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Today's Features

  • Gardening Club

    The 4-H Gardening Club will meet 10 a.m. May 22 at Lee’s Garden Center. Members learn gardening tips and receive plants to grow in their gardens at home. The club is open to LaRue County youth of all ages.

    Livestock Club

  • Sixteen years ago, Minnie Smith held her newborn great-granddaughter Megan in her arms.

    She was a good baby – a smart baby – who seldom cried and was blessed with Minnie’s sparkling dark brown eyes. As Megan grew, it became apparent the two shared a special bond. They would sit together for hours going through the family scrapbook while Minnie told stories about her ancestors and her children Bud, Gary (Megan’s grandfather) and Cheryl.

  • A new county health rankings report ranks LaRue County as the 20th healthiest county in Kentucky. The study, by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, considered the health of every county in the United States.

  • Those who live or travel in Kentucky this summer probably will see purple prisms hanging at least 10 feet above the ground in ash trees. The prisms are traps for the emerald ash borer, a destructive insect that was found in Kentucky during the summer of 2009.

  • Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be open 2-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday through October at the Extension Service office. For more information or to join the market, contact Abby Tate at 358-3401.

    Rabies Clinics

    Rabies clinics will be held June 14 and 17.

    Plantation Veterinary Clinic, 7558 New Jackson Highway, outside Magnolia, will hold a clinic 4-6 p.m. June 14.

    LaRue County Animal Clinic, 121 Shepherdsville Road, Hodgenville, will hold a clinic 5-6:30 p.m. June 17.

  • The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • Softball District

    Softball 18th District Tournament begins May 24 at American Legion Park, Greensburg. The second-seeded Lady Hawks play third-seeded Hart County 6:30 p.m. CST May 24. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Green vs. Caverna game at 5:30 p.m. CST May 25.

    Baseball District

  • WJCR 90.1 FM is having a food ministry benefit and festival on May 15.

    The event will be held at 13101 Raider Hollow Road, Upton. Signs will be posted.

    Gates open at 9:30 a.m. Admission is three canned goods per person.

    A benefit auction begins at 10:30 a.m. to raise money for the food ministry.  Last year the auction consisted of 600 donated items and generated more than $5,300. Items include furniture, antiques and a 32-inch television.

    Children’s activities include clowns, face painting, slides and inflatables.