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Today's News

  • LaRue CAIP program coming soon

    LaRue County has been allocated $135,000 for the County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) for 2011. This is the third year CAIP has been offered locally by the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy (GOAP) and the County Agricultural Development Council.  The program applicant is the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association, and the grant administrator is Dyan Puckett, 537-3889.

  • Golf team shows steady progress

    The LaRue County golf team has competed in four meets this fall and despite some “pretty common errors” in the first tournament, is showing progress, according to Coach Justin Craft.
    “Many kids lack consistency early in the season, and that’s an area we will look to improve upon as the season progresses,” Craft said.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 0809

    Final youth soccer signups are online
    LaRue County Youth Soccer for ages 3-14 is having final signups online only at www.larueyouthsoccer.com through Aug. 13. Registration is $40. For more information, contact Heather Cook at 270-766-8959 or h.cook69@yahoo.com.

    Church softball league organizational meeting
    Anyone interested in church league softball, contact Will Aubrey at 324-3026 or meet at Magnolia Baptist Church basement 4 p.m. Aug. 14.

    Kicking Cancer fundraiser, kickball tournament

  • Lady Hawks Volleyball schedule

    Aug. 11         7 p.m.         H      Caverna
    Aug. 16         5 p.m.         A           Hart
    Aug. 18         7:30 p.m.    A    Marion
    Aug. 22         7:30 p.m.    H         North Hardin

  • LaRue tops Taylor in season opener

    Sophomore Allison Evans had eight kills and four blocks, and sophomore Ivy Brown had eight kills, two blocks and one ace as the homestanding Lady Hawks held off Taylor County Monday in the season opener for both teams.
    Junior Lauren Meredith chipped in with 16 assists and one ace, while junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts 18th District rival Caverna at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • Lady Hawks return one starter for fall

    For the past three years, LaRue County has been a force to be reckoned with on the 5th Region volleyball scene. Since coach Ben Schell took over in the 2008 season, the Lady Hawks have averaged more than 23 overall wins and more than 17 region victories per season, appearing in the region tournament every year.

  • PHOTO: Sanders wins tennis tournament
  • Lady Hawks attend soccer camp

    The Lady Hawks Soccer team recently attended camp hosted by Cambellsville University’s women’s soccer coach, Thom Jones.
    The Lady Hawks  worked exceptionally hard and are already making big changes on the field.
    Coach Jones’ wealth of knowledge has not only inspired this team, according to Lady Hawk Coach Becky Hawkins, but also changed the way they think about how the game of soccer is played.

  • Hawks soccer team prepares for new season of success

    For LaRue County High School boys’ soccer, success can be found on the scoreboard, on the field and in the classroom. It is the result of skills, heart and determination.
    Many athletes have contributed to the teams’ success: The Dylans, Andrews, Brents and Bo. The Logans, Todds, Justins, and Damons laid down the foundations of success and Hawk pride. The list of contributors stretches a long way.

  • Warm Blessings hosts 'Cardboard Nation'

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is organizing the Cardboard Nation Sleep in a Box event to raise funds to support the Kitchen and increase awareness of issues of poverty and homelessness.  
    “Participants will get people to sponsor them to sleep in a box for one evening,” said event organizer Linda Funk. “Under a safe setting they are asked to bring only a few necessities and to think what it might be like if they had no home, but only a box as a shelter.”
    It’s the fourth year the Kitchen has planned Cardboard Nation.