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Today's News

  • Band of Hawks named Reserve Grand Champion in Show of Bands

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks traveled to Russellville High School last weekend to compete in the 2010 Show of Bands. The band delivered their best performance of the season, so far, to earn first place in their class, best guard in their class and best percussion in their class.

    The guard not only won their class, but also achieved the highest guard score overall. 

    In the end, the Band of Hawks earned the title of Reserve Grand Champion. 

  • KSP charges 10 in alleged drug syndicate

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  • Church calendar

    Food Pantry open Sept. 22 and 24

    LaRue County Church of Christ will  distribute food to families who qualify 6-7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 9:30 a.m.- noon Sept. 24. For more information, call 358-9812 or 358-9220.

    Benningfield Chapel revival

    Benningfield Chapel will hold revival 7 p.m. through Sept. 26 with different speakers and singers each night. At noon Sept. 26, there will be a potluck.

    Men and Women Day at First Baptist

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Council to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Extension Service office. The 4-H Council oversees the county 4-H program and helps with program planning and evaluation.For more information, contact 4-H Agent Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401 or mwilmoth@uky.edu.

    Rabbit Club to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Extension Service office.

    Dog Club getting T-shirts

  • 4-H calendar

    4-H Council to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Extension Service office. The 4-H Council oversees the county 4-H program and helps with program planning and evaluation.For more information, contact 4-H Agent Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401 or mwilmoth@uky.edu.

    Rabbit Club to meet

    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Extension Service office.

    Dog Club getting T-shirts

  • A man should focus on more than money

    A man suffered from intense lower back pain. After a close examination the doctor told the man he had “walleta sciatica.” The man’s large billfold loaded with credit cards and other things was pressing against the sciatic nerve. The doctor told the man he needed to do a “walletectomy.” After removing the bulging wallet from his hip pocket the man’s back pain improved.

  • Sports Shorts

    Hawks homecoming is Friday

    Football homecoming is Sept. 24. The Hawks will take on the Elizabethtown Panthers. LaRue County Youth Football players will be introduced.

    Rotary fundraiser

    The Hodgenville Rotary Club will host a punt, pass, kick fundraiser at the home football game Sept. 24. Check with any Rotarian for more information.

    Tour de LaRue

  • Ragweed is a bane to farmers and allergy sufferers alike

    Ragweed is a common problem to both allergy sufferers and to farmers. In late summer some people suffer allergic reactions to ragweeds and other plant pollens. Ragweed also has the potential to severely interfere with crop production and reduce crop yield.

    Individuals who are sensitive to the plant’s pollen are usually very aware of its presence. When plants begin to flower in August and early September, the airborne pollen is the culprit for the severe irritation to sensitive individuals. When exposed to the oil the plant produces, some people even develop a skin rash.

  • Results of LaRue's Weekday Classic

    LaRue County Weekday Classic - Sept. 9

    Middle School F 3,000-meter run

    6) Clair Keller 17:30.39

    12) Isabella Venegas 19:44.00

    Middle School M 3,000-meter run

     7) Nichola Chantharasinb 15:23.34

    14) Andrew Hutchins 16:10.11

    18) Matthew Mullins 17:04.26

    24) Dillon Grimes 18:40.81

    27) Ezekiel Venegas 20:18.84

    28) Dylan Mullins 20:19.10

    33) Ethan Harry 23:32.09

    High School F 5,000-meter run

    5) Amarah Reed 23:46.23

  • Houchens Market executive dies in Glasgow

    A man who was a key player in bringing the Houchens Market to Hodgenville died Sept. 17.

    William Ruel Houchens, 81, of Glasgow, died at Baptist East Hospital after a lengthy illness.

    Houchens began his career with the company after returning to Glasgow after serving in the Korean War. He was mentored by his uncle Ervin Houchens, the founder of Houchens Grocery.