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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Ladies fall in LIT

    LOUISVILLE— Three was the magic number Friday night for the Louisville Sacred Heart Valkyries.

    Scoring 21 points from the 3-point arc, the eighth-ranked Valkyries pulled away from the 15th-ranked LaRue County Lady Hawks, 70-59 in the quarterfinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

    “Guarding the 3 was definitely our biggest weakness tonight, and it has been all season,” said LaRue County senior guard Ivy Brown. “We have to close out faster and know where their shooters are.”

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks topple North Oldham

    As his team huddled around him after the first quarter, LaRue County coach Paul Childress reminded the Hawks there was plenty of time left to make a run Saturday afternoon against the North Oldham Mustangs.

    Trailing by 14 at the time, the Hawks methodically chipped away. After taking its first lead in the fourth quarter, LaRue County won going away, 66-52 in the Nathan McCurry Classic at John Hardin.

  • Several last-minute candidates file

    UPDATED

    Candidates began filing Nov. 6, 2013, for the May 20 Primary. The last day for partisan candidates to file was 4 p.m. Jan. 28.

     

    COUNTY ATTORNEY

    Thomas “Tom” Claycomb (D)

    Kyle Williamson (D)

     

    COUNTY CLERK

    Linda Carter (D)

     

    COUNTY CORONER

    Todd R. Skaggs (D)

     

    JUDGE/EXECUTIVE

    Joe Pearman (D)

    Jerry W. Rock (D)

  • Crash claims two

    The LaRue County Sheriff's office and other emergency responders worked the scene of a two-vehicle crash about 4 p.m. at the intersection of Ky. 61 and Keith Road outside Buffalo.
    One fatality was confirmed at the scene. Family members said the deceased is Thomas "Blue" Underwood.

    The driver of the second vehicle, Anthony Worner, died at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • PHOTO: First snowman
  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks topple E’town

    With two of the top teams in Kentucky and several of the state’s best players, what separated the LaRue County Lady Hawks from the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers was the work they did on the offensive glass.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Central by 50 points

    After sitting at the start of the game, junior guard Alexis Brewer scored 21 of her 23 points in a span of 11:50 in the first half to spark the Lady Hawks to an 82-32 win Thursday against the Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

  • WRESTLING: Three wrestlers head to state middle school championship

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished sixth this past weekend in the Kentucky Region 1 tournament at Union County. 

  • BASKETBALL PHOTO: The Best

     Freshman Alex Best put up a shot in a recent JV basketball game.

  • WRESTLING PHOTO: Escape

    Mat Hawk senior Raymundo Perez, ranked in the top-five in the state in his weight class, escaped from his DeSales opponent in recent wrestling action. The Mat Hawks missed last weekend’s tournament due to weather.