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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Micah Wiseman is top-scorer against Sayre

    Junior guard Micah Wiseman led four players in double figures with 18 points as the LaRue County Hawks knocked off Lexington Sayre, 66-46, Saturday in the DMD Classic in Frankfort.
    Wiseman also had seven rebounds for the Hawks. Senior forward Tyler Howell chipped in with 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Senior forward Kody Key-Close scored 13. Junior forward Caleb Sheffer added 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Freshman guard Cameron Dawson scored three.
    Loss to Adair

  • BASKETBALL: Louisville Invitational Tournament

    Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Bellarmine:

    Assumption (9) vs. Male (8), 3:30 p.m.;
    Christian Academy (12) vs. Manual (5), 5;
    Central (11) vs. Eastern (6), 6:30;
    Pleasure Ridge Park (10) vs. Mercy (7), 8

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Bellarmine:

    Central-Eastern winner vs. Ballard (3), 3:30 p.m.;
    Pleasure Ridge Park-Mercy winner vs. Sacred Heart (2), 5;
    Assumption-Male winner vs. Butler (1), 6:30;
    Christian Academy-Manual winner vs. Bullitt East (4), 8

  • SOCCER: Register Jan. 25 for youth soccer

    The LaRue County Youth Soccer Association will hold in-person sign-ups 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School cafeteria. For more information, visit the LaRue County Youth Soccer Association’s Facebook page or email LCYSA.Questions@gmail.com for mailed registrations dates and deadlines, forms and to submit questions.

  • BASKETBALL: To the goal

    Connor Baker brought the ball to the goal in recent youth league basketball action. Baker plays on a traveling team.

  • BASKETBALL: Colby's shot

    Colby Skaggs put up a shot for the Hawks in recent JV basketball action.

  • Sports Shorts

    Saddle Club banquet at Sportsman’s Lake
    The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold its annual banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at LaRue County Sportsman’s Lake. Meat, drinks and bread will be furnished. Bring two side dishes. Members and new members who join at the banquet will be eligible for door prizes. Club memberships are $25 per family or $15 for an individual. For more information, call Pam Meredith at 270-766-8313 or Carol Crim at 270-765-9798.

    Corky Cox Court unveiled Jan. 31

  • Young Cattlemen

    LaRue County Young Cattlemen attended the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association Convention last week in Lexington. From left, Jacob Gentry, Bailey Rogers,Colton Thompson, Kalli Flanders and Clay Rogers.

  • Heirloom vegetables true to type, true to taste

    Heirloom vegetables are vintage varieties preserved by passing down seed through generations.
    Generally 50 to 100 years old, heirlooms are always open pollinated and usually breed true to type. They often are selected for flavor potential and quality.
    Prior to the development of commercial farming, heirlooms held a prominent place on the family farm. Today many of these old-time favorites are again finding a place at consumer’s tables, local farmers’ markets and roadside stands.

  • Rep. Meredith files bill to eliminate sales tax on prescription drugs for farm animals

    State Representative Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville (19th District) has filed a bill with Representative Wilson Stone that if passed would eliminate the sales tax on the sale, purchase of prescription and over the counter drugs for treatment of some varieties of farm animals.

  • Farm News

    Goat and Sheepmeeting
    LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the LaRue County Extension office. Plans for Extension Expo on March 15 will be discussed and a video shown on “What Kind of Hay for Goats and Sheep.” A potluck meal is planned. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
     
    Beekeeping workshop