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Today's News

  • Five Mat Hawks medal as Canter closes coaching career

     After a bad first day, the LaRue County Mat Hawks bounced back on day two of the Kentucky High School State Tournament in Lexington to finish in the top 10 of the state as they ended the tournament in ninth place overall and having five wrestlers take home state medals.

  • Community Calendar - Feb. 20, 2013

     Extension Expo Booth Sign-ups

    Booth reservations are being taken for the Extension Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16, in the LaRue County High School gym. Call the LaRue County Extension office at 358-3401 for more information or to sign up for a booth.

     

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board to meet

    Lincoln Trail Area Development District Board of Directors will meet 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the LTADD office, 613 College Street Road, Elizabethtown. U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield will speak.

  • Sports Shorts - Feb. 20, 2013

     Girls’ youth softball sign-ups

    LaRue County girls’ youth softball will hold sign-ups 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 23; and 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24, at LaRue County Park and Recreation. No late sign-ups after tryouts are held. For more information, call 270-234-4887.

     

    Cheer championships

    The inaugural KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will be Feb. 23 at WKU’s Diddle Arena. Updated event information is available at the KHSAA website at khsaa.org.

     

  • DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks ranked 12th in state

     If the LaRue County Lady Hawks need any extra motivation heading into their postseason debut tonight in Munfordville, all they need to do is take a glimpse at their past.

  • Fundrai$ers - Feb. 20

     RELAY FOR LIFE: Lee’s Famous Recipe Day

  • Website promotes Scenic Highway

     A new website is dedicated to promotion the Lincoln Heritage National Scenic Highway.

  • Nolin RECC offers trip to Washington D.C.

     Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students. 

  • WKU forensics team takes 23rd consecutive state championship

     The Western Kentucky University Forensics team won its 23rd consecutive state championship Saturday.

    Ellis Fraser, a graduate of LaRue County High School, celebrated with his team as he finished fourth in after-dinner speaking, sixth in dramatic interpretation and sixth in poetry interpretation.

    Fraser is a sophomore from Hodgenville.

    This year’s tournament, hosted at Transylvania University, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • State Youth Wrestling results

     LaRue County’s youth wrestlers competed in the State Tournament Sunday. Hunter Harrison and Jesse Walters were champions. Those competing in the morning session were front from left, Colby Padilla, 1-2; Tyger Hall, 3-1, third; Dax Allen, 0-2; back, Cameron Lasley, 1-2; Noah Davis, 2-1, second; Harrison, champion; Parker Anderson, 2-1, second; and Dalton Rutledge, 0-2.

  • District Tournament begins tonight

     No team in the history of the Boys’ 18th District Basketball Tournament has won the title five straight times, although history looks it will be made this week at Hart County.

    Led by star senior point guard Kelton Ford, the top-seeded and four-time defending champion LaRue County Hawks appear primed to make that history.