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Today's News

  • Signups being taken for Beef Master Marketer Program

    Livestock producers in Hardin, LaRue and Meade Counties can register now to participate in a new five-session program called Master Marketer.

    Session One on Sept. 19 will cover a wide range of topics that affect price discovery and sale weights when marketing feeder calves. Factors discussed will include quality and grade considerations, handling, weigh conditions, shrink and transportation.

  • Death to squash bugs

    For the last few years, my rather large family has gathered at Dad’s house just before Halloween for an annual family pumpkin carving contest.

    Filled with good-natured competition between siblings, nephews and nieces, as we crowd around an old picnic table and make a huge mess, this makes for a really fun afternoon. Pumpkin guts fly everywhere.

    There’s a fire pit, some hot chocolate or cider, some type of chili or gumbo, and touch football.  

  • Bookmobile Schedule -August 28, 2013

    Sept. 3 – Headstart, Miami Court, Hodgenville Efficiency Apartments, Cox Lane, Landmark Drive, Polley Avenue, New Freedom School, Dana Drive

    Sept. 4 – LaRue County Middle School, Watch Me Grow, West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    Sept. 5 – Laugh & Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L & N Turnpike, Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    Sept. 9 – Rose Circle, Goodin Williams Road, Slack Road, Trumbo Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

  • Reunions -August 28, 2013

    EHHS Class of 1977 potluck
    East Hardin High School Class of 1977 is having a potluck gathering 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the park in Glendale. Bring a covered dish, two-liter soda and lawn chairs. For more information, contact Jane Pullen Embry at janeembry@gmail.com or 270-324-3094.

    Lyons School

  • LaRue joins Marion, Green in 24th District

    The House passed a plan Wednesday to redraw district boundaries that place LaRue County in a legislative district with Marion and Green counties (24th District).

    For the last 10 years, LaRue has been in the 19th district with Edmonson and Hart Counties.

  • Library adds children’s programs to fall lineup

    The LaRue County Public Library will have several new childrens’ programs starting next week.

    Monday –Story Time, a preschool story hour with reading, crafts, songs and games, is at 10 a.m. Bookalisious is at 3 p.m. It’s a middle school age book club for girls. Books will be read aloud and discussed.

    Tuesday – The Anime Club, where anime fans can meet to discuss new graphic novels or movies, meets at 3 p.m.

  • Early reader
  • Bar owner denies responsibility for death in civil lawsuit; Murder case is still pending

    The owner of the Raywick Bar and Grill has denied responsibility for the death of David Litsey Jr. in his answer to a civil lawsuit filed by Litsey’s father.

    Litsey Jr., 22, died Nov. 9, 2012, after he was shot outside of the bar.

    Christopher Gribbins, 46, of 821 Dangerfield Road in Hodgenville was indicted for murder in connection with Litsey Jr.’s death. According to court records, Gribbins was identified as discharging a firearm that resulted in Litsey Jr’s death.

    Gribbins has entered a plea of not guilty to the murder charge.

  • You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man!
  • ACT data to be released in September

    Individual school ACT data for the junior class who took the assessment in March 2013 is scheduled to be released the end of next month.  

    As school staff, parents, and students study the results, it’s important to remember that good scores on the ACT and other assessments, though desired, are not the ultimate goal.