Today's News

  • PHOTO: Looking Back at LaRue County
  • PHOTO: Buffalo Bisons

     Joel Ray Sprowles identified these members of the Buffalo Bisons. Front from left, Edward Ray Hall, Charles ‘Doodle’ McClain, Leonard Scott, Bobby Durham; back, Coach Grant L. Jones, Billy Brooks, Sprowles, Bessie “Tiger” Bradshaw, Asa Jones, Clifford Reed and Edwin Downs. His teammates still living are Scott, Jones, Brooks and Coach Jones.

  • Sports Shorts updated 117

    Youth soccer
    Youth soccer registrations will be 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 28 and Feb. 4 in the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School cafeteria.

    Cheerleaders compete at Nationals
    LaRue County High School’s varsity cheerleaders compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando Feb. 11-12. The nationally televised event (ESPN) will have more than 200 cheerleading squads competing.

    All-season passes available

  • PHOTO: Senior Hawk matmen honored
  • Hawks avenge Adair loss on Hart County

    LaRue County bounced back from one of its worst offensive performances of the season with one of its bests Friday at Hart County.
    Junior guard Kelton Ford led three Hawks in double figures as LaRue County locked up the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament with an 88-65 pounding of the Raiders.

  • Lady Hawks hammer Hart, mash Meade

    The Lady Hawks defeated Meade County Tuesday 67-41.
    Junior forward Ivy Brown and freshman guard Alexis Brewer scored 15 points each for the host Lady Hawks, while junior forward Alisha Durbin added 13 points in the win.
    LaRue County snapped its three-game losing streak and ended the Lady Waves’ two-game winning streak. The Lady Hawks also avenged a 55-50 loss to Meade County on Dec. 2 by taking control with defense.

  • County under tornado warning

    LaRue County is under a tornado warning.
    The coverage area includes southwestern LaRue County, Green County, northern Hart County.
    The National Weather Service advises residents to take cover by moving to an interior room or lowest floor of a sturdy building.

  • Sweetheart Photo Contest ends Friday

    The LaRue County Herald News is again sponsoring the annual Little Miss & Mister LaRue County Sweetheart Photo Contest.

    There are a few changes this year including the cost to enter. Due to the economy, we have dropped the cost of an entry from $10 to $5. We hope this will enable more people to enter.

    Winners of each age division will be determined based on voting ballots.  Ballots are available in the Jan. 18 and 25 issues of the Herald News; additional ballots are 50 cents each and are available in our office at 40 Shawnee Drive, Hodgenville.

  • COLUMN: Don't let glaucoma sneak up on you

    Glaucoma has been called the “sneak thief” of vision with an estimated 2.2 million Americans having the condition but only half of those know they have it. Because of its ability to strike without knowing, it’s especially important to remember to get your eyes checked every year.



    MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County sophomore forward Ivy Brown had game highs in points (25) and rebounds (13) on Friday night as the Lady Hawks finally beat 18th District rival Hart County on the host Lady Raiders’ home floor, 53-43.