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Today's News

  • Fundraising calendar - January 4, 2017

    LaRue County Relay for Life fundraisers

    Parkway Peeps are selling bags of peanuts from Texas Roadhouse for $3 each and they are available at Bird on a Wire.

    Living Strong has plastic Relay for Life Pigs to adopt. Take them on your travels, decorate, and feed them change all benefiting Relay. Contact Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

    Circle of Friends has peeler cards to local businesses for sale for $10 each. Contact Regina Childress at 270-725-3182 for more information.

  • Humidify your home in the winter

    Winter weather in Kentucky tends to present challenges in the form of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. What isn’t talked about often is the discomfort weather can cause inside the home.

    UK Extension Professor for Environmental Control Systems, Robert Fehr, shares this information about dealing with humidity levels in the home. The itch that plagues many people during winter can be the result of inside air that does not contain adequate moisture. Low humidity levels can cause high levels of discomfort including dry skin and stuffy sinuses.

  • Community calendar - January 4, 2017

    Friends of the Library

    The LaRue County Friends of the Library meet at the library at 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

    Library Story Time

    The LaRue County Public Library will have story time twice a month on the first and third Friday of each month in 2017 at 1 p.m. For more information call Crystal at the library at 270-358-3851.

    Library yoga class

  • LCMS Girl’s Volleyball Preview

    As another season of Girl’s Middle School Volleyball sets to begin, there is much to be excited about according to third year head coach Kendrick Bryan.

    Now that tryouts have been completed, Bryan has 25 volleyball players from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classes. He said there are several returning players with experience who know the system they have in place.

  • Lady Hawks 2-1 in tourney

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks varsity basketball team had another good showing in their second holiday tournament as they went 2-1 in the PBI Danny Annis Classic last week.

    The Lady Hawks opened the tournament with an impressive 62-42 win over the Ohio County Lady Eagles last Tuesday, December 27.

  • Hawks lose first game of season

    The undefeated streak came to an end for the LaRue County Hawks Varsity basketball team after they lost their first game of the season in the Magnolia Bank Holiday Classic.

    The Hawks first loss was handed to them by the Grayson County Cougars who beat them by a close 52-47 score.

  • Life expectancy did what?

    A new year is a time resolutions, it brings about a need in people to want to change things and do things differently. A new year is kind of like starting over. The unfortunate truth about resolution is that they rarely stick. Probably because we are creatures of habit, habits are hard to break, healthy habits are even harder to create. Now before you get up in arms I’m not telling anyone they need to eat their veggies, but I recently read an article on NPR’s website that shocked me. It was about the life expectancy in the US dropping for the first time since 1993.

  • Sports shorts - January 4, 2017

    Group pitching instructions camp

    Group baseball pitching instructions will be offered at the Elizabethtown Sports Complex on 3026 Ring Road for ages 9 through high school. Camps will begin Sunday, January 8 and will continue for four consecutive Sundays of January 15, 22, and 29. Cost is $120 per player or $30 per workout. For more information call 270-312-3262 or email playersdugout16@gmail.com.

    Pickleball

  • The versatility of Dailliss Cox

    The word versatility describes having many different skills or qualities.  For Sophomore Dailliss Cox, this trait has not gone unnoticed and has made him a key contributor for the Hawks Basketball team this season.

  • Mat Hawks take third

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks traveled to Versailles to compete in the Woodford County Invitational last Thursday, December 29 and took 3rd place overall out of 21 teams.

    The Mat Hawks put five wrestlers in the finals with two winning. Noah Davis and Matt Steven won the tournament at 138lbs and 195lbs each pinning every opponent throughout the tournament. Freshman Tucker Shelton and Seniors Stiles Metcalf and Dawson Bingham fell in the finals to top ranked opponents.