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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks defeat Caverna, Edmonson

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks rolled past 18th District rival Caverna 57-34 in a home game Jan. 2.

    Junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock and eighth-grade guard/forward Ivy Brown each posted a double-double in the win.

    Whitlock led the Lady Hawks with 18 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, while Brown scored 16 points and pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds.

    Junior guard Valerie Whitlock added seven points, eight rebounds and three assists, and seventh-grade guard/forward Alexis Brewer added seven points.

    Edmonson beat

  • Santa's Helpers outwit Grinch forces

    Two weeks ago, Ann “Snookie” Morrison was convinced that Grinch forces were at work to keep the annual Santa Bus run from occurring.

    Morrison and her volunteers, the Santa’s Helpers, noticed toy donations were down, yet the community need was great. On top of that, the bus itself developed engine problems.

    “I was getting ready to throw my hands up,” she said. “I was really worried about it and afraid we would have to ration.”

    But, as always seems to happen, the 43rd run came together at the last minute, Morrison said.

  • Mat Hawks topple sixth-ranked Union County

    It is widely known that the second-ranked LaRue County Mat Hawks have some tough light and heavy weight wrestlers. But recently, the middle weight wrestlers have started to flex their muscles and this past weekend were a major reason why the Hawks beat sixth ranked Union County, 39-26 and helped the team go 4-0 on Saturday.

    The Hawks whipped Boone County (78-6), South Oldham (70-10) and Louisville Moore (70-6).

  • 4-H recognizes youth achievements

    Numerous 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H awards banquet.

    Based on points earned for 4-H activities completed during the 2008-09 4-H year, Mere­dith Heath was the 2009 Outstanding Senior 4-H Member for ages 14-18.

    Based on the same point system, Hallie Mad­riaga was recognized as the 2009 Out­standing Junior Division 4-H Member for ages 9-13.

  • 4-H recognizes youth achievements

    Numerous 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H awards banquet.

    Based on points earned for 4-H activities completed during the 2008-09 4-H year, Mere­dith Heath was the 2009 Outstanding Senior 4-H Member for ages 14-18.

    Based on the same point system, Hallie Mad­riaga was recognized as the 2009 Out­standing Junior Division 4-H Member for ages 9-13.

  • 4-H recognizes youth achievements

    Numerous 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H awards banquet.

    Based on points earned for 4-H activities completed during the 2008-09 4-H year, Mere­dith Heath was the 2009 Outstanding Senior 4-H Member for ages 14-18.

    Based on the same point system, Hallie Mad­riaga was recognized as the 2009 Out­standing Junior Division 4-H Member for ages 9-13.

  • Scott Shultz joins staff at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

    Scott Shultz, chief of interpretation, visitor services, and resource management at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park, has experienced the life of Abraham Lincoln from a perspective that few have enjoyed.

    Before coming to the Hodgenville site in early November, he spent the past seven years as a park ranger and historian at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., the site of Lincoln’s assassination.

  • LaRue defeats North Bullitt in National Guard Holiday Classic

    Despite coming out flat in the first quarter, the LaRue County Hawks basketball team defeated the North Bullitt Eagles Dec. 29 in the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High School.

    The Hawks managed eight points in the first quarter, were down by eight at the half, but made up for it in the third quarter, scoring 25 points. The Hawks pulled out the win 69-58 in the second round of the Classic.

  • Youth baseball program holds organizational meeting

    LaRue County Youth Baseball will meet to elect officers and board members at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Protect livestock from cold weather

    Winter is here and with it will come the possibility of cold stress on livestock. The three most important things livestock producers need to do to protect livestock from cold stresses is provide sufficient water, ample high-quality feed and weather protection.

    Cold stress reduces livestock productivity including rate of gain, milk production and reproductive difficulty and can cause disease problems.