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Today's News

  • Four teens injured in crash outside Buffalo

    Four teens were injured in a single-vehicle crash outside Buffalo just before 3 p.m. Friday.
    According to Deputy Russell McCoy, the driver, Brandon Lewis, 17, lost control of a Ford Mustang on North L&N Turnpike. The car crossed the center line and clipped the shoulder of the roadway. Lewis overcorrected and the car ran off the opposite side of the road, through a ditch, striking several small trees. The car flipped at least once before striking a large tree in the front yard of a residence.
    Lewis was ejected from the car.

  • Sister Mary Duvall celebrates religious life

    Twelve Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are celebrating jubilees of religious life this year, including one who ministered in Larue County.

    Sister Mary Evelyn Duvall is celebrating 70 years of religious life. A native of Sunfish, she had a teaching career that spanned 44 years. She taught at Our Lady of Mercy School, Hodgenville (1965-69) and elsewhere in the Diocese of Owensboro, in Missouri, and in New Mexico. She resided in New Mexico from 1973 until her retirement in 2007, serving as a teacher, a school librarian, a school registrar and in elder care.

  • TENNIS: GIRLS' RESULTS

    BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 3, LARUE COUNTY 2

    Results from March 22 match in Hodgenville:

    Singles

    Paige Nalley (LC) def. Emma Boly (BB), 6-1, 6-1

    Maddie Lee (LC) def. Hannah Rogers (BB), 7-5, 4-6, 6-1

    Bardstown Bethlehem won by forfeit

    Doubles

    Aska Sekiguchi/Charlie Hayden (BB) def. Amanda Adyani/Gracyn Snodgrass (LC), 6-3, 6-0

    Kelsey Conniss/Melissa Crepps (BB) def. Ripley Lucas/Lizzy Thompson (LC), 6-1, 6-1

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Marion County at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • TENNIS: BOYS' RESULTS

    LARUECOUNTY 4, BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 1

    Results from March 22 match in Hodgenville:

    Singles

    Dylan Parr (LC) def. Riley Coonts (BB), 6-0, 6-0

    Barrett Greenwell (BB) def. Jeremy Contreras (LC), 5-7, 4-6

    Micheal Huff (LC) won by forfeit

    Doubles

    Bo Haun/Ryan Abell (LC) def. Joe Peak/Ezra Surtees (BB), 6-1, 6-0

    Brent Gozzard/Zach Lee (LC) def. Adam Rogers/Jonah Winebrinner (BB), 6-0, 6-1

    LARUECOUNTY 4, MEADE COUNTY 1

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Marion, E'town

    LaRue’s Lady Hawks lost two games last week, both by a single point.

    Elizabethtown’s homestanding Lady Panthers rallied for a 6-5 win March 22 after trailing 4-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

    The Lady Hawks (0-2) had won six of the teams' last seven meetings, including both games last year by a combined score of 29-5.

  • Applications accepted for NOW program

    For 24 years, nearly 600 women across Appalachia have been learning they have the strength and courage to finish their education and to build the self-esteem they need to find their potential. At no cost to them, women who find themselves in transition and are seeking to be inspired and build their confidence are doing just that through the New Opportunity School for Women in Berea.

    April 15 is the deadline to submit applications for the three-week residential summer session. The program will be June 5-25.

  • Ian Mather wins $10,000 scholarship

    Ian Mather, a LaRue County High School senior, has been named the Kentucky winner of a $10,000 AXA Achievement Scholarship to attend the college of his choice.
    From the pool of 50 state winners plus one each from the District of Colombia and Puerto Rico, 10 will be selected as national winners and earn an additional one-time scholarship of $15,000.
    AXA Equitable’s foundation bases scholarships on several criteria, including ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community and ability to succeed in college.

  • Brewer's Tigers compete at Sweet 16 Tournament

    James "Boo" Brewer, former assistant coach at LaRue County, took his Bardstown High School Tigers to the PNC Bank/KHSAA Boys' 16 Sweet 16 tournament in his first year as head coach.

    Brewer’s sons, Jordan Brewer and Anthony Myrks, transferred to Bardstown from LaRue County to play on their dad’s team.

    The Tigers (24-5) lost Thursday in the first round of the tournament.

    “We gave everything we've got,” said Brewer, a graduate of BHS. “The first half, my guys came out a little shell-shocked.”

  • BASEBALL: Hawks gain experience at Bullitt East scrimmage

    The skies were clear but the temperature was chilly at the LaRue County Hawks Baseball scrimmage March 16 with the Bullitt East Chargers. While the final score was not recorded, both teams scored some runs throughout the scrimmage.  While Hawks Head Coach Chris Price was pleased with the competition, he felt his players need to improve in certain areas. 

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Lady Hawks tops in Lincoln Relays

    The homestanding LaRue County High School Lady Hawks’ Track and Field Team won Saturday’s Lincoln Relays competition.
    The boys’ team finished sixth out of 12 teams. Cody Thompson and Blake Heibert won the top two positions in the 400-meter hurdles with Thompson taking first with 1:02.97.
    The 4x100-meter relay team – Austin Shirley, Dylan White, Cody Thompson and Marquis Cobb – won its race.