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Today's News

  • School Calendar: Updated 0928

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Fall break – Oct. 3-7

    ALES
    Sept. 30 – First nine weeks ends
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meetings will be 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 12, April 16 and May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES
    Site-based council schedule

  • Cafe LaRue promotes healthy choices

    This past summer, LaRue County High School’s cafeteria was completely gutted and renovated with a custom serving line, cafe-style tables, chairs, stonework and new floor tile.
    The new “branding” of the cafeteria also included renaming it “Cafe LaRue,” replacing its former name, the “Hawk’s Nest.”  

  • Nationwide celebrates 50 years in community

    Nationwide Uniform Corporation on old Shepherdsville Road celebrated 50 years in Hodgenville last weekend with a picnic at Sportsman’s Lake for employees and their families, drawing several hundred people.
    The company, which began production lines in Hodgenville in 1961, is the nation’s largest supplier of police dress (Class A) uniforms and also makes them for the United States military, postal employees, Naval Academy, police, sheriffs and fire department personnel.

  • PHOTO: Calendar Girls fundraiser
  • Students participate in Fourth District Treble Chorus

    Students from Hodgenville Elementary, Abraham Lincoln Elementary and LaRue County Middle School participated in the Fourth District Treble Chorus this past Saturday in Bardstown.
    In order to sing with the 231 member group, students auditioned soon after school began this semester and spent many hours in rehearsals prior to the day-long event with guest conductor Frank Heller, III and pianist Jimmie Dee Kelley.
    Local music teachers Patrick Walsh and Penny Akers accompanied the group.
     

  • PHOTO: Ruler of the roost
  • Farm News: Updated 09/28

    Noninsured crop disaster assistance for
    barley and popcorn
    Barley and popcorn are no longer insurable through crop insurance for LaRue County. Producers are required to purchase noninsured crop disaster assistance insurance through Farm Service Agency to maintain eligibility for Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payment (SURE) purposes.
    Contact the FSA office at 765-2702 before Sept. 30 for barley and March 15, 2012 for popcorn.

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 0927

    Sept. 30 – 4-H Awards Point System Record Sheet deadline. Submit to the Extension Office by 4:30 p.m.
    Oct. 4 – Wranglers 4-H Horse Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Extension Office
    Oct. 10 – 4-H Livestock Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office
    Oct. 11 – Cloverbuds (ages 5-8) meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. at the Extension Office; 4-H Poultry Club meets 3:30-5 p.m. at the Extension Office
    Oct. 14 – 4-H Record Book deadline

  • Agricultural Development Board invests $25,000 in Hart County

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved Tim and Wanda Quiggins for $25,000 in county Agricultural Development Funds to construct a multi-purpose facility for agricultural events.
    These funds were contributed by the following counties: Barren ($10,000), Hart ($5,000) and LaRue ($10,000).

  • PHOTO: Watermelon helpers