Today's News

  • LaRue Middle School Academic Team wins district championship

    The LaRue County Middle School Academic Team won first place overall with 58 total points at District Governor's Cup Academic Competition Jan. 22 at Boston School.

    The Future Problem Solving Team tied for first place. Members are Cody McDowell, Kylie Rogers, Caitlin Lewis and Shayne Wathen.

    The Quick Recall team placed second. Lauren Zahrndt and Allison Firquin operated the computerized buzzer system for the competition. Both of these teams progressed to Regional competition at Bloomfield Middle School Feb. 1 and will compete again Feb. 5.

  • Sixth graders compete in Academic Showcase

    Students from LaRue County Middle School competed in the Sixth Grade Academic Showcase in December. 

  • Governors Cup: Quick Recall and Future Problem Solvers excel

    The LaRue County High School Academic Team competed in the 18th District Governor's Cup competition held Jan. 24 and 29 at Nelson County High School.  LCHS competed against four other high school academic teams – Nelson County High, Bardstown High, Bardstown Bethlehem and Bluegrass Christian Academy.

    The following students placed in written assessment and will advance to regional competition: Shelby Rogers placed third in Language Arts, Andrew Skaggs placed second in Mathematics, Spenser Reed placed second in Social Studies. 

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks handed Homecoming loss


    On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks were able to score in double digits each quarter to power past the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 54-52.

    On Friday, the Lady Hawks were only able to score in double digits in two of the quarters before falling to the fourth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers, 53-37. The Homecoming loss broke the Lady Hawks’ eight-game win streak in Hodgenville.



  • Green County man dies after farming accident

  • Akin receives funeral director's license

    Coletta Greenwell Akin has received her Kentucky Funeral Directors License.

    Akin took her State Board Examination on Dec. 6 and received her results from the Kentucky State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors on Dec. 13.

    She is a 1979 Graduate of Nelson County High School and a 1985 graduate of the University of Louisville, with a degree in arts and sciences. Most recently she has successfully passed the Kentucky State Boards that allows her to serve as a licensed funeral director in Kentucky.

  • Crumps celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Bernice Ray and Dorothy Harper Crump will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.

    They were married Feb. 13, 1961, in Celina, Tenn., by Bro. Robert Holland.

    Bernice Ray is the son of the late Herbert and Amy Crump of Glendale. He is a retired barber having worked on Lincoln Square in Hodgenville for 20 years.

    Dorothy is the daughter of the late Alvin and Annie Harper of East View. She works as a beautician at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

  • ALES singers perform in concert

    Weather delayed the winter concert of the Guys' Percussion Ensemble and the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Singers, but the show did go on as planned in January. The two groups performed several songs together and individually at two performances.

  • Simpson charged with assault

    An early morning fight in Buffalo that ended with a LaRue County man being stabbed three times in the back has spurred an Elizabethtown man's prosecution in Hodgenville on a charge of first-degree assault.

    According to Kentucky State Police Post 4 detective Jon Vaughn, more than a half-dozen people were at a Greensburg Road residence Dec. 5 when an argument erupted between two men.

    It escalated into a brawl when one man, Elizabethtown resident Adam Casey Simpson, 24, punched the other man, Douglas Ray Heath, 31, in the face, Vaughn said.