.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat E'town

    If Friday really was their last night playing in a LaRue County uniform, twins Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock went out in style.

    The seniors, both in the starting batting order for the first time in eight games, reached base seven times in a combined eight plate appearance and each scored three times as the Lady Hawks ended the regular season with a 9-3 win against the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

  • Turnout low for primary

    Statewide 10.35 percent of registered voters went to the polls May 17 to cast their ballots in the 2011 primary election. In LaRue County only 9.99 percent of registered voters turned out, or 965 of 9,662 voters registered, according to www.elect.ky.gov.

  • Geocaching day will be May 21

    Discovery Education will hold Geocaching Day 11:30 a.m. May 21 at Hinton’s Orchard in LaRue County.
    Geocaching is a fun way to get out of the house and look for hidden treasure.
    Throughout the world people hide various items and use a handheld GPS to log the coordinates. They then post the coordinates online and see how many people can find the item.

  • High schoolers visit Frankfort

    Seventeen local high school juniors traveled to Frankfort on April 13, as part of their participation in the annual Nolin RECC Washington Youth Tour contest activities.

  • Problem solving team to compete in La Crosse

    LaRue County Middle School’s state champion community problem solving team is making plans to compete at the International Conference at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse in June.
    The team, coached by eighth grade math teacher Doris Jean Holleran and community volunteer Tom Rossi, completed Project SMART (Share More Accessibility - Route Technology) that, with financing from Lincoln National Bank, has provided free Wi-Fi (internet) access to downtown Hodgenville since April 2.

  • ACRE program deadline June 1; informative meeting May 19

    With farmers facing a June 1 deadline to enroll in the Average Crop Revenue Election program, Cory Walters and Greg Halich, agricultural economists in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, will host meetings across the state to explain ACRE and help producers determine whether it fits their operations.
    The next meeting is 8:30 a.m. May 19 at Hardin County Cooper­a­tive Extension Service office.
    ACRE is an optional risk-protection program created by the 2008 Farm Bill and offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Soybean field production summary

    Soybeans are in the fields for about six months of the year in LaRue County. Let’s look at a brief summary of grower actions during these months.
    May: Full‑season soybean planting should begin by mid May. Growers will burn down or till weeds prior to planting. Roundup Ready soybeans are grown most often now. Pre-emergence herbicides can be applied immediately after planting and before the crop emerges. Stand counts should be conducted to determine the quality of the stand. 

  • Tennis teams battle it out in 5th Region tournament

    The first day of the 5th Region tennis tournament brought local teams some wins and some losses, but more importantly, uninterrupted play despite rain showers earlier Friday.
    First-round play in the girls’ draws from the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College courts saw LaRue County advance three of four entrants into Monday’s second round, including both doubles squads.
    No. 7 seed Paige Nalley of LaRue County upset Hannah Rogers, Bethlehem Banshee’s No. 2 singles player, 6-2, 6-0.

  • Hawks, Lady Hawks place in top ten at track conference

    The LaRue County High School Hawks and Lady Hawks each placed ninth at the Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference meet May 10 at LCHS.
    “It may not look good in the standings due to the serious competition from North, John, Bardstown and E’town, but we actually did very well,” said LaRue Coach Jeremy Blair. “We set 21 season best performances –  which is encouraging for this point in the season.”

  • First Baptist Hodgenville celebrates 130 years of service

    First Baptist Church Hodgenville celebrated its 130th anniversary Sunday morning.