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Today's News

  • LaRue County high schoolers can earn college credit

    Imagine being in high school and taking a course that will not only count as one of your high school credits but also will give you three college credit hours.
    That dream is a reality at LaRue County High School, according to Rex Hanson, mathematics chairperson and one of several dual-credit teachers there.
    “The class is taught by a high school teacher during the regular school day,” he said.
    The program is in partnership with Campbellsville College. He teaches precalculus, which counts as college algebra and trigonometry credit.

  • COLUMN: Give infants and toddlers a good start with proper nutrition and outside play

    Recent findings indicate that even infants and toddlers are now at risk for becoming obese. Current national figures for infants and toddlers show that one in 10 is overweight and more than 20 percent of children between the ages 2 and 5 are already overweight or obese.
    Early obesity can lead to adult overweight or obesity and the chronic diseases that stem from weight management issues. Reversing this alarming trend is critical for parents or caregivers to ensure health for children as they grow up. Recommendations include the following:

  • Farm News: Updated 0913

    Bee Awareness Day
    The Green River Beekeepers will hold Bee Awareness Day 3-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Taylor County Extension Office, 1143 S. Columbia Ave., Campbellsville. There will be apiary displays, sample honey products and refreshments. For more information, contact Taishaun Johnson, vice-president of Green River Beekeepers, at 270-699-9318 or parkboyknls@aol.com.
     
    Farmers Market, last day
    The last day for farmers market will be Sept. 16. It will be open 2-5:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • 4-H Calendar: Updated 0913

    Poultry Club meets
    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Extension Office. Any youth interested in poultry are welcome to attend.
    4-H Council meets
    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Extension Office. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

  • 4-H takes several awards at state fair

    Congratulations to LaRue County 4-H members who participated recently at the Kentucky State Fair. LaRue County 4-H was well represented with four class champions in Cloverville. Members work hard on their projects throughout the year. Projects are first entered at the LaRue County Fair. Class winners are then eligible to advance to the State Fair. Eleven 4-H members entered projects in 47 classes at the 2011 Kentucky State Fair.

  • Be safe this harvest season

    National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 18-24. This year’s theme is Safety Counts - Your Community Depends on it. Let’s talk safety this week.
    Farm accidents are often preventable. With the fall harvest underway, let’s be careful and prevent accidents and tragedies from happening. Harvest season is a busy time for farmers and it is a peak season for agricultural injuries.  Consider the following safety tips.

  • LCHS Cross Country

    ELEMENTARY BOYS
    13. Gabe LaFollette -  10:14.59                  
    23. James Akin - 11:36.69                  
     
    ELEMENTARY GIRLS
    30. Aiden Rackliffe - 14:26.26                 
    31.  Alexis Grimes - 14:26.48    
     
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS

  • LaRue Golf Results

    Marion County Invitational

    Rosewood Golf Club – 6,675 yards – par 72

    4th - LaRue County – 342
     
    8th Kyle Meredith – 78
    Jesse Hornback – 86
    Cameron Dawson – 88
    Austin Hite – 90
    Cameron Lasley – 109
     

  • Hawks fall to Green County

    LaRue County was anything but special on special teams Friday night in the Hawks’ 32-20 road loss to the Green County Dragons.
    The Hawks (1-3) gave up a kickoff return touchdown for the second straight week. They also allowed the Dragons (3-1) to score three touchdowns from more than 35 yards out.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 09/13

    Football boosters hold barbecue dinner
    The LaRue County High School Football Boosters will have a barbecue dinner 5-7 p.m.  Sept. 16. Tickets are $6 and will include sandwich, your choice of two sides, dessert and drink. The dinner will take place just inside the field if weather permits or in the LCHS cafeteria in case of rain. Kickoff against Nelson County will be at 7:30 p.m.

    Larry Abell Invitational