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Today's News

  • Brown has career night in win

    Freshman guard Presley Brown scored a career-high 34 points, leading the LaRue County Lady Hawks past homestanding Thomas Nelson, 77-58 on Thursday.

    Brown also had six steals, five rebounds and five assists for LaRue County (8-11), while junior guard Delany Eastridge scored 17.

    Senior forward Alyson Yingling added 10 points, 11 rebounds and four steals, and freshman guard Mallory Williams had nine points, seven assists and four steals.

    The Lady Hawks, who shot 43 percent from the field, led 26-9 after the first quarter.

  • Hawks’ win streak snapped

    The LaRue County Hawks fell 67-32 Jan. 20 to the visiting Barren County Trojans.

    The Trojans (14-6) blitzed the Hawks (10-6) in the first half, outscoring them 44-17 and winning for the 10th time in 13 games.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman paced LaRue County with 12 points, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer added 10 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson scored seven for the Hawks, who had won seven straight.

    BARREN COUNTY 67, LARUE COUNTY 32

    Barren County 23 21 15 8 – 67

  • Hatmaker named head football coach

    A former LaRue County graduate will be taking up the mantle of head football coach this coming season.

    Tony Hatmaker, who graduated in 1988, returns to LaRue County High School from the college game, where he’s coached in some capacity for more than 20 years. Most recently, he served as the defensive backs coach at Eastern Kentucky University for the last four years. During his tenure, the Colonels ranked first in the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring defense and turnovers forced twice.

  • PHOTO: The best cuts
  • School Board: HES working to improve test scores

    LaRue County Board of Education heard a proficiency report on Hodgenville Elementary School at their Jan. 20 meeting. The report, presented by HES principal Eric Hughes, detailed their achievement, gap and growth scores for 2014.

    The school did see a drop in their scores, though it’s not as bad as it seems, Hughes said. The achievement score, which relates to the reading, math, social studies, science, language mechanics and on-demand writing, fell .6 of a point, from 75.1 in 2013 to 74.5 in 2014.

  • Pending litigation: School Board meets in closed session

    The LaRue County School Board met in closed session last week to discuss “proposed or pending litigation against or on behalf of the public agency.”

    The board, meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, spent about 40 minutes discussing the issue with board attorney James Whitlow. Superintendent Sam Sanders and Assistant Superintendent Amanda Reed also met with the board during that time.

  • Fiscal Court approves requirements for constables

    LaRue County Fiscal Court met Monday afternoon and voted on requirements for constables who want to drive with blue lights on their car. According to the resolution, constables will have to submit a request for the lights, along with the make, model and license number of their car. The vehicle they use must be clearly marked with permanent decals stating it is utilized in law enforcement. They must also submit proof that their insurance covers liability for at least six months.

  • Sports Shorts

    LCYSA sign ups

  • PHOTO: LCMS Basketball
  • Wrestling Update

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks were unable to travel Saturday to the Union County Duals, due to inclement weather, according to Coach Eric Burrell.

    The team will be back in action on Jan. 31 at the State Duals in Union County.