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Today's News

  • Orange card exemption available for youth hunters

    Hunters required to complete a hunter education course to legally be in the field, but who haven’t had time to get their orange card, don’t have to miss Kentucky’s spring turkey season which ends May 8.
    Kentucky’s hunter apprentice opportunity - the Temporary Hunter Education Exemption Permit - allows a person otherwise required to carry a course completion card to use the one-time, one-year exemption instead. Hunter education is mandatory when a hunter turns 13 years old, and includes those born on or after Jan. 1, 1975.  

  • Woodrich named Kentucky’s State Conservationist

    Karen Woodrich has been named Kentucky’s USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist.
    Woodrich comes to Kentucky from Champaign, Ill., where she served as the Assistant State Conservationist for Operations.
    She has also served as acting state conservationist in Vermont and an area conservationist covering 23 counties in Iowa.

  • 4-H Calendar

    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 Office or http://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.

  • Farm News

    Kentucky Nut Growers Association meets
    The Kentucky Nut Growers Association will meet 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hardin County Extension Office April 23.
    Guest speaker Dr. Ric Bessin will give a presentation on stinkbugs. Lunch will be potluck. For more information, contact Carl Ray at (270) 281-4800 or visit http://www.pawpaw.kysu.edu/KNGA.htm.  

    Farm Service Agency is relocating

  • Tips for profitable cash hay operations

    Cash hay sales can be an income source for the farmer who is willing to provide good management and to work at quality hay production and marketing. Several LaRue County farmers are already involved in hay production and marketing. Let’s briefly discuss some management tips that can help generate the most profit from this enterprise.

  • Sports Shorts

    Project Graduation Golf Scramble
    Project Graduation will hold a fundraiser golf scramble April 23 at LaRue County Country Club. Cost is $50 a player, bring your own team. Payout for first, fifth and ninth place; numerous prizes. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course, LCHS or any Project Grad parent. Pre-registration requested. For more information, contact Kellie Shirley at 358-5405.

    Bluegrass Speedway opener postponed

  • LaRue County High School Tennis

    April 12
    Boys
    LARUE COUNTY 4, CENTRAL HARDIN 1
    Singles
    Dylan Parr (LC) def. Brad Jackson (CH) 6-3, 6-3
    Tyler Sweat (CH) def. Jeremy Contreras (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Michael Huff (LC) def. Vick Patel (CH), 8-4
    Doubles
    Bo Haun/Ryan Abell (LC) def. Tad Skaggs/Kevin Britt (CH), 6-3, 7-5
    Brent Gozzard/Zach Lee (LC) def. Hares Patel/Vasu Patel (CH), 7-6 (8-6),
    6-3
     
    April 12
    Girls
    CENTRAL HARDIN 5, LARUE COUNTY 0
    Singles

  • Softball: Lady Hawks defeat Hart, fall to Green

    Freshman Bridgette Skaggs struck out nine batters April 12 as the Lady Hawks defeated Hart County 4-3. She didn’t walk a batter in the eight-inning game.
    Junior Megan Smith doubled to lead off the bottom of the eighth and scored the winning run on a dropped infield fly as the Lady Hawks (6-9 overall, 2-0 18th District) rallied by the Lady Raiders.
    Senior Lyndsay Whitlock went 2-for-4, stole a base and scored, while senior Cassady Crim hit an RBI single.
    Loss to Green County

  • Baseball: Hawks on a roll with wins over North Hardin, North Bullitt

    The LaRue County Baseball Team improved their record to 10-4 with an 8-4 victory over the North Hardin Trojans Monday, April 18. The Trojans record fell to 7-7 with the loss. Ace Adcock, the brother of Kansas City Royals Nathan Adcock, is the Trojans’ Head Coach.
    Sophomore Cole Hughes got off to an extremely shaky start, giving up three runs on four hits sandwiched around an error in the first inning. After the first inning though, Hughes settled down, giving up only one run and three hits through six innings.

  • ECTC Band and Chorus provide concerts

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Fine Arts Committee will present a free concert by the ECTC Concert Band and ECTC Choristers 7-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Morrison Gallery of the College.

    The band, directed by Kevin Shank, will perform marches and classics for a variety of instrumental combinations.