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Today's News

  • Avoid weight gain during the holidays

    Holiday seasons often bring extra weight gain. Over the years, these extra few pounds can add up until obesity looms later in life. Discovering how to prevent these extra pounds may also help reduce the risk of other diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, some types of cancer, as well as other serious health problems. To keep from feeling deprived during the holidays, fix traditional favorites, but eat smaller portions.

  • It’s safer to be where God leads you

     

    Christmas 2008 is over. The tree may still be up, but it is empty underneath. Family members have returned home. It took weeks to prepare for Christmas, but now it is over. Life seems to have returned to normal, but for some there are the post-Christmas blahs. Depression is a problem for many people.

    We hear about Mary and Joseph, the shepherds and wise men leading up to Christmas, but what happened to them after Christmas? Matthew 2:13-23 gives a detailed description.  

  • 2008 county corn and soybean variety results are in

    The LaRue County Extension Service conducts corn and soybean variety plots annually in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers. For the third year, the cooperator was Carlos Tucker on the Duel Creekside Farm. Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day.

    Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information, to help decide which varieties to grow next year. Each company was permitted to enter two varieties of both corn and soybeans.

  • It’s safer to be where God leads you

    Christmas 2008 is over. The tree may still be up, but it is empty underneath. Family members have returned home. It took weeks to prepare for Christmas, but now it is over. Life seems to have returned to normal, but for some there are the post-Christmas blahs. Depression is a problem for many people.

    We hear about Mary and Joseph, the shepherds and wise men leading up to Christmas, but what happened to them after Christmas? Matthew 2:13-23 gives a detailed description. 

  • When afraid, trust in God’s promise

     

    “When I am afraid … I will trust the promises of God.” Psalm 56: 3-4

    Have you any idea how much it’s costing you to fear things that never happen? 

    Meteorologists say that a fog capable of covering seven city blocks is made up of only one glass of water, divided into 60 million particles. But when it settles, it can obscure your entire vision. A little fear can do the same thing.

    Why do almost half of us suffer from stress-related disorders? 

  • Powerball revising its tickets

    The Powerball multistate lottery game has changed.

    Some white ball numbers will be added to make the jackpots larger and the lottery game will subtract some red ball numbers to create more winners. Statistics indicate the changes will create an additional 3.5 million winners per year.

    Currently, the game draws its numbers from 52 white balls and 42 red balls.The new Powerball twice-weekly drawing will be a 59/39 game.

  • Hawks move to championship round in tourney

    The homestanding Hawks (11-0) went 9-of-14 from beyond the 3-point arc in their first game in the National Guard Holiday Classic.

    LaRue County also shot 58 percent from the field (30-of-52) and outscored Bullitt Central over the second and third quarters, 51-23.

    Senior forward Tyler Hornback led the Hawks with 16 points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists, while freshman guard Jordan Brewer chipped in with 12 points.

    Senior guard Christian Seymour had 11 points and five assists and junior forward Bryan Bault added 11 points.

  • Lincoln Museum will spotlight Abe's childhood

    Less than a month after opening a research library, The Lincoln Museum is preparing for yet another addition.

    An exhibit spotlighting Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in LaRue County is being planned in an upstairs room of the museum. The room provides a bird’se ye view of Lincoln Square.

  • 4-H Calendar

    4-H Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet at the Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 29. New members welcome. Call the Extension Service office at 358-3401 to sign up.

  • Hawks down Trigg to win Christmas Classic

    The LaRue County High School boys’ basketball team defeated Trigg County 76-48 to claim the championship game of the Kentucky Machine and Engineering Christmas Classic at Trigg County Dec. 23.

    Junior forward Bryan Bault recorded a double-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and one steal to lead the Hawks (9-0) to the win.

    Senior forward Tyler Hornback chipped in with 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists, while freshman forward Kyle Sheeran added 10 points, four steals and two assists.