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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks are 18th District Champs

    The LaRue County Hawks became 18th District Champions Friday after a decisive 69-46 victory over third-seeded Green County in Greensburg.

    The Hawks (22-7) are the first team to win four district titles since the district formed in 1966. Three of the four teams have won three consecutive championships. LaRue County won three straight from 1986-88, while Hart County (1999-2001) and Caverna (1977-79) have achieved that mark once.

  • Upton woman dies in wreck

    An Upton woman died Thursday morning when police say the 2001 Dodge Caravan she was driving crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle.

    Deanna M. Barton, 33, was westbound on Ky. 224 around 10:20 a.m. when her vehicle collided head-on with a 2000 Ford F-150 driven by Paul A. Neff, 56, of Hardinsburg.

    Barton was pronounced dead at the scene by Hardin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Spangenberger, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. Barton was not wearing a seatbelt according to the news release.

  • Hawks face Green County for 18th District Tourney

     The LaRue County Hawks will play Green County Friday in Greensburg for the 18th District Tournament championship.

    The game begins at 7:15 p.m.

    Green County advanced after defeating Hart County 63-70 in overtime Tuesday.

  • Diabetes Awareness groups meet in March

     Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition to meet

    The Hardin & LaRue Diabetes Coalition will meet 6 p.m. March 6 at the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, 108 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown. It is open to anyone with interest in early diagnosis, reduction of complications, prevention and elimination of diabetes.

    The group will not meet if schools are closed due to weather. For more information or to register for classes, contact Melissa Conder at 769-1601, Ext. 1035.

     

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  • The Jamey Aebersold Quartet to perform at ECTC

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Fine Arts Series will present a performance by the Jamey Aebersold Quartet: Jamey Aebersold, sax, Steve Crews, piano, Tyrone Wheeler, bass, and Jonathan Higgins, drums.

    The program will be in the Morrison Gallery of the College's James Owen Administration Building 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The Fine Arts Committee is sponsoring the performance, and there will be no admission charge. The public is invited.

  • Chong Mike named Employee of the Month at Nationwide

    Chong Mike has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since May 1996 and is under the supervision of Dawn Burgess in the special forces dept.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • 18TH DISTRICT TOURNEY: Lady Hawks fall to Hart

    The Lady Hawks’ dreams of an 18th District championship ended in defeat Tuesday at Greensburg.

    The third-seeded LaRue team fell 59-53 to the second-seeded Hart County Lady Raiders in the opening round of play.

    Hart County led briefly in the first half, 3-2, but LaRue took charge and quickly gained a 7-point lead. Hart rallied, tying the game at 24-all at halftime.

    Freshman guard Alexis Brewer, still recovering from a broken nose suffered three weeks ago, led all scorers with 23 points and three rebounds.

  • Woman injured in Tanner Road crash

     A single vehicle accident on Tanner Road left one woman injured Feb. 14.

  • Library announces new books, DVDs

     The LaRue County Public Library has added several items to its shelves.

  • Lane Lincoln CME celebrates Black History Month

     The Black History Community Service was held Sunday morning at Lane Lincoln CME Church.