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  • Lady Hawks advance to region play

    Behind the powerful hitting of senior Kayla McFee, the Green County Lady Dragons spiked their way to their ninth straight district championship.
    McFee had 10 of Green County’s 26 total kills as the Lady Dragons knocked off tournament host LaRue County, 25-10, 25-16 in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship Tuesday in Hodgenville.

  • Thompson breaks school record in yards

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson carried the ball 22 times for a school record 354-yards for the Hawks as LaRue County defeated the Elizabethtown Panthers 57-44 Friday.
    Thompson broke Danny Embree’s 1979 record of 312 rushing yards on 25 carries, had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and scored four more touchdowns as the Hawks clinched a home playoff berth.

  • ‘Radio’ inspires on screen and in real life

    What started as a visit to see her sister in South Carolina turned into much more than that for Nessa Love.
    Once at her sister’s house in Columbia, the Hodgenville resident began a spur-of-the moment drive to Anderson, a town a good hour and 45 minutes away, for a needle-in-the-haystack search for James Robert Kennedy, better known as Radio, a man about whom a movie was produced in 2003.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 10-18

    Fun Day for youth soccer
    LaRue County Youth Soccer is having Fun Day for all ages 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School soccer fields. There will be several games, contests and activities. For more information, contact Heather Cook at 270-505-4645 or h.cook69@yahoo.com.
    Benefit bike ride

  • Sixth graders complete fun murals for art project

    The sixth grade students at LaRue County Middle School completed work on a fun mural project in Art class.  
    Drawing inspiration from world famous Latin American mural artists like Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros and Jose Orozco, each team worked together and individually to create artworks that measure 4-feet by 7-feet. The main imagery shown captures the spirit of LCMS in a Hawks logo and each student contributed something special about the community from his or her point of view.  

  • School Calendar: Updated 10-18

    Fall Festival
    The ALES fall festival is 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Box top collections are due that day.

    Teacher conferences
    Teacher conferences will be scheduled through Oct. 28. The child’s first report card will be given out during conference.

    Red Ribbon Week
    ALES will observe Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28.

    Dome Theater presentation
    The Dome Theater presentation is Oct. 31. Check with your child’s teacher for more information.

    Site-based council schedule

  • Parent workshop describes kindergarten expectations

    Parents of children who will enroll in kindergarten next year can receive useful information on preparing their children for school at a free kindergarten parent workshop to be held at Hodgenville Elementary School 6-7 p.m. Nov. 10.
    “This is for parents whose children will go to Abraham Lincoln Elementary as well as Hodgenville,” said Melissa Pearman, coordinator of Hodgenville Family Resource Center that is sponsoring the event. “Preschool and childcare teachers are welcome to attend. “

  • Three injured in Magnolia crash

    Three Hart County men were injured Monday in a single vehicle crash on Hwy. 1079 outside Magnolia.

    Terry Johnson, 19, was driving a Nissan Sentra when he lost control of the vehicle in a curve about 4 p.m., according to Deputy Brian Smith.

    The vehicle rolled and became airborne. The rear of the car struck a transmission line tower at the edge of the roadway and came to rest in a field.

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