Today's News

  • Court Briefs - March 14, 2012

     Guilty plea, probation recommended

  • Allen tapped as head wrestling coach at Cumberland U

    Todd Allen, a 2001 LaRue County High School graduate and State Wrestling Champion his senior year, has been named head wrestling coach at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn.
    Allen spent 2006-08 as a graduate assistant with the Bulldog program, helping Corey Bleaken, Theo Dotson and Jordan Powers earn All-America honors at the NAIA Championships.
     “Being a wrestling coach has been a dream job for me since I graduated college and Cumberland is a great school in a great location … I’m truly blessed,” Allen wrote in an email.

  • Grand jury to hear Gentry case

     Hardin District Judge Kim Shumate found probable cause Monday in the sexual abuse case against former LaRue County High School teacher Natalie C. Gentry but said the decision was “a close call.”

  • PHOTO: Best at Bethlehem
  • PHOTO: Reding visits Rotary

     Ashley Reding of Homestead Family Farms in Howardstown was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Hodgenville Rotary Club. She spoke to the club about how she became involved in farming, her daily routine at the farm, and about CommonGround. She was the guest of Rotarian Alex LaRue, left.

  • Lady Hawks Softball Schedule

    March 12     5:30 p.m.     HOME     Bethlehem High School
    March 13     5:30 p.m.     HOME    Nelson County
    March 17                        HOME     LaRue County Classic
    March 19     6 p.m.          AWAY     Holy Cross

  • Summary of LaRue's Feb. 29 storm damages

    LaRue’s damages from Feb. 29 tornadoes
    According to E-911 Coordinator Chris Jackson, 35 separate buildings were damaged or destroyed by the Feb. 29 tornadoes.
    Sixty-seven individuals were displaced during the storms.
    Tanner Road – Barn destroyed, roof damage, outbuilding destroyed
    Kyle Street – Roof damage
    Marcum Lane – Roof and outbuilding damaged

  • Willman, Pepper earn Eagle Scout badges

     Lucas Pepper and Steven Willman, two members of local Boy Scout Troop 151, received their Eagle Scout badges, the highest rank attainable in scouting, Feb. 26 at a ceremony at Harvestland Community Church near Hodgenville.

  • Extension Expo offers information and giveaways

     The 30th annual Extension Expo will be held Saturday in the LaRue County High School gym.

  • Lady Hawks prepare for another successful season

    Despite a 14-22 record, LaRue County High School’s Lady Hawks softball squad powered through post-season play, finishing last season as Fifth Region Tournament runner-up.
    With 12 players returning this season Coach Aaron Howell is looking forward to continued strong play, though he admits most of his athletes are underclassmen.
    “Our team could best be described as young, which is also our weakness,” said the nine-year teaching veteran in his second year at the Lady Hawks’ helm.