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Today's News

  • COLUMN: What does Black History Month mean?

    For some, February is just the second month of the year, a time to let your sweetie know how much you care, when you worry about the groundhog seeing his shadow and predicting six more weeks of winter, or when you get those taxes done if you are getting a big fat refund check.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline future still unclear

    It’s still unclear whether the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline project will move forward, officials from Boardwalk Pipeline Partners indicated during Monday morning’s fourth quarter earnings call.

    Several analysts asked during the call whether the project will still progress, and one asked if the company would know in the first half of the year, but officials only repeated that they are still in discussions with customers and that a decision will be made based on customer commitment and regulatory approval.

  • Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The LaRue County Hawks overpowered Nelson County 73-41, Feb. 11.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer’s double-double propelled the homestanding Hawks to a rout of their 5th Region foe.

    Sheffer had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two assists as LaRue County handed the Cardinals their ninth straight loss.

    Senior guard Mike Neal chipped in with 15 points and three steals, while freshman guard Cameron Dawson had 10 points and two steals. Senior forward Kody Key-Close added nine points.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The homestanding Lady Hawks ended Nelson County’s eight-game winning streak Feb. 11 with a 61-52 victory.

    Junior guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Ivy Brown added 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Lady Hawks defeat their 5th Region rival.

    LaRue County was forced to play catch-up after Nelson County hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter and led by four, but the Lady Hawks pulled even by the end of the third and outscored the Lady Cardinals by nine in the fourth.

  • KHSAA Board applicants needed

    KHSAA board applicants needed

  • PHOTO: Representative Terry Mills

    FRANKFORT – Rep. Toby Herald, R-Beattyville, right, discusses legislation with Rep. Terry Mills, D-Lebanon, during a recess period in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

  • PHOTO: Senator Carroll Gibson
  • Daniel Carpenter hired as agriculture specialist

    Daniel Carpenter has been selected as an agriculture specialist with Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, specifically serving the agriculture communities of LaRue and Hart counties.

    A Springfield native, Carpenter is a 2007 graduate from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in plant and soil science, and is also a certified crop adviser. He has spent the last six years in the agriculture retail industry.

  • Weaver honored for teaching excellence

    LaRue County’s 2014 ExCEL Award winner is Traci Weaver, a teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School.
    The ExCEL Award, sponsored by WHAS11 and LG&E KU honors teachers who have shown excellence in the classroom.
    Weaver, a fourth-grade reading and science teacher who also coaches the Academic Team and Junior Beta Club, will be honored by her students and peers at a ceremony 9 a.m. March 26 at HES.

  • Veterinarians ready to tackle large and small

     A pair of veterinarians have re-opened the LaRue County Animal Clinic on Shepherdsville Road.