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Today's News

  • Magnolia Fire dept. gets state funding cut

    The Kentucky Department of Local Government announced on Monday, March 27 that state funding was temporarily withheld for Magnolia Fire and Rescue.

    According to the news release, Magnolia Fire and Rescue is in violation of state law for failure to comply with the reporting requirements of KRS. 65A. 020, which outlines the duties of Department for Local Government relating to forms, reporting and online access and failure to submit the information.

  • Lost in LaRue - March 29, 2017

    Have you ever seen a cow let out of a barn after a long winter? That is one of my first memories as a kid. We were living on a dairy farm and I vaguely remember the sight of cows hopping and skipping into the fields on a warm spring day. This is exactly how I know I’m going to feel when I get done with all the deskwork I’ve had lately.

  • Memorial Building Stairs to close at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP

    A construction project has been scheduled to repair the stairs leading up to the Memorial Building at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville.

    According to Stacey Humphreys, Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management at ALBNHP, the drain installation is set to begin the week of April 3. Due to this project, the memorial stairs will be closed from April 3 to May 26.

  • News of record - March 29, 2017

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Mildred Diane Shadowens, administratrix of the estate of Paul E. Shadowens to Jared A. Smith and Michelle L. Smith, property on Weldon Loop, $280,000.

    John W. Cooney and Elizabeth L. Cooney and Constance Marie Meyer to Phillip D. Lamb, tract one of the John and Elizabeth Cooney Agricultural Division, $145,000.

  • Jail log - March 29, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 17 to Friday, March 24, 2017

    Brianna R. Abney, 20, of Salvisa was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, two counts of first degree possession of a controlled substance, second degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. She was later released from LCDC.

  • Plowing over the competition

    he LaRue County Lady Hawks are off to their best start since the 2003 season with a 9-0 record after wins against Fort Knox, South Oldham and Adair County.

    The Lady Hawks continued their winning ways as they overpowered Fort Knox on Tuesday, March 21 by a score of 18-3.

  • Hawks drop three games

    After starting the season with a 3-0 start, the LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team went 1-3 this past week.

    The Hawks stopped the bleeding of their losing streak with a 7-2 win against Dupont Manual on Saturday, March 25.

    Cameron Dawson got the Hawks on the board first with a two run home run in the third inning with a 2-0 lead and they got three more runs in the fourth with a bunt single by Noah Davis. Davis then went on to hit his first career home run to score two runs in the fifth inning to lead the Hawks to the five run victory.

  • Freshman baseball beat Bruins 12-2

    The LaRue County Hawks freshman baseball team officially began their season last Tuesday, March 21 as they traveled to Central Hardin High School to take on the Freshman Bruins.

    Strong pitching propelled the Freshman Hawks to a 12-2 victory over the Bruins thanks in part to pitchers Tripp Chapman, Wyatt Pearman, and Evan Morris.

  • Metcalf signs with Lindsey Wilson
  • Sports shorts - March 29, 2017

    5K supports Relay for Life

    A community family event including a 5 K run/walk will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 8 at First Baptist Hodgenville located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville. The entry fee is $25 and supports Relay for Life. For more information contact the church at 270-358-3193.

    LaRue Co. youth baseball/softball signups

    LaRue County youth baseball and softball signups can be made online at www.laruecountyyouthbaseball.siplay.com.

    Golf Scramble