Today's News

  • Making use of our time

    By Steve Meredith

    State Senate, District 5

    A wide array of bills were heard in committees and voted out of the Senate in a busy and exciting third week of the 2017 Session. Because this year’s 30-day meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly is considered a “short session,” we make sure we maximize our time here in Frankfort.

  • House taking steps to protect those in service

    By Brandon Reed

    State Representative, 24th District

    The people’s work continues in the General Assembly as a busy third week of the Regular Session comes to a close. The House has taken steps to protect the brave men and women who serve our communities in uniform, educate students on opioid abuse prevention, honor our state’s veterans, and make government open and transparent to the hardworking taxpayers of Kentucky.

  • Relay for Life is ready for spring

         With spring just around the corner, LaRue County’s Relay for Life is busier than ever with various fundraisers and plans for the 6th Annual Survivor Dinner.

  • Hawks win two close games

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team finished the regular season with a 21-7 record after winning two games by less than three points.

    The Hawks ended their regular season last Friday with a 57-55 victory against the Marion County Knights.

    The Hawks jumped out to an early 10-0 lead and led 21-14 at the end of the first quarter. The Knights battled back to tie the game 32-32 at halftime.

    The second half was just as close as the Hawks regained the 45-41 lead at the end of the third quarter.

  • LCHS boys basketball and cheerleading senior night
  • Illness plagues Lady Hawks

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks finished the regular season with a 12-17 record after losing their two final games with several of their players out due to sickness.

    In the loss to Campbellsville last Thursday, the Lady Hawks struggled due to several players being out with illnesses, but they battled through to lose in overtime 50-43.

  • Mat Hawks finish 12th in state

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks traveled to Lexington last Friday and Saturday to compete in the 2017 KHSAA State Wrestling Championships and they finished in the top 15 of the state.

    The Hawks walked away with several medalists and finished 12th place in the state as a team out of more than 100 other teams. Senior Matt Steven finished 2nd in the state at the 195lb weight class and he finished 59-1 on the season.

  • JV basketball results - February 22, 2017

    LaRue Co. 45 vs. Elizabethtown 32

    The Hawks were up 20-14 at halftime. In the third quarter, the Hawks outscored the Panthers 14-2 to build their lead to 34-16 heading into the 4th quarter. The Hawks withstood the Panthers pressure defense in the 4th quarter to hold on for their tenth victory of the season. The Hawks finished the season with a 10-5 record.

    Scoring: Warner Bryan 14, Dailliss Cox 9, Kendrik Weathers 8, Bryson Cobb 5, Noah Davis 5 and Johnny Key 4.

  • Sports shorts - February 22, 2017

    LaRue Co. youth baseball/softball signups

    LaRue County youth baseball and softball signups can still be made online at www.laruecountyyouthbaseball.siplay.com. In-person signups are this weekend at the LaRue County Park and recreation Center from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24; 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 25 and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 26.

    Golf Scramble

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce will host their annual golf scramble on April 20, 2017. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 270-358-3411.

  • LaRue/Nelson County 6th grade youth basketball action - February 22, 2017

    Tournament time began this past Saturday for the three 6th grade basketball teams participating in the Nelson County League.

    Team #1 was victorious in their first round tournament play defeating Bardstown #3 by a score of 27-19. Tate Wootton had 10 points, Grayson White had 5 points, Curtis Ford, Cameron Williams, and Scott Bryant had 4 each.