Today's News

  • Hawks go 1-3 in tourney

    The Hawks varsity baseball team went 1-3 in the DeMarini Diamond Classic last weekend.

    On Friday, April 7, the Hawks lost to Farragut of Knoxville, Tennessee 11-0 but they redeemed themselves on the same night with a 6-5 win against Warren County of McMinnville, Tennessee.

    In the game against Farragut, both teams remained scoreless until the final two innings when Farragut piled on their 11 runs. The Hawks had four hits in the game.

  • Lady Hawks winless in spring tourney

    The Lady Hawks varsity softball team went 0-4 against tough competition in the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Classic in Clarksville, Tennessee last weekend.

    The Lady Hawks played Tipton-Rosemark Academy of Millington, Tenneseee on Friday, April 8 and lost to them 11-0. The game was close until the final two innings when Tipton-Rosemark scored all 11 of their runs. The Lady Hawks didn’t hit or field well at all as Brittany Blair had the only hit in the game.

  • Glow run/walk is April 22

    The annual LaRue County Track and Cross-Country 5K Glow Run/Walk is scheduled at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at the LaRue County High School cross country course.

    The race will start and end at the high school. Preregistration continues through April 15. LaRue County students can register for $15 each and out of county students and adults can register for $40 each. After April 16 through race day, the cost is $20 each for LaRue County students and out of county students and adults are $50 each.

  • Sports shorts - April 12, 2017

    Golf Scramble

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will host their annual golf scramble on April 21, 2017. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 270-358-3411.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Brience Willian at 270-735-1763.

    Pickleball LaRue County

  • LCHS freshman baseball goes 1-2

    During the spring break the LCMS Freshman Baseball team traveled to Bullitt East to compete in the Bullitt East Spring Break Bash.

    On Monday, April 3, the Hawks took on Louisville Eastern and came away with a 14 to 4 victory. The Hawks were led at the plate by Evan Morris who had 3 hits and 3 RBI. Tripp Chapman, Wyatt Pearman, Bryson Arnette, and Kaleb Graham also collected 2 hits each. Derek Heath got the win in relief of Wyatt Pearman with Bryson Arnette securing the save. 

  • Farm, home safety for stormy weather

    It’s that time of year when we get more thunderstorms. Weather patterns are more active, and storms thrive with the moisture and rapidly rising warm air that is very common during the transition to warmer seasons.

    Stormy conditions also increase the potential for lightning to strike people at work or play outdoors and, possibly, while they’re inside a building. Although thunderstorms are more common during the spring and summer, they can take place all year long and at all hours.

  • Three things to consider for spring fishing

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    1. Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

    Barometric pressure is the measurement of the weight of an entire column of air pressing down upon the Earth. Approaching storm fronts in spring ease this weight, resulting in low barometric pressure. The low pressure releases humidity trapped in the atmosphere, resulting in rain or snow.

  • Thompson harvests first jake
  • 2017 Farm to Fork program

    Community organizations are invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners now through the fall of 2017.

    The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products. The program will also promote local agri-tourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.

  • Farm calendar - April 12, 2017

    Pork Producers

    The LaRue County Pork Producers will meet on at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 17 at the LaRue County Extension Office.