Today's News

  • Bourbon City Speedway Go-Kart Results April 17


    First-#21 Bethany Anderson; second-#A2 Jimmy Anderson; third-#33 Matthew Newcome; fourth-#23 Theresa Bellah; fifth-#18 Jim Wilson; sixth-#21B Brandon Lucas; 7th-#00 Greg Wooten


    First-#33 Donnie Holleran; second-#1 Josh Gibson

    BLUE JR.1

    First-#80D Hannah Kneisler; second-#01 Jordan Gribbins; third-#3 Trey Porter; fourth-#X2 Kayla Bell


    First-#18A Vernon Atwood; second-#26 Roger Taylor


  • 18-year-old charged with unlawful transaction

    Patrick Andrew Bender, 18, was charged with two counts of unlawful transaction, illegal controlled substance, after allegedly smoking marijuana with a 15-year-old female and a 17-year-old male April 12. He was charged also with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence after allegedly attempting to dispose of the marijuana at a traffic stop in Buffalo.

    LaRue County Deputy Marcus Jackson wrote in the citation that a baggie of marijuana and rolling papers were taken into evidence.

  • Pamida theft case waived to grand jury

    The case of a store manager charged with theft by unlawful taking was waived to the grand jury April 21.

    Bill Woodrow Willis, 29, of Radcliff is accused of making illegal transactions on cash registers without items being purchased at Pamida. Hodgenville City Police Chief John Cottrill said the transactions total about $5,700.

    Willis pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in LaRue District Court.

    The grand jury will determine if there is enough evidence to send the case to LaRue Circuit Court.

  • Injuries don't slow Lady Hawks as team goes 4-1 on the week

    The injury bug has struck the Lady Hawks, but the team is moving right along and a new player is stepping up.

  • Government grabs more power with gun control

    Our precious little granddaughter Autumn Rae was amazing Dennis and I this weekend with her ability to read. It was a piece of mail Dennis had received and she pronounced a lot of big words for a first grader and we were beaming with pride at our latest prodigy. But what she was reading sent me into my latest rant.

  • Bring on the pork burgers, the grill is back

    A grill owned by the LaRue County Pork Producers was returned last week after being “misplaced” for a couple of months. The group loaned the grill, valued at $1,500, to a local church in February, according to Bill Goatley.

    One of the church members placed the grill in a storage building and forgot about it, Goatley said.

    The Pork Producers can start scheduling community cooks.

  • Your destiny is ruling with Christ

    Revelation 5:1-10 “And have made us kings and priests to our God; and we shall reign on the earth.”

  • Lady Hawks adjusting to new mound distance

    Can 43 feet really make a difference in high school softball?

    In early summer of 2009, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association voted to move the pitching mound in high school softball from 40 feet away from home plate to 43 feet to match the collegiate game. 

    It takes one look at the box scores of state games to notice that something is going on with the game of fast pitch softball this season. One game ended in a 29-29 tie that was called due to darkness.

  • Magistrate forum draws light crowd, little controversy

    The April 20 political forum drew a light crowd at the LaRue County Courthouse.

    The forum, sponsored by LaRue County Farm Bureau and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, attracted about 90 people – mostly family members and supporters of the candidates.

    All four seats of LaRue Fiscal Court are up for grabs this year and three races will be settled in the May 18 primary.

    District 1 – Hodgenville and Hodgenville West

    Democratic incumbent Peggy Hawkins faces a challenge from Gary “Tony” Stewart in District 1.

  • Hawks take wins from Hart, Green, Marion

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team played three games last week winning all three and improving its record to 12-7. They beat the Hart County Raiders 6-2, the Green County Dragons 2-1 in eight innings and the Marion County Knights 8-1.

    Saturday‘s game against John Hardin was halted in the second inning because of rain with the score tied 6-6. There are no plans to reschedule the game. 

    Hart hammered