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Today's Features

  • Severe soil compaction can reduce yields, especially in corn-soybean rotations.

    To maximize profits, grain producers must identify fields where soil compaction limits production and carry out appropriate remedies only in those fields. Since compaction usually is not uniform in a field, it is necessary to assess several areas within each field to determine the extent and severity of the problem.

  • Denise Brooks has graduated from the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute. Brooks and 26 other entrepreneurial leaders, advocates and coaches completed the 18-month course Nov. 12.

    Brooks is a local entrepreneur who has launched a State Farm Agency in Hodgenville. She has served as president of the Hart County Chamber, is involved in Rotary, is a member of the Extension Board and previously served as a funeral home director in her family’s business. 

  • The Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers to a holiday e-mail scam that’s popping up just in time for holiday shopping. The email appears to be a legitimate e-mail from DHL Services, a shipping company, but it actually contains an attachment that if opened, will infect your computer with a virus.

  • The Heritage Council is sponsoring the “Light up Old Towne Art Walk Celebration” in downtown Elizabethtown 5-8 p.m. Dec. 19.

    The art walk will feature students of all ages from LaRue, Campbellsville Independent and East and West Hardin schools.

    LaRue County student art will be featured at 120 W. Dixie Ave.

    The celebration includes Santa land with model trains, letter writing to Santa and photos with Santa. Live music includes Blue Zen Grass and Foggy Bottom Dew Players.

  • The National Credit Union Administration has ranked Fort Knox Federal Credit Union in the highest percentiles for net worth, investment yield and return on assets among the 4,759 federal credit unions nationwide. 

    For the third quarter ending Sept. 30, Fort Knox Federal reported quarterly net income of $4.0 million and a year-to-date net income was $11.2 million placing it in the top four percent of all credit unions. 

  • During the five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans produce an extra 1 million tons of trash per week compared to any other time of the year. Thinking green this holiday season can include more than just boughs of holly. Whether it is shopping, choosing a gift or entertaining, small changes in your holiday habits can make big differences. Here are a few ideas and suggestions on how to have a wonderful, gift-giving holiday season and still be earth friendly.

    Green gift ideas

  • During the five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans produce an extra 1 million tons of trash per week compared to any other time of the year. Thinking green this holiday season can include more than just boughs of holly. Whether it is shopping, choosing a gift or entertaining, small changes in your holiday habits can make big differences. Here are a few ideas and suggestions on how to have a wonderful, gift-giving holiday season and still be earth friendly.

    Green gift ideas

  • During the five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans produce an extra 1 million tons of trash per week compared to any other time of the year. Thinking green this holiday season can include more than just boughs of holly. Whether it is shopping, choosing a gift or entertaining, small changes in your holiday habits can make big differences. Here are a few ideas and suggestions on how to have a wonderful, gift-giving holiday season and still be earth friendly.

    Green gift ideas

  • Have you seen or been a part of an act of courage? It may have been rushing into a burning building to rescue a child or lifting a weight off a pinned individual that would have crushed the life out of them. Courage is seen in many forms all around us daily.

    Courage was present that first Christmas. Although we probably miss it, because we are focusing on Mary and the baby, Joseph certainly displayed courage and we can learn from him valuable life lessons.

  • It’s Christmas. Time for parties, pageantry and presents. But the real story is about:

    •The shepherds. Sheep herders had so little status in first-century Palestine that they weren’t even deemed reliable enough to testify in court.