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Today's News

  • SPORTS SHORTS - May 16, 2012

    Soccer parents need to attend
    LaRue County High School girls’ soccer boosters will have a mandatory meeting 6:30 p.m. May 16 in the LCHS cafeteria for all parents of girls who want to play fall varsity or junior varsity soccer.  Elections for upcoming officers will take place. For more information, contact Jennifer Price at jennifer.price@larue.kyschools.us.

    State Track and Field
    KHSAA State Track and Field Championship is May 17-19 at Owsley Frazier Park at the University of Louisville.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks blank Hart, fall to Central

     The LaRue County High School Hawks overpowered Hart County 10-0 in five innings May 8.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Grayson, Meade

    Traditionally, LaRue County’s colors have always been white and blue. However, Monday night, May 8, pink became the color of choice for the Lady Hawks.
    It was “Pink Out” night at Cougar Field in conjunction with senior night.
    The opposing Grayson County Lady Cougars joined in on the festivities by wearing their own pink shirts. This game was scheduled to recognize and give support for those who are fighting and have fought the battle of breast cancer.
    There was much success with more than $600 raised to support the battle against cancer.

  • Michelle Seymour to play at State Tennis Tourney

    Eleven area singles players or doubles teams qualified for the KHSAA State Tournament, which will be held May 18-19 in Lexington.
    LaRue County senior Michelle Seymour earned her third state trip with some spirited play. Seymour pushed through for a 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 victory over seventh-seeded Aryn Massengale from Taylor County in the quarterfinals before giving AnnLauren Fiepke a fight in a 6-3, 6-2 semifinal loss.

  • Thompson, Durbin head to State Track Meet

    LaRue County Track and Field athletes competed Thursday in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet. Two advanced to the State contest.
    The Lady Hawks placed fifth with 48 points.
    Junior Alisha Durbin won the 100 hurdles and long jump, was third in the 300s and helped LaRue County to a fourth-place finish in the 1,600 relay.
    “I felt great all night,” she said. “I still can’t believe I got two. It’s amazing. My coaches have really helped me out. Coach (Drew) Simpson has made me better.”

  • Students display artwork for community

     Several LaRue County High School juniors and seniors displayed their creations at an art exhibit Thursday in the school’s library. The projects included paintings, pencil drawings and claywork.

  • Woman injured in crash

     A Lyons Station woman was injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash.

  • Primary set for May 22

     Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 22.

  • Inmate injured during altercation

     Hodgenville City Police is assisting the LaRue County Detention Center with an investigation revolving around the alleged assault of a female inmate.

  • 'Click It or Ticket' begins May 21

    Hodgenville City Police will begin the “Click It or Ticket” campaign Monday, May 21  to draw motorist’s awareness to the importance of wearing a seatbelt.
    Police Chief Steve Johnson said Monday at the city council meeting that the department received a grant to pay for officers’ overtime during the crackdown.
    Night patrols will be emphasized.