Today's News

  • Sanders suit against city still pending

    The civil suit filed by a Hodgenville woman against city officials is still pending.

    DeeAnne Sanders is seeking damages against the City of Hodgenville, former Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson and other unknown defendants.

    The complaint stems from the March 29, 2014, arrest of her husband, Samuel Sanders, who is the superintendent of LaRue County Schools. He was charged with DUI while driving a school-owned vehicle when he was pulled over by a Hodgenville Police officer within yards of his residence.

  • Cruz leads by 1.49% margin in LaRue County

    The election results for the 2016 Kentucky Republican presidential caucus have been posted for LaRue County.

    Ted Cruz carried the county by a 1.49% margin. The results are listed below.

    Ted Cruz 37.41%, Donald Trump 35.92%, Marco Rubio 14.97%, Ben Carson .41%, Rand Paul .27%, uncommitted .27%, Mike Huckabee .14% and Chris Christie .14%.

    The state was carried by Donald Trump with a 4.35% margin. Listed are the results across the state.

  • City of Hodgenville launches new website

    The City of Hodgenville recently announced the launch of a new website which will have updated information and promises to be more user friendly.

    “The old website had a lot of incorrect information on it,” said Toni Burton, Hodgenville City Clerk, “it was managed by ky.gov and was hard to make changes to and update.”

    The new website not only has updated information, you will find a complete directory of City Hall Staff, City Council members and newly added the Hodgenville Police Department and Fire Department pages.

  • Sanders DUI case continues

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed to hear the DUI case for LaRue County School Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    According to court documents, the Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case and it’s currently undergoing the briefing process. Sanders was originally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs following a traffic stop by a Hodgenville Police Department officer on March 29, 2014. He was driving a school-owned vehicle at the time of his arrest.

  • Man killed in fatal accident

    A Logan County man was killed in a fatal accident Sunday afternoon on Hwy 210 near the LaRue/Green County line.

    According to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, a 2001 Mercury Mountaineer driven by Walter Hester Jr, 57, of Auburn, Kentucky was traveling west on Hwy 210 when a 2003 Kia Sorento driven by Matthew Schmuck, 25, of Campbellsville, who was also traveling west on Hwy 210, passed another vehicle and pulled behind Hester’s vehicle.

  • LCHS baseball, softball senior night
  • Lady Hawks lose to Hart Co. in district tourney

    The LaRue County varsity softball team lost to Hart County 5-3 in the opening round of the district tournament on Monday.

    The Lady Hawks finished the season with a 13-21 record. They were 6-15 in the region and 1-6 in the district.

    During the game on Monday, the Lady Hawks fell behind early as they trailed 5-0. Attempting a comeback, the Lady Hawks cut the lead to 5-3 in the sixth inning. However, it wasn’t enough as Hart County held on to edge the Lady Hawks.

  • Sports shorts - May 25, 2016


    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    2016 Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp

  • Hawks finish season 27-8

    The LCHS Hawks varsity baseball team finished the regular season with a 27-8 record on the season, 15-3 in region play and 5-0 in the district.

  • Hawks region 2 tournament results

    The Hawks boys track team finished 8 out of 14 teams and the girls track team finished 8 out of 13 teams at the region 2 track meet. The results of the meet are listed below.

    Girls 4 x 800 took 6th place and they are made up of Nichole Thomas, Peyton Murray, Sophe Pepper and Taylor Halprin

    Nichole Thomas finished 4th place in triple jump with a season best of 31-04.50.

    4 x 100 got 4th place with the team of Destiny Kirby, Jada Hunter-Hays, Peyton Murray and Jackie Rigdon