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Today's News

  • LaRue County Schools closed Tuesday

    LaRue County Schools were closed Tuesday as a safety precaution. The school system reports that flooding had made some main roads impassable.
    Record April rain followed by more than an inch each day this month has caused flooding.
    The Rolling Fork River along the Nelson County line already is out of its banks and is expected to crest today. Roads in some low-lying areas also are underwater or threatened by high water.

  • Raw sewage: Causes, costs and complications

    A recent sewer line collapse has caused several issues for residents on Orchard Street in Hodgenville.
    A failing clay sewer pipe, 15 feet below the surface, has demanded the attention of city officials since torrential downpours have plagued the county.
    City officials began having issues with the pipe around April 25 and knew instantly that it was one of two problems, either a clog or a failure in the line.

  • LaRue Schools closed today; Several roads closed

    LaRue County Schools are closed today as a safety precaution. The school system reports that flooding has made some main roads impassable.

    According to Phil Fulkerson, director of transportation and maintenance, the following roads are closed due to flash flooding: Peak Road, Airline Road, Hawkins Road, Cruse Road, Brooks Road, Blanton Road, Walter Reed Road, Ky. 222, Fork Road, Ferril Hill Road, Cannon Lane and U.S. 31E at Abraham Lincoln Elementary.

    Record April rain followed by more than 1 inch each day this month has caused flooding.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks on a roll

    The LaRue County Hawks baseball team fell 3-2 to Green County April 19.

    The visiting Dragons scored the winning run in the seventh and held off the Hawks in the bottom of the inning, snapping LaRue County’s five-game winning streak.

    Junior Slade Owens took the loss, allowing 10 hits and two earned runs in seven innings. He struck out one.

    Sophomore Cole Hughes had an RBI single and Owens doubled for LaRue County’s only hits.

     

    LARUE 7, HART 0

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks struggle on the road

    Sophomore Kayla Skaggs struck out seven and the visiting Lady Hawks continued to swing hot bats April 19 as they had 12 hits to rout the Lady Colonels, 11-1.

    Skaggs (3-4) scattered five hits, one walk and one earned run in seven innings.

    Freshman Peyton Gardner was a home run shy of the cycle and had three RBIs and two runs, while senior Lyndsay Whitlock went 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Senior Valerie Whitlock went 3-for-5 two stolen bases and a run.

     

    LARUE COUNTY 4, TAYLOR COUNTY 3.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: EASTERN RELAYS

    Eastern Relays

    April 29, 2011 - April 30, 2011 

    University of Louisville Cardinal Park                 

     

    Girls 800 Sprint Medley

    10. LaRue – Sydney Holt, Shana Zajdel, Tiana Phillips, Mariah Wiseman

     

    Boys 800 Sprint Medley 1-1-2-4

  • TRACK AND FIELD: CENTRAL HARDIN INVITATIONAL

    Central Hardin Invitational

    April 22, 2011

    18 events scored, field of 12 teams

    Lady Hawks – 6th

    Hawks – 12th           

                             

  • School Calendar: Updated April 26, 2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school
    June 2

    HES
    ITBS Testing
    ITBS testing for grades K-2 is continues thru April 29.

    Special called meeting
    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center is having a Special Called meeting on noon Thursday, April 28, in the HES library. The public is welcome to attend. For information, contact Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.  

    Junior Beta food drive
    The Junior Beta canned food drive continues through April 29.
    LCHS
    Senior photos

  • Project Graduation Fundraisers

    Talent Show
    Project Graduation will sponsor a talent show April 28 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. Tickets are $8 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. All age categories. For more information or to book an act, contact Deborah Whitlock at 358-9924.
     
    Road block
    Project Graduation is holding a road block 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30. Volunteers are needed to work in shifts.  Senior parents should contact Edith Gribbins to schedule a one-hour shift.

    Duck Derby

  • Pruitt named volunteer of the year

    Farrah Pruitt has been named Abraham Lincoln’s Volunteer of the Year for 2011. Mrs. Pruitt will attend the Kentucky Coalition of School Volunteer Organization Awards Luncheon on May 19 in Louisville