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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Hawks are District Champs

    LaRue County still can’t be dethroned from the 18th District Baseball Tournament winner’s circle.

    After winning their 11th straight championship, the Hawks have a little bit of their swagger back.

  • Senior Menu - June 2012

     June Menu

    LaRue County Senior Center

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    June 1 - braised beef tips, noodles, spinach, harvard beets, cantaloupe/peaches

    June 4 - pepper steak, rice, green beans, whole wheat roll, fruit cup

    June 5 - meatloaf, roasted red potatoes, orange glaze potatoes, whole wheat roll, mandarin oranges

    June 6 - roast pork, mashed potatoes, navy beans, cornbread, banana

    June 7 - honey glazed chicken, baked sweet potato, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler

  • Governor's Scholars Program loves LaRue County students

     Each year across Kentucky hundreds of high school students between their junior and senior years apply to attend the prestigious Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) that includes five weeks of college level classwork at selected Kentucky colleges and universities.

    To say that LaRue County High School has been well represented in GSP is an understatement for, since 2005, 100 percent of its applicants have been accepted into the program.

  • PHOTO: Magnolia High School Class of 1950

     The Magnolia High School Class of 1950 had a reunion May 10 at Ryan’s Steak House in Elizabethtown. Seated from left, Mary Lou Owen, Cleo Owen, Norman Rock, Sylvia Hawke and Frances Close; standing, Charline Akins, Clifford Owen, Martha Owen, Juanita Shelton, Nancy McCubbin, Randy Gardner, Grover Close, Calvin Hawke, Kenneth Milby and W.A. ‘Doc’ Rock.

  • Dairy Dog opens in Sonora

     Sonora’s newest restaurant, Dairy Dog, opened its doors last week and owner/operator Chris Smith said he sold the first hot dog at 10:45 a.m.

    The hot dog and ice cream stand is on East Western Avenue in the former Hardin Pharmacy building next to The Cecilian Bank.

    Smith and his fiancee, Lisa Price, recently moved to Sonora and wanted to get to know their new neighbors and help the local economy.

    “That’s what sparked the idea,” Smith said, “And we’re following that dream.”

  • DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNEY: Lady Hawks defeat Hart

    Two innings from leading second-seeded LaRue County into the 18th District Softball Tournament final, Brigitte Skaggs lost her release point.

    After dominating most of Tuesday night’s semifinal, the sophomore pitcher couldn’t find the strike zone and here came third-seeded Hart County storming back from a four-run deficit.

    With the bases loaded in the top of the sixth, coach Aaron Howell called upon senior Brittany Enlow to close the game out and the crafty veteran ended it.

  • DISTRICT TOURNEY: Hawks defeat Caverna in semifinal

     The LaRue County Hawks advanced to the 18th District Championship game with an 8-2 win over the Caverna Colonels Monday night.

  • Rock, Hines graduate from Indiana Wesleyan

     Two students from LaRue County were among the 2,000 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Graduating were Karen Hines of Magnolia and Melissa Rock of Hodgenville, both receiving bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

  • Community Calendar - May 23, 2012

     FREE CLASS: Cooking with onions

  • Fundrai$ers - May 23, 2012

     Bunco in support of Fairgrounds