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Today's News

  • Anyone else suffering from disconnects?

    I don’t know how our current cycle of national elections will turn out. I do know I feel jerked around by a lot of what I have heard and read. So many statements of disconnected, incomplete and sometimes incorrect information ….

    Among these:

  • Greenleaf named grand marshal of parade

    Our calendars are marked Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day, an annual U.S. holiday honoring military veterans.

    On Sunday, Nov. 7, LaRue County will honor veterans with the second annual Veteran's Day Parade and ceremony.

    William Greenleaf has been chosen as the parade's grand marshal.

    Greenleaf served in the U.S. Army for more than 29 years - serving in World War II in the South Pacific with the 37th Infantry Division, and three tours in Vietnam. He achieved the rank of master sergeant and was awarded numerous medals.

  • Lady Hawks ‘a better team’ by season’s end

    In the 1950s, there was a movie titled “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”

    During the last week of the season, the Lady Hawks soccer team played three games. The Ladies won the first game, tied the second game and lost the third match. The third match was played in the postseason district tournament and ended the girls’ season. However, this real-life version can be titled “The Good, the Good, and the Better.”

    During this season, these young student-athletes were on a mission – to win the most games in school history.

  • Football: Hawks struggle with turnovers in loss to Marion

    The troubles continued for the LaRue County Hawks on Friday at John J. Boswell Field in Lebanon.

    The Hawks went a third consecutive game without a rushing touchdown and turned the ball over three times to district opponent Marion County in a 55-6 loss.

    “Everything is up field for us; we’re really struggling right now. Our confidence is way low. We’re had 12 turnovers in the last three games. Our confidence is really, really bad right now,” Hawks Head Coach Rodney Armes said.

  • Election of 1860

    The presidential election of 1860 was a turning point in U.S. history.

    Abraham Lincoln, a Republican from Kentucky, was elected to his first term of the Presidency. His defeat of three well-known opponents and his stance on slavery served as a tipping point for the onset of the Civil War.

  • Lady Hawks fall in region tourney

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks Volleyball Team was defeated in the championship game of the 18th District tournament.

    The Ladies came up a little short against a talented Green County Lady Dragons Team 26-24, 19-25 and 19-25. Green County has now won their eighth consecutive district title.

    The two teams split their regular season matches, with each team winning on their home court. 

  • Football: Turnovers costly to Hawks in Marion loss

    The troubles continued for the LaRue County Hawks on Friday at John J. Boswell Field in Lebanon.

    The Hawks went a third consecutive game without a rushing touchdown and turned the ball over three times to district opponent Marion County in a 55-6 loss.

  • Hawks back in playoffs with 30-14 defeat of East Bullitt

    It was do or die Friday night, Oct. 22, when the Bullitt East Chargers football team came to Hodgenville to play the Larue County Hawks in a must-win situation for both teams.

    The Hawks improved their record to 4-5 as they secured a play-off spot with a 30-14 win over the Chargers. Head Coach Rodney Armes was extremely pleased with the outcome of the game.  

  • Soccer: Hawks lose to Bethlehem in district tournament

    Tournament host Bardstown Bethlehem scored on a penalty kick 15 minutes in, and the rout was on.

    Bethlehem scored four more goals en route to a 5-0 win over LaRue County in the 9th District Tournament semifinals at Lally Field in Bardstown.

    “Once they got that penalty kick, our heads went down. But we held them the rest of the game,” said LaRue County coach Chuck Holloway. “We just could not recover.”

    Bethlehem (15-2-2) outshot LaRue County (13-4-3), 19-6. LaRue County senior keeper Bo Haun stopped 11 of those shots.

  • Soccer teams had a great season to remember

    October usually comes with damp and cold weather. As we well remember, this year temperatures were still in the 90s. October also comes with the end of the regular season and district tournament.

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