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Today's News

  • Division of Water extends deadline for comments on water sources

     The Kentucky Division of Water has extended its comment period until Oct. 15, on its draft  2012 list of impaired waters, as required by the federal Clean Water Act.

    Section 305(b) of the Act requires each state to monitor, assess and report on the quality of its water relative to designated uses established in accordance with Kentucky╒s water quality standards. This biennial report is known as the Integrated Report to Congress on the Condition of Water Resources in Kentucky, Volume 1. 

  • PHOTO: Cheerleaders stunt at game

     The LaRue County Middle School Cheerleaders put up a stunt during a Lady Hawks’ game.

  • COURT BRIEFS - September 2012

     Guilty plea

    Brandon Christopher Branham (1992) pleaded guilty Aug. 20 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, receiving stolen property, over $300; and complicity, theft by deception, include cold checks over $300.  Recommended sentence is five years to run concurrently for a total of five years. Commonwealth attorney recommends probation. Final sentencing is Oct. 1. Defendant to be transported for final sentencing.

     

    Probation revoked

  • Reiter honored by Nationwide Uniform

     Connie Reiter was selected as the July Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    Reiter has been employed with Nationwide since March 1979 and is under the supervision of Casey McCubbins in the busheling department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • Vera Cox honored by Nationwide Uniform

     Vera Cox was selected as the August Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since July 1981 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Green

     Friday night’s football game got off to an early start.

    School officials decided to move the game up an hour to 7 p.m. as inclement weather was forecast for the area.

    The Hawks fell behind 27-6 but almost managed a comeback against the Green County Dragons. LaRue’s final touchdown tying the game was called back with 3 minutes left in the game. The Dragons won 27-21.

    The Dragons scored a touchdown four minutes into the game. They went into halftime with a two touchdown lead.

    Neither team scored in the third quarter.

  • PHOTO: Ashley Long honored

      The LaRue County High School cheerleaders honored Ashley Long and Richard Marshall during Friday night’s football game with Green County as they promoted community awareness of childhood cancer. Ashley was diagnosed with leukemia three years ago. She has undergone two bone marrow transplants as part of her treatment. Richard is fighting neuroblastoma.

  • PHOTO: Man injured in crash

     Vincent Couch, 19, was injured Monday morning when he lost control of the 1998 Ford Explorer he was driving. The vehicle was northbound on Ky. 1607 (Shepherdsville Road) when it left the right side of the roadway. Investigating officer Deputy Russell McCoy said the Explorer struck a culvert and came to rest in the ditch. Couch struck his head but refused medical transport. Couch was wearing a seatbelts and the airbags deployed.

  • SOCCER: Hawks blank Burgin

     After a week-long layoff between games, the LaRue County Hawks were sluggish at the beginning of the Sept. 6 contest with Burgin.

    Bus travel, heat, weather, field conditions  –  good excuses for a weaker team.  But, the Hawks wanted none of that. Frustration was wearing thin on their faces and shoulders. Finally, in the 17th minute, senior Mason Morgan delivered a long throw-in to the waiting feet of fellow senior Alex Cook. Cook was standing near the penalty mark, turned and shot before the ball touched the ground.

  • PHOTO: Pastor turns blue for Kentucky