Today's News

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 0809

    4-H Poultry Club meets
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet on 3:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    State Fair exhibits
    4-H exhibits advancing to the Kentucky State Fair must be brought to the Extension Office by 8:30 a.m. Aug. 15.  Items and ribbons will be returned to the Extension Office from the State Fair on Aug. 29.
    Shooting Sports Club meets
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will hold its monthly meeting practice at 6:30 p.m. at the New Haven Gun Club on Thursday, August 18th.

  • Squirrel season begins Aug. 20

    Kentucky’s fall squirrel season, a 192-day split season that kicks off the calendar of fall hunting, opens on Aug. 20 and continues through Nov. 11. The season opens again Nov. 14 and runs through Feb. 29, 2012.
    The daily bag limit is six squirrels.
    Ben Robinson, small game biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, said the outlook for the season is excellent.

  • Farm News: Updated 0809

    Pork Producers to meet
    The LaRue County Pork Producers will meet on 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Southern States holds membership meeting
    Southern States Hardin Cooperative, Inc. will hold their annual membership meeting Aug. 23 at 310 West Water Street, Hodgenville. Membership day activities start at 11 a.m. with the business meeting at noon.  

    ACRE deadline extended
    The 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) production certification deadline has been extended to Sept. 1.

  • Southern States annual meeting set

    Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Hardin Cooperative, Inc. – Hardin and Hodgenville branches.

  • Fort Knox deer hunting guidelines released

    The dates and guidelines for the 2011 Fort Knox deer hunting seasons have been released to the general public with significant changes sure to benefit civilian hunters.
    Archery hunters interested in hunting at Fort Knox can apply Aug.1-15 while gun and youth hunters can apply Aug. 15-31. Application forms may be obtained at the Hunt Control Office or downloaded from www.knox.army.mil/fw/downloads.asp. All deer harvested on post are bonus animals and supplement the Kentucky bag limit.

  • LaRue CAIP program coming soon

    LaRue County has been allocated $135,000 for the County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) for 2011. This is the third year CAIP has been offered locally by the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy (GOAP) and the County Agricultural Development Council.  The program applicant is the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association, and the grant administrator is Dyan Puckett, 537-3889.

  • Golf team shows steady progress

    The LaRue County golf team has competed in four meets this fall and despite some “pretty common errors” in the first tournament, is showing progress, according to Coach Justin Craft.
    “Many kids lack consistency early in the season, and that’s an area we will look to improve upon as the season progresses,” Craft said.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 0809

    Final youth soccer signups are online
    LaRue County Youth Soccer for ages 3-14 is having final signups online only at www.larueyouthsoccer.com through Aug. 13. Registration is $40. For more information, contact Heather Cook at 270-766-8959 or h.cook69@yahoo.com.

    Church softball league organizational meeting
    Anyone interested in church league softball, contact Will Aubrey at 324-3026 or meet at Magnolia Baptist Church basement 4 p.m. Aug. 14.

    Kicking Cancer fundraiser, kickball tournament

  • Lady Hawks Volleyball schedule

    Aug. 11         7 p.m.         H      Caverna
    Aug. 16         5 p.m.         A           Hart
    Aug. 18         7:30 p.m.    A    Marion
    Aug. 22         7:30 p.m.    H         North Hardin

  • LaRue tops Taylor in season opener

    Sophomore Allison Evans had eight kills and four blocks, and sophomore Ivy Brown had eight kills, two blocks and one ace as the homestanding Lady Hawks held off Taylor County Monday in the season opener for both teams.
    Junior Lauren Meredith chipped in with 16 assists and one ace, while junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts 18th District rival Caverna at 7 p.m. Thursday.