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Today's News

  • Youth softball program growing, improving

    With the addition of a 5-6-year-old league, LaRue County’s youth fall softball program is growing.
    “We’ve got about 65 girls total in the different age divisions with more girls this year than last,” Greg Cooper, league president, noted about the second-year program.
    Cooper said the league’s board of directors decided last year to add the fall season to complement the well-established spring program.

  • Lady Hawks struggle in early matches

    The visiting Lady Hawks struggled most of the night against 18th District rival Hart County, which beat LaRue County for the first time since Aug. 23, 2007. The teams met Aug. 16.
    The Lady Hawks (2-1 overall, 1-1 district) had won 10 straight matches in the rivalry since that loss. They fell 25-15, 25-10.
    Ivy Brown led LaRue County with three kills, three digs and two blocks, while Miranda Hornback and Cayleigh Allen combined for five kills. Allison Evans chipped in with two blocks and one kill.
    Loss to Marion

  • PHOTOS: Future Lady Hawks Basketball Camp
  • Lady Hawks defeat Louisville Southern

    The Lady Hawks Soccer Team defeated Louisville Southern 8-0 Aug. 20.
    The visiting Ladies (1-1-1) downed the Lady Trojans in their season opener behind three goals and one assist from Nancy Howell.
    Paige Nalley also had a hat trick, while Shelbi Brooks had two goals.
    Megan Smith and Abby Modrowski both had two assists, while Brooks and Sydney Price each had one assist.
    Loss to North Bullitt
    LaRue fell to North Bullitt 7-3 on Aug. 17.
    Smith scored twice and Modrowski once.
    Junior keeper Kasey Wells made 10 saves.

  • Hawks fall to North Bullitt in Forcht Bowl

    The LaRue County Hawks drew first blood in their football opener with the North Bullitt Eagles Saturday in the Forcht Bank Classic on the campus of Campbellsville University.
    Despite an aggressive start, the Hawks fell to their former district foe 26-7.
    In the opening LaRue drive, it looked like it could be a long night for North Bullitt.
    After North Bullitt’s opening possession resulted in a punt, LaRue County went 40 yards in seven plays with Newberry covering the final five yards for the score.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to North Bullitt

    NORTH BULLITT 26, LARUE COUNTY 7

    By Chris Megginson / Campbellsville University Sports Information

  • CRASH UPDATE: Child improves, released from hospital

    Four-year-old Jacob Marksbury has returned home from a Louisville hospital less than a week after being involved in a small plane crash, a family friend said Saturday.

    His parents, Joshua and Jamie Marksbury are still hospitalized.

    The crash remains under investigation, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

  • Sonora Days set for Aug. 26-28

    The annual Sonora Days Festival will be held Aug. 26-28.
    The festival was moved this year from June to August and in an effort to help deal with the heat, most events will be held in the grassy, more shaded areas near the churches and old elementary school.
    The weekend kicks off Friday evening with country music in front of Cardin’s ProLix.
    Competitors may register 6:30 a.m. Saturday for the 5K/3K walk/run. The event begins at 8 a.m. with lineup at the Sonora First Baptist Church parking lot. Entry fee is $15 or $20 on the day of the festival.

  • PHOTO: Adkisson visits Rotary Club

    Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, was the guest of Alex LaRue, and featured speaker at the Aug. 18 Hodgenville Rotary Club luncheon. From left, Dave Adkisson, Allison Hamilton-McIntire and Alex LaRue.

  • Reception planned for retiring FSA employees

    Judy Berry and Cindy Heady, long-time employees of the Elizabethtown Farm Service Agency, are retiring.

    Berry began working for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service office as a temporary employee in 1987. She left in 1991 to take a position with the Park Service but returned to ASCS in 1993.

    The ASCS was merged with other agriculture agencies in 1994 to create the FSA office.

    Heady began working at the office as a temporary employee in 1987. She became a permanent employee in 1987.