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Today's News

  • Motorcycle crashed on Ky. 224

     A Cecilia man escaped serious injury March 11 when he lost control of the motorcycle he was driving.

    Mark L. Post, 64, was driving a 2011 Harley-Davidson FLH Series motorcycle south on Ky. 224 outside Upton about 11 a.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Robby Brownfield.

    Post “entered the right hand curve at a higher rate of speed than the curve was rated for,” and laid it down, said Brownfield. The motorcycle came to rest in the ditch line on the left side of the roadway. It was extensively damaged; Post towed it home.

  • Magnolia woman injured in crash

     A Magnolia woman was injured March 11 in a single-vehicle crash.

    Mary Lynn Garr, 19, was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla north on Greensburg Road outside Mount Sherman about 7:45 a.m., according to LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy.

    Garr lost control of the vehicle, and it crossed the centerline, struck an earthen embankment, hit on the hood and landed upright in the ditch, partially blocking the roadway.

  • Honor Flight applications accepted

     Eastern Kentucky veterans who were unable to take advantage of Honor Flight Bluegrass’ trips out of the Louisville airport because of distance now have the chance to join the flights out of Blue Grass Airport in Lexington.

    Honor Flight Bluegrass is seeking veterans for the first Honor Flight to depart from Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport. The flight, or mission, is set for June 6, - the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allies’ massive landing on the Normandy beaches that helped turn the tide of World War II.

  • PHOTOS: Silly Sock Day

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Dr. Seuss Week by wearing silly socks, giving a nod to “Hop on Pop” and “Fox in Socks.”

  • Charie Glenn named Employee of Month at Nationwide

    Charie Glenn has been selected as the March Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since March 2011 and is under the supervision of Sandy Wheeler in the shipping department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: The eagle has landed

    Stephanie Rowe snapped these photos of a young American bald eagle off New Jackson Highway.

  • COLUMN: Children: Setting limits, offering praise

     All parents want their children to grow up to be responsible, self-sufficient adults, but the teenage years can be rocky for parents and children. It’s during this time that children often test parents’ limits and start requesting things like cell phones, later curfews and less adult supervision. This is also the time when many parents have to decide where they stand on many issues, financially and morally, and learn how to graciously and responsibly let go.

  • 4-H Calendar - March 19, 2014

    Shooting Sports
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet 6:30 p.m. March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Haven Gun Club.

    Talent Show
    The 4-H Talent Show will be 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the LaRue County Extension office. Acts must pre-register by noon on March 21 by calling 270-358-3401.

    Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. March 26 at the Extension office.

    Dog Club
    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 27 at the Extension office.

    Poster contest deadline

  • COLUMN: Crop rotation lowers risk of tobacco plant disease

     Farmers planning for this year’s burley tobacco crop need to keep disease prevention and management a part of those plans.

    Black shank is always a problem in some fields every year, but may or may not be a big problem this year. There's no way to tell what disease pressures growers will face in the coming growing season. Much depends on the climate with diseases like black shank, blue mold and target spot.

  • 4-H poster and talent show deadlines loom

    The 4-H Talent Show will be held 6:30 p.m. March 21 at the LaRue County Extension office. Pre-registration is required by noon on March 21. In order to pre-register, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401 or pick up a registration form.
    The talent show is open to all LaRue County youth ages 9 to 18. A variety of categories are offered including vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical. A group act category is also offered for acts with five or more participants. Other acts may have from one to four participants.