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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court: Commissioners reappointed to water district

    Magistrates reappointed John Detre and Pat Eastridge to the LaRue County Water District Number One board while meeting at the LaRue County Courthouse May 14.
    Terms of Detre, chairman, and Eastridge, commissioner, will expire in May 2017.
    The court concurred with Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning’s approval to rezone one acre of land at 1493 Weldon Loop belonging to Brenda Johnson from A1 to R1A and an acre at 155 Knob Schoolhouse Road, Garry Hayes owner, from A1 to R1B.

  • HES students compete in Special Olympics

    Six students from Hodgenville Elementary School competed in Special Olympics Kentucky Area 4 Spring Regional Events in Louisville on May 11.
    More than 200 athletes competed in track and field events. Participants competed against other athletes of the same gender, age and ability.
    Each HES student competed in the 50 meter dash and the softball throw.
    Emma Grace Pepper took first place in the 50-meter dash and third place in the softball throw.
    Makayla Pearman took fifth place in the 50-meter dash and fifth place in the softball throw.

  • Ford signs with South Plains
  • Holt signs with Lindsey Wilson

    LaRue County High School senior Haley Holt has signed to play for Lindsey Wilson College as guard for this fall.

    Holt, the daughter of Sandy and Tony Holt, said she was not sure if she was going to continue playing basketball when she started college. However, she became certain she wanted to continue her career when she went to a practice with the college team.

  • Abell falls in first round at state

    LaRue County senior Ryan Abell fell in state tennis tournament play this past Thursday in his first round of play to North Oldham Senior Tyler Kilambi.

    Abell said that nothing felt right to him all day. “My inside-out forehand wasn’t good. He was keeping it in and being aggressive with my backhand. He kept on hitting his inside-out very well. I couldn’t serve all day,” said Abell.

  • Sports Shorts

    Future Hawks Basketball Camp
    Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp is May 28-31 at LaRue County High School gym. Camp is open to boys in first through eighth grades as of August 2013. Fee of $40 includes a T-shirt, fundamental instruction, age division awards and age/skill level competitions. Pre-registration will be available before camp or register on the first day of camp. Grades 1-4 will be 9 to 11 a.m.; grades 5-8 will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Paul Childress at 270-734-0722.

  • Skaggs recognized at Senior Night
  • Asbury
  • TRACK KHSAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS LOUISVILLE—

    CLASS 2-A
    TEAM RESULTS
    Girls
    XX. LaRue County, No team score

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    Girls
    1,600-Meter Run
    19. Kristina Durbin, 5:55.77
    1,600-Meter Relay
    20. LaRue County – Amanda Brewer, Kristina Durbin, Nichole Thomas, Natalie Mullins, 4:32.86
    3,200-Meter Relay
    15. LaRue County – Amanda Brewer, Kristina Durbin, Natalie Mullins, Nichole Thomas, 10:37.55

  • Lady Hawks outplay E’town, Fort Knox

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks held a 1-0 lead through the sixth inning May 14 against Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals.

    The Lady Cards scored all five of their runs in the seventh inning, breaking LaRue’s three-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory.

    Sophomore Trishtian Cruse went 2-for-2 for LaRue, while sophomore Sierra Mullins had an RBI single.

    Sophomore Emillee Cundiff struck out six and gave up five earned runs, five hits and three walks.

    E-town hammered