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Today's News

  • Lady Hawks' soccer season ends in quarterfinals

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ fourth season of varsity soccer came to a close Sunday with a 5-0 loss to the Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees in the 9th District Tournament quarterfinals at Bullitt East.

    Bethlehem (12-7-2) led 1-0 with less than a minute to play in the first half before tacking on a goal shortly before halftime and three more in the second half.

    Bethlehem outshot the Lady Hawks, 16-2 as LaRue County sophomore goalkeeper Kasey Wells made nine saves.

  • Bookmobile schedule

    March 23 – LCHS, LCMS, Bethany’s, Valerie’s, Sunrise adult day care

    March 25 – Even Start

    March 25 – First Friends, Preschool, Even Start, Preschool

  • Doggone scammers abuse relay telephone service

    Relay telephone service, which is intended to assist deaf or speech-disabled individuals, is being abused by scam artists.

    The scheme allegedly reached LaRue County last week when a local couple, Jacob Jones and Kaitey Sweep, avoided being victims of a “relay call” scammer who claimed to be interested in buying puppies through an online classified ad.

  • Senior activities

    Senior Citizens music with Charlie Riggs Band

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music with the Charlie Riggs Band at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily events

  • Flanders records 116 head of Angus

    Kelly Flanders, Buffalo, tied for ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky.

    He recorded 116 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2010, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

    Angus breeders across the nation in 2010 registered 297,087 head of Angus cattle.

  • Time for wheat planting decision

    Corn, soybean and wheat prices have all done well this summer. As a result, grain farmers may be considering planting more wheat this fall and follow with a soybean double crop. However, double crop soybeans are more susceptible to summer drought, and typically yield about 20 percent less than full season soybeans. Let’s consider an example of a planting decision and possible implications using a UK Ag. Economics web based decision aid.

  • 4-H calendar

    Cloverbuds to meet

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:15-4:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Extension Service office. Participants will get to decorate pumpkins. Cloverbud activities are open to LaRue County Youth ages 5 to 8 or in kindergarten through third grade. Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. 

  • Early release Friday gets high score

    LaRue County Schools’ new early release policy appears to be working – although school officials will continue to monitor the effect it has on students and teachers.

    Prior to the school year, the school board voted to shorten the school day each Friday – elementary school students are released at 1:15 p.m. while middle and high school students are released at 1:30 p.m.

    Teachers are to utilize the time in planning, technology training, reviewing curriculum and analyzing test data. Principals prepare the agenda.

  • Longstanding meetings

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  • Prepare for fall wildfire season

    The Kentucky Division of Forestry is preparing for an active wildfire season this year as low humidity, low fuel moisture and increased fuel loads ­could cause high to very high burning conditions.