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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks beat Grayson

    The third-ranked Louisville Mercy Jaguars aren’t an area team, but they claimed the unofficial area championship with a 3-0 showing against area teams Friday and Saturday in the 16-team TSOA Tournament at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg.

    Mercy earned a 3-2 win over Meade County in Saturday evening’s semifinals after beating No. 19 Central Hardin in Saturday afternoon’s quarterfinals, 5-3. In pool play, Mercy no-hit LaRue County in five innings, 12-0 as the Lady Hawks committed five errors

  • ALES takes fourth in Governor's Cup

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School team brought home the hardware at the Regional Governor's Cup competition March 23 at West Marion. Competing against 17 teams, ALES placed fourth overall and made school history as this has never been accomplished before.

    Sydney Pepper, a student at Hodgenville Elementary School, won the arts and humanities assessment. Her coach is Traci Weaver.

  • PHOTO: Rotary donation to baseball boosters

    Hodgenville Rotarian Katie McDowell presented LaRue County High School baseball coach Eric Allen with a check for the LaRue County Baseball Boosters for a pallet of turf conditioner for their field.

  • Watershed Council meeting canceled

    Due to the threat of inclement weather, tonight's Bacon Creek Watershed Council meeting has been canceled.

  • LCHS Speech Team qualifies more for Nationals

    LaRue County High School Speech and Debate spent the past weekend in Danville at the last in-state tournament of the 2012-13 season.

    Nine students competed in speech and debate events attempting to earn spots on the Kentucky entry to the National Forensic League National Championships to be held in Birmingham this June. Kentucky sends the best two students in each event to the National Tournament, and LCHS managed to snag three of the total 12 speech entries going to the tournament this year.

  • PHOTOS: Kick butts
  • PHOTOS: E'town Junior Woman's Club
  • PHOTO: Youth Wrestling

    Thomas Hoppes, a fourth-grader at Hodgenville Elementary School and member of LaRue County Youth Wrestling, won the 2013 Kentucky USAW Folk Style Belt Series Intermediate Division Saturday at the Cobra Invitational. The USAW Belt Series consist of three tournaments over three weekends where youth from five different states competed for accumulative points in their divisions. Thomas accomplished this by winning every one of his matches by pins.

  • 'Lighten Up' challenge provides weekly support

     Entering the ninth week of a 10-week “Lighten Up LaRue, Biggest Loser Challenge,” participants are finding out that healthful lifestyle changes are more important to general well-being than following a specific diet’s regimen.

  • PHOTO: Cancer survivors dinner

     The second annual Relay for Life Survivor Dinner was held Thursday at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. About 90 people attended, including 40 survivors equaling nearly 420 years of cancer survival.

    The meal was blessed by David Stillwell, caregiver and husband of recent cancer survivor, Mary Jane Stillwell. Sister Rita Jerrell, a Hero of Hope, gave the group some challenging words to live by as well as sharing her personal cancer story.