Today's News

  • Wright attends training

     William Steve Wright completed several days of advanced training with America’s IRA Experts on April 24-26 in Orlando, Florida, hearing about key areas that can impact tax planning and ensure his clients and families can keep more of their retirement savings.

  • PHOTOS: Plowshares Farm visit
  • Transportation Cabinet announces road projects

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has approved nearly $2.6 million in safety improvement road projects.

    The projects, which include guardrail repair, striping of narrow roadways and sign repairs, are under the Highway Safety Improvement Program funded by federal funds and administered by the state.

    Under HSIP, the state will allocate between $25 million and $35 million this year for highway safety projects that have the potential to achieve significant reductions in highway fatalities and serious injuries.

  • 4-H Calendar - May 7, 2014

     Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 8 at the Extension office.


    Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 4:15 p.m. May 9 at Martin Meadow Farms for a goat judging clinic. Members from Taylor County will attend. Contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401 for directions.


    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 14 at the Extension office.


  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue All-Comers

    LaRue County All-Comers

    April 19


    Boys 100-Meter Dash

    4. Kyle Edlin, 12.54

    7. Blake Merryman, 12.84

    11. Hunter Thomas, 13.74


    Boys 200-Meter Dash

    1. Austin Parrish, 23.94

    4. Kyle Edlin, 25.34

    10. Hunter Thomas, 28.50

    12. Andrew Hutchins, 32.37


    Boys 400-Meter Run

    2. Randy Young, 53.37

  • VARSITY SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Bethlehem, Hart

     The Lady Hawks defeated Bardstown Bethlehem 7-1 April 30.

    Seniors Courtney Johnson and Brigitte combined to go 5-for-7 with four doubles and four RBIs as the visiting Lady Hawks knocked off their 5th Region foe, snapping the Banshee’s seven-game winning streak.

    Skaggs was 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Johnson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. She struck out four while allowing four hits, two walks and one unearned run in a complete game.

    Sophomore Delany Eastridge added a two-run double.

  • Ride 2 Recovery rides through county

     About 150 veterans on bicycles, handcycles and recumbents rode through Hodgenville Wednesday morning.

    The group, part of the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Bluegrass Challenge, was met by LaRue County deputies at the LaRue/Hardin line and escorted to the Hart County line. Hodgenville officers escorted them through the city.

    Several residents stood at the side of the road, waving and encouraging the cyclists. Debora Spano, spokeswoman for Ride 2 Recovery, said the community support is “phenomenal.”

  • Students honored by Western Kentucky University

     Western Kentucky University’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences presented its annual awards on April 27 at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center.

    Junior Micah Farmer of Upton was recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the Department of Military Science.

    Kelli Ralston of New Haven, and Kayla Pullin of Hodgenville, were named Outstanding Undergraduate Students, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, from the School of Teacher Education. 

  • Brience Willian: Rookie Referee of the Year

    Brience Willian of LaRue County, and former LCHS wrestler, was honored at the Kentucky Wrestling Official Association banquet held April 27 at Hodgenville City Hall. He received the David M. Barnett Rookie of the Year Award. The award is voted on by KWOA members in good standing. Above, Willian, center, is presented the award by Chris Shaw, left, and Andrew Dennsion.

  • Regional Tennis Tournament has few surprises

    The opening round of the 5th Region Tennis Tournament on Friday at the Freeman Lake Tennis Complex didn’t produce any major upsets, but that doesn’t mean it lacked drama or intrigue.

    Seven matches were tied after two sets, going to a super tiebreaker instead of a third set, and all but two of those involved an area player.

    Central Hardin sophomores Hadley Handel and Chloe Sheeran dropped the first to the North Hardin duo of freshman Mary Kate Dennis and sixth-grader Addison Sutton, but managed to pull even by winning a second set tiebreaker.