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Today's News

  • Absentee ballots eliminate excuses for missing the Nov. 2 election

    Although the Nov. 2 election is still several days away, many voters across Kentucky have already cast their ballots. State law provides opportunities for voters to cast absentee ballots through Nov. 1.

    In LaRue County, the process is simple: Go to County Clerk Linda Carter’s office and tell the worker you would like to cast an absentee ballot. They’ll ask a few questions and assist you with paperwork. You sit at a table, mark the ballot and feed it into a voting machine to be scanned.

    That’s it.

  • Prepare to be scared

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  • Man charged in tire store break-in

     A break-in at a Hodgenville tire store was foiled Monday night when a passing motorist noticed “someone walking around inside” the business after closing.

  • Student laptops distributed: The Learning Initiative begins

    More than 1,000 people filed into LaRue County High School’s gymnasium Saturday morning where students received their laptop computers as part of the initiative to place one into the hands of each of the 700-plus high school students there.

    In a brief ceremony at 10 a.m., district school Superintendent Sam Sanders, speaking to an audience of parents and students that also included several local dignitaries, noted that the laptop initiative “provides tools for LCHS students to have a competitive edge.”

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • Band of Hawks to offer ‘thank you’ concert Thursday

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Regional Quarterfinals last weekend. The band earned a Distinguished Rating and the right to move on to State Competition next Saturday.  

    The band takes the field in KMEA Semifinals at 12:45 p.m. at Meade County High School. The week will be filled with preparations for the band’s State Championship appearance.

  • Local pumpkin patches have large variety

     

  • Band excels in Super Regional

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to St. Louis last weekend to compete in the Bands of America Super Regional.

    LaRue County was the only representative from Kentucky and it is the first time in the school’s history that the band competed in a Super Regional. 

    Forty-eight bands, from across the country, competed over two days. LaRue County delivered their best performance of the season to earn second place in their class.

  • Football: Hawks defeat Bullitt East

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated Bullitt East 30-14 Friday, Oct. 22.

    See Wednesday's print edition for full story.