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Today's News

  • Mat Hawks aim for state title

    When the season started, they were young, hungry and looking to make a name for themselves. With one week left in the season, these LaRue County Mat Hawks are young and hungry but have made a name for themselves and looking to end the season with the school’s first-ever KHSAA state championship.

    “We have set ourselves up to make a run at we have been preparing for all year long,” says the Mat Hawks’ 215-pound wrestler, Drew Newberry.

  • Lady Hawks close season on slide

    LaRue County ended the girls' varsity season Wednesday with a 64-61 loss to Washington County.

    It was the Lady Hawk's third loss in the last four games..

    LaRue will enter next week's 18th District Tournament with a 14-12 record.

    The tournament will be played at Caverna High School. The Lady Hawks face Green County (18-9) in a first-round game which will determines a berth in the 5th Region Tournament. The game is schedule for 7 p.m. Monday.

    It will be preceded at 5:30 p.m. by Caverna's game with Hart County.

  • Lady Hawks close season on slide

    LaRue County ended the girls' varsity season Wednesday with a 64-61 loss to Washington County.

    It was the Lady Hawk's third loss in the last four games..

    LaRue will enter next week's 18th District Tournament with a 14-12 record.

    The tournament will be played at Caverna High School. The Lady Hawks face Green County (18-9) in a first-round game which will determines a berth in the 5th Region Tournament. The game is schedule for 7 p.m. Monday.

    It will be preceded at 5:30 p.m. by Caverna's game with Hart County.

  • Red Cross offers tips on staying warm

    Bone-chilling temperatures have gripped much of the country, and the American Red Cross urges everyone to be safe and prepare as much as possible.

  • Nonprofit center offers classes in music and art

    Mandy Thompson, 13, smoothed light green paint on her sheet of drawing paper with a paintbrush, carefully copying the picture of a daisy.

    As she considered her work, she tilted her head.

    “I think it’s OK,” she declared in a voice barely above a whisper. “It could be better.”

  • Pearman selected as ExCEL winner in E’town

    Gary Pearman has been selected as the 2009-2010 winner of the ExCEL award for Elizabethtown Independent Schools. Pearman is an English teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School.

    The ExCEL award, which stands for Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership, is an education award given to several school systems in the region. It’s sponsored by WHAS-TV and E.ON. U.S., a Louisville energy company.

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Camp

  • County requests changes to state waste tire fund

    LaRue Fiscal Court sent a message to Frankfort last month when it passed a resolution in support of the waste tire trust fund.

    The program, which gives counties the authority to manage scrap tires and the environmental concerns they pose, is “slated to sunset” this year, according to LaRue County Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray. 

  • Magnolia couple charged with manufacturing methamphetamine

    An active methamphetamine lab was discovered at 1979 Die-Shiboley Road.

    According to a report by the News Herald, Hart County deputies Jeff Wilson responded to the complaint. They arrested Michael A. Reynolds, 24, and his wife, Melissa Reynolds, 28, at the residence.

    Each was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Michael Reynolds was arrested also on two bench warrants, one from Hart County and the other from Warren County.

  • LaRue schools on one-hour delay

    LaRue County students will be back in class Wednesday after a two-day snow break.

    Schools will run on one-hour delay, the district said.

    Also, the varsity basketball teams have rescheduled Tuesday's games for tonight. The boys/girls doubleheader is at Washington County High School in Springfield.