Today's News

  • PHOTO: Extension Expo organizers honored

     LaRue County Extension Expo was a recipient of the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence. The Extension Expo was recognized for 30 years of success in showcasing Extension and LaRue County to the community. Caleb Ragland, Council president, received the award from award committee member Rita Williams.

  • PHOTO: Extension: Award of Excellence

     LaRue County High School’s Agricultural Program was a recipient of the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence at the annual Extension Council Leadership Banquet on Jan. 28. The Vocational Agricultural Curriculum, the FFA organization, the Young Farmers Association and LCHS agriculture teachers Tim Quiggins and Misty Bivens were recognized. All have made significant contributions to LaRue County agriculture and the community. Above, from left, Bivens and Quiggins, Young  Farmer President Joe Stults, FFA President Shea Elswick and award committee member Jill Gray.

  • Goldwing Riders to meet

     The Goldwing Road Riders Association will meet 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Golden Corral Restaurant, 1835 N. Dixie Hwy., Elizabethtown.

    Gold Wing or Valkyrie motorcycle owners are invited. The group meets on the second Sunday of each month at Golden Corral. 

    Meal begins at 4 p.m.; meeting is at 5 p.m.

    For more information, visit www.gwrrakys.com/index.html, on Facebook, www.facebook.

    com/#!/groups/213677512002198/, or contact Clara Dodson at 270-234-6070 or by email at claradodson.kysmepc@yahoo.com.

  • PHOTO: District Champs

    The eighth-grade middle school Hawks were 18th District champions. Front from left,  Seth Newby #3, Cameron Dawson #2, Tristan Waddle #14, Caleb Heady #00, Hunter McLaughlin #40, Bryson Cobb #1; second row, Kane Harris #34, Dane Milby #11, Brandon Cecil #25, Thomas Williams #4, Alex Best #5, Seth DeVary #45, Andy Thompson #44, Leon Kessinger; back, Tai Powell, #42, and David Whitlock.

  • Hawks maul Meade, fall to E'town

     The LaRue County Hawks mauled Meade County’s Green Waves Tuesday, Jan. 29, 44-29.

  • Lady Hawks win two last week

     The Lady Hawks continued their winning streak Jan. 31 with a 60-18 trouncing of Bardstown Bethlehem.

  • Sports Shorts - Feb. 6, 2013

     Soccer registration

  • Mat Hawks ready for Region

     Since 1998, the LaRue County Mat Hawks have won 12 regional championships.

  • Clayton Homes under fire by businessman

     It’s been four years since CMH Manufacturing Inc., better known as Clayton Homes, pulled out of Hodgenville, leaving about 140 people without jobs.

  • PHOTO: Baby shower 'in Jesus name'

     The children at Friendship Baptist Church hosted a baby shower “In Jesus Name.” Church members brought wrapped gifts. The children hosted the event, decorating and setting up food for the guests. After the gifts were unwrapped they were delivered to SpringHaven, a local women’s shelter. Children are Kaleigh Graham, Patricia Keys, Hannah Boggs, Catherine Spalding, Jake Skaggs, Peyton Foster, and Christian Veirs. Not pictured: Tyler Foster.