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Today's News

  • Collision reports available online

    As a convenience to motorists, Kentucky Uniform Police Traffic Collision Reports for vehicle crashes throughout the state are available for purchase online. The cost is $10 per report and requests can be made through the Kentucky State Police Web site at www.kentuckystatepolice.org.

    The reports are available on the sites within seven to 10 working days from the date of the collision.

  • Reding family honored by American Farm Bureau

    A Howardstown farm family represented Kentucky at the American Farm Bureau meeting Jan. 10-12 in Seattle where judges selected the Outstanding Young Farm Family. They came away national winners.

    Aaron and Ashley Reding and their children Kathryn, 9, Andrew, 4, and Adam, 15 months, were announced state titlists at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting Dec. 4 in Louisville. Prior to that, the LaRue County Farm Bureau entrants were among three regional winners announced in July.

  • Farm calendar

    Grain Marketing Short Course

    A Grain Marketing Short Course will be 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24 at the Hardin County Extension Service in Elizabethtown. Various elements of grain marketing will be discussed including cash contracts, futures, basis, hedging, ACRE, crop insurance and marketing strategies. Enrollment is limited and there is a $20 registration fee. For enrollment or for more information, contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 358-3401. 

               

  • Scholarship calendar

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    A $400 scholarship is available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences, Agriculture or related fields or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study. Application forms are available at the Extension Service office (358-3401) or on the office Web site ces. ca.uky.edu/larue/FamilyConsumerSciences. Applications are due to the Extension Service office by March 12.

  • Bookmobile schedule

    Feb. 16 – Headstart

    Feb. 17 – Bullfrogs & Butterflies, Learning Tree, TLC, Hines Lane, Country Lane, Childress Loop, Warren Rd., Logan DeSpain Rd.

    Feb. 18 – Laugh & Learn, Kids Crew, Nationwide Uniform, LaRue Baptist School

    Feb. 23 – LCHS, LCMS, Bethany’s, Valerie’s, Senior Citizens Center, Adult Daycare

    Feb. 24 – Even Start

    Feb. 25 – First Friends, Preschool, Even Start, Preschool

  • 4-H Shooting Sports orientation meeting scheduled for Feb. 4

    The LaRue County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will hold an orientation meeting 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Extension Office. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.  The 4-H Shooting Sports program is open to LaRue County youth ages 9 to 18. If you are interested, but not already a member of 4-H, membership forms will be available at the meeting. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting with their children. Volunteers are always needed to help the coaches during practices. 

  • KOHC urges veterans to tell, preserve their stories

    If you are an active-duty member of the military, a veteran, a National Guardsman, a reservist or a civilian who has a story about the home front, the Kentucky Oral History Commission wants to hear your story.

  • Improve grazing and hay by renovating pastures

    Renovating pastures and hay fields to renew grass productivity is one of the most important things LaRue County farmers can do to improve the grassland grazing and hay land in the county. Pastures in LaRue County feed the county’s 28,000 head of cattle and calves in addition to the other ruminant livestock and horses. Believe or not, pasture renovation time will soon be here.

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Camp