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Today's News

  • Bluegrass Speedway Final Points

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models

    1. Tim Tungate - 202

    2. Jeff Watson - 171

    3. Dustin Neat - 154

    4. Lee Devasier - 141

    5. Aaron Hatton - 123

    6. Justin Rattliff - 114

    7. Jarryd Holshouser - 103

    8. Johnny Wheeler - 95

    9. Tim Rivers - 83

    10. Mike Jewell - 82

     

    UMP Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Jason Wheatley - 226

    2. Benji Lee - 192

    3. Brad Schlosser - 114

    4. Michael England - 109

    5. Adam Cole - 109

    6. Gary Parks - 105

  • Community calendar

    County Clerk announces hours

    The LaRue County Clerk’s office will be open half day Sept. 1 and all day Sept. 2. The office will close Sept. 4 and 6 to honor Labor Day.  

    LaRue County Reads

  • Band of Hawks named reserve grand champion at Taylor County

    Hundreds of spectators greeted 10 of the area’s top band programs as they competed Sept. 25 in the Taylor County Marching Invitational.

    In preliminary competition, the LaRue County Band of Hawks received first in their class, Best Percussion in their class, and Best Guard in their class.  That evening in finals, the Band of Hawks outscored eight other bands to earn the title of Reserve Grand Champion – the second title in two weeks. 

  • Community Calendar

    Class of 1990

    LaRue County High School Class of 1990 will hold a 20-year class reunion Sept. 18 at Sportsman Lake in Hodgenville. For more information, contact Michael Shelton at 270-392-7479 or visit Facebook at LaRue County Class of 1990 Reunion.

    Class of 2000

  • Community calendar

    Free Single Mom’s Oil Change

    A free single mom’s oil change and car wash will be provided by Harvestland Community Church 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16 at the church. Free brunch, childcare and gift included. For more information, call Debbie Ragland at 270-735-6454 or Sandy Lamas at 270-317-4007.

    Fall cleanup

  • 'Promote Your School' scholarship available

    A junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools may win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Grand jury indictments range from wanton endangerment to burglary

    Several people were indicted by a LaRue County grand jury Sept. 20.

    Julio Vences Zaragoza, 25, of Hodgenville was indicted on charges of first-degree fleeing and evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing and evading police (on foot), three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, two counts of first-degree criminal mischief, no operator’s license, resisting arrest, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance and excessive window tinting.

  • Fundraiser calendar

    Project Graduation fundraiser

    The LaRue County High School Drama Club is performing Steel Magnolias 7 p.m. Oct. 15 and 16 in the LCHS auditorium. Proceeds from “Dinner and a Play” will benefit Project Graduation and the Drama Club. Barbecue, coleslaw, baked beans and a drink will be served at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased from Deborah Whitlock at 358-9924, LaRue Insurance, Inc. at 358-3101 or Katy Cecil and Drama Club members.

    The play alone will be presented 7 p.m. Oct. 14.

  • Students receive laptops Saturday

    LaRue County High School students will step into a new world of teaching and learning Saturday when they receive laptop computers.

    Students and their parents need to be in the high school gymnasium at 10 a.m. as the 725 Dell computers will be distributed, according to Paul Mullins, principal.

    Though the laptop initiative boosts LCHS into the realm of high tech learning, Mullins emphasized that the definitive word is “learning.”

  • Meredith plays in State Golf Tourney

    LaRue County junior Kyle Meredith has qualified for the Leachman/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Tournament.

    Meredith carded a 75 at the boys’ 5th Region Tournament last week at the Lincoln Trail Country Club.

    “I didn’t think I had a chance,” Meredith said. “I’m just amazed. I just want to go and do my best (at State) and represent LaRue County.”

    The state tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club. The top two teams and top three individuals not on the top two teams made the state tournament.