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Today's News

  • Use caution when burning, wildfire season is upon us

    Shorter days and cooler nights are sure signs that autumn has arrived, and so has the fall wildfire hazard season that runs through Dec. 15. During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

  • Calculate winter hay supply, storage needs

    With the majority of this year’s hay made, now is the time for LaRue County livestock producers to determine if they have enough hay to get through the winter. Determining this is not difficult. Here’s how to get a fairly accurate estimate.

    1. Estimate the number of days you’ll feed hay this winter. In a normal year, Kentucky producers average 120 days (from Dec. 1 until March 31) of feeding hay. This will vary depending upon your situation.

  • 4-H State Fair Champs
  • Athletic trainer discusses team injuries

    Though the injuries that have plagued LaRue County High School’s varsity football team this season are more numerous than last year according to certified athletic trainer Kyle Oldham, it’s hard to pinpoint a specific reason.

    “Teams can expect a certain number of injuries every year,” said Oldham, who works out of Hardin Memorial Hospital’s sports medicine department.

    “But I don’t see any trends this season either in the kind of injuries or the team positions in which they have occurred.”

  • Sports Shorts - October 2, 2013

    Homecoming
    Football Homecoming is 8 p.m. Oct. 4 against Russell County.

    Railsplitter Run
    The Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run will be Sunday, Oct. 6. The one-mile run and walk begins at 1:30 p.m. The 5K begins at 2:15 p.m. Entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 day of race.

    Late registration will be taken from noon until 1 p.m. day of race. T-shirts will be given to entrants while supplies last; and ribbons or certificates will be provided to all finishers.

  • Lady Hawks dominate

    Sophomore midfielder Nichole Thomas notched a hat trick as the visiting Lady Hawks rolled to their third straight win, 8-1, over the Breckinridge County Lady Tigers Wednesday.

    Senior attacker Shelbi Brooks and junior midfielder Rachel Wolf each scored twice, while senior midfielder Sydney Price also scored.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made two saves.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Louisville Seneca at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
     

  • Ladies win Anderson tourney

    Despite missing three starters Saturday, the LaRue County Lady Hawks didn’t miss a beat in winning the Anderson County Invitational.

    LaRue County went 5-0 to win the nine-team tournament, topping Madison Central in three sets in the final, 26-24, 20-25, 15-4.

    The Lady Hawks (15-4) also beat Bardstown, 25-11, 26-24 in the tournament semifinals and went 3-0 in pool play – beating Anderson County (25-18, 25-20), Henry County (25-14, 25-16) and Bardstown (25-22, 25-22).

  • Homecoming is Friday

    The Hawks football team had a week off. They return to play at 8 p.m. Friday against Russell County in a Homecoming game.

    Remaining home games are 7:30 p.m. Oct.11 against Henry County; and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 against Central Hardin.

    The Hawks play at Elizabethtown 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18; and Campbellsville 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.

  • Dawson heads to State

    LOUISVILLE — LaRue County freshman Cameron Dawson joined elite company Monday.

    Dawson shot a 3-over-par 75 at the Boys’ 5th Region Golf Tournament on Monday at South Park Country Club in Louisville to earn a spot in next week’s Leachman Buick GMC Cadillac/KHSAA State Golf Championships.

    Dawson became only the fourth LaRue County player to qualify for the state tournament since 1999. Kyle Meredith did it in 2010, Cory Cox in 2004 and Tyson Catlett in 2003. The state tournament will be held Oct. 8-9 at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Seniors honored Wednesday

    The Hawks defeated Wayne County 4-0 Saturday in varsity soccer action.
    Coach Derek Bell said the entire team earned MVP honors.

    “Saturday was a chance for the Hawks to get it together and become the team they promise to be,” said Bell. “Without a home win or clean sheet this season, could they turn the corner? The answer was yes and how.”

    Within the first minute, junior Christian Hensley scored the opening goal. It was followed by a goal from junior Miguel Martinez.