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Today's News

  • Stephen Foster Drama Association presents: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    Charlie Brown and his friends from the iconic Peanuts comic strip will soon take the stage in Nelson County.

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association has announced “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be the 2014 Salt River production. The show will open on July 10 and run through Aug. 9.

    Johnny Warren, managing artistic director for the drama association, said “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Man” is a show he has wanted to bring to the stage for several years.

  • Bookmobile Schedule: February 2014

    Feb. 5 – LaRue County Middle School, West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    Feb. 6 – Laugh and Learn, Nationwide, North L&N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    Feb. 10 – Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

    Feb. 11 – LaRue County High School, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

    Feb. 12 – Kingdom Kids, LaRue County Senior Center, Taylor Mills Apartments, LaRue Trace Apartments, Morningside Apartments

  • Bell celebrates 95th birthday

    Rosalie Metcalf Bell of Wyanet, Ill. will celebrate her 95th birthday on Feb. 9, 2014.

    She was born Feb 9, 1919, in Athertonville, and lived in LaRue County several years before moving to Illinois.

    She retired from Harper Wyman in Princeton, Ill., and also worked at Hollywood Vasserette and Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

    In the late 1950's Rosalie and her former husband, the late Donald Bell, managed the Blue Ribbon Luncheonette located in the Hodgenville square beneath the Masonic Lodge across from the statue of Abraham Lincoln.

  • William Rissel announces retirement

    William J. “Bill” Rissel, president and chief executive officer of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, announced his retirement from that position effective July 1, 2014.

    Rissel leaves after 23 years as CEO of the now $1.2 billion in assets credit union serving more than 80,000 members throughout central Kentucky and around the world.

  • 4-Hers prepare country ham

     Kentucky's 4-H country ham project teaches kids where food comes from and reinforces Kentucky's rich heritage of dry-cured hams, similar to age-old practices used to make Italy's prosciutto, Spain’s jamon iberico and Germany’s Black Forest.

  • SCHOOLS ON ONE-HOUR DELAY

    LaRue County Schools were closed Monday and are on a one-hour delay Tuesday.

    Preschool has been canceled.

  • WRESTLING: Jan. 29, 2014

    Jan. 29

    LaRue, 42; South Oldham, 34

    Weight

    106 – Stiles Metcalf (L) won by forfeit

    113 – Levi Goodin (L) won by forfeit

    120 - Keanan John (SO) won by major decision over Dalton Bell (L), 13-4

     

    126 - Jordan Tenharmsel (SO) won by forfeit

    132 - Shane Wilson (SO won by forfeit

    138 - Noah Davis (L) won by forfeit

    145 – Raymundo Perez (L) won by pin over Max Knabel

    152 – Griffin Dulak (L) won by pin over Brad Bailey

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks take 8th at State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks finished eighth Saturday at the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals in the small schools division at Montgomery County.

    The Hawks defeated Caldwell County, 40-24, in their first round.

    The Hawks lost to Wayne County, 46-30; to North Oldham, 50-23; and Louisville Doss, 47-24.

    Information about the Caldwell match is unavailable.

    LaRue vs. Wayne

    Starting weight class was 195 pounds.

    195 – Devin Morrow (W) won by forfeit

    220 - Koy Lindsey (L) won by forfeit

  • Lady Hawks defeat Marion

    Senior wing Ivy Brown helped the 15th-ranked LaRue County Lady Hawks get a little bit of revenge on 5th Region foe Marion County on Saturday.

    Brown had 26 points, 13 rebounds, five steals, five blocks and two assists as homestanding LaRue County beat the Lady Knights, 58-48 in a rematch from last season’s region final won by Marion County.

    Junior guard Alexis Brewer added 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists, while sophomore guard Delany Eastridge had seven points and five rebounds.

  • BASKETBALL: Ladies fall in LIT

    LOUISVILLE— Three was the magic number Friday night for the Louisville Sacred Heart Valkyries.

    Scoring 21 points from the 3-point arc, the eighth-ranked Valkyries pulled away from the 15th-ranked LaRue County Lady Hawks, 70-59 in the quarterfinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

    “Guarding the 3 was definitely our biggest weakness tonight, and it has been all season,” said LaRue County senior guard Ivy Brown. “We have to close out faster and know where their shooters are.”