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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks split weekend games

    The Lady Hawks (7-11) split their weekend games, falling to homestanding Henderson County, 70-30 on Saturday and rolling past 18th District rival Hart County, 62-41 on Friday.

    Henderson County led by 17 after the first quarter and held the Lady Hawks to 39.1 percent shooting (9-of-23) from the field.

    Senior forward Alyson Yingling paced LaRue County with 10 points and six rebounds, while freshman guard Mallory Williams added eight poitns and two assists. Junior guard Delany Eastridge scored six.

  • LaRue downs Adair, Hart

    The visiting LaRue County Hawks defeated the Adair County Indians 48-45 on Jan. 13.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman was the high scorer for the game with 22 points, and hitting five of six free throw attempts. Senior forward Caleb Sheffer scored 9 points, followed by sophomore guard Cameron Dawson with 7.

    Seth DeVary and Dalton Metcalf scored 4 each; freshman guard Shane King scored 2.

    The Hawks hit 45.5 percent of their field goal attempts and six-of-10 free throw attempts.

  • Mat Hawks earn #2 seed for State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks qualified Saturday to compete in the prestigious State Duals tournament this weekend at Union County.

    The team earned a #2 seed in the small school division, going 5-1 on the day against Fort Knox, Nelson County, Thomas Nelson, DeSales, Holy Cross and Doss.

    LaRue County Mat Hawks Coach Eric Burrell said his team blanked Fort Knox, 82-0, and held Nelson, Thomas Nelson, DeSales and Holy Cross to six points.

    The team’s only defeat came at the hands of Doss, 31-39.

  • Grayson teens apprehended in Florida

     The two Grayson County teens who'd been on the run for several days across several states are now in police custody.

  • Official says pipeline proposal can be fought

     According to a Kentucky Resources Council official, local government and Boyle County residents may have some recourse against Kinder Morgan’s plans to convert a pipeline to carry volatile natural gas liquids through the county and beneath Herrington Lake.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Winter backyard birding basics

    The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten the most leaden days.

  • Boyle County dealing with possibility of NGL pipeline

    By Pam Wright
    The Advocate-Messenger

    A panel of pipeline industry experts fielded questions Thursday about the safety and environmental impact of a plan to repurpose a pipeline in Boyle County to carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) and had the answer to some questions, didn't know the answer to others and provided fodder for some newly emerging concerns.

  • Century rides available for cyclists

     The Kentucky Century Challenge highlights four of the most popular cycling events in Kentucky – the Redbud Ride, in London; the Horsey Hundred, in Georgetown; the Preservation Pedal, in Frankfort; and the Hub City Tour, in Elizabethtown. 

    Each event offers a “Century Ride” option of 100-mile routes. In order to complete the Kentucky Century Challenge, riders must complete any three of the four Century Rides. Riders who are successful will qualify for a special-edition Kentucky Century Challenge jersey.

  • WORK MATTERS: Career centers focus on advanced manufacturing training

    The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board and the Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail are pleased to announce a new training program to help both job seekers and employers in one of our region’s most promising job sectors – advanced manufacturing.

    Through a grant-funded initiative, called Kentucky Career Center Get Opportunity (KCCGO), we’ve developed intensive, no-cost training to help up to 90 job seekers start or re-enter their career in manufacturing.

  • COLUMN: To lead a blameless life

     “I will be careful to lead a blameless life.” (Psalm 101:2). This was some goal the Psalmist had for his life. But was it possible? He gives several suggestions in Psalm 101 to aid in living such a life.

    “… To you, O Lord, I will sing praise” (101:1). In singing to the Lord, he was focusing his attention on God.  He realized that if he were to live a blameless life, he would need to focus on the Lord.