Today's News

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll

    ALES “A” Honor Roll First Quarter
    Dillon Carroll, Clay Cecil, Chloe Childress, Simon Coy, Addie Cundiff, Jacob Cundiff, Jacob Davis, Adara Dobson, Katelyn Eads, Tara Goodwin, Layne Gribbins, Alexis Grimes, Allison Hedge, Maddie Helm, Hunter Howell, Clair Keller, Sydney Lee, Alex Matherly, Gavin Milby, Sydney Miller, Aspin Moore, Bailey Rogers, Dylan Rowe, Gabby Sharrard, Bridget Southwood, Zoe VanRiper, Nick Vazquez, Jake Walters, Russell Young

    ALES “A/B” Honor Roll First Quarter

  • PHOTO: Experimenting with math
  • City's water, sewer rates to increase

    Hodgenville City Council held second reading of an ordinance Monday that will increase the cost of water and sewer service.
    The first reading was held Nov. 23 at a special meeting.
    Sewer rates will increase by 10 percent and the minimum water rate will increase by 7.5 percent in 2012. Annual increases through 2015 will go into effect with publication of the ordinance.
    Combined minimum water and sewer rates will be $8.94 higher by 2015 than current rates.
    Mayor Terry Cruse said the rates have not been increased since 2004.

  • LaRue schools prep for new test

    Test data produced from next spring’s statewide public schools’ assessment will, in many ways, be a great change from the past.
    The academic indices districts and schools received from the previous system, CATS (Commonwealth Accountability Testing System) will be replaced by percentages, meaning that in many cases the scores under the new Unbridled Learning system will be lower than previous results; some will be higher, but almost all will be different.

  • Sports Shorts updated 1213

    Baseball, fast-pitch softball officials’ meeting
    Persons interested in officiating high school baseball or fast-pitch softball for the 2012 season can attend an officials’ meeting 8:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at LaRue County High School. For more information, contact assigning secretary Mike Ash at 465-8962.

    All-season passes available

  • Another civil suit against jail settled

    A federal lawsuit filed against the LaRue County Detention Center, individual county employees and employees of Southern Health Partners has been settled before trial. The action was dismissed without prejudice meaning there is a possibility the plaintiff may file another suit within 45 days “if the settlement is not consummated.” Joseph H. McKinley Jr., Chief Judge, signed the order.

  • PHOTOS: Middle school basketball
  • PHOTO: Youth League basketball
  • Three Mat Hawks undefeated at Ryle Rumble

    The march to Lexington and the state championship continues for the LaRue County Mat Hawks as the wrestlers traveled to Ryle over the weekend and crushed the best teams in the state to win the Ryle Rumble.
    This tournament was billed as the best and toughest tournament in the state of Kentucky this season. The top five teams in the state as well as number eight and nine were in attendance. The number two ranked team in Virginia was at Ryle as well as one of the best teams in Indiana and Ohio. The Mat Hawks ran away with the victory by more than 70 points.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Hart, 52-32

    The scouting report LaRue County coach Travis Wootton drew up for the Hart County Lady Raiders was a simple one: keep tabs on senior guards Lexee Wilson, Jordan Strother and Leah Burd.
    Task not accomplished.
    Burd, Wilson and Strother combined to hit six 3-pointers as the visiting Lady Raiders knocked off 18th District rival LaRue County, 52-32 on Friday night.