Today's News

  • Lost in LaRue - October 7, 2015

    This trip found me traveling down Hwy 357, I turned down Hawkins Road and took some pictures of the sun coming through the trees and lighting the dew in a field. I stopped and took some pictures of a barn and silos, which from the view of the road, seemed to be growing right out of the soybean field.

  • Farm Calendar – October 7, 2015

    Beef Meeting- October 13

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 13 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The program will be presented by Pennington Seeds representatives Kyle Pinger and Katie Harver. The topic is “A View to Improve Your Pastures.” Pennington Seeds and Southern States are meeting sponsors. All interested individuals are welcome to attend and a meal will be served. For information call the extension office at 270-358-3401.

    No-till drills

  • Free Soil Testing Can Help Determine Pasture Fertilization Needs

    Farmers need to allocate their resources wisely. Whether or not to fertilize pasture and/or hay fields is one such decision.

    The answer depends on a grower’s specific situation. When considering the answer, the first thing to do is examine field soil test levels. If soil samples have not been taken within the past three years, it would be wise to collect new ones before making a decision. That alone, can save considerable money.

  • LCMS Lady Hawks basketball teams
  • Thomas is leading by example

    Leadership can sometimes be misinterpreted among players, coaches and fans.  Most of us assume that leaders are typically the most talented players, the most vocal, or the ones who receive the most recognition. For senior Nichole Thomas, she has been most comfortable providing leadership by the example displayed on the playing field.

    “Nichole always brings calm and balance to the team,” LCHS girls soccer Head Coach Becky Hawkins said. “Exhibiting leadership under pressure-like situations.”

  • Sports Shorts - October 7, 2015


    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary 270-358-8386

  • LCHS volleyball results - October 7, 2015

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks volleyball team is 16-10-1 on the season. Their next match is against Bardstown at home this Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m.


    LaRue Co. 3 Washington Co. 1


    Keeahna Bowen - 1 kill, 31 assist and 8 digs

    Cidney Neagle - 2 kills, 1 assist, 5 aces and 4 digs

    Chole Owen - 7 kills and 6 digs

    Presley Brown - 8 kills, 1 assist, 4 digs and 3 blocks

    Tessa Yingling - 10 kills, 2 aces, 5 digs and 1 block

    Rachel Armes - 11 kills, 1 dig and 1 block

  • LCHS Boys Soccer results - October 7, 2015

    The LCHS Boys soccer team had no games this week. Their next match is away on Thursday, October 8 at 6 p.m. against Elizabethtown.

  • LCHS Girls Soccer results - October 7, 2015

    The LCHS soccer team is now 6-8-1 on the season, Their next match is at home on Wednesday, October 7 when they take on Seneca at 6 p.m.


    LaRue Co. 0 Spencer Co. 3

    Goals allowed: Whitney Bauer 3


    LaRue Co. 0 North Bullitt 3

    Goals allowed: Whitney Bauer 3

    Saves: Whitney Bauer 8

  • Cross country Hawks shine at Jack Mitchell Invitational

    The Annual Jack Mitchell Invitational was held Thursday, October 1 in Hodgenville. Fourteen area schools participated with teams ranging from elementary to varsity.

    In the elementary boys division, fifth grader Gabe Fortier set a personal best record of 10:25 and fourth grader Jamie Grimes came in fourth with a time of 11:18 in the 1.5 mile. Overall, LaRue’s elementary boys captured first place. In the elementary girl division, Josie Garris placed fourth, and rookie runners Izabelle Childress placed 5th and Emily Detre came in 6th.