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Today's News

  • Farm News: Update April 26, 2011

    Farm Service Agency is relocating
    The Hardin/LaRue Farm Service Agency is moving to 250 Sportsman Lake Road, Elizabethtown, the week of April 25. The office will re-open May 2. Services will be extremely limited; call 765-2702 to ensure service has been restored.
    Garden Project
    LaRue County Community Action will hold its annual garden project 1 p.m. April 28. The program is income based and on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call Faith Miller at 358-3937.
     

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated April 26, 2011

    Register now for 4-H Camp
    4-H Camp will be June 28-July 1 at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp. Applications are available from the Extension Service office or www.ces.ca.uky.edu/larue/summercamp. It is open to LaRue County youth ages 9-14 and in grades 3-8. Cost for campers is $165. An $85 deposit will hold the child’s spot until May 20 when full payment is due. Scholarship applications are available for those with financial need. Space is limited for campers and adult and teen leaders. For more information, call 358-3401.

    Wranglers 4-H Horse Club

  • Success tips for cash hay operation

    As a follow up to last week’s column, let’s consider some additional tips to be profitable in hay production and marketing.
    Develop a plan to first harvest the heaviest production in a timely fashion. This first harvest can be nearly 50 percent of your annual yield on good stands in good years. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

  • Livestock barn exhibited fine carpentry craftsmanship

    This picture on the right, taken several years ago is of a once proud old livestock barn that was a perfect exhibition of the best of LaRue County sawed hardwood lumber and the best of carpentry craftsmanship. I saw this old barn years ago when, while it was deteriorating, what it once was, was easily visible. It is presently only a heap of rotted and rotting lumber.

  • SPORTS SHORTS: Updated April 26, 2011

    American Red Cross Golf Scramble
    The American Red Cross Golf Scramble is 9 a.m. April 29 at the Elizabethtown Country Club. Bring your own team or be assigned a team. Cost is $50 per person. This includes a continental breakfast, lunch, 18 holes of golf, golf cart, goody bag, prizes and prize money. There is a $10,000 hole-in-one, sponsored by American Mining.

  • Campbellsville wins share of MSC title

    Campbellsville University men’s tennis blew past University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Saturday, 6-0, to finish the Mid-South Conference season with a 3-1 record and share of their first MSC title.
    The Tigers won all three doubles matches including Zac Malyon and Terry Caven’s 8-0 win.
    Caven, a junior at CU, is a former standout LaRue County High School tennis player.

  • Lady Hawks defeat John Hardin, 13-6

    The homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks exploded for 12 runs in the first three innings and finished with 14 hits en route to a 13-6 win over John Hardin April 18.
    “They’ve come a long way since the start of the season,” said LaRue County coach Aaron Howell. “They’ve been working hard in practices and before games. They’ve been real focused here lately. The bats came alive tonight.”
    That much was evident early.

  • March Food Service Inspections

  • School lunch prices will rise with new law

    LaRue County Schools seem better prepared than many other districts to implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed nutrition changes intended to combat childhood obesity and malnutrition.
    The first rewrite of school-meal rules in 15 years, the proposed standards aim to cut sodium, boost the amount and types of fruits and vegetables students are offered, cut saturated fat, increase whole grains, and limit calories.

  • Relay for Life Fundraisers

    Yard sale
    Relay for Life yard sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 30 in downtown New Haven. We have a tractor/trailer truck filled with everything. For more information Pam Rust, call (502) 549-5538. Rain cancels.

    Luminarias
    Luminarias are being sold as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. To purchase a luminaria in memory or in honor of, contact any Relay team member or Beverly Veirs at 358-3210.