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Today's News

  • Federal shutdown won't stop Obamacare, Ky. insurance exchange

     The federal government is on the brink of shutdown after House Republicans refused to pass a budget unless it involved a delay in the health reform law, and both Senate Democrats and the White House have said they will block any such budget resolution. In the event that Congress doesn't reach a compromise, which would lead to a shutdown on 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, enrollment for Kentucky's online health insurance exchange, Kynect, will still begin as scheduled.

  • PHOTO: HOMECOMING COURT

     LaRue County High School will choose a new Homecoming Queen at Friday’s football game. Front from left, are seniors Gracen Williams, Emily Griffin, Sarah Stults, Ivy Brown; back, Abigail French, Brooke Heibert, Cidney Neagle, Hattie Ward, Mary Adams and Madison Lee.

  • Couple injured in van vs. buggy collision

     

  • Central Hardin grad lost at sea

    A Central Hardin High School graduate who was lost at sea is remembered as a respectful person who loved his family and the military.

    Jon Gibson, a 1999 graduate, is presumed dead after the U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter on which he was a crewmember crashed Sunday, Sept. 22 into the Red Sea. Three crewmembers were rescued, but the search was suspended Monday for Gibson and another member, according to a news release from the U.S. Navy. Their survival after the amount of time that has passed is “extremely unlikely,” according to the release.

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  • Lady Hawks undefeated in 12 games

    The Lady Hawks defeated North Hardin 3-0 Friday.

    Senior midfielder Abby Modrowski scored twice for the visiting Lady Hawks.

    Junior midfielder Rachel Wolf also scored for LaRue County, which had won a school-record eight straight games before consecutive 1-1 ties with Meade County and Grayson County.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made two saves to record her fourth shutout in six games and help LaRue County extend its school-record unbeaten streak to 11 games.

    The team played Grayson County to a 1-1 tie Tuesday.

  • Hawks downed by Taylor

    False starts and illegal procedure penalties marked the Hawks’ 13-6 loss against the Taylor County Cardinals.

    After retaining their four first-half fumbles, the Hawks fumbled the ball on each of their first three possessions of the second half, with two of the three coming within 30 yards of the end zone.

  • Sports Shorts - September 25, 2013

    Big Brothers Big Sisters super hero family fun run
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana’s super hero family fun run is Sept. 28 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. Teams can consist of two adults and up to three children or one adult and up to three children. For information, call 270-351-2220 or visit www.superherofamilyfunrun.com.

    Run for Life
    USA Cares will hold Run for Life (5K, 10K) 7:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at North Hardin High School, 801 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Proceeds benefit military families.

  • Golf

    Results from Saturday’s 18-team, 91-player Marion County Invitational at the par-72, 6,855-yard Rosewood Golf Club:

    12. LaRue County (370)
    5. Cameron Dawson, 37-39—  76
    51. Cameron Lasley, 46-46—  92
    57. Austin Hite, 46-48—  94
    79. Taylor Eastridge, 57-51—108
    83. Clay Rogers, 51-64—115
     

  • Volleyball team breaks Hart

    Senior middle hitters Ivy Brown and Alley Evans combined for 19 kills and eight aces as the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks rolled past 18th District foe Hart County in three sets Tuesday, 25-12, 25-17, 25-22.

    Evans had 11 kills, while Brown added eight kills, four aces, two digs and one block for the Lady Hawks (7-4, 3-1 district), who won their second straight.

    Sophomore outside hitter Chloe Owen chipped in with seven kills, four aces and three digs, while senior setter Lorren Newby had 30 assists and four aces.