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Today's News

  • 4-H Calendar

    Register now for 4-H Camp

  • Farm Calendar

    Farm Vehicle Regulations Meeting
    Officer Jamie Medley, Kentucky State Police, will conduct a meeting on Commercial Vehicle Enforcement at it relates to farm vehicles 7 p.m. April 11 at the LaRue County Extension Office. All farmers should be aware of these regulations. For more information, contact Officer Medley at 502-4452-8983 or the Extension Office 358-3401.

    Beef Producers to meet April 12

  • LARUE SPEECH TEAM TAKES THIRD IN STATE

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate Teams competed at the KHSSL State Speech and Debate Championships this past week at Western Kentucky University and returned home with top honors in both divisions. 

    The debate team placed fifth overall in the State Debate Tournament, while the speech team won third in the State Speech Tournament - the highest that LaRue County Speech has ever placed at the state meet. 

    Ian Mather won a state championship in Poetry; and Timmy Gibson won a state championship in Prose. 

  • PHOTO: Warm Blessings

    Representatives from Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen gathered at KNB for the transfer of the deed for the property at 609 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown,  in which Warm Blessings operates the meal program. Pictured from left are Cookie Walsh, Roger Ball, Jeanette Goodman, Carol Sargent, Bob Sargent, Linda Funk, Ken Dozer, Vickie Green, Joan Dale, Diane Sturdivant, Jack Ransdell and Sandra Cilyok. For more information about Warm Blessings, to volunteer or make a donation, call 737-2929.

  • PHOTO: Richard Pike wins contest

    Richard R. Pike, left, a student at Seton Home Study in Hodgenville, is honored by Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer as the fourth-grade essay winner in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Poster and Essay Contest March 9 in Frankfort. Pike received a $100 savings bond and an Honorary Agriculture Commissioner certificate.

  • GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Gowdy and Vienise Hash

    Gowdy and Vienise Hash of Taylor County celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2010.

    A reception in their honor was hosted by their children at the Rolling K Ranch with more than 200 attending.

    The couple were married on Sept. 24, 1960, in Celina, Tenn., by the Reverend Alex Nichols at the United Methodist Church.

    Both retired from Fruit of the Loom.

    They have two sons, Anthony Hash and Greg Hash; and four grandchildren.

  • FLOOD WARNING FOR LARUE COUNTY

    LaRue County is under a flood warning.

    The National Weather Service issued a severe weather advisory at 2:10 p.m.

    The NWS advises drivers to use caution in flooded areas.

  • Maddie Lee selected as state Beta Club chaplin

    The annual Kentucky State Beta Convention took place in Louisville at the Galt House Hotel and the Kentucky International Convention Center on Feb. 24 and 25. There were more than 4,000 students in attendance at the convention. Students from all four LaRue County schools were represented at the state convention this year.

    LaRue County Middle School had a record-setting 101 students attend the convention.

  • FSA office relocating to Lincoln Parkway

    The LaRue County Farm Service Agency merged with the Hardin County office in 2008. Since then, LaRue County farmers have traveled to the Westport Road, Elizabethtown office to sign up for conservation, emergency loans and cost-share programs.
    Beginning next month, they will have easier access to these services as the FSA office will move to new headquarters near the intersection of Lincoln Parkway and Sportsman Lake Road in Hardin County.

  • Eddie Black restoring his boyhood home

    Country singer Miranda Lambert has a popular song out now, “The House that Built Me,” about a woman who goes back to the home of her childhood to vicariously relive the precious memories that she formed there.

    In a way, local home restorer Eddie Black is doing the same thing as he repairs and preserves a historic home on Greensburg Street in Hodgenville, a house that, like Lambert, “built him.”