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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks get #2 seed

    The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team will go into the district tournament as the number two seed as they finished with a 3-3 district record after beating the Hart County Lady Raiders 54-45 on Saturday, February 3.

    The Lady Hawks led 12-4 at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead to 29-18 at halftime.

  • Hawks continue to win

    The Hawks varsity basketball team won their sixth straight game this past week after defeating Hart County, Green County and Adair County.

    The Hawks handled their district foe the Hart County Raiders on Saturday, February 3 as they beat them 81-59.

    The Raiders kept up with the Hawks at the beginning of the game as they had a 20-19 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks picked up the defensive pressure in the second quarter as they outscored the Raiders 21-12 to take a 40-32 lead at halftime.

  • Mat Hawks senior night

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks dominated Central Hardin 66-9 on thier senior night during their match at home on Wednesday, January 31.

    Individual results

    106 Gabe Fortier (LaRue County) over Maximus Beltran (Central Hardin) 9-3.

    113 Ryan Portwood (Central Hardin) over Corey Westover (LaRue County) 9-6.

    120 Thomas Hoppes  (LaRue County) Dylan Crouch (Central Hardin), win by fall (pin).

    126 Jabin Hite  (LaRue County) over Jakob Norwood (Central Hardin) win by fall.

  • Honor choir
  • Things to know: Will the nursing home make me sell my house?

    By: Tom Claycomb

    Editor’s note: This is the first column in a new series from The LaRue County Herald News entitled “Things to Know.” This series will feature articles written by experts across LaRue County about things you need to know concerning different aspects of day-to-day life.

    President Harry S. Truman once famously demanded, “Give me a one-handed economist. All my economists say, ‘On the one hand…on the other…’” Unfortunately, legal advice is often delivered with the same two-handed approach.

  • Y-club meets Commissioner Quarles
  • Making the library fun for kids

    Ryann Chelf, youth services librarian at the LaRue County Public Library on South Lincoln Boulevard, has shelves full of materials and a storehouse full of ideas for those who visit her on the library’s second floor.

    “My focus is on toddlers to young adults, offering them all kinds of books and other materials to familiarize the younger ones with reading to help them later on in school and in life and to boost their imagination and critical thinking skills,” said Chelf, who began her duties January 3.

  • LCMS quick recall team wins region championship

    The LCMS Quick Recall Team worked together as a team on Saturday, February 3 to win the Regional championship.

    They were undefeated for the day at the competition hosted at New Haven School. They beat teams from Marion County, Knights Academy, St. Joe’s in Bardstown and beat Spencer County twice. The seven students who participated in the tournament are: 
Alex Loyall, Baines Turner, Jack Tucker, Jacob Hinton, Yasmeen Hamada, Will Faulkner, and Dylan Derosha. They will compete in State competition in March.

  • Anderson, Cecil, and Giles Take Top Honors in Atlanta

    Members of the LaRue County High School Speech Team traveled to Atlanta in late January to participate in the 63nd Annual Barkley Forum for High Schools at Emory University. With over 160 schools in attendance and 70-100 of the best competitors from around the country in each event, LaRue County advanced two entries to the finals in their respective events.

  • 2018 Homecoming Court