Today's News

  • TENNIS: Seniors providing leadership for Hawks’ tennis

    With four senior girls who first-year co-coach Allison McDowell describe as “great leaders,” and with a boys’ squad that, at least in the top three spots, returns with plenty of experience, the LaRue County High School tennis teams are in the midst of their season with the girls’ squad even with six wins and six losses while the boys are 3-9.

  • Tennis Results- April 16

    April 16
    Marion County 5, LaRue County 0
    Alex Spalding (MC) def. Ryan Abell (LC) 6-4, 6-3
    Noah Swencki (MC) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 6-2, 6-3
    Jonah Gillespie (MC) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC) 6-0, 6-0
    Jacob Burdette/Durbin Richardson (MC) def. Zachary Lee/Trevor Sanders (LC) 6-3, 6-1
    Ryker Cassidy/Michael Spalding (MC) def. Kyler Hart/Lucas Pepper (LC) 7-6(7-4), 7-6 (7-3)
    Brandon Blandford/Jesus Berlanga (MC) def. Tyler Skaggs/Austin McCreery (LC) 8-5

  • BASEBALL: Hawks continue winning ways

    Junior Cole Hughes threw a two-hitter to lead the LaRue County Hawks to a 3-1 win over host Fort Walton Beach (Fla.) on Wednesday in the Florida Beach Bash.
    Hughes (4-0) struck out eight while allowing one unearned run, two walks and two singles.
    “It was a great outing,” said LaRue County coach Chris Price. “He’s been that solid all year; he just hasn’t thrown against a very good team until tonight. It was good to see.”
    The Hawks (10-3) scored all their runs in the top of the second on two wild pitches and a squeeze play.

  • School Board hears personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel changes at the April 16 meeting.

    Accepted recommendation of employment of:

    • Donald Pack as part-time custodian at LaRue County Middle School

    • Tiffany Lewis as volleyball coach at LCMS

    • Robert Keith Cruse as substitute custodian at the LaRue County School District

    • Andreana Peeler as instructional monitor at Kid's Crew

    Accepted the resignation of:

  • New Haven man charged with arson

    A man allegedly doused a New Haven house in gasoline and threatened to set it on fire during a domestic dispute Tuesday night.

    Jonathan Jeffires, 24, reportedly fled when New Haven Police Officer K.C. Holbert arrived at 390 N. First St. around 7:34 p.m., running in the direction of Second Street.

    “He was standing in the middle of the street when I got there and had a knife in his hand. When I got there he dropped the knife and took off,” Holbert said. “I had a good visual on him the whole time and was catching up to him.”

  • Sprowles and Thompson join Century 21 Joe Guy Hagan

    Peggy Sprowles and Amy Thompson are two new agents working with Century 21 Joe Guy Hagan, Elizabethtown

    They will specialize in residential and farm properties in the LaRue County area.

    Sprowles is a native LaRue Countian, having returned home two years ago after moving many times as a military spouse. 

    Thompson has lived in LaRue County for the past five years. She owns a hair salon.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE: School volunteer needs bone marrow transplant

    Volunteering is a way of life for 40-year-old Dwayne Bell of Buffalo. Everyone at Abraham Lincoln Elementary knows Mr. Bell. Whether he is helping Cynthia Patterson, ALES librarian, organize and work the two annual book fairs or reading with one of the many children assigned to him for LaRue County Reads, he is considered to be a regular at the school. But now Mr. Bell needs a volunteer. He needs a bone marrow transplant donor.

  • God's spirit is love, joy, self-control

    “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control …” (Galatians 5:22). How do we get these character qualities? God does not one day zap us. There is a process.

    God has a part and we have a part in the process. In a physical workout you develop or tone the muscles God has given you. Paul urges us to cultivate our spiritual lives. God provides the power.

  • COLUMN: One session ends and another begins

    Last-minute bills were printed, passed and enrolled into the evening Thursday as the Kentucky General Assembly bid adieu to its 2012 Regular Session after passing final legislation—including a $4.5 billion two-year Road Plan—on the session’s 60th and last legislative day.

  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory issued Friday by the City of Hodgenville was lifted Saturday, according to Hodgenville City Hall.

    The advisory affected areas on Old Elizabethtown Road: Magnolia Bank to Pizza Hut, including Sunrise Manor Nursing Home; and Shepherdsville Road area to Nationwide Uniform also is included. 

    For more information, contact City Hall at 358-8717.