Today's News

  • Farm Calendar

    Applied Master Cattleman Class

    An Applied Master Cattlemen Class on the Basics of Forage Establishment and Growth and How it Affects Pasture and Hay Management will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The session will be presented by Dr. Ray Smith, UK Extension forage specialist. The focus is on participants learning practical recommendations they can use in their farming operations. Cost is $5 and includes a meal. Please pre-register by calling 270-358-3401.

    LaRue County Farmers Market

  • Summer annual grasses

    By Daniel Carpenter

    LaRue County Extension Agent

      Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum x sudangrass hybrids, pearl millet, and teff can all play a role for pasture and hay needs. If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Sports Shorts


    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    2016 Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp

  • Hawks focused on making a deep postseason run

    In 2003 the LaRue County Hawks dominated their competition before falling in the KHSAA state semi-final game 5-7 against powerhouse Louisville Male. If the 2016 Hawks Baseball team is going to make a similar run in the post season they will have to get by the two teams that have dominated the region tournament since 2003, which is Elizabethtown and Central Hardin respectively.

  • Lady Hawks starting to peak at the right time

    To persevere is to persist in anything undertaken, maintaining a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement, and continue steadfastly. It is safe to say that the LaRue County Lady Hawks softball team has persevered throughout the 2016 season. The team is currently 12-18, and a #4 seed in the district tournament which LaRue County will host.

  • Youth Soccer Average Joe's
  • LaRue U14 Pirates girls team win championship
  • Lady Hawks improve win column

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks softball team went 2-1 this past week to improve their record to 12-19 on the season.

    The Lady Hawks beat Campbellsville last Wednesday 7-3. Presley Brown went 2-4 with two RBIs, Kaitlyn Warnshuis also went 2-4 with three RBIs and Kourtnee Davenport finished 204 with an RBI. Pitcher Sarah Jo Calhoun was dominant in the circle as she pitched all seven innings and only allowed three runs on five hits, had four strikeouts and walked one.

  • Hawks back to winning

    The LCHS Hawks varsity baseball team got back to their winning ways after previously losing three straight games.

    The Hawks beat John Hardin 12-5 Monday night. After being down five runs, Colby Skaggs provided the spark that the Hawks needed as he hit his first homerun of his career and finished 3-4 with five RBIs to lead the Hawks to a blowout victory. The Hawks scored eight runs on eight hits, taking a 12-5 lead in the sixth inning.

    The Hawks also rallied back to beat Central Hardin 11-7 last Saturday.

  • Doctor of Pharmacy - May 18,2016

    Allie Lynn Perkins of Hodgenville, KY, daughter of Cale and Tracy Tharp, recently received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. The University of Kentucky awarded 126 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees to students on May 6 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. UK College of Pharmacy Interim Dean Kelly M. Smith presided over the ceremony.