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Today's News

  • Mat Hawks win region championship

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks did what they were supposed to do on Saturday, February 10 at Owensboro High School: win the Region 2 Wrestling Tournament. The Hawks advanced six in the finals and won four championship matches, and proceeded to run away from the competition, accumulating 214.5 points.

    It was back-to-back championships for Head Coach Eric Burrell, and the Hawks sixth in the last nine years. In fact, the Hawks have won 15 region championships out of the last 20 seasons.

  • Hodgenville News

    Thought for the week: Never underestimate the power of your actions. With one small gesture you can change a person’s life for better or worse. God puts all of us in each other lives to impact one another in some way. Look for God in others.

    Mr Gattis “Relay for Life Day” fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 15 in Elizabethtown. Come out and support Relay for Life team Freedom Angels.

  • Hopeful for a pension proposal

    Week six of the 2018 Legislative Session is in the books, and bills continued to move steadily through the Senate as work on the budget and pension reform continues. While we have not released a pension proposal just yet, we are hopeful that it will be made public in the coming days as we continue to sort out details on this complex issue. As for the budget bill, its fate currently is in the hands of the House, and we are hopeful that we in the Senate will receive a budget bill by early March.

  • Sports shorts - February 14, 2018

    Youth baseball and softball signups

    LaRue County Youth baseball and softball signups will be held on February 17 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School cafeteria. The ages are 3-15 for youth baseball and ages of 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U for youth softball. Baseball prices are as followed: T-ball (3-4 yrs) $50, Peanut (5-6 yrs) $70, Rookie (7-8 yrs) $70, Minor (9-10 yrs) $70, Major (11-12 yrs) $70 and Babe Ruth (13-15 yrs) $75. For more information call 270-734-1763.

    ALES PTO 5K

  • Eighth grade night
  • Speech Teams Place 3rd in Region

    The LaRue County Speech Team competed in the Regional Tournament last weekend to earn spots to compete at the Kentucky High School Speech League State Championships in March.

    The region includes teams from LaRue, Hardin, Nelson, Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Washington Counties. The LCHS and LCMS speech teams both took 3rd with 14 teams competing on the high school level and 7 teams on the middle school level. Every LCHS and LCMS student who competed earned a spot at the state tournament this year in at least one event, and some are advancing in two or three.

  • Speech Teams Place 3rd in Region

    The LaRue County Speech Team competed in the Regional Tournament last weekend to earn spots to compete at the Kentucky High School Speech League State Championships in March.

    The region includes teams from LaRue, Hardin, Nelson, Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Washington Counties. The LCHS and LCMS speech teams both took 3rd with 14 teams competing on the high school level and 7 teams on the middle school level. Every LCHS and LCMS student who competed earned a spot at the state tournament this year in at least one event, and some are advancing in two or three.

  • Strong Start for LCMS volleyball

    On Monday, February 5, the Lady Hawks entertained the Lady Waves of Stuart Pepper Middle as the Hawks looked to build on their impressive season opening wins.

  • Hawks win two more

    The Hawks continue to make their regular season even more spectacular as they picked up two more wins this past week.

    The Hawks made their homecoming sweet with a 63-42 win over the Taylor County Cardinals.

    The Hawks struggled at the beginning of the game as the Cardinals took a 7-2 lead, but the Hawks went on a 6-0 run to end the first quarter with an 8-7 lead.

    The Hawks started playing better in the second quarter as they outscored the Cardinals 19-11 to take a 27-18 lead into halftime.

  • Jail Log - February 14, 2018

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 2 to Friday, February 9, 2018

    Alexus Shontal Tilford, 24, of Bowling Green was lodged on warrants for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving too slow for traffic conditions, improper lane usage, failure to maintain the required insurance, failure to notify the transportation department of an address change and rear license not illuminated.

    Bradley Hovious, 36, of Magnolia was lodged on a warrant for menacing.