Today's News

  • Hawks defeat Adair, Hart

    LaRue County improved their record to 9-6 and 4-0 in district play with a 73-58 victory over Hart County Jan. 15 at Hart County.

    Sophomore guards Kyle Sheeran and Jordan Brewer scored 16 points while Kyle Meredith came off the bench to score 12. Jason Carlberg and Tyler Nall each scored eight, Anthony Myrks scored six points and Kelton Ford, five. 

    Defeat Adair   

    The win came on the heels of a 50-47 victory at home to Adair County Jan. 12.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Hart and Bullitt Central

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks lost to 18th District rival Hart County, 57-41 Jan. 15 and Bullitt Central 53-47 Jan. 16.

    Bullitt Central

    Junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored 19 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Lady Hawks as they let a five-point halftime lead slip away.

    Eighth-grade wing Ivy Brown chipped in 11 points and had nine rebounds, while sixth-grade guard Erin Boley scored five. Alexis Brewer, Valerie Whitlock, Shana Zajdel and Nancy Howell rounded out the scoring. Brewer hit the team’s single three-point attempt.

  • Grants to provide CPR and block watch training

    Thanks to a state grant, LaRue Countians have the opportunity to learn basic lifesaving skills – free of charge.

    Instruction and certification will be provided in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid, according to Chris Jackson of LaRue County Emergency Management.

    CPR is used to restore breathing or heartbeat through chest compression and mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing.

    A paramedic from LaRue County EMS will provide the free training to residents in various locations – Hodgenville, Magnolia, Roanoke and Rolling Fork.

  • Seventh-grader taking on varsity play

    Since the second grade, Alexis Brewer has been ripping up the basketball court. Growing up in a basketball family, Brewer has been influenced by her brothers and her Dad to become a successful Lady Hawk basketball player. The seventh grader has been seeing a lot of varsity play.

    At 5 feet, 9 inches, Brewer plays guard and forward.

    “When I’m on offense, I like to think that no one can stop me and that I’m invincible,” she said. “When I’m on defense, my main goal is to shut my opponent down.”

  • Community calendar

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    Wranglers fundraiser

    The Wranglers 4-H Club will hold an auction and chili supper 4-8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the LaRue County Extension Service office, Old E’town Road. For more information, contact volunteer club leader Brad Florence at 358-8170.

  • Boxer Nick Rupa charged in traffic stop

    A boxer who went 10 rounds with the Light Middleweight Champion of the World appeared in LaRue District Court Jan. 13.

    Nick Rupa, 44, of Nashville, Tenn., was arraigned on a charge of operating on a suspended license.

    According to court documents, Rupa was driving a 1993 Chevrolet three miles east of White City about 10 p.m. Dec. 31 when he was stopped by Constable Tim Ford.

    His bond was set at $500 on condition of no driving.

    In court, LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed recognized Rupa’s name and asked about his fights.

  • Middle school wrestlers request donations

    The middle school wrestling program seeks donations to purchase head gear and singlets. For more information, call Dan Heady at 234-4920.

  • Eighth-grader shining in varsity play

    At 5-foot-10, Ivy Brown doesn’t look much like an eighth-grader.

    She doesn’t play like one either.

    In her second season at the varsity level, Brown has emerged as one of the top players for the LaRue County Lady Hawks (10-5). She ranks in the top two on the team in practically every category. She leads the team in scoring (12.7 points per game), rebounds (8.1), steals (2.8) and 3-point shooting percentage (34.7). She is second in field goal percentage (40.6), free throw percentage (70.3) and assists (1.1).

  • 'No man's land' creates problem for dispatch

    For the last nine years, Roy Fisher has lived in a Bedford stone house on West Skaggs Road.

    The area is a type of “no man’s land” near the junction of three county lines. West Skaggs is actually a loop of old Campbellsville Road in LaRue County. The new highway, about a fourth of a mile away, is in Taylor County.