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Today's News

  • Mount Sherman residents plan to fight for post office

    About 30 Mount Sherman residents voiced their support of the community’s post office in a public meeting last week.
    The post office is one of 130 in Kentucky – and one of 3,700 nationwide – being studied for possible closure by the U.S. Postal Service. It serves residents in both LaRue and Green Counties.
    The meeting was held in Mount Sherman Mission Church. It seemed only fitting that a prayer opened the meeting with Bro. Odell Warren asking for the post office to remain open.

  • Flanders ties for 10th in largest registration of Angus beef cattle in Ky.

    Kelly Flanders of Buffalo tied for 10th largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky having recorded 96 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
    Angus breeders across the nation in 2011 registered 294,975 head of Angus cattle.
    The American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. is the largest beef registry association in the world in terms of both annual registrations and active members.

  • Magnolia Mall opens, work continues on restaurant and salon

    About 500 people visited the Magnolia Mall during its grand opening Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Since then, there has been a steady stream of customers, according to one of the developers, Christine Shelton.

  • Farm News: Updated 10-12

    Kentucky Grazing Conference
    The 12th annual Kentucky Grazing Conference will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the WKU Expo Center, Bowling Green. Topics related to grazing will be discussed. There will also be several exhibits of grazing related products. There is a $15 registration fee. Contact the Extension Office at 358-3401 for more information.

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville. A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

  • Hay supply for winter may be short

    Hay availability may be short this winter. Due to last year’s drought and this year’s early record rainfall and drought  — both hay quality and yield are down. The variability of yield, quality and number of cuttings indicate the hay supply could get tight.
    To make the most of your hay quantity and quality, store hay inside a barn, where it will remain dry. Remember to store hay in barns that have access in all types of weather. If that is not feasible, cover with a tarp to protect it from the elements.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks advance in district tourney

    It may have taken them 28 matches to do so, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks have found a rotation they're comfortable in.

    It couldn't have come at a better time after the Lady Hawks struggled to win 10 matches before knocking off Nelson County in their regular-season finale last week.

  • City holds first reading of false alarm ordinance

    Hodgenville City Council held first reading of a false alarm ordinance Monday that could prove costly to businesses or individuals who don’t keep their alarm systems in repair.

    After five documented false alarms in a six-month period, penalties could total as much as $750. The misdemeanor fine would be no more than $500 – which would be paid to the court system . The civil penalty would be no more than $250 – which would be paid to the city.

  • CU professor to describe dig in Jordan

    Campbellsville University professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Dr. Dwayne Howell is scheduled to lecture in Badgett Academic Support Center's Banquet Hall, Monday Oct. 17, 5-6 p.m., at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    Howell's lecture will focus on his archeological dig in Jordan. This lecture is titled "What I did on my summer vacation."

    Howell's lecture will be a part of the 2011 Biblical and Theological Lectures presented by Campbellsville University's School of Theology.

  • BIRTH: Bryce Keith Hutcherson

    Brian Hutcherson and Jerrilynn Whaley of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Bryce Keith Hutcherson.

    Bryce Keith was born July 8, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 19-inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Richard and Debbie Mayo of Hodgenville.

    Paternal grandparents are Pat and Hanya Williamson and Jina and Jason Hutcherson, all of Hodgenville.

  • PHOTO: Baling corn stalks

    Dennis Dobson baled cornstalks last week at his farm on Harned-McCubbins Road in Hodgenville. He’ll use the stalks as supplemental feed and bedding for his cattle this winter.