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Today's News

  • Cub Scouts visit Park

     Cub Scout Pack 210 was given a tour Dec. 1 of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and how families lived during the early 1800s. The Scouts were shown how Abe Lincoln's family cooked their food which used similar utensils as they did at their recent camp out at South Fork Baptist Church.

    Pack 210 had a great turnout as 15 families bore the freezing temperatures on Nov. 16-17 to earn the right to carry pocket knives and to experience cold weather camping. 

  • Mat Hawks finish 7th at Oldham Duals

     Inexperience and injuries were the two parts of the formula that caused the LaRue County Mat Hawks to struggle on Saturday at the Oldham County dual tournament. The Hawks were 3-2 in duals and finished in seventh place.

     “We have many kids in our line-up this year who need experience,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “Where we have experienced kids in the lineup, we are solid.  Unfortunately on Saturday, a few of those experienced kids got injured and this caused us to struggle a bit as the day progressed.”

  • Lane Lincoln celebrates 145 years

     It was a great weekend for the congregation of Lane Lincoln as they celebrated 145 years of service.

    It all began Saturday evening with their first Black & White Gala at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful time. Sunday morning the anniversary began with Christina Turner, chairperson and JaRay Weathers, co-chairperson.

    Lane Lincoln’s history

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Crusade for Children collection benefits local children

     Thanks to the hard work of local fire departments and the generosity of LaRue Countians, money generated from the WHAS Crusade for Children has given LaRue County’s school children with disabilities a better opportunity for succeeding in school.          

  • Middle School Wrestling: East Oldham Duals

    East Oldham Duals 

    LaRue County finished 8th among teams.

    SCORES

  • New Hope man accepts plea agreement

    A New Hope man who killed a man will spend time in prison after plea-bargaining in mediation.

    David Jerome Willett, 28, of New Hope, was initially charged with murder and second-degree persistent felony offender.

    On Dec. 2, 2010, Willett stabbed Eric Douglas Stallard multiple times, killing him, according to court documents.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose season opener

    Playing without a starter is difficult enough, but when it’s the season opener against a quality team playing its third game, it becomes a monumental challenge.

    The LaRue County Hawks found that out Saturday night.

    The Hawks, who were already replacing three starters from last season, were without senior point guard Kelton Ford, who didn’t dress for the game. LaRue County coach Paul Childress said Ford should return next week.

  • PHOTO: Jared Stillwell's buck

    Jared Stillwell, Hodgenville, harvested this 9-point buck Nov. 17 during the modern firearm season. He is the son of Jason Stillwell and Lauren Stillwell.

  • PHOTO: Trailer fire on East Bailey

      Buffalo Fire Department responded to a trailer and woods fire about 11:15 p.m. Friday on Bailey Road. Firefighters said no one lived in the mobile home but it was being remodeled. It rekindled the following day. Buffalo and LaRue County Fire Departments and LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputy Robby Brownfield were dispatched to the scene. Arson is suspected, Brownfield said.

  • National Corvette Museum offers $1 admission

     The National Corvette Museum has named the entire month of December “Dollar Days” for residents of Kentucky who visit the Museum. All month long, Kentucky residents can tour the Museum for a $1 admission per person, and will only need to show a Kentucky drivers license or other proof of residency to take advantage of the special offer.

    Children will be admitted for $1 with adults presenting the Kentucky identification.