Today's News

  • COLUMN: Trust in God - always

    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)

    What an astounding statement. It calls for faith and trust on our part. God enters into a covenant with man.

    The favorite verse of scripture of Dwight L. Moody, famous preacher of yesteryear, was Isaiah 12:2: "I will trust and not be afraid."

  • New Haven man indicted by grand jury

    Charles Justin Johnson, 24, of New Haven, was indicted on several counts by a Nelson County grand jury.

    He is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon (two counts), receiving stolen property (firearm) (two counts) and being a persistent felony offender.

    Sometime between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, Johnson allegedly possessed a Springfield .45-caliber automatic pistol and a Remington semi-automatic rifle after having been previously convicted of a felony. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

  • WRESTLING: Region 2 Duals


    BARDSTOWN — Results from Saturday’s Region 2 Duals at Nelson County:

    LaRue County (5-0)

    Def. Anderson County, 76-3

    Def. Nelson County, 75-0

    Def. Thomas Nelson, 84-0

    Def. Danville, 63-8

    Def. Boyle County, 66-12

    Individual Results

    106: Dawson Bingham   4-1

    113: Dalton Bingham   4-1

    120: Kyle Edlin       5-0

    126: Tanner Mouser    4-1

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Green

    Senior point guard Kelton Ford and sophomore shooting guard Micah Wiseman both had career nights Friday night as the homestanding LaRue County Hawks pulled away from 18th District rival Green County.

    Ford scored four of his game-high 22 points off the first two dunks of his career and Wiseman scored all of his career-high 18 points from the arc as Hawks emerged with a 66-42 win over the Dragons after trailing 12-11 early in the second quarter.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Green

    Ivy Brown used an unexpected stay on the bench to her advantage Friday night.

    Sitting the entire second quarter because she picked up two fouls in less than 2 minutes to start the game, the LaRue County junior wing still finished with a game-high 25 points as the homestanding Lady Hawks surged past the Green County Lady Dragons, 63-50 and into the driver’s seat in the 18th District.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Gowens celebrate 50 years

     Ronnie and Margaret Gowen of Buffalo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13, 2012.

    They have one daughter, Angela Combs; and a grandson, Caleb Caffee, both of Buffalo.

    They were served an elegant dinner with many family members and friends in attendance. They contributed their 50 years of marriage to their heavenly father.

  • Basketball: Lady Hawks defeat Bardstown

     It didn’t take long for the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to turn Thursday’s game against 5th Region foe Bardstown into a rout.

    The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 21-point lead after the first quarter en route to a 63-27 win over the Lady Tigers.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four steals for LaRue County (8-3), while sophomore guard Alexis Brewer chipped in with 15 points, seven assists and five steals.

  • PHOTO: Dawn Conner sworn in

     Dawn Conner, left, new school board member for Division 1, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • PHOTO: Pearman sworn in as school board member

     Linda Pearman, new school board member for Division 2, was sworn in last week by Charlotte Tucker, secretary at central office.

  • Library offers 40 Acres and No Mule and Men in Black

     The LaRue County Public Library, 201 S. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville, has several new books and DVDs.

    Books are George Keats of Kentucky by Lawrence Crutcher; Kentucky's Frontier Highway by Karl Raitz; Love That Multiplies by Michelle Duggar; 40 Acres and No Mule by Janice Holt Giles; Appalachian Home Cooking by Mark Sohn; Private London by James Patterson; Cross Roads by William Paul Young; and Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.