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Today's News

  • Cruse, Patterson graduate from UC

    In December, 561 students completed their studies and were graduated from University of the Cumberlands.

    Among them were Chase Cruse and Jennie Patterson, both of Upton.

  • Royalty volunteers at newspaper

    Maddie Royalty, a sophomore at LaRue County High School, is volunteering at The LaRue County Herald News.

    You may hear her friendly voice on the phone in upcoming weeks as she updates information in our annual Discover LaRue County section.

    Maddie “already has an idea” of where she would like to go after high school.

  • PHOTO: LCMS Cheerleaders
  • Lady Hawks split weekend games

    The Lady Hawks (7-11) split their weekend games, falling to homestanding Henderson County, 70-30 on Saturday and rolling past 18th District rival Hart County, 62-41 on Friday.

    Henderson County led by 17 after the first quarter and held the Lady Hawks to 39.1 percent shooting (9-of-23) from the field.

    Senior forward Alyson Yingling paced LaRue County with 10 points and six rebounds, while freshman guard Mallory Williams added eight poitns and two assists. Junior guard Delany Eastridge scored six.

  • LaRue downs Adair, Hart

    The visiting LaRue County Hawks defeated the Adair County Indians 48-45 on Jan. 13.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman was the high scorer for the game with 22 points, and hitting five of six free throw attempts. Senior forward Caleb Sheffer scored 9 points, followed by sophomore guard Cameron Dawson with 7.

    Seth DeVary and Dalton Metcalf scored 4 each; freshman guard Shane King scored 2.

    The Hawks hit 45.5 percent of their field goal attempts and six-of-10 free throw attempts.

  • Mat Hawks earn #2 seed for State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks qualified Saturday to compete in the prestigious State Duals tournament this weekend at Union County.

    The team earned a #2 seed in the small school division, going 5-1 on the day against Fort Knox, Nelson County, Thomas Nelson, DeSales, Holy Cross and Doss.

    LaRue County Mat Hawks Coach Eric Burrell said his team blanked Fort Knox, 82-0, and held Nelson, Thomas Nelson, DeSales and Holy Cross to six points.

    The team’s only defeat came at the hands of Doss, 31-39.

  • Grayson teens apprehended in Florida

     The two Grayson County teens who'd been on the run for several days across several states are now in police custody.

  • Official says pipeline proposal can be fought

     According to a Kentucky Resources Council official, local government and Boyle County residents may have some recourse against Kinder Morgan’s plans to convert a pipeline to carry volatile natural gas liquids through the county and beneath Herrington Lake.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Winter backyard birding basics

    The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten the most leaden days.

  • Boyle County dealing with possibility of NGL pipeline

    By Pam Wright
    The Advocate-Messenger

    A panel of pipeline industry experts fielded questions Thursday about the safety and environmental impact of a plan to repurpose a pipeline in Boyle County to carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) and had the answer to some questions, didn't know the answer to others and provided fodder for some newly emerging concerns.