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Today's News

  • Crashes keep officer busy

    A series of wrecks has kept LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst busy the last two weeks.

    On March 10, he responded to three vehicular accidents.

    One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at a Buffalo intersection about 4:35 p.m. A 2003 Hyundai passenger car driven by Janet Higgason, 64, of Hodgenville, was attempting to make a left turn from Ferrill Hill Road onto Ky. 470. The Hyundai turned into the path of a 1989 Chevrolet S-10 pickup driven by Steve McCoy, 45, of Hodgenville.

    There was extensive front-end damage to both vehicles.

  • Crashes keep officer busy

    A series of wrecks has kept LaRue County Deputy Matt Darst busy the last two weeks.

    On March 10, he responded to three vehicular accidents.

    One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at a Buffalo intersection about 4:35 p.m. A 2003 Hyundai passenger car driven by Janet Higgason, 64, of Hodgenville, was attempting to make a left turn from Ferrill Hill Road onto Ky. 470. The Hyundai turned into the path of a 1989 Chevrolet S-10 pickup driven by Steve McCoy, 45, of Hodgenville.

    There was extensive front-end damage to both vehicles.

  • Newspaper in Education provides living textbooks

    Newspapers Now is the theme to celebrate this year’s Newspaper in Education week March 2-6. The Newspaper Association of America Foundation Web site states that the newspaper has always been, and remains today, an important resource in people’s lives.

    History

  • Lady Hawks win opener Monday

    The Lady Hawks won their softball opener Monday against Edmonson County, 3-2.

    Amelia Miller struck out 10, allowed three walks, two hits and one earned run.

    Valerie Whitlock singled twice and scored two runs, while Megan Mauldin and Christian Cox each singled.

    The Lady Hawks lost 9-2 at North Hardin on Tuesday. Weather permitting, the team is scheduled to play Thursday at Hart County and Friday at Caverna before taking a Florida trip during spring break.

    The team’s next home game is April 13 against Elizabethtown High School.

  • LBS finds success in sports without gym

    Athletics have been a part of LaRue Baptist School since 1981. The students take part in basketball and volleyball under the Kentucky Christian Schools Athletic Association. In 1989-90, 1990-91 and 1994-1995 school years, the girls’ volleyball team won the state championship.

    The boys’ basketball team won the state championship in 1992.

    For several years the boys and girls’ team have won the team Christian Sportsmanship award.

  • Hunting heritage celebrated

    The Lincoln Area Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host its third annual hunting heritage banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the LaRue County Middle School cafeteria. Door prizes will be given away.

    Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For tickets, call Charlie Wootton at 234-6289 or Tommy Mattingly at 369-9681.

     

  • LaRue boys place 16th in Mason-Dixon Games

    Results Mason-Dixon Games, indoor track and field meet are as follows:

    Team rankings out of 14 events and 28 teams: LaRue girls – 18th; LaRue boys – 16th  

    GIRLS

    55-meter – Octiana Phillips, 26th

    400-meter – Shelby Mouser, 22nd

    800-meter – Meagan Williams, 22th

    1,500-meter – Amarah Reed, 25th

    3,000-meter –  Alicia Durbin, 18th

    55-meter hurdles – Alicia Durbin, 19th

  • Rotary Club speech contest held at LCHS

    Several members of the LaRue County High School speech team participated in the Hodgenville Rotary Club’s speech contest held at LCHS last week. Ian Mather took the $150 first place. Chelsea Blair was second and received $100. David Cruse was third and received $50.

    Mather moves on to compete against other area students in the sectional contest at noon today at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.    

  • County cleanup continues this morning

    Are you sick of that cruddy old couch that even the dog refuses to sleep on? Have you been stashing outdated electronics in the back of the closet?

    It’s time to toss them at LaRue County’s annual spring cleanup, which concludes this morning..

    Solid Waste Coordinator Jill Gray said computers, monitors, fax machines and cell phones – along with old furniture, appliances and car batteries – will be accepted at this year’s version of spring cleanup.

  • 4-H Talent show and contest scheduled

    The 4-H Talent Show will be 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the LaRue County High School auditorium. Pre-registration was due by March 23. To pre-register, call the Extension Service office at 358-3401 or stop by to pick up a registration form. 

    The talent show is open to all LaRue County youth ages 9 to 18. A variety of categories are offered including vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical. A group act category is also offered for acts with five or more participants. Other acts may have from one to four participants.