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Today's News

  • Magistrate forum draws light crowd, little controversy

    The April 20 political forum drew a light crowd at the LaRue County Courthouse.

    The forum, sponsored by LaRue County Farm Bureau and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, attracted about 90 people – mostly family members and supporters of the candidates.

    All four seats of LaRue Fiscal Court are up for grabs this year and three races will be settled in the May 18 primary.

    District 1 – Hodgenville and Hodgenville West

    Democratic incumbent Peggy Hawkins faces a challenge from Gary “Tony” Stewart in District 1.

  • Hawks take wins from Hart, Green, Marion

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team played three games last week winning all three and improving its record to 12-7. They beat the Hart County Raiders 6-2, the Green County Dragons 2-1 in eight innings and the Marion County Knights 8-1.

    Saturday‘s game against John Hardin was halted in the second inning because of rain with the score tied 6-6. There are no plans to reschedule the game. 

    Hart hammered

  • Hawks take wins from Hart, Green, Marion

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team played three games last week winning all three and improving its record to 12-7. They beat the Hart County Raiders 6-2, the Green County Dragons 2-1 in eight innings and the Marion County Knights 8-1.

    Saturday‘s game against John Hardin was halted in the second inning because of rain with the score tied 6-6. There are no plans to reschedule the game. 

    Hart hammered

  • Hawks take wins from Hart, Green, Marion

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team played three games last week winning all three and improving its record to 12-7. They beat the Hart County Raiders 6-2, the Green County Dragons 2-1 in eight innings and the Marion County Knights 8-1.

    Saturday‘s game against John Hardin was halted in the second inning because of rain with the score tied 6-6. There are no plans to reschedule the game. 

    Hart hammered

  • Work Day Success

    On behalf of the LaRue County Youth Baseball/Softball Leagues, I would like to thank the community for their support in making our workday at the park a huge success. Thanks to those individuals who took time out of their busy weekend schedule to help us make the park a safer more vibrant place for the children in our community to play.

  • Be an organ donor

    If you could save someone’s life, would you? Most of us would, if given the opportunity, which is exactly what choosing to be an organ donor does.

    With over 106,000 Americans awaiting a life-saving organ transplant and hundreds of thousands more waiting for a cornea or tissue transplant, consider joining the Kentucky Donor Registry.

  • Saturday's storm costly to farmers

    Several areas of LaRue County were hit by a strong thunderstorm and high winds Saturday evening. According to the National Weather Service, the area was under a tornado watch until 10 p.m.

    Representatives from the NWS visited the county Monday and determined damage was caused by straight line winds that reached speeds of 50 to 70 miles per hour, according to Chris Jackson of 911/LaRue County Emergency Management.

    According to an unofficial count at Fisher Auto Parts in Hodgenville, about 15 barns across the county were damaged or destroyed.

  • Relay for Life: Cancer diagnosis turns writer toward God, acceptance

    The LaRue County Relay for Life is May 14 at Hodgenville Elementary School. This is the third in a series of cancer survivor stories to bring awareness to this cause.

  • April is National Organ and Tissue Donation Month

    April is National Organ and Tissue Donation Month and the LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk’s office wants everyone to consider becoming a potential organ and tissue donor. They also want everyone who wants to be a donor to sign up on the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.

  • Who needs a fishing license?

    A Kentucky farm owner invites his brother, nieces and nephews from the city for an afternoon of fishing at the pond behind his house. The farm owner tells his guests not to worry about a fishing license since they plan to fish on his land.

    However, the visitors in fact do need their license.