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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks face Henry County without Neal

    Another week, another key player gone for the winless LaRue County Hawks.

    This time it’s senior end/linebacker Michael Neal, who suffered a leg injury Tuesday in an auto accident. Neal was one of the few Hawks to have started every game, carrying the ball 26 times for 64 yards and a touchdown, leading the team in receptions (four) and receiving yards (115), recovering a fumble and leading the team in total tackles (27) and solo stops (20).

  • Fall recycling day is Saturday

     The annual fall cleanup and recycling event is 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 at the LaRue County Maintenance Garage across from LaRue County High School.

    Almost any item that is too large to be picked up by weekly trash service will be accepted, including appliances, scrap metal, old cars, car parts, bulky items, computers and monitors, fax machines, cell phones and other e-scrap. Vehicle, equipment and appliance batteries will also be accepted at no charge.

  • Scramble
  • Ag Tags now benefit FFA and 4-H

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer has pioneered the Kentucky Farm License Plate Program, allowing Kentucky FFA and 4-H to directly benefit from the sale of Ag Tags. When a person purchasing a Kentucky Farm License plate, they have the opportunity to donate $10, which is divided equally between Kentucky FFA, Kentucky 4-H and Kentucky Proud.

  • 4-H Calendar - October 9, 2013

    Poultry Club
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Extension office. New members with an interest in poultry are encouraged to attend.

    Livestock Club clinic
    The 4-H Livestock Club will hold a clinic 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at Gentry Farms. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
     
    Livestock Club
    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at the LaRue County Extension office. New members are welcome to attend.
     

  • Farm News - October 9, 2013

    Conservation District office open
    The LaRue County Conservation District remains open; however, the Hardin/LaRue Farm Service Agency is closed during the government shutdown.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull
    The Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull will be 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. Events for children begin at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. To sign up, call Tim Hornback at 270-300-8636.

    No-till drills

  • New state regs, night hunting for coyotes allowed

    Hunters may now pursue coyotes at night.     

    New regulations allow hunters to use a shotgun to take coyotes at night year round. Lights or night vision equipment can only be used from Feb. 1 through May 31.     

  • Learn the risks of prussic acid poisoning

    Producers should be aware of the risk of cyanide or prussic poisoning in cattle, goats, and other ruminants.

    Sudangrass, johnsongrass, sorghums and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids contain cyanogenic glycosides. When the plant undergoes a stressful event such as cutting, wilting, freezing and drought, the plant cells rupture which allows the cyanogenic compounds to produce poisonous cyanide.

  • Several indicted by grand jury

    A Sonora man was indicted Aug. 19 on two counts by a LaRue County grand jury – after the charges had been dismissed by a lower court.
    Blake A. Gusler, 23, was indicted for third-degree assault and resisting arrest.

    He allegedly struck and attempted to fight a Kentucky State Trooper on June 22. His bail was set at $9,500 unsecured on condition of dusk-to-dawn curfew except for employment and family or medical emergencies.

  • People's Garden harvested early

    The People’s Garden at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park was harvested early due to the government shutdown.

    The original harvest date was Oct. 3, according to garden coordinator Steve Meredith. When he learned the Park would likely close – along with other national sites and monuments due to government gridlock – he gathered a group of volunteers to help pick beans, peppers, corn, gourds, tomatoes, zucchini, pumpkin and squash.