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Today's News

  • Hawks end season with victory over Marion County

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated Washington County 74-53 Feb. 14 in Springfield.
    Senior Kyle Sheeran led scoring with 24 points and five rebounds; junior guard Kelton Ford had 19 points and six rebounds.
    Junior guard Dustin Coulter scored nine, hitting three-of-three field goal attempts and one free throw.
    Rounding out the scoring were Jackson Venegas with eight; Kyle Meredith, Jonathon Firquin and Tyler Howell with four; and Kody Key with two points.
    Firquin had also three rebounds.
    Marion mashed

  • Hawks win berth in District final

    GREENSBURG - LaRue County didn’t let Caverna hang around this time.
    Senior guard Kyle Sheeran got hot from outside early, the Hawks clamped down defensively and they moved into the 18th District Tournament final for the fourth straight year.
    Sheeran scored a team-high 18 points and three other LaRue County players reached double figures as the top-seeded Hawks rolled past fourth-seeded Caverna, 75-42 in Monday night’s semifinal at Green County High School.

  • Mat Hawks set school records at State Tourney

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took second place in the small school division and fourth place overall at the 2012 KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday in Lexington.  
    Senior Bernard Ray was a state champion. The Mat Hawks had two state runners-up and five other state placers.

  • Grand jury hands down murder indictment

    Abdullah Rahman White was indicted Monday by a LaRue County grand jury for the murder of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.
    Allen was found dead Dec. 30 inside a home in Buffalo where she had been house-sitting for friends.
    White, 35, of Radcliff, was seen fleeing the house in Allen's car, according to Kentucky State Police.
    After hearing evidence from KSP Det. Jeremy Mabe, the grand jury charged White with numerous other counts: first-degree burglary and complicity; two

  • Former firefighter dies in crash

     A former LaRue County firefighter died Feb. 14 as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash just outside of Hodgenville city limits. 

  • CHURCH CALENDAR - FEB. 22, 2012

     Ash Wednesday service at Wesley Meadows

  • Louisville man faces charges after crashing bike

    A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a motorcycle while fleeing an officer.

    Brian B. Baldwin, age unavailable, was operating a 2000 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle about eight miles east of Hodgenville just before 6 p.m. Feb. 17.

    According to CVE Officer Jason Morris, Baldwin was traveling at a high rate of speed (more than 120 miles per hour).

    Morris activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the bike. He caught up to him and observed him turning left onto Spring Loop Road.

  • Fraser tops in impromptu speaking

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team won the 2012 Kentucky State forensics tournament Feb. 18, keeping alive a streak that began in 1990. This year’s tournament, hosted at Berea College, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Don't let sin control you

    Do not let sin control the way you live.

    Could it be to some that they believe a certain sin is OK as long as no one knows about it? You may
    believe if it is kept secret or private no one will ever know what you are hiding. Sin attacks the will and the soul, here and there, until we are deadened to what it is doing in our lives.

  • Family, friends remember Virgil Pearman

    Virgil Pearman was best known for his work as a homebuilder and his service in Kentucky’s General Assembly. But those closest to him recalled the late legislator as putting family first.

    Pearman was born outside Hodgenville, in the Leafdale community. The homestead is now the site of the LaRue County Environmental and Education Research Center which preserves the homestead of his parents, Robert and Anna Belle Pearman.