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Today's Features

  • Goat producers meet

      LaRue County Goat Producers meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the LaRue County Extension Service office in Hodgenville. The speaker will be Tess Caudill, Kentucky Department of Agriculture sheep and goat marketing specialist. Her topic will be market update for sheep and goats. A gyro platter meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    Open House planned

      Lee’s Garden Center plans a Christmas open house for Nov. 28-29. For more information call (270) 358-9897 or e-mail slee107308@aol.com.

  • Kentucky Baptists reaffirmed their desire to protect the lives of the unborn and committed to support the Southern Baptist Convention’s Crossover Louisville event through resolutions passed during the 171st annual meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

    Five resolutions were approved by messengers during the annual meeting last week at Immanuel Baptist Church.

  • First Baptist Church of Hodgenville will conduct a women’s retreat on Saturday, Nov. 15.

    The program, “Body, Mind & Spirit ... Women Seeking God’s Heart,” will run from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Lunch and child care will be provided, but pre-registration is required by Nov. 9, particularly if child care is required.

    The retreat will feature fellowship, music and worship in addition to breakout sessions. Key programs include women's health issues, balancing career and home and women's self defense.

  • It’s that time of year when we are given the opportunity to provide Christmas for a child who otherwise will receive no gifts. Items that can fill a shoe box. The deadline to drop off the boxes is Wednesday, Nov. 19.

    Operation Christmas Child is one ministry of Samaritan’s Purse which delivers millions of shoe box in desperate circumstances throughout the world.

  • Santa letters are due by noon on Nov. 30

    It’s that time of year when Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations mingle on the store shelves. And, that jolly old elf – Santa Claus – is already checking his list to see who’s been naughty or nice before he makes his rounds on Christmas Eve.

    Santa has a lot of work to do to prepare for that evening, so once again, the staff of The LaRue County Herald News is cooperating with him to deliver wish lists for LaRue County children.

  • Nov. 14 is the deadline for 4-H members to submit applications for the honors program and selection as delegates to 2009 National 4-H Congress.

    These activities recognize exemplary participation in the 4-H Youth Development Program.  

  • On Oct. 14, 52 Greenhand degree candidates and 15 Chapter degree candidates were promoted. Congratulations to all newly promoted members. Kentucky State FFA President Quint Pottinger spoke at the ceremony. Pottinger graduated from LCHS in 2006.

  • Twenty-one current and two former Freeman FFA members attended the 81st National FFA convention in Indianapolis Oct. 21-25.

    The following members attended the convention:  Justin Carter, Craig Dunn, Jesse Engle, Todd Enlow, Emily Farrar, Cody Howell, Julia Johnson, Megan Larrison, Michael Lawless, Jud Lee, Michelle Locklin, Johnathon Maynard, Eli Meredith, Charla Piper, Renea Sheroan, Trevor Skaggs, Abby Sullivan, B.J. Sullivan, Cody Sullivan, Shelby Sullivan and Lannah Wheeler.

  • State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout reminds Kentucky livestock producers that state law spells out how to dispose of dead animals properly.

  • The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the LaRue County Extension Service office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville.

    A program related to beef production will be presented and a meal will be served. All interested producers are invited to attend.

    For more information, contact the Extension Service, 358-3401.