Today's News

  • BOYS SOCCER: Nelson shuts down LaRue

    Nelson County shook off Thursday’s heartbreaker loss in the district championship with a strong defensive effort by shutting out LaRue County, 2-0, in Sunday’s 5th Region quarterfinals.

    Nelson County (15-5) was able to nurse that one-goal lead until the 72nd minute, when Quinton Lyvers put in his team-high 16th goal of the season, giving the Cardinals all the insurance they would need.

  • REGION SOCCER: Hawks take on Cards

    The team with the best record this year and the program with the most titles in the last 15 seasons might have fittingly lucked into the byes for into the semifinals for the Boys' 5th Region Soccer Tournament at Thomas Nelson.

  • REGION SOCCER: It's tournament time

    Revealing that the reigning finalists would play back-to-back games on opening night and having two teams earn spots in the Girls' 5th Region Soccer Tournament semifinals for the first time were the highlights of the tournament's draw meeting Saturday morning at host John Hardin.

  • Soccer: Lady Hawks advance in district

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks advanced to the Girls’ 18th District Soccer Tournament championship — and secured a spot in the 5th Region Tournament — for the third straight year Thursday night.

    Sophomore forward Gillian Nunn, sophomore midfielder Hattie Ward and freshman forward Natalie Wolf each scored in a shootout, lifting LaRue County to a 4-3 win over Hart County in the district semifinals at Marion County.

    The Lady Hawks (10-7) advance to face Taylor County at 6 tonight.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to E'town

    Freshman Kane Harris had a big game catching the ball Friday night for LaRue County. Unfortunately for the host Hawks, the guy who caught the second-most passes from LaRue County senior quarterback Caleb Sheffer doesn’t play for the Hawks.

    Elizabethtown junior cornerback Dalonza Cates, intercepted three passes from Sheffer, who entered the game second in the area in passing yards, to highlight the Panthers’ 41-0 win in a Class 3-A, District 3 game.

  • School lockdown

     LaRue County Schools issued a precautionary lockdown Thursday morning, in response to a shoplifting incident at Dollar General in Hodgenville.

    According to Police Chief Steve Johnson, the incident involved four individuals who were suspected of shoplifting. When off-duty Deputy Robbie Brownfield entered the store, the manager requested his assistance with the supposed shoplifters. When the individuals realized they were being watched, they ran. Two were detained by Deputy Brownfield, but the others escaped.

  • SOCCER: LaRue advances to 18th District Final

    Senior defender Miguel Martinez and junior forwards Ethan Hawkins and Chase Watson each scored as the LaRue County Hawks held off homestanding Marion County, 3-2 on Tuesday night in the Boys’ 18th District Soccer Tournament semifinals.

    The Hawks (12-9-1) are back in the district championship — and the 5th Region Tournament — after missing out last season.

    Senior keeper Holden Blair made six saves for LaRue County, which beat the Knights (3-14-3) for the second time this season.

  • Lady Topper practices open to season ticket holders

     Two Lady Topper Basketball practices during the preseason will be open for all season ticket holders and donors to attend on Thursday, Oct. 16 and Tuesday, Nov. 4. The practices are scheduled to begin at about 3 p.m. central time in E.A. Diddle Arena.

  • School Calendar – Oct. 15, 2014

    School out

    School is out Nov. 3 and 4, and Nov. 26-28. Winter break is Dec. 22-Jan. 2. Spring break is April 6-10.




    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11 and June 8. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.




  • Church Calendar - Oct. 15, 2014

    Four churches hold joint revival services

    Four local churches will hold joint revival services. The final services are Oct. 19 at Harvestland Community Church, with Bro. Shannon McCubbins; and Oct. 26 at New Horizon Baptist Church, with Bro. Joe Jolly. Service begins at 6 p.m. each Sunday. There will be refreshments and fellowship after each service. For information, call 270-765-9726.


    Hope Food Pantry