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Today's News

  • Billy Meredith tops at Bluegrass Speedway

    Billy Meredith of Hodgenville won the Bob Jones Tribute for the WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman division Saturday at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown.

    Meredith and Pat Hagan battled for the biggest part of the 20-lap distance, with Meredith keeping Hagan at bay to pick up the $400.

    Hagan settled for runner-up honors with Avral Thompson claiming third. Roger Cecil would take fourth, while Tracy Hack would score a fifth place effort. Completing the top ten were Sam Mull, Elton Martin, Tim Cummings, Barry Chesser and Rob Jones.

  • Read-Weikel named to committee to update state's child support system

    Navigating the state’s child support system can be complicated.

    But thanks to one-time federal funding, new technology is being developed that may simplify the process for custodial and non-custodial parents alike.

    Lesa Read-Weikel, supervisor, Division of Child Support in the LaRue County Attorney’s office, is serving as a subject matter expert on the exchange portal specialization team. 

  • Becky Hellman part of Homecoming Court

    Becky Hellman, a senior psychology major/sociology minor from Hodgenville, will be escorted by Triston Mullins of South Shore in the Georgetown College Homecoming Court during halftime ceremonies of the Tigers football game against Pikeville College Oct. 16. The daughter of Tony and Karen Hellman, Becky played soccer and tennis for LaRue County High School, was a member of class committee each year and was voted Most Dependable her senior year, 2007. At Georgetown, she’s the Panhellenic President and a member of Phi Mu Fraternity. ­

  • County clean-up is Saturday morning

    It is time for the annual fall recycling event. 

    The event will be for one day only, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 16, at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from the high school. All city and county residents may participate.

    Items accepted include any metal items, appliances, fencing, vehicles, motor vehicle and equipment batteries, computer equipment, toner/laser cartridges and fax machines.

    Tires will be accepted for a nominal fee. Passenger tires $1.50; semi tires $6 and $1 per inch on oversized tires.

  • Meredith competes at State

    LaRue County junior Kyle Meredith competed in the two-day Leachman/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Tournament.

    Meredith carded an 89 on Friday at Bowling Green Country Club. The cut was set at 80.

    He carded a 75 at the boys’ 5th Region Tournament the prior week at the Lincoln Trail Country Club. The top three individuals – including Meredith – not on the top two teams made the state tournament.

    Meredith is the first LaRue County golfer to qualify for State since Cory Cox in 2004.   

  • Lady Hawks drop to Green County in district championship

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  • Football: Newberry done for the season

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  • Turnovers, fumbles a factor in Hawks' 42-0 loss to North Bullitt

    The LaRue County Hawks were held more than 100 rushing yards below their average, and saw their playoff chances take a huge hit in a 42-0 loss to Class 4-A, District 4 rival North Bullitt on Friday night.

    The Hawks, who entered the game averaging more than 311 yards on the ground, were limited to 181 yards at C.T. Collins Field.

  • Sports Shorts

    Parks and Recreation Board to meet

    The LaRue County Parks and Recreation Board will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the park. Open to the public. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 358-8386.

    Saddle Club Fun Show

    The LaRue County Saddle Club Fun Show is 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the club grounds. For more information, call Pam at 270-766-8313.

    St. Jude Charity golf scramble

  • Lady Hawks advance in district tournament

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks volleyball team defeated the Hart County Lady Raiders Monday in the first round of the District Tournament at Hart County High School 25-18 and 25-19.

    The Lady Hawks maintained a three- to five-point lead throughout much of the first set. The second set was a different matter, though. The Lady Raiders came out determined and held a three-point lead through much of the second set. The Lady Raiders had a 19-16 lead when Angelina Marcum took over the serve. 

    The Lady Hawks then scored nine consecutive points to win the game 25-19.