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Today's News

  • Farm News - September 18, 2013

    Beef Master Marketer
    The first session of the three county Master Marketer program will be 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Hardin County Extension office. Additional sessions will be Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, 17 and 24.  A wide range of topics that affect livestock marketing concepts will be covered in the five sessions. A $75 registration per person will cover course materials, meals and out-of-state speaker expense. Contact the LaRue Extension office at 270-358-3401 to register.

    Bacon Creek Community Roundtable

  • 4-H Calendar - September 18, 2013

    Award Point Help
    If you need help completing your 4-H Award Points Form, you may attend a help session 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Sept. 24 at the Extension office.

    Arts & Crafts Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Award Points forms due
    4-H Award Points forms are due to the Extension office by Monday, Sept. 30.

  • More tips on harvest safety

    National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 15-21. The theme for this year is Working Together for Safety in Agriculture.

    Annually, there are around 600 deaths and 70,000 disabling injuries because of agricultural accidents, making farming one of the most hazardous occupations in the country.

    Harvest is a prime time for accidents. We covered some safety tips last week, but, let’s look at some more harvest safety tips.

  • Hawks to make ‘tactical changes’

    The Hawks defeated Hart County Monday, Sept. 9, 5-1.

    LaRue County High School Soccer Coach Derek Bell said the game was played in four, 20-minute quarters due to the heat index. It took some getting used to.

    The Hawks struggled, finally settling into their game, playing the ball on the floor pass and move as they eased past Hart County.

    “From a coaching standpoint it was nice to finally see the players get together and act as a team everyone working for the result that counted.”

  • Middle School Cross Country Team
  • Lady Hawks set school record with 8-straight

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks continued their school-record winning streak in a 1-0 victory over 18th District rival Marion County on Saturday.

    Junior midfielder Rachel Wolf notched the game-winner in a shootout for the Lady Hawks (8-1, 3-0 district), who won their eighth straight.

    LaRue County hasn’t lost since a season-opening 4-0 setback to 5th Region rival John Hardin.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made six saves, recording her third straight shutout.

  • Livewirez
  • Sports Shorts - September 18, 2013

    Gender equity public comments
    There will be a gender equity public comment session 3-3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the LaRue County High School library.

    Saint Jude Charity golf scramble

  • Hawks at first home game Friday

    The LaRue County Hawks had a great first half against Green County Friday night. But a pair of fumbles in the second half turned the tide and the Hawks (0-4) fell, 50-21.

    At halftime, the Hawks were down 21-14. Senior wideout Michael Neal scored on a six-yard run in the first quarter and sophomore running back Marquis “Tootie” Franklin scored on a one-yard run on third-and-goal just before halftime.

  • Lady Hawks back on track

    The Lady Hawks lost their second straight Thursday in three sets to Green County (25-16, 25-19, 25-15).

    Senior middle hitter Ivy Brown paced visiting LaRue County with six kills, two blocks and one dig, while senior middle hitter Alley Evans had four kills, two aces, two blocks and one dig.

    Sophomore outside hitter Chloe Owen added three digs, two kills and one ace, while the Yingling sisters – Alyson and Tessa – combined for four kills.