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Today's News

  • FISCAL COURT: Planning and Zoning request approved

    LaRue County Fiscal Court concurred with Planning and Zoning’s approval of six tracts of land during its regular meeting  at the courthouse in Hodgenville Aug. 23.

  • Indictments: Aug. 15, 2011

    Several people were indicted by a grand jury in LaRue Circuit Court in August. Arraignment for each is Sept. 6.
    Anthony T. Scherer (1970) of Hodgenville was indicted Aug. 15 on one count each of receiving stolen property, first-degree fleeing and evading police and first-degree persistent felony offender.
    He is accused of taking a 2006 Jeep, knowing that it was stolen or having reason to believe it was stolen, valued at $10,000 or more. The alleged offenses occurred June 8.

  • Extension Service sponsors Second Sunday Challenge

    The LaRue County Extension Service is sponsoring the “Second Sunday Challenge” to encourage LaRue Countians to get moving and stay moving on a path to a healthier life.
    The challenge, which was started three years ago, is a statewide campaign to “promote people to get physically active in the state,” said County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, Theresa Howard.
    Experts recommend that adults get at least 30 minutes of physical activity several times a week and that children engage in 60 minutes of physical activity daily.

  • Poplar Grove congregation holding fundraiser for improvements

    The Reverend Mark Price, pastor of Poplar Grove Methodist Church, is a firm believer that a small congregation can do big things.
    The church, nestled in a hollow near where Taylor, Green and LaRue Counties join, has according to Price an average attendance of about 18 worshippers.
    “Jesus took 12 men and turned the world upside down,” said the pastor who also shepherds Taylor’s Chapel in Green County. “I tell my congregation, ‘Don’t call yourself small just because you’re few in number.’”

  • SOCCER: Hawks lose heartbreaker to Tigers

    If you were not in attendance to watch the LaRue County High School boys soccer game on Tuesday, Aug. 23, you missed one heck of a match. Ask the players and show your support and appreciation for representing your school and community in such a strong and positive manner.
    There is a new ruling this year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association that district games requiring seeding for post-season play cannot end in a draw. There must be a winner.

  • GOLF: August 2011

    LaRue County at Grayson County Legacy Golf Club - 3,030 yards
     LaRue County - 196
     Kyle Meredith - 41
    Cameron Dawson - 49
    Austin Hite - 55
    Jesse Hornback - 51
    Cameron Lasley - 64
    Lane Meredith - W/D
    Chase Patterson - 89
    Jacob Gentry - 70
     
    Grayson County - 179
     Nolan White - 42
    Ty Clemons - 45
    Cole Manion - 42
    Brody Fulkerson - 52
    Seth Beatty - 55
    Tyler Willen - 62
    Cory Grant - 50
    Ross Embry - 63

  • Middle School Football: Young Hawks go 2-3 with win over Nelson

    The LaRue County Middle School football team is 2-3 for the season, winning games against Casey County and S.W. Nelson.
    LaRue downed Nelson Saturday 40-8, according to Coach Nathan McCurry.
    The team lost by narrow margin to East Hardin, Meade County and Taylor County.
    Remaining games are:  
    SEPT. 6               6 p.m.      H         Adair County

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Rockets 27-24

    Two weeks into the season, the LaRue County Hawks are looking for a No. 3 option on offense. However, No. 45 is turning out to be a No. 1 type of playmaker on the other side of the ball.
    The Hawks’ dynamic senior backfield duo of Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson shined again at home Friday night, but it was 5-foot-8, 145-pound senior linebacker Taylor Albert who sparked LaRue County to a 27-24 win over the Shelby County Rockets with a fumble recovery that set up the winning touchdown and two sacks – including one to end the game.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Volley for the Cure

    The Lady Hawks raised more than $1,000 in the annual “Volley for the Cure” fundraiser. They presented the funds to Bill Hawkins, local representative of the American Cancer Society.

  • COLUMN: Lay that donkey down and rest in God's love

    A young boy and an old man were walking with a donkey when a group of people passed by.
    “Isn’t that ridiculous that no one’s riding that donkey,” one person said.
    So, the old man told the boy to ride the donkey.
    Another group of people passed by and someone said, “That’s terrible! Look at that young boy riding that donkey while the old man walks.”