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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Williamson speaks to Rotary Club

    Cathy Williamson, left, of the Better Business Bureau was the guest of Kyle Williamson and featured speaker at the Dec. 22 meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks compete in Holiday Classic

     The LaRue County High School Hawks spent part of their winter break competing in the Kentucky Fried Chicken Holiday Classic at McCreary Central.

    LARUE COUNTY 65, LINCOLN COUNTY 56.

    Senior Kyle Sheeran scored 21 points and junior Kelton Ford had 17 as the Hawks (6-0) rallied to knock off the Patriots Dec. 20.

    LaRue County outscored Lincoln County, 26-15 in the fourth quarter.

  • Claycomb joins Rotary Club

    Attorney Tom Claycomb is the newest member of the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He was inducted to the club on Dec. 22 at their weekly meeting at Paula's Hot Biscuit. He is working with Robert Claycomb in general law practice.

  • Lady Hawks split games at Holiday Classic

    The Lady Hawks (4-4) split their games in the Aspen Creek/Vision EyeCare Holiday Classic at Bullitt East.

    LaRue County rallied to force overtime against the Lady Titans, but ran out of steam in the extra period. They fell 50-47.

    Freshman Alexis Brewer led the Lady Hawks with 18 points, while sophomore Ivy Brown just missed a triple-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals.

    Junior Haley Holt scored seven and had six rebounds while Allison Evans and Alisha Durbin had four each.

    Bell bounced 57-46

  • Eight indicted by grand jury in December

     Eight people were indicted Dec. 19 by a LaRue County grand jury.

    They include:

    Bradley Scott Hovious(1981) of Hodgenville was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree persistent felony offender.

    He is accused of entering IGA Express Nov. 18 and threatening to use physical force while armed with a knife in order to take money from a store clerk.

    Bail was set at $50,000 cash. Hodgenville City Police investigated.

  • COLUMN: Good weight management strategy: Eat more meals at home

     Dining at home with family and friends is rewarding and enjoyable. In the coming year, consider making cooking and dining at home a priority in your family. It controls food costs and helps with weight management, and it brings a family together.

    Research shows that having regular mealtime can improve the health of children, help with their social and emotional development, and help them do better in school.

  • Hodgenville man charged in McCracken drug bust

     The McCracken County Sheriff's Department Drug Division wrapped up a month long investigation into a large marijuana trafficking ring on Wednesday. It resulted in the arrests of five people from the Taylorsville, Louisville and Hodgenville area.

    For about a month, detectives had been investigating a group they believed were intending to purchase a large quantity of marijuana.

    During that time, they came to Paducah to discuss the amount of marijuana they wished to purchase, the method of transportation, and the amount of money.

  • PHOTO: ECTC donates to Warm Blessings

  • WRESTLING: Smoky Mountain Duals Day 1

    SMOKY MOUNTAIN DUALS

    PIGEON FORGE, TENN. — Results from the first round of the Smoky Mountain Duals at Pigeon Forge High School:

    LaRue County (4-0)

    Def. All-Stars, 72-9

    Def. Corryton (Tenn). Gibbs, 39-18

    Def. Atlanta Holy Innocents, 48-15

    Def. Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer, 36-21

    Individual Results

  • Library has new books, DVDs and eReader downloads

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new books and DVDs.

    They include:

    Books – Civil Service Exam Guide; Official SAT Study Guide; Petersons Master the GED; Lost December by Richard Paul Evans; Prince of Ravenscar by Catherine Coulter; and Mulberry Park by Judy Duarte.

    DVDs – Midnight in Paris; Dolphin Tale; Warrior; Kung Fu Panda 2; and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

    The library offers free downloads for eReaders.

    For more information, contact Dana Jolly at 270-358-3851.