Today's News

  • Lady Hawks beat Daviess Co.

    The Lady Hawks varsity basketball team is now 1-1 on the season after beating the Daviess County Lady Panthers 40-35 and losing to the North Bullitt Lady Eagles 66-32.

    The Lady Hawks trailed 16-13 in the first quarter and the Eagles extended their lead to 26-17 at halftime. The Eagles put up 24 points compared to the Lady Hawks 8 points in the third quarter to lead 50-25. The Eagles put the game away in the fourth quarter outscoring the Lady Hawks by 9 points. The final score was 66-32.

  • Hawks win season opener

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team won their first game of the season beating East  Jessamine Jaguars 65-53 in the Corky Cox Classic on Saturday, December 2.

    The Hawks got off to a slow start falling behind by 6 points, but a couple of three pointers by Noah Davis helped the Hawks take a 14-13 lead after the first quarter.  Mark Goode put up 11 points in the second quarter as the Hawks extended the lead out to 33-26 at halftime.

  • Mat Hawks finish runner-up in Oldham duals

    The LaRue County Hawks wrestling team participated in the Oldham County Super Duals at Oldham County High School on Saturday, December 2.

    The 16 team tournament featured five top 15 duals teams in the state and the Hawks finished runner-up going 4-1 on the day.

    LaRue County advanced to the semi-finals defeating South Oldham 57-23, Oldham B 70-12, and #12 Apollo 64-12.

  • Beshear warns of ‘Mystery Shopper’ seasonal employment scam

    Kentuckians looking to make extra money in time for the Christmas season need to watch out for seasonal employment scams, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

    Beshear said his office issued a scam alert today after receiving multiple reports from Kentuckians who said they responded to a seasonal mystery shopper job advertisement that turned out to be a scam.

  • House fire in Magnolia
  • Wreck on Lincoln Parkway
  • County judge-executive reports combine fire

    It’s not often that a county judge-executive calls 911 while traveling down the road, but LaRue County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner was first to call 911 and report a combine fire on Wednesday, November 29.

    Turner said he was traveling down Mt. Sherman Road near Benningfield Chapel when he happened to look over at a combine that was pulling up to unload its hopper. 

    “No one was around but the operator of the combine,” Turner said. “I happened to notice what looked like some flames near the top of the engine area.”

  • No headlights causes accident
  • Racing Through LaRue

    Sponsored big wheel racer Bradley Douthat of Hockessin, Delaware drove ten hours to participate in last week’s Cissal Hill Big Wheel Race, held on November 26. Founder of Delaware Drift Trikes, Douthat has raced all over the world in places like Italy, Argentina, and Thailand, where he placed 14th in the 2017 Slider King World Championship. The LaRue County Herald News caught up with Douthat after the race to ask about adults racing tricycles and what it’s like to “trike” internationally.

  • Community Calendar - December 6, 2017


    Young at Heart Choir

    The Young at Heart Choir will have a Christmas performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 10 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. Everyone is welcome to attend the free event.

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