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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Young Hawks win Bourbon City Bowl
  • Allen resigns as tennis coach

    After a year at the net, Chris Allen has resigned as LaRue County High School’s boys and tennis coach.
    “I enjoyed coaching, but I took a full time job and my schedule conflicts so much with tennis that I couldn’t continue to coach,” said Allen, who is employed at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.
    As head coach, the former Hawks star tennis player mentored the boys’ team to a successful season.

  • Sports Shorts updated 1206

    Baseball Board Election
    A baseball board election meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Anyone interested in being a member of the Baseball Board is encouraged to attend. For more details, contact Eric DeVary at 358-8386.

    Youth basketball games

  • Mat Hawks unstoppable at Oldham Duals

    Dominate is defined as “to rule over, govern, control.” On Saturday, the LaRue County Mat Hawks dominated every opponent they faced and walked away from the Oldham County Super Duals with their fourth straight championship trophy.
    “I am not very easily impressed,” said head coach Gary Canter. “No team has ever impressed me more than this team on Saturday. I have never seen as a dominating performance as I witnessed from this team. “

  • Lady Hawks fall to Meade in season opener

    LaRue’s Lady Hawks lost their season opener against the host Meade County Lady Waves, 55-50.
    The Lady Hawks trailed by two points, 7-9, at the end of the first quarter. Meade outscored LaRue 9-18 in the second quarter.
    The teams combined for 49 fouls – and LaRue County coach Travis Wootton was given a technical foul late in the fourth quarter. The Lady Hawks struggled from the foul line, making just 20-of-41 shots.

  • Hawks defeat Australian team, 74-53

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won their opening game Saturday. They defeated the Australian Junior National Team 74-53 in the annual Corky Cox Classic.
    Senior Kyle Sheeran had a game-high 25 points, five rebounds and four steals. He was named Most Valuable Player for the game.
    “Kyle started off well for us, being aggressive to the basket and getting to the line as well as knocking down some threes,” said Coach Paul Childress.
    Childress said he was a “little nervous about how our guys would come out and play the first game.”

  • Fundraiser planned for ill child

    A fundraiser for a seriously ill child will be held Saturday morning in the Hodgenville Elementary School cafeteria.

    Mallory Williams, the 5-year-old daughter of Jenny George, is a kindergarten student at HES. She’s had numerous medical problems including cystic fibrosis and recurrent pneumonia since birth, according to family members. She has undergone treatment in Cincinnati, National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver and Vanderbilt.

  • Two injured in Bailey Road crash

    Two men were injured in a crash on Bailey Road just after 7 p.m. Sunday.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Lucas H. Carman, 21, of Buffalo, was driving a 1996 GMC pickup west on KY 1192 about four miles east of Mount Sherman, when he lost control of the vehicle.

    The truck’s tires dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway. Carman overcorrected and the vehicle left the roadway on the right side, causing it to overturn.

    Carman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries.

  • KY 222 closed due to flooding

    KY 222 in LaRue County has been closed due to flooding following heavy rain across the region. Water is over the road between four and five miles east of KY 84, according to the Department of Highways.

  • Longhorn Steakhouse coming to E'town

    Elizabethtown residents soon may have a chance to dine in a restaurant inspired by the American West.

    The Elizabethtown Planning Commission granted conditional approval for a development plan for Western-themed LongHorn Steakhouse adjacent to Towne Mall.

    The steakhouse will be at 1614 N. Dixie Ave., which is the site of a former Blockbuster video store.

    The restaurant, once constructed, is projected to be 6,242 square feet, Elizabethtown Planning Director Ed Poppe said in an email.