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Today's News

  • LaRue tops Taylor in season opener

    Sophomore Allison Evans had eight kills and four blocks, and sophomore Ivy Brown had eight kills, two blocks and one ace as the homestanding Lady Hawks held off Taylor County Monday in the season opener for both teams.
    Junior Lauren Meredith chipped in with 16 assists and one ace, while junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts 18th District rival Caverna at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • Lady Hawks return one starter for fall

    For the past three years, LaRue County has been a force to be reckoned with on the 5th Region volleyball scene. Since coach Ben Schell took over in the 2008 season, the Lady Hawks have averaged more than 23 overall wins and more than 17 region victories per season, appearing in the region tournament every year.

  • PHOTO: Sanders wins tennis tournament
  • Lady Hawks attend soccer camp

    The Lady Hawks Soccer team recently attended camp hosted by Cambellsville University’s women’s soccer coach, Thom Jones.
    The Lady Hawks  worked exceptionally hard and are already making big changes on the field.
    Coach Jones’ wealth of knowledge has not only inspired this team, according to Lady Hawk Coach Becky Hawkins, but also changed the way they think about how the game of soccer is played.

  • Hawks soccer team prepares for new season of success

    For LaRue County High School boys’ soccer, success can be found on the scoreboard, on the field and in the classroom. It is the result of skills, heart and determination.
    Many athletes have contributed to the teams’ success: The Dylans, Andrews, Brents and Bo. The Logans, Todds, Justins, and Damons laid down the foundations of success and Hawk pride. The list of contributors stretches a long way.

  • Warm Blessings hosts 'Cardboard Nation'

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is organizing the Cardboard Nation Sleep in a Box event to raise funds to support the Kitchen and increase awareness of issues of poverty and homelessness.  
    “Participants will get people to sponsor them to sleep in a box for one evening,” said event organizer Linda Funk. “Under a safe setting they are asked to bring only a few necessities and to think what it might be like if they had no home, but only a box as a shelter.”
    It’s the fourth year the Kitchen has planned Cardboard Nation.  

  • COLUMN: Can you survive another Great Depression?

    I just read two very interesting articles on the U.S. economy, written from historical perspectives. They compelled me to share my own historical perspective. And what I want to say is more about our changing culture than our economy.
    One of the articles, by Julie Crawshaw of MoneyNews.com, notes that the “Misery Index”-the combined unemployment and inflation rates-made infamous under President Jimmy Carter, has hit a 28-year high. It’s also 62 percent higher than when President Obama took office.

  • COLUMN: Multitasking can kill concentration

    I know exactly when I lost the ability to concentrate, deeply and fully, on one thing at a time. I realized it one day when I was about 30 pages in to a 60-page history reading assignment in my freshman year of college. I was reading faster than I could process everything, and taking breaks to finish Spanish and French homework. Then it dawned on me: I hadn’t actually finished a book since freshman year began.

  • Vaccinate on time – every time

    Disease prevention is a key to public health - it is better to prevent disease than to treat it. Vaccines are one of the most cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

    Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in our country.

    Immunizations are one of the most important ways parents can protect their children from preventable diseases. 

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau awards scholarships

    LaRue County Farm Bureau has awarded four $500 scholarships.

    Recipients are Ryan Scott Ramsey, Michael Ryan Huff, John G. Ragland and Jessica Wells. The winner of the $1,000 Ben. H. Crawford Memorial Scholarship is Andrew Bell.

    In the past 10 years, LaRue County Farm Bureau has awarded $26,000 in scholarships to assist many of its members and their children obtain a college education.