Today's News

  • Confidence gained: Middle schoolers stepping up in competition

      The LaRue County Cross Country team hosted a competition Thursday with Fort Knox, Nelson County, Marion County, Hart County, Elizabethtown and Taylor County.

      Elementary, middle and high school competitors ran the two-year old course. The middle and elementary group ran 2,500 meters or 1.5 miles, while the high school participants ran the full 3.1 miles.

  • Lady Hawks blank Marion, fall to North

    LaRue 1, North Hardin 3

    Two weeks ago, the Lady Hawks controlled the game against the visiting North Hardin Lady Trojans as they won 4-0. This past Monday the tables were turned as the Lady Hawks visited North Hardin and came away with a 1-3 loss.

    Senior midfielder Rachel Wolf said the Lady Hawks overlooked their opponent for the first time this season.

  • Hawks score first, but can’t slay Dragons

    A tale of two halves was the story Friday night as the Hawks hosted rival Green County who were seeking their first win of the season in three tries. The Hawks proceeded to score all their points in the first half while Green County scored their points in the second. Coming off a loss against Spencer County the week before LCHS football wanted to come out and set the tone early.

  • Boys tie Glasgow, fall to Taylor on PKs

    LaRue 1, Glasgow 1

    Thursday night the Hawks traveled to Glasgow to take on the 4-2-1 Scotties and came away with a 1-1 tie in a highly competitive contest.

    It was a defensive struggle during the first half as the two evenly matched teams were scoreless at intermission. The Hawks played well moving to open spaces, anticipating ball placement and continued to communicate well with each other.

  • Busy week for volleyball team


    The Lady Hawks Volleyball team had a busy week on the court going 2-5, and learning a great deal along the way amidst an up and down week.

    LaRue 1, Taylor 3 (30-28, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22)

    Although the outcome was not in favor of the Lady Hawks the effort was there against a 9-4 Lady Cardinal team. “We fought hard against a good Taylor County team,” said Head Coach Ben Schell.  “The girls started to make smarter decisions in their attacking game.”

    LaRue 1, Green 3 (25-8, 25-12, 25-17)

  • Boy Scouts fundraising for high sea Florida adventure

    Boy Scout Troop 369 is planning for a high sea adventure.

    The Troop, which is sponsored by Locust Grove Baptist Church and includes young men from LaRue County, was selected to attend a program at the National Boy Scout High Adventure Sea Base in Florida. The aquatics program includes sailing, snorkeling and fishing on an undeveloped barrier island in the Florida Keys.

    Belinda Burd, who works with the troop, said “it’s a once in a lifetime” opportunity and the “boys are paying their own way.”

  • Hosparus offers grief counseling camp at Loucon

    Evergreen – A Family Camp Program is a weekend gathering for bereaved families and children ages 6 – 18 and extended family members. It is sponsored by Hosparus Grief Counseling Center.

    The event begins after school and work on Friday, Oct. 10 and concludes in the afternoon on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Loucon Training & Retreat Center near Leitchfield.

  • Hornback retiring from adult education

    LaRue County Adult Education Director Sarah Hornback is moving on. The longtime county servant is stepping down from her position to spend more time with her family and due to dwindling grant funds.

    She said she’s glad to have worked in this county for so long.

  • Conservation district accepting soil samples

    The LaRue County Conservation District is accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Applications on a continuous basis. The current ranking period ends Sept. 30. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more landowner friendly and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year.

    As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • 4-H enrollment happening now

    4-H enrollment is currently taking place for 2014-15. School club meetings are being held for 4th, 5th and 6th graders and at LaRue County High School. These students have the opportunity to sign up and participate in 4-H at school. However, 4-H is open to all youth ages 9 to 18. All current members must complete a new 4-H enrollment form each year in order to remain a member. 4-H Cloverbud activities are also available for 5-to-8 year olds.