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Today's News

  • Sunrise Board signs with Signature Healthcare

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is now under management of Signature Healthcare.
    The nursing home’s board of directors signed the agreement Wednesday at the LaRue County Courthouse after a fractious meeting with a group of Sunrise Volunteers and other interested persons.
    Signature, a Louisville-based company, took immediate management responsibilities of the 1967-era nursing home and will continue under a new contract when residents and staff move into the larger facility still under construction.

  • LaRue County outscores John Hardin, 16-14

    With one more week left to play before his season-ending Tommy John surgery, the Hawks’ junior is showing although his pitching arm might be done, his bat surely isn’t.
    Johnson went 3-for-5, with a triple and a home run, knocked in three runs and scored two more as visiting LaRue County hung on for a 16-14 victory March 31 over John Hardin.

  • Campbellsville cheerleaders holding tryouts

    The award-winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will hold co-ed cheer and mascot tryouts for the 2011-12 season April 30 in the Powell Athletic Center.
    According to Coach Vanessa Adkins, there will also be a cheerleading clinic prior to tryouts 6-8:30 p.m. April 29.
    Tryouts will be held 10 a.m.
    The university cheerleaders have won two Mid-South Conference championships in the last four years.

  • Padgett takes fifth for Tigers

    Former LaRue County standout Truman Padgett, who runs for the Campbellsville University Tigers, was fifth in the 400-dash in their outdoor season opener at the nine-team Hanover College Invitational in Hanover, Ind. last week.
    Padgett is a member of the Tigers’ seventh-place 1,600 relay and fifth-place 400-relay.

  • Track and Field – LaRue County Invitational, April 1

    15-squad LaRue County Invitational

    GIRLS
    TEAM RESULTS, 15 TEAMS
    11. LaRue County, 12 points

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    100 Dash, 27 Competitors
    18. Lindsey, Meredith, 15.21
    26. Grant, Logan, 17.02
     
    200 Dash, 22 Competitors
    16. Lindsey, Meredith, 31.34
    17. Phillips, Tiana, 32.55
    21. Grant, Logan, 35.89
     
    800 Run, 25 Competitors
    7. Reed, Amarah, 2:42.93
     
    1,600 Run, 20 Competitors
    8. Reed, Amarah, 6:20.69

  • Lady Hawks topple Taylor, conk Caverna

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks went 2-1 last week with a solid 10-1 win over Caverna March 28, a heartstopper (12-13) win over Taylor County and a 0-5 loss to Bullitt East.
    “This past week, our girls faced a lot of adversity and overcame it,” said first-year coach Aaron Howell. “We are slowly coming together as a team.”
    Caverna
    Freshman Bridgette Skaggs had a good day inside the circle and at the plate as the Lady Hawks cruised past the Lady Colonels.

  • Kentucky Commisioner of Education visits LaRue County

    Terry Holliday, Kentucky’s commissioner of education visited classrooms at LaRue County High School last week.

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll, Third Quarter

    ALL A

  • Retirees will be honored with a more ‘relaxed’ reception

    LaRue County Schools and the LaRue County Education Association will honor retiring personnel in a different format than in previous years with a Sunday afternoon reception replacing a Friday night sit-down dinner.
    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. May 15 at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria. Cake, punch, mints and nuts will be served.

  • McIntosh harvests large turkey

    Michael McIntosh, 13, of Magnolia, harvested this turkey April 2 while hunting with his dad Doug Brown in LaRue County. The 25-pound turkey had a 10 1/2-inch beard and 1 3/4-inch spurs. He is the son of Melissa and Doug Brown.