the need for students‚ attaining the best education possible in order to be successful, whether they continue to college or further training, or enter directly into the work force.

  • TENNIS: LaRue defeats Nelson

    TENNIS
    BOYS
    LARUE COUNTY 3, NELSON COUNTY 2
    Results from Friday’s match in Hodgenville:
    Singles
    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Joseph Cesare (NC), 6-1, 6-2
    David Chan (NC) def. Ryan Hornback (LC), 6-2, 6-4
    Nick Browning (NC) def. Tyler Skaggs (LC), 8-4
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Brendan Matthews/Daniel Spalding (NC), 6-1, 6-1
    Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC) def. Derrick Zielke/Drew Martin (NC), 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
    Exhibition Doubles
    John Michael Lawler/Michael Brey (LC) def. Jacob Newton/Travis Martin (NC), 6-4