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Today's Features

  • ALES

    Kindergarten registration

    ALES will have registration for kindergarten 3:30-6 p.m. March 18. Bring student’s social security card, original birth certificate and custodial paperwork if needed. Student will need a physical exam, dental exam and immunization certificate before enrollment is complete. Kindergarten testing is April 30 or May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. More information will be provided at registration or call the school at 358-4112.

    March 13 – District Science Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • March 23 – LCHS, LCMS, Bethany’s, Valerie’s, Sunrise adult day care

    March 25 – Even Start

    March 25 – First Friends, Preschool, Even Start, Preschool

  • Senior Citizens music with Charlie Riggs Band

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music with the Charlie Riggs Band at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • Kelly Flanders, Buffalo, tied for ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky.

    He recorded 116 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2010, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

    Angus breeders across the nation in 2010 registered 297,087 head of Angus cattle.

  • Corn, soybean and wheat prices have all done well this summer. As a result, grain farmers may be considering planting more wheat this fall and follow with a soybean double crop. However, double crop soybeans are more susceptible to summer drought, and typically yield about 20 percent less than full season soybeans. Let’s consider an example of a planting decision and possible implications using a UK Ag. Economics web based decision aid.

  • Cloverbuds to meet

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:15-4:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Extension Service office. Participants will get to decorate pumpkins. Cloverbud activities are open to LaRue County Youth ages 5 to 8 or in kindergarten through third grade. Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. 

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  • The Kentucky Division of Forestry is preparing for an active wildfire season this year as low humidity, low fuel moisture and increased fuel loads ­could cause high to very high burning conditions.   

  • Soil samples taken during dry falls tend to result in soil pH and soil test potassium being unusually low. This results in recommendations that overestimate lime and K (potassium) fertilizer that may be needed.

    Recently, University of Kentucky soil test labs began a new test for soil pH to solve the problem occurring with lower pH levels in soil samples taken in dry falls.

  • Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council Inc. has announced the Youth Leaders of the Year 2010-2011. Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and leadership essay. 

    Finalists include Shelby Laine Rogers, Lyndsay June Whitlock, Emily Mary Alice Dewitt and Valerie Ann Whitlock of LaRue County High School. These students took part in personal interviews with Lincoln Trail Youth Salute’s panel of judges to determine the two Youth Leaders.