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Today's News

  • School Board approves extension for Buffalo School sale

    The LaRue County School Board extending the deed closure date for the Buffalo Elementary School property as AU Associates works out its funding.

    Johan Graham of AU Associates told the board that the property had been put on the National Register of Historic Places and that there are two types of funds the Lexington-based company is seeking.

  • Friends of FRYSC award presented

    The State Office of Family Resource Youth Services Center presented the prestigious “Friends of FRYSC” award Jan. 8 to the Lisa Pendleton Graham family in honor of her service and contributions to the LaRue County Youth Service Center as a member and two-term chairwoman of the YSC Advisory Council.

    The Pendleton-Graham family also received a citation from the governor commemorating Graham’s contributions to the families and students of LaRue County through her long-time service on the LaRue County Youth Service Center Advisory Council.

  • Trafficking charges filed against Hodgenville man

    A Hodgenville man, just released from jail after serving a year for first-degree possession of controlled substance, has been indicted by a LaRue County grand jury on trafficking charges.

  • Girl Scout cookies are safe

    Little Brownie Bakers, which is based in Louisville and supplies Girl Scout Cookies to Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, said on its Web site, “The peanut butter used in all Little Brownie Bakers Girl Scout cookie products is not sourced from the supplier involved in the current peanut butter recall … PCA (Peanut Corporation of America) does not supply peanut butter used in the company’s Tagalongs or Do-si-dos branded Girl Scout cookies.”

  • Hawks defeat Hart 70-54

    The LaRue County Hawks hosted the Hart County Raiders Friday night in the second game of their regular season matchups. The Hawks had a narrow escape in Munfordville in December with a 53-51 win. The Raiders, an up-and-down team which recently defeated Green County, were looking for some payback. 

    After a strong week of practice where Coach Paul Childress pointed out what the team needed to improve, LaRue County found its defensive edge again, constantly harassing Hart County and disrupting what the Raiders wanted to do.

  • Hawks defeat Hart 70-54

    The LaRue County Hawks hosted the Hart County Raiders Friday night in the second game of their regular season matchups. The Hawks had a narrow escape in Munfordville in December with a 53-51 win. The Raiders, an up-and-down team which recently defeated Green County, were looking for some payback. 

    After a strong week of practice where Coach Paul Childress pointed out what the team needed to improve, LaRue County found its defensive edge again, constantly harassing Hart County and disrupting what the Raiders wanted to do.

  • Hawks defeat Hart 70-54

    The LaRue County Hawks hosted the Hart County Raiders Friday night in the second game of their regular season matchups. The Hawks had a narrow escape in Munfordville in December with a 53-51 win. The Raiders, an up-and-down team which recently defeated Green County, were looking for some payback. 

    After a strong week of practice where Coach Paul Childress pointed out what the team needed to improve, LaRue County found its defensive edge again, constantly harassing Hart County and disrupting what the Raiders wanted to do.

  • Lady Hawks fall 49-31

    LaRue County fell victim to Central Hardin's inside attack Friday and lost the girls' varsity game 49-31.

    The Lady Hawks gave up 18 to Central center Katie Fritts and were outrebounded 37-26.

    LaRue scored the first goal but never led again. Lyndsay Whitlock recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds to led the team.

  • Mat Hawks earn No. 1 seed at State Duals

    The Mat Hawks traveled to Danville last weekend and continued their regional dominance by defeating every regional team and claimed the number one seed from Region 2 for the 2009 State Duals championship.

    The top two teams in each region will compete for the title Jan. 31 in Lexington.

    Last year, John Hardin ended the Mat Hawks’ win streak over regional teams.  This year, John Hardin is ranked sixth in the state while the Mat Hawks are ranked fifth. Friday night’s dual looked to be another close affair. 

  • Be resilient like the palm tree

    “The righteous will flourish like a palm tree.” Psalm 92:12

    If you need some encouragement today, take another look at the palm tree. You can cut it but you can’t kill it. The nutrients that most trees need to survive can be found just below the bark, so when you cut them, they die. But not the palm tree; its life comes from its heart so it thrives even under attack. Don’t let surface issues derail you and don’t give into short-term thinking. Stay focused on what God promised you.