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Today's News

  • PHOTO: KPREP winners at ALES
  • Unbridled Testing begins May 11

    Schools are gearing up now for the annual Unbridled Learning assessments. Students have been challenged by their principals and teachers to do their best. Exciting “prep” rallies and other activities will be getting under way across the district to celebrate student success and encourage students to give their best effort in the coming weeks.

    Each school will run its own daily testing schedule. Students in grades 3-8 will complete K-PREP assessments Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 15.

  • Several indicted in Nelson County

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.  They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 7.

  • Sunrise Volunteers, May 2015

    Recently we had our spring semi-annual meeting of the Sunrise Volunteers.

    Sunrise Manor provided us a meal catered from Fazoli’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    We elected two new officers: Sybil Skaggs, first vice-president, and Candy Vincent, second vice-president. They are both dedicated volunteers.

    We also would like to welcome two new volunteers at the Manor: Bruce Hatfield and Suzanne Boone.

  • Bookmobile – May 2015

    May 5 – Rose Circle, Miami Court, Lincoln Village, Cox Lane, Landmark Apartments

    May 6 – West Point Bank, Ky. 357, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

    May 7 – Laugh-N-Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L & N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    May 11 – Headstart, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road

    May 12 – LaRue County High School, Kids Crew, Sunrise Manor, Campbellsville Road

  • PHOTO: Derby goes to daycare

     

    Ramona Dever’s horse won the race at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare.

  • COLUMN: Summer grasses produce quickly

    Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrid, teff and pearl millet can play a role for pasture and hay needs (several producers ran short on hay this winter). If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Hosparus Central Kentucky honored

    Hosparus Central Kentucky, Elizabethtown, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the family caregiver’s point of view.

  • COLUMN: Plan ahead for home canning season

    For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season. Start by inventorying supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

    Pressure canners: Dial gauge canners need to be checked for accuracy to ensure safe processing pressure and temperature. Contact the Extension office (270-358-3401) and make an appointment to have your dial gauge on your canner lid tested for accuracy. This also will be available on May 19, Ag Market Day.

  • PHOTO: JV pitch

     Starting pitcher Jacob Gentry put a pitch over the plate in an April 30 JV game. The catcher is Caleb Heady. The Hawks lost the game.