Today's News

  • Before and after consolidation

    Ten years have passed since Abraham Lincoln Elementary became a school, with the consolidation of Buffalo and Magnolia elementary schools. Several ALES teachers who taught at the former elementary schools have shared their memories of the old and new.

    Kathy Ross

    Kathy Ross remembered ALES’ dedication was supposed to occur when First Lady Laura Bush was scheduled to commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday on February 12, 2008.

  • 4-H poster contest deadline approaching

    The 4-H poster contest deadline is approaching. Posters must be submitted to the Extension Office by March 16. 4-H is the subject for the poster which can take any approach on any area of 4-H. Members can show what 4-H is, what they do in 4-H, or what 4-H has to offer. The poster may also be promotional to get youth to join 4-H.

    Every poster entry will receive a 4-H ribbon. Grade level winners will be selected for the 4th-8th grades and high school. Grade level winning posters will advance to the District Poster Contest.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 7, 2018

    4-H Summer Camp

    4-H Camp registrations are now being accepted. 4-H Camp will be May 29 – June 1, 2018. Cost is $220 and is open to campers 9 to 14-years-old. The deposit to hold a campers spot is $110 with the balance due by May 1. Teen leader applications are also being accepted, the deadline for teen applications is April 13. For any questions, please call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Cooking Club

  • Southern Nelson County Beagle Club
  • Partners in pickleball
  • Cooking corner - March 7, 2018

    Taco Hot Dish

    1 1/2 pounds ground beef

    1 (15 Oz) Can Chili with beans

    1-2 cup taco sauce

    1/2 cup tomato sauce

    1 (8 Oz) Can enchilada sauce

    1 1/2 cups broken taco chips

    1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large skillet, cook beef until brown, drain, add beans and heat. In small bowl, combine sauces. In 2 quart baking dish, later chips, beef mixture and sauce mixture, Bake 25-30 minutes. Optional: top with shredded lettuce and shredded cheese.

  • Daddy/Daughter Hair School
  • Farm calendar - March 7, 2018

    Farmers Market Voucher Training and Planning

  • Benefits to grazing novel endophyte tall fescue

     Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation, and pastures are no exception. If you plan to renovate a field this year, consider replacing your existing stand with a novel endophyte tall fescue variety.

    Novel endophyte tall fescue varieties have been on the market for about 20 years. Recently, the University of Kentucky released a novel endophyte tall fescue variety, Lacefield MaxQ II. It was available to producers in 2017 and is expected to be more widely available this fall.

  • Spring at Sportsman Lake