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Today's News

  • 'Think pink' for October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Panthers

    The LaRue County High School Hawks lost their eighth straight Oct. 19 to host Elizabethtown at Doug Smith Memorial Stadium.

    It was a pivotal Class 3-A, District 3 clash for both teams. Elizabethtown (6-2, 1-1) won to keep alive its bid of hosting a playoff game, while the loss guaranteed the Hawks (0-8, 0-2) the fourth seed in the playoffs and a first-round game at District 4 top seed Wayne County.

    The win was the Panthers’ first against the Hawks since 2008.

  • Lady Hawks win first 18th District Soccer championship

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks won their first 18th District Soccer championship by beating Marion County 2-1 in a thrilling shootout Thursday night.

    For the second straight year, LaRue County (15-2-2) advances to the 5th Region Tournament.

    Senior defender Peyton Gardner made the final penalty kick to give LaRue County the win over the Lady Knights.

    Freshman attacker Gillian Nunn scored in regulation off an assist from junior midfielder Rachel Wolf.

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park again open to visitors

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park re-opened this morning as workers returned from a 16-day furlough.

    Employees cleared leaves and other debris from walkways to ensure safety before the park opened to visitors at about 11 a.m.

    Lincoln's Boyhood Home at Knob Creek also opened this morning, Superintendent Bill Justice said.

    The parks closed Oct. 1 as a “nonessential” service, along with all other national parks.

  • Suspect at large after Lincoln's General Store robbery

    Lincoln's General Store, 2784 Lincoln Farm Road, was robbed Tuesday evening at approximately 9:45 p.m.

    Police are asking for help finding a man who stole an undetermined amount of money.

    The suspect was described as a white male in his mid-20s with a medium build. He entered wearing dark clothing and a toboggan and a bandana over his face. He did not show a gun when he demanded the female cashier on duty open her cash register.

    Anyone with information should call LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin at 358-3120.

  • More than a buck
  • Roundstone recognized for green efforts

    From a simple need for local native seed sources for conservation plantings 16 years ago, Randy and John Seymour developed Roundstone Native Seed. Today, they are a leader in the native plant and habitat restoration arena.

    Roundstone Native Seed received the Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award. The award is one of the most prestigious conservation awards in the state.

  • County corn variety results

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts a corn variety test plot in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers.  The cooperator for 2013 was Fresh Start Farms. Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day. Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year.

  • Farm News - October 16, 2013

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    No-till drills
    The LaRue County Conservation District has three no-till drills available for rent. For more information, call 270-358-3132. The office is located in the LaRue County Farm Bureau Building, 606 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

    Dead animal pickup

  • 4-H Calendar - October 16, 2013

    Shooting Sports practice
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will practice 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the New Haven Gun Club. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
     
    Arts & Crafts Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend.
     
    Pumpkin decorating
    The 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be 2-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Extension office.