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Today's News

  • LCHS student attends Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

    LaRue County High School junior Cole Holt recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

    Holt and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 18-22 at the University of Kentucky. 

  • Preventing hay fires

    You can prevent hay bale or barn fires if you bale hay at appropriate moistures and monitor the temperature of recently baled hay.

    Generally, hay will go through a heating phase within one to two weeks after baling. During this time, you should monitor the hay to make sure it doesn’t reach temperatures that can damage the hay or lead to spontaneous combustion.

  • Childress competes in golf tourney
  • Hawks 8U district tourney results

    The 8U LaRue County All-Stars hosted the Cal Ripken 8U District Tournament last week as Meade County, LaRue County, and two teams from Elizabethtown competed for the District crown.

    On Tuesday, June 25, the 8U Hawks fell in the first round of pool play to the E’town A team by a score of 7-2. Offensively Kobe Cahoe, Cooper Wootton, and Gavin Gardner led the Hawks with two hits each.

  • Sports shorts - July 5, 2017

    LCYSA fall registration

  • Brewer transfers to WKU

    Former LaRue County star Alexis Brewer will join up with an old Lady Hawks teammate when she transfers to Western Kentucky for the upcoming season.

    Brewer, who spent her first three seasons with LaRue County before transferring to Bardstown, began her college career at West Virginia.

    Her dad, Bardstown boys’ basketball coach James Brewer, said Alexis didn’t decide to transfer until after the semester ended and she got back home April 27.

  • LCYSA hosts TetraBrazil soccer camp

    For the second summer in a row, the LaRue County Youth Soccer Association (LCYSA) hosted a TetraBrazil Academy summer camp.

    From June 26 – 30, campers participated in a three-hour session in either the morning or evening.  In addition to improving their soccer skills, campers also learned about Brazil and some different soccer clubs in that country. 

  • Veterans event a success

    The weather cooperated with the LaRue County’s GOP’s veterans fundraiser and cookout on Saturday, July 1 at CreekFront Park in Hodgenville.

    LaRue County GOP Chair Lanny Vincent said it was obvious from the start that the event was a nonpartisan event with the accent upon veterans.

    “This is not about politics,” Vincent said in remarks to the crowd. “While the LaRue GOP is sponsoring this event, our veterans are and should be above politics.”

  • Richey part of ‘You’re the Cure on the Hill’ in Washington DC
  • KPS warns warmer weather poses danger for children

    Temperatures are on the rise this week and the Kentucky State Police is warning parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car.

    It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. KidsandCars.org reports that 39 children died in the U.S. during 2016 from vehicular heat stroke with 11 deaths already in 2017.