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Today's News

  • FSA provides assistance for livestock losses from heat wave

    Livestock producers who incur eligible livestock death losses due to the recent extreme temperatures and other adverse weather events may be eligible for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). LIP provides assistance to livestock owners and contract growers who experience livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to natural disasters.

  • CAIP program covers 11 investment areas

    There are 11 major investment areas eligible for reimbursement in this year’s County Agricultural Investment Program. All areas have been designated by the LaRue County Agricultural Development Council as a primary focus investment area and are eligible for a maximum producer 50 percent reimbursement limit of $2,000 (down from $4,000 for 2010 CAIP).

  • Sports Shorts

    All-season passes available
    All-season student passes for LaRue County High School volleyball, soccer, football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, track and softball is $50. Admission for individual games is $5 per student. Football season pass is $10; volleyball student pass is $15.
    Family pass for all sports is $150 for family members (parents and school age children only).
    For more information, see Melinda Rock at the ticket gate or David Dawson at LCHS.

    Kicking Cancer fundraiser, kickball tournament

  • Hawks to play in Forcht Bank Bowl

    Four high school football games in a 24-hour period will highlight the 2011 Forcht Bank Bowl to be played Aug. 19 and 20 at Finley Stadium on the campus of Campbellsville University.
    “We are pleased to host the games of the Forcht Bank Bowl this year,” said CU Director of Athletics Rusty Hollingsworth. “Campbellsville High School has done a fantastic job of selecting the teams and we look forward to watching great high school football. It promises to be a fun atmosphere with several area teams participating.”

  • PHOTO: All-Stars win
  • LaRue County Golf Results

    18th District Cup at Caveland Country Club – 3188 yards – Alternate Shot Format
    • Kyle Meredith/Jesse Hornback 3 up with 1 to play over Cody Smith/Jackson Riffle (Hart County)
    • Mason Shipp/Justin Riffle (Hart County) 2 up over Cameron Dawson/Austin Hite
    • Overall 18th District Cup Point totals through two weeks:
    LaRue Co - 3
    Caverna - 3
    Green Co - 1
    Hart Co - 1
    Next match: Thursday at home vs. Nelson County.

  • Lady Hawks’ soccer motivated for a better season

    Give Becky Hawkins this – the LaRue County Lady Hawks’ coach is honest almost to a fault.
    The Lady Hawks went 6-7-4 last season, getting outscored 54-26 and going winless (0-6-2) against 9th District teams.
    “Last year our main goal was not to get mercy ruled. That’s how low of a skill level we had,” Hawkins said. “Now our goal is to play a good game and work hard as best we can. Hopefully that hard work will pay off.”

  • Lady Hawks defeat Caverna, prepare for ‘Volley for the Cure’ fundraiser

    Sophomores Ivy Brown and Allison Evans combined for 18 kills to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 25-15, 26-24 win over 18th District rival Caverna Aug. 11.
    Brown had 10 kills and one ace, while Evans had eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Hawks (2-0 overall, 1-0 district).
    Junior Lauren Meredith added 11 assists. Junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    Coach Ben Schell said it’s “always good to pick up a district win early in the season.”

  • Three injured in plane crash

    Three people were injured when a small plane crashed on Lincoln Farm Road about 3:30 p.m. Monday. All three have been flown to Louisville hospitals.

    Police say the plane was operated by Joshua Marksbury of Buffalo. Also on board were his wife, Jamie, and 4-year-old son Jacob.

    Joshua Marksbury is listed in critical condition. Jamie and Jacob are in fair condition, police say.

  • Michaela Rock to perform in Coca Cola Talent Classic

    Michaela Rock of Sonora qualified for the Coca Cola Talent Classic semi finals in February at the University of Louisville. She will perform a solo Aug. 21 in the contest at the Kentucky State Fair.

    The Coca Cola Talent Classic is a competition for performers ages 13 to 21. They will compete for cash prizes, a trophy and a poster-sized photo of their winning act on the Wall of Champions during the Fair.