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Today's News

  • Controversy over transportation funds tabled by council

    A LaRue County Middle School site based council meeting held in May led to a heated debate regarding the schools transportation funds.
    Eddie Paden, a teacher at LCMS, told the board that other schools in the district do not charge for transportation for field trips and several schools do not charge for the trips at all.

  • Camp Invention immerses students in creativity

    The Kentucky Association of School Administrators named Paul Mullins, principal of LaRue County High School, as the organization’s vice president Friday at the Galt House in Louisville.
    Mullins, last year’s KASA Administrator of the Year, was one of several local district administrators and teachers who presented programs during the conference.

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 07/19

    Shooting Sports
    The LaRue County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 21 at the New Haven Gun Club.
     
    Dog Club Show
    The LaRue County 4-H Dog Club will hold its show 10:30 a.m. July 23 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The show is open to 4-H Dog Club members only.  Classes will include costume, obedience, showmanship and agility and will be divided by junior and senior age divisions.

  • County Committee Elections

    Aug. 1 – Last day to file nomination forms for county committee. Forms are available at the Hardin/LaRue FSA office or www.fsa.usda.gov.
    Nov. 4 – Ballots mailed to eligible voters
    Dec. 5 – Last day to return voted ballots to FSA office
    Jan. 2 – Elected committee members and alternates take office

    The Hardin/LaRue FSA office is located on Lincoln Parkway.
     

  • Farm News: Updated 07/19

    Entries taken for Fair
    4-H entries will be taken at the LaRue County fairgrounds 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 25. A complete list of classes are included in the fair catalog or also are available from the Extension Office.

    FSA nominations end Aug. 1

  • PHOTO: Return from KFB conference
  • Howell named agricultural coordinator

    Mark Howell, a member on the LaRue County Conservation District Board of Supervisors, has been named agricultural coordinator for the Bacon Creek water project.
    Howell, a long-time farmer, will be working closely with Kentucky Waterways Alliance to get farmers interested in best management practices to improve water quality in Bacon Creek.
    The project will last about three years and will address both agricultural and human sources of pollution in the watershed.

  • SRAP program for crop loss deadlines July 29

    Farmer and ranchers applying for assistance for 2009 crop losses under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program have until July 29 to submit an application.

  • Deadline for 4-H Fair projects is Monday

    The LaRue County Fair is an excellent opportunity for youth to showcase their talents. Numerous 4-H classes are offered. Categories include arts and crafts, photography, foods, houseplants, vegetables, crops, electric, woodworking, entomology, honey, forestry, geology, sewing, knitting, crocheting, breads, dairy foods, food preservation and home environment.  
    A complete list of 4-H classes is included in the fair catalog. Stop by the Extension Office if you need a copy of the catalog or if you have questions about entry requirements.  

  • It’s LaRue County Fair time - livestock events

    LaRue County Fair livestock entries are generally open to the world, but must meet several requirements including exhibition health requirements with a health certificate and ownership by certain date. Some livestock show classes require an entry fee, some do not.
    Livestock exhibition actually begins Friday, July 22 with the walking horse show. Saturday is the saddlebred horse show. Other horse shows are a youth academy and open fun show, miniature horse show and mule show on July 27, 29 and 30 respectively.