Today's News

  • LCMS football seeks perfection heading into playoffs


    The LaRue County Middle School Football team is embarking upon a perfect season as they approach the Conference playoffs. The Hawks are 9-0 at the time of publication with a semi-final game against Green County on Tuesday. If the Hawks take care of business they will advance to the CKMSAC championship game Saturday at LCHS.

  • Boys crush C-ville; Girls sweep Barren



    LaRue 1, Grayson 0

    The LaRue County Boys’ Soccer team lost to Grayson in the championship game in the Trojan Classic in Glasgow last weekend. Both teams had strong defensive lines and were able to remain scoreless at the half.

    Riley Whitaker, Trevor Cecil, Timmy Sutherland, and Hunter Pearman were able to shut down Grayson attempts by being fast to the ball and with precise placement of sends.

  • Cundiff takes over Lady Hawks Softball

    Rocky Cundiff will serve as the interim head coach of the LaRue County Lady Hawks Softball program. The LaRue County Athletic Department announced Monday morning that Cundiff will replace Aaron Howell, who now serves as assistant principal at Central Hardin High School.

    Coach Cundiff has served as the freshman softball coach the last two seasons taking a 9-19 team in 2013 and turning it around to a 25-10 record this past season. He has had a strong influence in the feeder system of LaRue and Hardin Counties for the last six years.

  • Reunions

    LCHS Class of 1964

    The LaRue County High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion Oct. 4 at Decades Restaurant in Magnolia. Registration begins at 5 p.m. Class members may ride the class float in the Lincoln Days Parade.


    The Nelson family reunion is 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Coon Hunter’s Club in Summersville. Potluck. For more information, contact Teresa Smith at teresafsmith@yahoo.com or 270-849-8251.

  • ECTC holds open house for 50th anniversary

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College opened its doors in 1964 to 355 students. Now, with nearly 7,000 students, the college is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an open house and homecoming 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Homecoming activities will be held in the James S. Owen Building, the first building on campus, named for the college’s first president. There, visitors will find historical displays and refreshments, and have the opportunity to visit with former classmates and teachers.

  • ‘Electric bill’ scam hits local businesses

    If you receive a call from someone claiming to be with the electric company, saying you are behind on your bill, hang up. This is a scam, according to the Better Business Bureau.

    The caller says your service will be cut off if you do not pay up. The scammer may ask you to pay the bill via Green Dot Money Card.

    Regina McDowell, co-owner of Lincoln’s General Store, said she received a similar phone call Monday. She was told she was behind two months in payments and she “was up for a disconnect today.”

  • Circus rolls into town

    If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing trapeze artists perform death-defying stunts, elephants circle the big top and exotic creatures paraded past, then you just might be in luck.

    Carson & Barnes Circus, the self-purported “largest traveling big top tent circus in America” will be in Hodgenville for one night only, Monday, Sept. 29. There will be two shows, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.

  • PHOTO: Boys Soccer
  • Hawks take second at Trojan Classic

    The boys’ soccer team captured their third district win last week with a 7-0 shutout win over visiting Hart County.

    Senior Miguel Martinez got things going quickly with a chip shot over the keeper to take a 1-0 lead. Martinez connected 12 minutes later on a rebound from a Hawk shot attempt.

    With nine minutes left in the half, Michael Obsitnik, a junior foreign exchange student from Slovakia, made his presence known with a goal to give the Hawks a 3-0 lead going into the half.

  • Hawks fall to Taylor in shootout

    LaRue 30, Taylor 41

    Each week football teams have the opportunity to game plan for their opponents. Heading into Friday’s game at Taylor County High School, the Hawks felt they were walking into the unknown.

    Just three weeks into the season, the Taylor County football team underwent a coaching change. Out was Eric Graves, and in was Dudley Hilton who is the third winningest football coach in Kentucky with 335 wins. Hilton has accumulated three state championships with as many schools during his 30-year coaching career.