Today's News

  • LCHS drama teams up with Kelly Dean Sanders dinner

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Drama program is teaming up with the Kelly Dean Sanders Fund to present Dinner and a Show to raise funds for both programs.

    On Feb. 8, community members will get an opportunity to have a great meal and see the LCHS production of Neil Simon’s Rumors for a $15 donation. All the profits will be split between the two programs.

  • Check on school's progress with one click

    Just as parents examine their child’s report card to see how well he is doing, so, too, can anyone with Internet access look at each Kentucky public school’s or district’s report card to see how it is performing.

    Each year, School and District Report Cards are posted on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE's) website. These Report Cards provide information including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement and much more.

  • Drug overdose is leading cause of death in state

    Most Kentucky adults don't know that drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the state, but those in the east do.

  • SPACE PLACE: The largest asteroid doesn't cut it as a planet

    From a distance, Ceres might look a bit like any other planet you might see. It’s spherical, after all, and that’s one of the biggest requirements of planethood. But put it next to any other planet and you would quickly see that it is seriously tiny. It’s not even 1/5th the size of Mercury, which is the tiniest planet in the Solar System. This small size is one of the reasons why Ceres is classified as a dwarf planet.

  • Attorney Darryl Isaacs seriously injured while biking

    Attorney Darryl Isaacs, who has marketed himself as the "Heavy Hitter" and the "Kentucky Hammer" and been described as Kentucky's most recognized lawyer, has been seriously injured in a bicycle accident.

    Isaacs, 50, who was struck by a motorist Jan. 19, is recovering at University of Louisville Hospital, where spokesman David McArthur said Tuesday he was in fair condition.

  • 4-H Calendar

    Arts & Crafts

    The LaRue County 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Extension office.



    4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Extension office. The program is open to LaRue County youth ages 5-8 years old or K-3rd grades.

    4-H Council to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Extension office.


    Cooking Club

  • CAIP deadline is Feb. 4

    Farmer applications for the 2014 County Agricultural Investment Program are available through the Feb. 4 deadline at the LaRue County Extension office. All areas have been designated by the LaRue County Agricultural Development Council as a primary focus investment area and are eligible for a maximum producer 50 percent cost share reimbursement limit of $2,000.

  • Farm News

    Private pesticide applicator training

    Private pesticide applicator training will be conducted 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Bacon Creek Watershed Council

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will meet 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28 central time at Bonnieville City Hall, 7775 N. Dixie Hwy., Bonnieville. There is no charge to attend and the meeting is open to the public.

  • Ryan Bivens completes term as Kentucky Soybean president

    Ryan Bivens of Hodgenville recently completed his term as president of the Kentucky Soybean Association.

    Bivens, a soybean, corn and wheat farmer in Hodgenville, has been a driving force in the success of the association for many years.

    Bivens and wife Misty were named American Soybean Association/DuPont Young Leaders in 2004, which kick-started his involvement with the soybean association. He was elected to serve on the board by farmers in his region in 2008 and quickly moved to a leadership position.

  • PHOTOS: Hay day