Today's News

  • PHOTO: Painting like pilgrims
  • PHOTO: LaRue County Cattlemen meet
  • Soybean variety plot results are in

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts corn and soybean variety trial plots in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers. Both the corn and soybean plots were in cooperation with Fresh Start Farms.

    The double crop soybean plot was planted on June 21 following an excellent wheat crop and harvested on Oct. 27. All varieties were Roundup Ready Group IV. The field was planted no-till. The beans were planted in 15-inch rows at about 180,000 seeds per acre. Fertilizer applied was 0-0-120, and individual plot size was .20 acre.

  • PHOTO: Hunter’s first buck
  • PHOTO: Struck deer
  • Sports Shorts


    n Saturday, Nov. 29 – Hawks basketball scrimmage vs. Hancock County/Atherton, noon

    n Saturday, Dec. 6 – Corky Cox Classic (Lady Hawks vs. Central Hardin 3 p.m.; Hawks vs. Henry County 7 p.m.

    n Wednesday, Dec. 10 – Wrestling Tri-Meet with Fort Knox and Central) 6 p.m.

    n Saturday, Dec. 13 – KHSAA State Competitive Cheer Competition at All Tech Arena

    Sports passes available

  • LCMS Wrestling competes

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished in eighth place Saturday at the Oldham County Super Duals. The team finished 1-3 on the day with wins over Summit View (42-34), and losses to Oldham County (43-42 via tiebreaker), North Oldham (67-12) and Madison County(64-12).

    The following Mat Hawks competed:

    Drew Yingling, 70 pounds

    Gabe Fortier, 75 pounds

    Bryson Puyear, 80 pounds

    Thomas Hoppes, 86 pounds

    Tristin Brown, 98 pounds

    Thomas Boone, 105 pounds

    Josh Harper, 121 pounds

  • Cheerleaders win region

     LaRue County High School cheerleaders are headed to Lexington on Dec. 13 to compete in the KHSAA Competitive Cheer State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. It’s the sixth consecutive year the girls have won the right to go to State.

    LaRue County won the seven-squad all-girl small division (six-12 cheerleaders) – the only division with more than two entrants. Twelve schools competed in the 5th Region championships Wednesday night at Bruin Gym in Cecilia. Bardstown took second; Thomas Nelson was third.

  • I-65 reduced to one lane

    Northbound I65 will be reduced to one lane beginning mid-day Monday from the Hart County Rest Area to just north of Munfordville (mp 59-65) for resurfacing of the right lane through the construction zone, according to Chris Jessie, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    Delays are possible, especially Monday afternoon.

    This work is needed in order to repair several potholes through the section and should be complete by 6am central time on Tuesday.

    Southbound traffic flow should not be affected.

  • Welcome, Brent Daniel

    Kevin and Kristy Rowe of Buffalo are proud to announce the birth of a son, Brent Daniel Rowe.

    Brent Daniel was born at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 14, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bonnie Farmer of Buffalo, and the late Richard Underwood; and the late Georgia Rowe of Smith’s Grove.

    Brent Daniel was welcomed home by a brother, Dylan T. Rowe, 13.