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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Deer season
  • PHOTO: 8th Grade Basketball
  • LCMS Wrestling kicks off

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks traveled to Radcliff Nov. 15 to compete in the Trojan Invitational at North Hardin. The Mat Hawks finished in 17th place out of 25 teams from across Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee.

    Competitors/Weight

    Gabe Fortier, 70

    Drew Yingling, 70

    Bryson Puyear, 80

    Chris Morton, 80

    Thomas Hoppes, 86 (Second place)

    Tristin Brown, 98

    Darian Morrison, 98

    Thomas Boone, 105

    Jordan Kimbrell, 113

    Josh Harper, 121

    Tucker Shelton, 190

  • ECTC Barons to play eight home games

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s men’s basketball team, the Barons, will play 22 games, with eight home games played at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

    In its third year coached by John Veague, from the University of Illinois-Chicago, with assistant coach Roman Ritchey, Georgetown College, the team opened its 2014-15 season on Oct. 23 with a game at Georgetown College.

    Admission is $3 for adults. All students are free. Season passes can be purchased at the gate for $20.

  • Ray gets Patriots’ first win

    Saint Catharine’s Patriot wrestling squad traveled to the Buckeye State this past weekend for their first-ever tournament as a program. The Grappling Patriots competed in the inaugural Case Western Reserve University Wrestling Festival on the campus of CWRU. The event consisted of two separate events – the Bob Del Rosa Duals and the Claude Sharer Classic.

  • Sandidge leads Campbellsville to third in conference

    Campbellsville University Men’s Cross Country team placed third at the 2014 Mid-South Conference Championships last weekend.

    “Our men did a great job. We had six of the 10 guys either have a lifetime or season best 8K time on Saturday,” said Coach Hilary Lakes. “They went out there and competed and ran great. I am really proud of how they worked together as a team, not just at conference, but the entire season.”

    Hodgenville freshman Adam Sandidge led the team, finishing in sixth place with a time of 26:28.4.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for new season

    The 2014-15 version of the Hawks Wrestling program is out, and second year Head Coach Eric Burrell is optimistic things will go better than his first year at the helm. The Mat Hawks are looking to improve on the 17-12 record from last season.

    Coach Burrell inherited a program led by its only coach (in school history) in Gary Canter.

  • Students get head start on college

    Since 2008, the number of Kentucky public high school students taking Advanced Placement examinations has more than doubled from 14,664 to 30,133, according to data released from the College Board.

    LaRue County High School has followed that trend with more students in more classes gaining a head start on college credits.

    “The AP test scores range from 1-5,” explained Jo Newton, LaRue County High School counselor. “Students scoring a three or higher, typically, receive college credit for that subject.”

  • UPDATE Boil Water Advisory Lifted: City of Hodgenville

     UPDATE: The boil water advisory was lifted at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, according to Hodgenville Mayor Kenny DeVore.

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents on Miami Court due to a water main leak.

    It will be in place approximately 24 hours.

    For more information, call City Hall at 270-358-3832.

  • Schools closed, conditions to worsen

    LaRue County Schools were called off Monday, Nov. 17, due to icy road conditions.

    Local law enforcement is staying busy, working the scenes of both injury and non-injury accidents. Motorists are urged to use caution as temperatures are forecast to plummet this afternoon.