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Today's News

  • 60 years for the Owen's

    Clifford and Mary Lou Humes Owen of Hodgenville, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on May 22, 2013.
    They married on May 22, 1953, at Upton Baptist Church Parsonage, Upton, by Rev. J. E. Darter.
    Mary Lou is the daughter of the late Bill and Alva Humes of Upton and a member of South Fork Homemakers Club and Eastern Star.
    Clifford is the son of the late Lennie and Ethel Owen of Magnolia.
    He retired after 25 years with Dow Corning and farmed in the Magnolia area. He is an avid gardener.

  • Crewz - Felker to wed

    Gary and Sharon Crewz of Sonora announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Chelsey Faye Nicole Crewz to William Ray Felker III.  
    The bride to be is the granddaughter of Randall and Shirley Ramsey, and Sue and the late Jerry Crewz, all of Sonora. She is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and an employee of Premier Home Care.

  • LCHS students honored in Stossel essay contest

    Stossel in the Classroom announced the winners of its third annual student essay contest on May 13.

    Local winners of the essay contest are Matthew Crain, Carly Higdon and Audry Schafer, all semi-finalists. Jeremy Luttrell and Heaven Clater both received honorable mentions. All five students attend LaRue County High School and are students in Dee Hutchins’ class.

  • Big, big fish
  • ‘Expected Progeny Differences’ in beef cattle

    Expected Progeny Differences, or EPD, may actually be the best tool beef producers have to use in the genetics of their herds.

    The breed average EPD provides a benchmark to compare beef cattle’s genetics. They are averages for the animals included in that run of genetic evaluation.

  • Farm News

    CRP sign-up
    A four-week Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up ends June 14. Producers with expiring contracts or producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under CRP.

  • Mowing Time
  • LaRue is graced with space

    For the past 25 years, I’ve had a home in Santa Monica, Calif., a beautiful town in Los Angeles that has a lot going for it: A beautiful beach alongside the Pacific Ocean, fresh salt air and surfing.

    What Santa Monica doesn’t have is space. There are too many people, too many cars and too much residential and commercial development.

    If I wanted to plant a garden the size of Groundhog Hill, I simply could not.  There is no room in that inn.

  • Baseball, softball teams advance to district championship game

    The Hawks baseball team and Lady Hawks softball team each advance to the 18th District Tourney Championship game Tuesday at Caverna.

    The Hawks defeated Hart County 5-4 Monday. LaRue faces Green County at 5 p.m. May 21.

    Green beat Caverna 10-1 to reach the finals.

    The Lady Hawks defeated Caverna 4-2. LaRue faces Green County at 5 p.m.

    Green beat Hart County 7-1 to reach finals.

  • Mullins hired as superintendent in Garrard County

    Paul Mullins, principal of LaRue County High School, will be the new superintendent of Garrard County Public Schools.

    Mullins' appointment was announced about 5 p.m. Thursday by the Garrard County Board of Education.

    Mullins informed his staff of his decision Thursday. The Elizabethtown native served eight years in LaRue County.

    He takes over July 1.

    Mullins succeeds superintendent Donald Aldridge, who announced in January that he would retire at the end of the school year. Aldridge held the post for four years.