Today's News

  • Drowning victims identified

     Three people drowned early Sunday morning when their car went into Pottinger Creek near the Rolling Fork River and New Haven.

    The deceased have been identified as Don Paul Allen, 61, of Raywick; Chris Gray, 51, of Campbellsville; and the driver, Cindy Newberry, 36, of Gravel Switch.

    Two other passengers, Newberry’s husband, Jason Newberry, 40, and Debbie Puyera, 48, of Campbellsville, escaped and went for help, but by the time rescuers got there, the car had been swept further into the creek and was submerged with the victims trapped inside.

  • Severe weather incoming

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for LaRue County. Winds will gust up to 70 mph. Tree and mobile home damage is anticipated.

  • Sounds of the Season

    The LaRue County Middle School Choir performed the musical ‘Lights! Camera! Christmas! on Dec. 12.  Under the direction of the new choir teacher, Amber Jochim, and with the assistance of high school student, Keely Hamilton, the students sang and acted to a packed house.  

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Edmonson

    The LaRue County Hawks lost 60-46 Dec. 17 to the homestanding Edmonson County Wildcats.

    The Wildcats overcame four 3-pointers by freshman guard Cameron Dawson to hold off the Hawks.

    Senior forward Kody Key-Close paced LaRue County with 17 points and two assists, while Dawson –who hit 4-of-10 from the arc –chipped in with 12 points.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer and junior guard Micah Wiseman each scored five. Thomas Harman added four points; Michael Neal scored two; Tyler Howell scored one.

  • State Champs

    Former State Speech champions were recognized Friday at halftime of the Hawks’ basketball game. From left, Bill Thompson, Jamie Edlin, Ian Mather, Timmy Gibson, Chelsea Blair, Brian Anderson, Eric Cecil and Katy Blair Cecil.

  • LCHS Quick Recall Team wins Heartland League Tourny

    LaRue County High School’s varsity Quick Recall Team won the Heartland League Tournament Dec. 2 in single elimination play.

  • Students transition to workplace

    Some LaRue County students not only learn at school, but thanks to a transition program in which the district participates, they also have the opportunity to receive on-site training at local businesses.

  • Christmas through the ages

    Second- and fourth-graders at Hodgenville Elementary School performed traditional instrumental pieces, as well as Christmas tunes from the 20th and 21st centuries. Kindergarten students ended the program by singing, “Must be Santa.” 

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  • Juggler

    Fourth-grader Hailey Kilfoile, a student at Hodgenville Elementary School, juggled scarves during a holiday performance.