Today's News

  • State Wrestling Tournament postponed

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association postponed the State Wrestling Championships due to wintry weather.

    “In the interest of the safety and welfare of our competitors, coaches, workers and officials, and to ensure that participation experience for the student-athletes is optimal, the KHSAA has postponed the State Wrestling Championships, originally scheduled for Feb. 19-21, until March 9-11,” according to a news release.

  • 18th District Tournament has contingency plan

    The 18th District Basketball Tournament is scheduled to begin Monday at LaRue County High School.

    LCHS Athletic Director David Dawson said he is “optimistic” that the tournament will take place as planned, however they do have a contingency plan.

    Dates and times

    Monday, Feb. 23 - Girls #1 (Green) and #4 (Hart) at 6:30 p.m.

    Boys #1 (Caverna) and #4 (Hart) will begin 25 minutes following game (about 8:15 p.m.)

    Tuesday, Feb. 24 - Girls #2 (Caverna) and #3 (LaRue) at 6:30 p.m.

  • Snow clearance priority map
  • Crews work to stay ahead of the cold

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet highway district road crews continue plowing and salting roadways this afternoon following the morning's newest round of snow - the second this week - and are preparing for a new, lighter round later today.


    Crews in most districts are racing against time and temperature. Their challenge is to get roadways cleared before pavement temperatures drop too low for de-icing substances to be effective.


  • LaRue Schools closed Thursday and Friday

    LaRue County Schools will be closed the rest of the week, due to snow and frigid temperatures.

  • Police investigate Springfield Road shooting

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man Monday night inside his Springfield Road home.

    Deputies responded around 6:15 p.m. to a home in the 4000 block of Springfield Road where a man had been shot. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward said the man suffered a single gunshot wound to the neck.

    Police have not identified the man, who was treated by Hardin County EMS and trans­ported to Hardin Memorial Hospital. The man’s condition was unavailable Tuesday.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Love and song are in the air

    Students at Hodgenville Elementary School celebrated Valentine’s Day this year by making and sending cards to young patients at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

    Fourth-grade students Ellee Price and Stephanie Whiteman came up with the idea as Lacy Hatfield’s class discussed a leadership project.

  • Mat Hawks take second in Region Tournament


    The LaRue County Mat Hawks finished as runners-up in Friday and Saturday’s Region 2 Wrestling Tournament in Meade County.

    The team finished with 185.5 points, behind first-time champion and host team, Meade County.

    North Hardin was third with 172 points, while John Hardin was fourth (147), Apollo was fifth (117.5), Central Hardin sixth (115) and Fort Knox 11th (30).

    Nine Mat Hawks advanced to next weekend’s State Wrestling Tournament.

  • Sports Shorts: Feb. 18, 2015

    Donations for Little League Baseball

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to John Hardin

    Lady Hawk senior Alyson Yingling had a team-high 15 points Saturday in the opening game of the Hillbilly’s Tease Valentines Day Shootout at the Dawg Pound.

    Yingling also pulled down 16 rebounds in the Lady Hawks’ 66-40 loss to John Hardin’s Lady Bulldogs.

    John Hardin was in control for most of the game, trailing just once at 5-4 after LaRue County’s Presley Brown buried a 3 off an assist from fellow freshman guard Mallory Williams with 4:01 left in the first quarter.