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Today's News

  • Cheerleaders prepare for National Championship

    LaRue County High School’s award winning varsity cheerleaders hope to continue their winning ways at the National High School Cheerleading Championship at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando Feb. 11-12.
    The nationally televised event (ESPN) will have more than 200 cheerleading squads competing.
    “Our division is Medium Varsity Division Two,” Tara Wooden, LaRue’s coach, said.  

  • PHOTO: Gregory harvests deer
  • 4-H Calendar: updated 1228

    Cooking Club
    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Extension Office.  
     
    Rabbit Club
    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-4 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Extension Office.

  • Farm News: updated 1228

    Extension District Board to meet
    The LaRue County Extension District Board will meet noon, Jan. 4 at the Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. Officer elections will be held. The meeting is open to the public.

    Private pesticide applicator training

  • 4-Hers recognized at banquet

    Numerous 4-H members and volunteers were recognized at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet.
    The Outstanding 4-H members for 2011 were named. The Junior Division includes 4-H members who are 9-13 and the Senior Division includes members who are 14-18.
    Based on points earned for 4-H activities completed during the year, Sierra Mullins was the 2011 Outstanding Senior 4-H Member.

  • Protect livestock from cold weather

    With winter comes the possibility of cold stress on livestock. The three most important things livestock producers need to do to protect livestock from cold stresses is to provide sufficient water, ample high-quality feed and weather protection.
    Livestock need water to aid digestion. Be sure your livestock always have plenty of clean water in liquid form. Dirty water is a host for disease organisms and some animals might not know how or be able to break through ice to reach water. 

  • Parkinson's Disease support group plans meetings

    The Parkinson's Support Group will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 19 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The group meets 4 p.m. every third Thursday at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive,

  • Share money-saving tips, win a prize

    Are you saving money?
    Most people aren’t, thanks to the economy and the high cost of gasoline and food.
    But it’s something that households should consider, not only for retirement but to take care of those gremlins that seem to jump out and bite us whenever we think things are going good. (You know, the windstorm takes off the roof; the car needs a new battery; or the sewer backs up.)
    You do have an emergency fund … don’t you?
    If you have developed a method for saving money or cutting expenses, why not share it with others?

  • Troopers uplifted by community's response to Christmas SWAT

    I have been involved with Shop With A Trooper every year for the past 17 years. It seems that each year gas prices have increased, more citizens are laid off from their jobs, more homes are in foreclosure and the economy has been in bad shape.  
    However, one thing that has not changed is the giving spirit of the people in Post 4’s area.

  • Two sentenced in railroad track thefts

    Neither Robert Brandon Wheeler, 27, nor Misty M. Taylor, 37, both of Louisville, were granted probation in Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 9.

    Both were sentenced to two years in prison for complicity to first-degree criminal mischief and two years in prison for complicity to first-degree wanton endangerment, with the sentences to be served concurrently for a total of two years.