Today's News

  • Sports Shorts - September 25, 2013

    Big Brothers Big Sisters super hero family fun run
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana’s super hero family fun run is Sept. 28 at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown. Teams can consist of two adults and up to three children or one adult and up to three children. For information, call 270-351-2220 or visit www.superherofamilyfunrun.com.

    Run for Life
    USA Cares will hold Run for Life (5K, 10K) 7:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at North Hardin High School, 801 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff. Proceeds benefit military families.

  • Golf

    Results from Saturday’s 18-team, 91-player Marion County Invitational at the par-72, 6,855-yard Rosewood Golf Club:

    12. LaRue County (370)
    5. Cameron Dawson, 37-39—  76
    51. Cameron Lasley, 46-46—  92
    57. Austin Hite, 46-48—  94
    79. Taylor Eastridge, 57-51—108
    83. Clay Rogers, 51-64—115

  • Volleyball team breaks Hart

    Senior middle hitters Ivy Brown and Alley Evans combined for 19 kills and eight aces as the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks rolled past 18th District foe Hart County in three sets Tuesday, 25-12, 25-17, 25-22.

    Evans had 11 kills, while Brown added eight kills, four aces, two digs and one block for the Lady Hawks (7-4, 3-1 district), who won their second straight.

    Sophomore outside hitter Chloe Owen chipped in with seven kills, four aces and three digs, while senior setter Lorren Newby had 30 assists and four aces.

  • Railsplitter Run/Walk returns to Lincoln Days

    The Railsplitter Run, a signature event of the Lincoln Days Celebration, will be held Sunday, Oct. 6.

    The Railsplitter one-mile run and walk begins at 1:30 p.m. A 5K will be held at 2:15 p.m.

    The runs have proven popular with local athletes and others from across the state. Present and past cross country runners from LaRue County High School have consistently supported the event since its beginning.

    Family groups often participate in the fun run.

  • New Archery Team takes second in first shoot

    When LaRue County High School agriculture teacher Chris Thomas learned of an upcoming FFA 3D archery shoot, he asked his classes if any of his students would be interested in participating.

    The four students who responded in the affirmative made themselves, Thomas, and the school proud as they placed second in a field of at least 10 teams, and they also became charter members of LCHS’s FFA archery team.

  • Fourth District Treble Chorus
  • Cambellsville University moves up in the rankings as a “Best College”

    Campbellsville University has moved up from 74th to 69th in the top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

    “Campbellsville University has once again ranked among the top regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report,” Dr. Michael V. Carter, in his 15th year as CU president, said.

  • School Calendar - September 25, 2013

    Fall break

    Fall break is Oct. 7-11.

    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    Festival and silent auction

  • Grandparents Day was an outpouring of love, learning and success

    Both LaRue County elementary schools and the middle school continue to celebrate Grandparents Day, a holiday in the USA since 1978.

    All three local schools honor those grandparents on different days to be able to best accommodate students meeting with them. Family Resource Centers at Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementary schools and the Youth Service Center at the middle school sponsor the event.    

    HES celebrated with some 600 grandparents Sept. 16-19, according to the school’s FRC Coordinator Melissa Pearman.

  • Widder’s Landing author holds book signing and program

    The LaRue County Public Library will host a book signing by Eddie Price, author of Widder’s Landing, on Oct. 10.

    Widder’s Landing is a historic novel about frontier life in Kentucky in the early 1800s, and the state’s role in the War of 1812. It centers around a young gunsmith from Pennsylvania who arrives in Kentucky via flatboat. He falls in love with an outlaw’s wife and learns to make whiskey.