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Today's News

  • Journey began with a zinnia and ends with a book signing

    Planting a garden is a journey into the unknown sometimes.

    Of course, one knows what they are planting, but the road to harvest can get downright bumpy. Once the garden is planted, that’s the road map and the journey to harvest begins.

    There are unforeseen circumstances like the unexpected visit from the Colorado potato beetles. R.I.P. red pontiac potatoes. I hardly knew ye.

  • Agriculture Market Day set for Aug. 29

    Respondents to a recent online poll in The LaRue County Herald News indicated a majority was interested in a local farmers market.

    For the past several years, LaRue County producers have had a summer, two afternoons a week, farmers market. Unfortunately, this year there was insufficient interest by vendors to have it. However, those interested could still purchase farm produce at various roadside set ups, on farm and at local orchards.

  • Farm News -August 14, 2013

    Conservation program for tornado damage

  • Punt, pass, kick
  • Ponderosa Speedway Championship Point Standings as of Aug. 2

    Super Late Models
    1. Victor Lee – 662
    2. David Webb – 562
    3. Justin Rattliff – 559
    4. Johnny Wheeler – 486
    5. Jeff Watson – 374
    6. Dustin Linville – 336
    7. Timmy Taylor – 315
    8. Brad Neat – 292
    9. Bartley Grant – 212
    10.Michael Chilton - 199       

    Open Wheel Modifieds
    1. Benji Lee – 578
    2. Tommy Bailey – 516

  • Sports Shorts -August 14, 2013

    Pool’s hours
    The LaRue County Park and Recreation swimming pool will be open weekends only in August. It will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays and 12:30-5:30 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $6 for 12 and older, and $3 for under 12.

    Youth soccer registration

  • LaRue County Cross Country Schedule

    Aug. 29 Green County                            
    Sept. 7    Central KY Run For The Gold (E-Town Sports Park)
    Sept. 14 Fairgrounds Frenzy (Hardin County Fairgrounds)        
    Sept. 26 Green County                            

  • Brewer to play at EKU

    Jordan Brewer’s commitment to Eastern Kentucky University was a decision he knew would shape more than just his college career, but the foundation for his next 40 years. His determination to play at the collegiate level led to his decision to join NCSA Athletic Recruiting, an exclusive recruiting network that provides student athletes with the opportunity and technology to be proactive in their recruiting process.  

  • Ready to cheer
  • 28th annual Bike Trek to Shakertown planned for Sept. 14-16

    The American Lung Association in Kentucky’s 28th annual ride, presented by Kindred Healthcare and KentuckyOne Health, is scheduled for Sept. 14-16.

    To register for the trek, each rider pays a $65 registration fee and agrees to raise pledges to fight lung disease.

    For more information about the Bike Trek to Shakertown, including pre-trek information programs, training rides and corporate teams, call the American Lung Association at 1-877-893-5864 or visit www.BikeTrektoShakertown.org.