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Today's News

  • 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.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Duncans celebrate 60 years

    Roscoe and Phyllis Duncan celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15, 2011.

    They were married in a double wedding ceremony with Gordon and Norma Conner on Aug. 15, 1951, at Buffalo Baptist Church by Bro. John Wall.

    They have one daughter, Donna Coffey, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    The anniversary was celebrated with a family dinner on Aug. 13.

  • BIRTH: Coffeys welcome Tyler Ryan

    Ryan and Holly Coffey of London announce the birth of their son Tyler Ryan Coffey.

    Tyler Ryan was born at 5:56 p.m. April 2, 2011 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset. He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Chuck and Mona Tyler of Somerset.

    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Donna Coffey of Buffalo.

    Great-grandparents are Roscoe and Phyllis Duncan of Buffalo and Willis and Ada Coffey of Mount Vernon.

  • FREE MOVIE NIGHT: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Hodgenville’s final Free Movie Night is 7 p.m. Saturday with a showing of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.”

    The 2008 film stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett runs 166 minutes. It’s a bizarre story about a man who ages backwards.