Today's News

  • Jobless rate down in county - February

    Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between February 2010 and February 2011, including LaRue County, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Twenty-four county rates increased, while three county rates stayed the same.
    LaRue County’s rate declined from 10.6 percent in January to 10.4 percent in February. It declined 2 percent from February 2010.
    Fayette and Woodford counties recorded the lowest jobless rates in the Commonwealth at 8.6 percent each.

  • Fugitive apprehended in Casey County


  • Upward Cheer

    Upward Cheerleaders at First Baptist Church Hodgenville are front from left, Taylor Evans, Taylor Halprin, Gracie Harnet; back, Macey Barnes, assistant coach Olivia Nalley, Mercy Williams, Alyssa Shearer, assistant coach Erin Barnes, Angel Golden, Samantha Martin, head coach Deena Bradley and Kaleigh Graham.

  • Tennis: Boys' and Girls' Prep

    March 28

    Dylan Parr (LC) def. Tyler Edlin (JH), 6-0, 6-2
    Blake McQuown (JH) def. Jeremy Contreras (LC), 6-2, 6-0
    Sage Knock (JH) def. Micheal Huff (LC), 8-4

    Bo Haun/Ryan Abell (LC) def. Jared Anderson/Steve Lau (JH), 6-0, 6-2
    Brent Gozzard/Zach Lee (LC) def. Billy Mitchell/Thomas Lanham (JH), 6-0, 6-1

    March 29

  • Sports Shorts

    Big Maroon golf scramble
    Campbellsville University will host its annual Big Maroon Golf Classic April 16 at Campbellsville Country Club. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/i5uxqi. Individual entry costs $100 and each individual will receive green fee and cart rental, a Campbellsville University logo cap, golf balls, tees, a $50 tax deduction and Big Maroon Club membership for the 2011-2012 year. Mulligans are available at $5 each with a maximum of two.

  • Sunrise Board signs with Signature Healthcare

    Sunrise Manor Nursing Home is now under management of Signature Healthcare.
    The nursing home’s board of directors signed the agreement Wednesday at the LaRue County Courthouse after a fractious meeting with a group of Sunrise Volunteers and other interested persons.
    Signature, a Louisville-based company, took immediate management responsibilities of the 1967-era nursing home and will continue under a new contract when residents and staff move into the larger facility still under construction.

  • LaRue County outscores John Hardin, 16-14

    With one more week left to play before his season-ending Tommy John surgery, the Hawks’ junior is showing although his pitching arm might be done, his bat surely isn’t.
    Johnson went 3-for-5, with a triple and a home run, knocked in three runs and scored two more as visiting LaRue County hung on for a 16-14 victory March 31 over John Hardin.

  • Campbellsville cheerleaders holding tryouts

    The award-winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will hold co-ed cheer and mascot tryouts for the 2011-12 season April 30 in the Powell Athletic Center.
    According to Coach Vanessa Adkins, there will also be a cheerleading clinic prior to tryouts 6-8:30 p.m. April 29.
    Tryouts will be held 10 a.m.
    The university cheerleaders have won two Mid-South Conference championships in the last four years.

  • Padgett takes fifth for Tigers

    Former LaRue County standout Truman Padgett, who runs for the Campbellsville University Tigers, was fifth in the 400-dash in their outdoor season opener at the nine-team Hanover College Invitational in Hanover, Ind. last week.
    Padgett is a member of the Tigers’ seventh-place 1,600 relay and fifth-place 400-relay.

  • Track and Field – LaRue County Invitational, April 1

    15-squad LaRue County Invitational

    11. LaRue County, 12 points

    100 Dash, 27 Competitors
    18. Lindsey, Meredith, 15.21
    26. Grant, Logan, 17.02
    200 Dash, 22 Competitors
    16. Lindsey, Meredith, 31.34
    17. Phillips, Tiana, 32.55
    21. Grant, Logan, 35.89
    800 Run, 25 Competitors
    7. Reed, Amarah, 2:42.93
    1,600 Run, 20 Competitors
    8. Reed, Amarah, 6:20.69