Today's News

  • Poplar Grove congregation holding fundraiser for improvements

    The Reverend Mark Price, pastor of Poplar Grove Methodist Church, is a firm believer that a small congregation can do big things.
    The church, nestled in a hollow near where Taylor, Green and LaRue Counties join, has according to Price an average attendance of about 18 worshippers.
    “Jesus took 12 men and turned the world upside down,” said the pastor who also shepherds Taylor’s Chapel in Green County. “I tell my congregation, ‘Don’t call yourself small just because you’re few in number.’”

  • SOCCER: Hawks lose heartbreaker to Tigers

    If you were not in attendance to watch the LaRue County High School boys soccer game on Tuesday, Aug. 23, you missed one heck of a match. Ask the players and show your support and appreciation for representing your school and community in such a strong and positive manner.
    There is a new ruling this year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association that district games requiring seeding for post-season play cannot end in a draw. There must be a winner.

  • GOLF: August 2011

    LaRue County at Grayson County Legacy Golf Club - 3,030 yards
     LaRue County - 196
     Kyle Meredith - 41
    Cameron Dawson - 49
    Austin Hite - 55
    Jesse Hornback - 51
    Cameron Lasley - 64
    Lane Meredith - W/D
    Chase Patterson - 89
    Jacob Gentry - 70
    Grayson County - 179
     Nolan White - 42
    Ty Clemons - 45
    Cole Manion - 42
    Brody Fulkerson - 52
    Seth Beatty - 55
    Tyler Willen - 62
    Cory Grant - 50
    Ross Embry - 63

  • Middle School Football: Young Hawks go 2-3 with win over Nelson

    The LaRue County Middle School football team is 2-3 for the season, winning games against Casey County and S.W. Nelson.
    LaRue downed Nelson Saturday 40-8, according to Coach Nathan McCurry.
    The team lost by narrow margin to East Hardin, Meade County and Taylor County.
    Remaining games are:  
    SEPT. 6               6 p.m.      H         Adair County

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Rockets 27-24

    Two weeks into the season, the LaRue County Hawks are looking for a No. 3 option on offense. However, No. 45 is turning out to be a No. 1 type of playmaker on the other side of the ball.
    The Hawks’ dynamic senior backfield duo of Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson shined again at home Friday night, but it was 5-foot-8, 145-pound senior linebacker Taylor Albert who sparked LaRue County to a 27-24 win over the Shelby County Rockets with a fumble recovery that set up the winning touchdown and two sacks – including one to end the game.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Volley for the Cure

    The Lady Hawks raised more than $1,000 in the annual “Volley for the Cure” fundraiser. They presented the funds to Bill Hawkins, local representative of the American Cancer Society.

  • COLUMN: Lay that donkey down and rest in God's love

    A young boy and an old man were walking with a donkey when a group of people passed by.
    “Isn’t that ridiculous that no one’s riding that donkey,” one person said.
    So, the old man told the boy to ride the donkey.
    Another group of people passed by and someone said, “That’s terrible! Look at that young boy riding that donkey while the old man walks.”

  • PHOTO: Looking Back on 1959 LCHS dedication

    The LaRue County High School gym was dedicated in 1959. Superintendent Sam Sanders shared these photos of the dedication ceremony and other views of the school. He received the photos from Mickey Miller, son of former School Board Chairman Lee Miller.

  • Hardin County deputy jailer charged with assault

    A Hardin County deputy jailer was arrested Friday in Elizabethtown for assault and trespassing.

    Kentucky State Police said Logan M. Noyes, 22, was charged with assault, fourth degree, and criminal trespassing, first degree, after an altercation broke out with another man at a home on Alexander Drive.

  • Hodgenville man charged with trafficking in cocaine

    A Hodgenville man was charged Aug. 26 with trafficking in cocaine and driving while under the influence.

    Jamarquis VanDarren Handley, 28, allegedly had 8 grams of cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to Constable Tim Ford.

    Ford said he had noticed Handley driving side-to-side and pulled him over on Fairview Drive.

    Handley was charged also with careless driving and possession of controlled substance.

    Handley was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center and will be arraigned in LaRue District Court.