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Today's News

  • Cold weather may bring in Kudzu bug

    As the weather grows colder, many insects will enter people’s homes in search of warmth and shelter. A new pest that could enter homes this winter is the kudzu bug, said Doug Johnson, extension entomologist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • Emerald ash borer found in Hardin County

    The emerald ash borer has been found in six new Kentucky counties as a result of the 2011 trapping survey conducted by the Kentucky Office of the State Entomologist.
    The borer, an invasive insect pest of ash trees, is now found in Anderson, Boyle, Bracken, Garrard, Hardin and Scott counties. The borer was already known to exist in Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Fayette, Jessamine, Franklin, Henry, Owen, Shelby, Woodford, Boyd, Greenup, Jefferson and Oldham counties.

  • Fall brood cows need quality hay

    Some beef producers think brood cows don’t need high quality hay going into winter because cows’ nutritional needs are lower if they are not in late gestation or have a calf at their side. However, winter feeding costs constitute up to half the expenses of keeping brood cows. 

  • PHOTO: Sixth graders win tournament
  • Smoky Mountain Duals a true test for Mat Hawks

    Wrestling USA magazine is calling it one of the toughest tournaments in the South this year. Tomorrow and Friday, the LaRue County Mat Hawks will compete in the Smoky Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge, facing some of the best from around the entire South.
    This year head coach Gary Canter has put together the “toughest schedule ever” for any of his teams. The Mat Hawks have risen to the challenge at every turn.

  • Hawks on hot streak with wins over North and Caverna

    The LaRue County Hawks haven’t had much luck against North Hardin, but they certainly caught the Trojans at the right time this season.
    And they took advantage of it.
    Junior Kelton Ford scored a game-high 27 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, as the Hawks knocked off the Trojans, 68-62, Dec. 13 at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. It was LaRue County’s first win over North Hardin since the 1994-95 season.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Daviess, Caverna

    Sophomore Ivy Brown had consecutive double-doubles to lead the LaRue County Lady Hawks to back-to-back wins over the weekend.
    LaRue County (2-3) knocked off visiting Daviess County, 48-36 on Saturday after beating 18th District rival Caverna, 60-40 on Friday night.
    Brown had 14 points, 12 steals, seven rebounds and five assists as the Lady Hawks held on against Daviess County.
    Freshman Alexis Brewer added 21 points – including one 3-pointer – and three assists, while sophomore Allison Evans had five points and eight rebounds.

  • Sports Shorts updated 1220

    Mat Hawks compete in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
    The LCHS Mat Hawks will compete Dec. 22-23 at the 10th annual Smoky Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Of the 25 teams entered, seven are ranked number one in their state, including the Hawks. Overall, 17 teams are ranked in the top eight of their states.
    Regional wrestling
    The Regional Wrestling Duals will begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 and 9 a.m. Jan. 7 at LaRue County High School.

    KMEA Marching Championships 2011

  • Hawks host sixth annual National Guard Holiday Classic

    The LaRue County High School Boys Basketball team will host the sixth annual National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 27-29 at the LCHS gym.  
    Hawks Head Coach Paul Childress anticipates a great tourney with a very competitive field with several local teams.  
    “I think this will be a great tournament,” Childress said. “We have several teams from around the area coming in and have some good first round matchups. Hopefully, because of the proximity of the teams, we will have some good crowds during the tourney.”

  • Eight Mat Hawks perfect at Bruin Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks continued their dominating December performance by crushing Lexington Lafayette, Barren County, Meade County and Central Hardin on Saturday at the Central Hardin duals.
    No team won more than three individual matches in their dual with the Mat Hawks.
    In the match-up with Barren County, the Mat Hawks scored their third perfect score of the year, 84-0. The Mat Hawks almost blanked Central Hardin as well, a team who many believe is the second best team in the region, beating the Bruins 67-3.