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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks off to bright start 'one day at a time'

    Having brought home an 18th District runner-up trophy last season, LaRue County High School’s girls’ soccer team is taking it one game at a time this year, according to girls’ head coach Laura Kudrna.

    “We analyze our strengths and weaknesses and learn from mistakes,” said Kudrna, who teaches fifth grade at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    “We become better than the last game because we take the time to discuss what we must do to become a more cohesive team.”

  • Conner in Angus Development
  • Farm Calendar -September 4, 2013

    Cloverbuds meet
    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Sept. 4 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The Cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 years old or kindergarten through third grades. New members are welcome to attend. For more information, call 270-358-3401.
     
    Livestock Club

  • Farm News -September 4, 2013

    Beef Producers to meet
    The LaRue County Beef Producers will meet 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the LaRue County Extension office. Al Holthaus of the Southern States Cooperative will speak on “Preconditioning Calves.” A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
     
    Tractor pull at LaRue County Fairgrounds
    A tractor pull will be held 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds, 375 S. Greensburg St., Hodgenville.

  • Prepare grain handling equipment for corn harvest

    Excellent corn yields are expected this year and corn harvest will soon be underway. Bin preparation is a must to prevent delays in harvest and keep grain at high quality.   

    Growers should follow the grain stream and thoroughly clean all equipment from the receiving pit or auger all the way through the system to bin unloading augers or conveyors.  

  • Volunteers needed as 4-H starts new program year

    4-H enrollment is taking place for 2013-14. School club meetings are being held for fourth- and fifth-graders. These students have the opportunity to sign up and participate in 4-H at school. However, 4-H is open to all youth ages 9 to 18.

    All current members must complete a new 4-H enrollment form each year in order to remain a member. 4-H Cloverbud activities are also available for 5 to 8 year olds.

  • A fond farewell to Groundhog Hill

    “Oh sisters, let’s go down
    Let’s go down, come on down…
    Oh brothers, let’s go down…
    Down to the river to pray….”

    Well, the sunflowers have sung their last song of summer. And, the tune was from “O Brother, Where Art Thou,” a favorite of mine.

  • 4-H Performing Arts Troupe
  • Swope visits Rotary Club
  • Cottrell, Ferguson honored

    Two students were recently awarded the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship by Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

    Carley Danielle Ferguson, New Haven, is entering her senior year at Western Kentucky University where she is studying early childhood education.

    Ashley Reed Cottrell is a 2013 graduate of LaRue County High School and has enrolled at WKU where she plans to pursue a degree in agriculture education.