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Today's News

  • Band of Hawks compete and host

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks doubled down on events last weekend, competing in Taylor County before coming back home to host a contest of their own.

    This all came about because of a partnership between the two schools, according to LaRue County Band Director Jaime Smith. Smith said they felt something needed to be done about LaRue County’s contest, which, as he said, has been declining in popularity in recent years. Last year, Smith said the contest was canceled as only four bands signed up.

  • Goff takes over as Adult Education Director

    Connie Goff has had many responsibilities – teacher, counselor, principal, professional development director – during her 23 years in education, but as the new director of adult and community education for LaRue County Schools, she’s determined to add yet another hat, as recruiter.

  • PHOTO: Fourth District Chorus
  • Southern States board elects new members

    David Brown of Hodgenville and Bill Cochran of Rineyville were elected to the local board at the Southern States annual membership meeting of the Hardin Co-op.

    The meeting was held Sept. 24 in Elizabethtown with more than 73 stockholder-members and their families attending.

    Caleb Ragland of Magnolia was elected chairman/president of the board of directors. Paul Hayse was named vice chairman.

    Don Thomas, district manager, presented a report on major developments at the co-op.

  • Conservation District offers assistance

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.

  • Check off fall garden tasks

    You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear, pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter.

    Those in warm climates are switching to winter annuals, while those in colder regions are fortifying their landscapes for the cold winter ahead. No matter where you live, invest some time in preparing your landscape for the change in seasons. Dedicating some time now will pay off with healthier more beautiful plants next spring.

  • Share the road during harvest

    Grain harvest equipment is much larger than it used to be. Combines are much bigger, grain carts have increased in size tremendously, and semi-trucks and trailers haul hundreds of bushels of grain away from high capacity combines.

    This equipment has to travel from field to field to harvest our corn and soybean crops. As a result, large farm equipment is on our rural roads that were not designed or suited for them.

    Both farmers and the general public should share in the responsibility of safe travel during the harvest season.

  • RESULTS: Volleyball

    VOLLEYBALL

    LaRue 2 sets, Marion County 3 (25-22, 18-25, 20-25, 25-15, 13-15)

    Keeahnna Bowen - 2 kills, 37 assists, 1 ace, 3 digs

    Cidney Neagle - 8 kills, 2 digs,

    Chloe Owen - 11 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs, 1 block

    Kylie Rogers - 1 assist, 3 digs

    Alyson Yingling - 5 kills, 4 aces, 6 digs, 3 blocks

    Tessa Yingling - 9 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs,

    Kenzie Bradley - 2 kills, 1 dig

    Breea Kirkpatrick - 1 dig

    LaRue 3 sets, Caverna 0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-5)

  • RESULTS: Cross Country

    CROSS COUNTRY

    Girl’s varsity

    113 runners

    Kristina Durbin, 21, 22:17

    Alexis Grimes, 48, 24:01

    Clair Keller, 64, 24:44

    Sophe Pepper, 84, 25:53

    Amanda Brewer, 93, 26:54

    Samantha Martin, 98, 27:05

    Celeste Menard, 111, 32:51

    12th of 15 teams

    Boys Varsity

    131 runners

    Jake Cecil, 75, 20:10

    Christian Silva, 92, 21:28

    William Pearman, 94, 21:39

    Stiles Metcalf, 101, 22:03

  • RESULTS: Football

    The Hawks lost to the Marion County Knights Friday, 34-41.

    On the Hawks’ first play of the night, junior running back Marquis Franklin matched the school record for longest play from scrimmage with a 99-yard touchdown run. He finished with 143 yards on 17 carries.

    The Hawks were down 33-20 at the half but took the lead 34-33 in the third quarter. Marion County scored again in the fourth quarter for the win.

    LaRue 34, Marion County 41

    Scoring by Quarters

    LaRue 12 8 14 0.............34