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Today's News

  • Tips for profitable cash hay operations

    Cash hay sales can be an income source for the farmer who is willing to provide good management and to work at quality hay production and marketing. Several LaRue County farmers are already involved in hay production and marketing. Let’s briefly discuss some management tips that can help generate the most profit from this enterprise.

  • Sports Shorts

    Project Graduation Golf Scramble
    Project Graduation will hold a fundraiser golf scramble April 23 at LaRue County Country Club. Cost is $50 a player, bring your own team. Payout for first, fifth and ninth place; numerous prizes. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course, LCHS or any Project Grad parent. Pre-registration requested. For more information, contact Kellie Shirley at 358-5405.

    Bluegrass Speedway opener postponed

  • LaRue County High School Tennis

    April 12
    Boys
    LARUE COUNTY 4, CENTRAL HARDIN 1
    Singles
    Dylan Parr (LC) def. Brad Jackson (CH) 6-3, 6-3
    Tyler Sweat (CH) def. Jeremy Contreras (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Michael Huff (LC) def. Vick Patel (CH), 8-4
    Doubles
    Bo Haun/Ryan Abell (LC) def. Tad Skaggs/Kevin Britt (CH), 6-3, 7-5
    Brent Gozzard/Zach Lee (LC) def. Hares Patel/Vasu Patel (CH), 7-6 (8-6),
    6-3
     
    April 12
    Girls
    CENTRAL HARDIN 5, LARUE COUNTY 0
    Singles

  • Softball: Lady Hawks defeat Hart, fall to Green

    Freshman Bridgette Skaggs struck out nine batters April 12 as the Lady Hawks defeated Hart County 4-3. She didn’t walk a batter in the eight-inning game.
    Junior Megan Smith doubled to lead off the bottom of the eighth and scored the winning run on a dropped infield fly as the Lady Hawks (6-9 overall, 2-0 18th District) rallied by the Lady Raiders.
    Senior Lyndsay Whitlock went 2-for-4, stole a base and scored, while senior Cassady Crim hit an RBI single.
    Loss to Green County

  • Baseball: Hawks on a roll with wins over North Hardin, North Bullitt

    The LaRue County Baseball Team improved their record to 10-4 with an 8-4 victory over the North Hardin Trojans Monday, April 18. The Trojans record fell to 7-7 with the loss. Ace Adcock, the brother of Kansas City Royals Nathan Adcock, is the Trojans’ Head Coach.
    Sophomore Cole Hughes got off to an extremely shaky start, giving up three runs on four hits sandwiched around an error in the first inning. After the first inning though, Hughes settled down, giving up only one run and three hits through six innings.

  • ECTC Band and Chorus provide concerts

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Fine Arts Committee will present a free concert by the ECTC Concert Band and ECTC Choristers 7-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Morrison Gallery of the College.

    The band, directed by Kevin Shank, will perform marches and classics for a variety of instrumental combinations.

  • ALES wrestlers capture trophy

    For the second consecutive year the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School wrestling team secured the elementary division trophy in the local wrestling tournament held at Hodgenville Elementary School. Several members have distinguished themselves by qualifying for middle school level events as well. Pictured are Dalton Bell, J.T. Holcomb, Dylan Derosha, Brady Sheldon, Tristin Brown, Clay Perry, Tharon Blair, Parker Anderson, Braden Sferro, Carter Sheldon, Preston Carter, Dylan Dicus, Caleb Hack and Gabe Fortier.

  • Track and Field: LaRue teams finish third at All-Comers Meet

    The LaRue County High School track teams each finished third out of a field of five at the LaRue County All-Comers Meet April 12.
    Shana Zajdel took top honor in the girls’ triple jump and fifth in the 100-meter dash; Alisha Durbin won the 300-meter hurdles while Amarah Reed was first in the 1600-meter run and eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.
    Cody Thompson won the 300-meter hurdles.
    Results:
     
    Girls 4x800 Meter Relay
    2. LaRue County ‘A’ – Mariah Wiseman, Shelby Mouser, Kristina Durbin, Amarah Reed

  • Three injured in Campbellsville Road crash

    Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Saturday on Campbellsville Road.

    According to LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson, a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Lola Davidson, 55, of Elizabethtown, was traveling west on Ky. 210 near the intersection of Lincoln Parkway about 5:30 p.m. The vehicle struck the curb and Davidson overcorrected into the eastbound lane of traffic into the path of a 2011 Toyota Camry driven by Sonya C. Handley, 44, of Hodgenville.

  • CANCER SURVIVOR'S STORY: Sammy Powell relied on friends, prayer

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life is May 13-14 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    When the pain in Sammy Powell's right side continued to plague him in September 2002, he made an appointment with his doctor not thinking too much about the outcome. His doctor felt a growth and exploratory surgery revealed that it was a cancerous tumor, specifically non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.