Today's News

  • PHOTO: Grand champion female

    Voyager Angus, Buffalo, won reserve grand champion female at the Kentucky Sweepstakes. Accepting the award at the Kentucky Angus Association annual meeting and banquet are from left, Jamie, Jacob and Ellee Marksbury, and Rooter Gray.

  • PHOTO: Kentucky Angus Board announced
  • Ivy Brown recognized for academics

    Western Kentucky University’s Lady Topper Basketball program honored the 2014-15 team at a postseason banquet on Tuesday evening in the Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Stadium Club at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

    Six individual honors were given to the 2014-15 team members at the event with additional team members recognized for academic achievements this year.

    Seniors Chastity Gooch and Alexis Govan took home co-Most Valuable Player honors this season.

    Senior Ileana Johnson was named the team’s Most Improved Player.

  • FORENSICS: Ellis Fraser a quarterfinalist in Nationals

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, over the April 16-20 weekend.

    WKU sent 47 competitors with a total of 185 entries to the national tournament.  Of the total entries, 82 advanced to quarterfinal rounds, 40 advanced to the semifinal round, and 22 events made it to the final round of competition.

  • PHOTO: Learning about black vultures
  • TENNIS Results - April 21, 2015


    April 22



    LaRue County 5, Hart County 0


    John Michael Lawler (LC) def. J.C. Russell (HC), 7-5, 6-2

    LaRue County won by forfeit

    LaRue County won by forfeit


    Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC) def. Drew Childress/Alex Roten (HC), 6-2, 6-0

    LaRue County won by forfeit


    LaRue County 5, Hart County 0


  • FERC initiates pipeline environmental assessment study

    Residents and agencies concerned about Kinder Morgan's proposal to convert a pipeline to carry NGLs through Kentucky now have an opportunity to provide comments and input on the project's environmental impact.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Thomas Nelson

    LARUE COUNTY 4, THOMAS NELSON 1. Senior Emillee Cundiff struck out 12 of the 29 hitters she faced as the visiting Lady Hawks (8-7) beat the Lady Generals (9-8).

    Cundiff scattered two hits, one walk and one earned run in a complete game.

    Senior Jill Hughes went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple, while freshman Presley Brown added an RBI double.


    R H E

    LaRue County 010 012 0 4 6 1

    Thomas Nelson 100 000 0 1 2 4

  • BASEBALL: Boley throws one-hitter

    LARUE COUNTY 3, GREEN COUNTY 1. Freshman right-hander Jaxon Boley threw a complete-game one-hitter, striking out 10, as the visiting Hawks knocked off 18th District rival Green County.

    Boley, who walked three, allowed only a fourth-inning double to Green County senior Levi Murphy.

    Sophomore Matheo Lynn had an RBI single for the Hawks (13-5, 1-0 district), who won their seventh straight. Sophomore Cameron Dawson singled and scored twice.


    R H E

    LaRue County 100 100 1 3 4 1

  • Superintendent enters Alford plea

    LaRue County School Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders entered an Alford plea Monday in LaRue District Court to a charge of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
    Through the Alford plea, Sanders maintains his innocence, but admits the prosecution has enough evidence to prove that he is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    However, the case is far from over. An appeal is being filed in a higher court.