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  • PHOTO: 5,000 meters


  • BASEBALL: Hawks fall to North Hardin

    The Hawks lost 14-4 Monday to the North Hardin Trojans.
    Everything went LaRue County’s way the first four innings.
    Junior right-hander Colby Skaggs struck out six of the first 17 hitters he faced, including the side in the second. Skaggs pitched around an RBI single by North Hardin senior Trevor Vandermolen in the third, then breezed through the fourth in 12 pitches.

  • Blakeman's art collection to benefit Lincoln Museum, speech program

    Walking through rooms of her home filled with a lifetime of her artwork, Phyllis Blakeman uttered the undisputable.
    “Nobody lives forever, and when I’m gone, I don’t want anyone to have to go through all this stuff, so I’ve decided to have an art exhibit and clean my house,” said Blakeman, who lives in Hutcherson Heights in Hodgenville.
    As so often has happened in her life, what Blakeman does benefits others.

  • Plan, Explore scores worth celebrating

    LaRue County’s Explore and Plan scores were higher than the state average in every area tested, Amanda Reed, the district’s assistant superintendent told board of education members meeting in Hodgenville March 16.
    On the Plan assessment, LaRue placed in the top 8 percent of state school districts. Explore results put LaRue in the highest 11 percent of those districts.

  • PHOTO: Spring Break!

    LaRue County Middle Schoolers were excited about the prospect of spring break, going on this week. From left, seventh-graders Mason Bandurske, Chris Morton, Chase Childress, Dalton Underwood, Jacob Bryant, Jordan Morris, Carter Sheldon and Jabin Hite celebrated Thursday during lunch break.

  • Primary: Three GOP candidates vie for state treasurer

    Eight candidates — five Democrats and three Republicans — are running for state treasurer in the May 19 primary. This article introduces the three Republicans – Allison Ball, Kenny Imes and Jon Larson.
     Democratic primary candidates are Neville Blakemore, Jim Glenn, Daniel Grossberg, Richard Henderson and Rick Nelson.
    The Kentucky Treasurer election will take place on Nov. 3, 2015.

    In March, 13 state office seekers attended the LaRue County Republican Party’s chili supper.

  • PHOTO: Ireland harvests turkey

    Chase Ireland, son of Tiffany Ireland and Eli Ireland, harvested this turkey during a weekend hunting trip at Peabody Coal Mine WMA with his grandfather, Owen Montgomery.

  • PHOTOS: Gabe's gobblers

    Gabe Fortier, 10, took full advantage of Youth Turkey Season and bagged his limit of two gobblers. Turkey #1 was taken on Saturday and weighed 17 pounds with a three-inch beard. Turkey #2 was taken on Sunday and weighed 22 pounds with a 10-inch beard.

  • Community Calendar - April 8, 2015

    ECTC to host free guitar concert
    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a free classical guitar concert 7 p.m. April 8 in the Morrison Art Gallery in the JSO building. The University of Louisville’s Professor of Classical Guitar, Dr. Stephen Mattingly, will present a one-hour program featuring modern composers of the guitar. For more information, contact Kevin Shank at 270-706-8495.

    CLASS: Wreath-making

  • PHOTO: Hop In

    Buffalo firefighter Jason Willman, behind the wheel of the fire truck, waited for Steven Willman to get in the passenger seat. The two had been working a booth at the Extension Expo at LaRue County High School in March.