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Today's News

  • Bluegrass Speedway

    SUMMARY-Bluegrass Speedway
    Bardstown
    Sept. 24

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models (19 entries)
    Top Qualifier- Aaron Hatton 14.822
    Dash- Tim Prince, Jeff Watson, Dustin Neat, Aaron Hatton, Lee Devasier, Tim Rivers
    1st Heat- Jason Hinkle, Steve Barnett, Tommy Carlton, Jim Price
    2nd Heat- Bill Blair, Jr., Marty O’Neal, David Webb, Jeff Rawlings

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 0927

    Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run and Walk
    For applications or more information about the Railsplitter Run and Walk during Lincoln Days, contact sponsor Snap Fitness, visit www.lincolndays.org or call Lincoln Days office at 358-8710. The event will be held Oct. 1.

    Lincoln Days Cornhole
    The Lincoln Days Cornhole Tournament will be Sunday, Oct. 2 on Lincoln Square. Entry fee per team is $25 with a 90 percent payback. Sign up at 1 p.m. Sunday with tournament starting at 2 p.m. For more information, contact the Lincoln Days office at 358-8710.

  • Hawks best Warren East, 7-1

    The varsity Hawks are truly a sight to behold.
    This week, while competing in the Barren County Trojan Classic soccer tournament, they showed excitement and found heart. Both were missing recently, even during a three-week winning streak.  
    On Wednesday, the Hawks bested Warren East, 7-1. During this match, junior Alex Cook notched four goals.
    Once the game was under control, substitutions were frequent as all eligible players played. Coaching error? Explain later.

  • Lady Hawks compete in Purples Classic

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team fell to Green County 25-17, 25-13 and Washington County 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, last week.
    Green
    Junior Miranda Hornback paced LaRue County with three aces, while sophomore Ivy Brown had two kills and one ace.
    Junior Haley Holt chipped in with two blocks.
    Washington
    Brown paced LaRue County with seven assists, six kills, three blocks and one ace, while freshman Alexis Brewer chipped in with five aces, five kills and three digs.
    Holt added five kills and two blocks, and junior Lauren Meredith had four aces.

  • Lady Hawks whip Bullitt Central

    LaRue’s Lady Hawk soccer team battled the Grayson County Lady Cougars to a draw 3-3 on Sept. 14.
    Senior Megan Smith scored twice and Paige Nalley scored one goal in the game. Sophomore Shelbi Brooks had an assist.
    The Ladies defeated Bullitt Central 5-1 on Sept. 21.
    Smith had a hat trick (three goals) as the visiting Lady Hawks snapped a two-game winless streak.
    Brooks and sophomore Abby Modrowski also scored.
    Junior keeper Kasey Wells made two saves.
    Tie Monroe

  • Young Hawks compete against Hart

    Sometimes, in the broad athletic world, we coaches think we are more important than the game itself. Sometimes we think we are indispensable. Sometimes, we think the players owe us everything.  
    Sometimes, we are the lowest people on the face of the earth.
    As coaches, we have the responsibility of 30 to 50 young student-athletes. Our dream is to train them to be world class athletes. Many of us try to do this by any means possible. Most times, we fail.

  • Cook’s field goal caps Homecoming win

    Junior Alex Cook kicked a 24-yard field goal with 53 seconds left to lift the LaRue County Hawks to a 17-14 homecoming night win Friday against the Warren East Raiders.

  • Man pleads guilty to reduced charge of menacing

    A Hodgenville man, charged with endangering students on a LaRue County school bus in April, pleaded guilty to an amended charge Sept. 14 in LaRue District Court.
    According to Constable Jeff Metcalf’s citation, Larry Steven Williams, 60, saw a school bus turn around in his driveway on White City Road on April 29 and began following it in his vehicle.
     Williams allegedly began honking his horn and drove around the bus “appearing to be in a very mad rage,” Metcalf said in an earlier interview.

  • Buffalo man dies in crash

    A Buffalo man died early Monday as a result of injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Hart County.
    Joshua Wyatt Gibson, 23, was driving a 2004 Pontiac GTO on U.S. 31-E near Hammonsville School Road just after 7 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to Kentucky State Trooper Joel Huff.
    The car went into a right spin as it exited the left side of the roadway and struck a mailbox. The car’s left side then struck a large tree causing the driver to be partially ejected out the right door.

  • WEDDING: Sue Payne and Don Waggoner

    Don Waggoner and Sue Payne were married Sept. 17, 2011, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. by Rev. Rob Bremer.

    The bride is the daughter of Barbara Payne and the late C.L. Payne of Hodgenville.

    The groom is the son of Jean Lewis and the late Ray Waggoner of Hodgenville.