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Today's News

  • Rineyville soldier falls in Afghanistan

    A soldier from Rineyville died Saturday in Kandahar province in Afghanistan.

    First Lt. Eric D. Yates, 26, a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School, died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Yates along with Staff Sgt. Jaime C. Newman, 27, of Richmond, Va., were killed in the attack.

  • Sports Shorts

    Hawks homecoming is Friday

    Football homecoming is Sept. 24. The Hawks will take on the Elizabethtown Panthers. LaRue County Youth Football players will be introduced.

    Rotary fundraiser

    The Hodgenville Rotary Club will host a punt, pass, kick fundraiser at the home football game Sept. 24. Check with any Rotarian for more information.

    Tour de LaRue

  • 10 charged in drug syndicate

    A year-long investigation into the growing problem of methamphetamine has resulted in the Sept. 15 arrest of 10 people in Green County. Troopers from Post 15 along with units from the Greensburg and Campbellsville City Police and Green County Constable Brad Hall executed the indictment warrants – and more arrests may be pending.

    All 10 were charged with engaging in organized crime – criminal syndicate.

    Other charges are:

  • Jail employees become certified in CPR

    Several employees at the LaRue County Detention Center were certified or re-certified last week in CPR and first aid.

    Joey Stanton, chief administrative officer at the jail, first set up the class last year with Southern Health Partners. Employees are required by the Department of Corrections to stay up to date on the four-hour course. Stanton said that before last year the course hadn’t taken place in three or four years.

  • Turning to God will bring you peace

    In our day-to-day struggles we are searching for just a little bit of peace. Each day seems to bring more trouble. Sickness, diseases, emotional and mental turmoil, families being torn apart or financial problems.

  • Butterfly hobby becomes a source of joy

    When Lisa Nugent began raising butterflies, it was just a project intended to educate her children. But it soon grew to become a hobby and a source of joy.

    Nugent began raising butterflies about four years ago when a friend taught her about the process. A “home-school mom” of two sons, she began the butterfly project to teach her kids about life and science. When her sons lost interest in the butterflies, she remained fascinated, and now she raises the creatures for enjoyment.

  • White shows might with four goals, three assists

    The LaRue County Hawks soccer team hadn’t played a match in 12 days, but they managed to rout the Hart County Raiders 10-0 Sept. 14.

    Still, rust was evident as it took 16 minutes before sophomore Killian Gorman scored on an assist from senior Dylan White.

  • Band of Hawks named Reserve Grand Champion in Show of Bands

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to Russellville High School last weekend to compete in the 2010 Show of Bands. The band delivered their best performance of the season, so far, to earn first place in their class, best guard in their class and best percussion in their class.

    The guard not only won their class, but also achieved the highest guard score overall. 

    In the end, the Band of Hawks earned the title of Reserve Grand Champion. 

  • KSP charges 10 in alleged drug syndicate

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  • Church calendar

    Food Pantry open Sept. 22 and 24

    LaRue County Church of Christ will  distribute food to families who qualify 6-7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 9:30 a.m.- noon Sept. 24. For more information, call 358-9812 or 358-9220.

    Benningfield Chapel revival

    Benningfield Chapel will hold revival 7 p.m. through Sept. 26 with different speakers and singers each night. At noon Sept. 26, there will be a potluck.

    Men and Women Day at First Baptist