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Today's News

  • Annual Bike Trek to Shakertown will raise funds for Lung Association

    After 25 successful Bike Trek to Shakertown events raising more than $2.5 million to fight lung disease, the American Lung Association is still trekking after all these years. The 26th annual ride, presented by Kindred Healthcare, is scheduled for Sept. 17-19.
    Interested participants are encouraged to register now since space is limited and training opportunities are already underway.

  • PHOTO: Montana Metcalf competes in barrel racing
  • PHOTO: Lauren Clark competes in barrel racing
  • PHOTO: U-4 Soccer - Elliott’s team
  • Sports Shorts: Updated 07/19

    Youth softball sign ups
    Sign ups for the LaRue County Youth Softball Fall League will be July 23 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation for girls U6-U14. For more information, contact Jeff Shelton at 358-3384 visit Facebook at LaRue County Youth Softball.
    Lady Hawks Basketball Summer Camp

  • Learning season ahead for young Lady Hawks

    It was hot in the LaRue County High School gym Friday, July 15 when the LaRue County Lady Hawks Volleyball Team had their first official practice and try-outs.  
    Head Coach Ben Schell took the Ladies through their conditioning paces. The workout was very strenuous with a lot of running and other exercises.  
    “Early in the season, we concentrate on conditioning and later on we’ll try to tie those conditioning skills to volleyball,” said Coach Schell.

  • 8’s progress in state tourny

    The LaRue County 8-year-olds All-Stars began pool play for the state tournament on Wednesday playing Beechmont.
    LaRue won 23-0, pounding out 27 hits in four innings.
    Brooks Bracket, Tripp Chapman and Derek Heath went 3-4. Bryson Arnett and Evan Morris went 4-4; Connor Baker went 3-3; Bryce Neagle and Clay Perry went 2-3; Daniel Snodgrass went 2-4; and Layne Gribbons went 1-3.
    In the second game the 8s beat Hikes Point 19-11.

  • Sportsman’s Lake a haven for shareholders since 1947

    On Oct. 17, 1947, a group of LaRue County sports enthusiasts incorporated LaRue County Sportsman’s Lake on a parcel of land located off Highway 210 about three miles from Hodgenville.
    For several decades, the members of that privately-owned organization have enjoyed great fishing and other sporting activities in a place conveniently located for most of them.

  • Fair Events

    n The ATV and dirt bike rodeo will have signups 6 p.m. July 25 with classes for all ages. Events will begin about 7:30 p.m.
    n The tractor and truck pull will begin with tech starts 6 p.m. July 26. The pull starts at 7:30 p.m. Classes for farm stock, antique and trucks.
    n The demolition derby begins at 7:30 p.m. July 29. Divisions for big cars, little cars and lawnmowers.
    For more information, call Jimbo Skaggs at 324-3962.

  • Mud bog returns to LaRue Fair

    The LaRue County Fair is bringing back one of the dirtiest sports imaginable – the mud bog.
    Fair board member Jimbo Skaggs is organizing the event which features drivers attempting to maneuver their trucks across a deep mud pit. It will be about 4-feet-deep, about 20-feet-wide and about 180-feet-long.
    “We’re gonna get some trucks real muddy out there Thursday night,” said Skaggs. “The bog hasn’t been at the LaRue County Fair in 20 years. Fans want to see it.”