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Today's News

  • Farm News: updated 5/11/11

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. May 16 at the LaRue County Extension Office in Hodgenville. A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
     
    Goat and Sheep Producers meet; guest speaker is Ken Andries

  • Tractor rollovers cause fatalitites

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, agriculture ranks as one of the most hazardous industries in the country. In fact, between 1992 and 2007, the CDC reports that 8,088 farm workers in the U.S. died from work-related injuries.
    The leading cause of death: tractor rollovers, accounting for an average of 96 deaths annually. Additionally, the Farm Safety Association declares that about half of all fatal tractor accidents are caused by rollovers.

  • 4-H Calendar: updated 5/11/11

    Rabbit Club
    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-4 p.m. May 13 at the Extension Office.
     
    Rally Day in Bardstown
    LaRue County 4-H champions will participate in the Area 4-H Rally Day May 14 in Bardstown.  The event includes speeches, demonstrations, talent show and fashion revue.
     
    Poultry Club
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 16 at the Extension Office.
     
    Livestock Club

  • Target spot in tobacco float beds

    Several diseases can affect tobacco seedlings in float beds.  These include anthracnose, blue mold, collar rot, pythium root rot, damping off (soreshin), blackleg, and target spot. Pythium root rot and target spot usually are the most common. Let’s look at target spot today.
    Target spot begins in localized areas and commonly occurs after the plant canopy has fully formed. Small, water-soaked lesions appear on leaves and will expand rapidly under conditions of warm temperatures (greater than 75 degrees) and high humidity.  

  • Sports Shorts: updated 5/11/2011

    Upcoming events
    n The region tennis tournament will be played May 13, 14, 16 and 17 at University Courts, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    n The Region 2 track meet will be held May 19 at Central Hardin High School.
    n District baseball and softball tournaments will be played May 23-24 at Hart County High School.
    n Region softball tournament will be played May 30, 31 and June 1 at LaRue County High School.
    n Region baseball tournament will be played May 30, 31 and June 1 at Central Hardin High School.

  • Moore finished 15th at Spring classic

    Former LaRue County golfer Cody Moore finished 15th at the Northern Kentucky University Spring Classic at Pendleton Country Club in Butler and 20th at the North Alabama Spring Classic at the Fighting Joe course in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

  • Regional tennis tournament begins May 13 in E’town

    This year’s 5th Region Tennis Tournament will lose one special treat.
    Elizabethtown coach Karen Henson, the tournament’s director, said during Wednesday’s seeding/draw meeting at Elizabethtown that unlike in years past, students won’t have to miss school if the weather cooperates.
    The tournament kicks off at 4:30 p.m. May 13, with first-round girls’ singles and doubles matches at Elizabethtown’s University Drive Park Tennis Courts. Boys’ first-round singles and doubles matches are set for 10 a.m. May 14.

  • Track and Field

    Central Hardin Invitational
    April 22
    18 events scored
    field of 12 teams

    Lady Hawks – 6th
    Hawks – 12th            
                              
    Girls 100 Meter Dash
    8. Shana Zajdel
    18. Logan Grant
     
    Girls 200 Meter Dash
    4. Justine Scroggins
    20. Logan Grant
     

  • Padgett honored

    Campbellsville freshman Truman Padgett, a former LaRue County track and field standout, was 1-of-15 recognized as academic all-MSC.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Dragons

    The visiting Lady Dragons pounded out six extra-base hits en route to the May 4 win over 18th District foe LaRue County, 7-1.
    Senior Valerie Whitlock and freshman Courtney Johnson each had a double for the Lady Hawks, who were held to five hits and didn’t score until the seventh inning.
    Pitcher Brigette Skaggs allowed 11 hits, seven earned runs and one walk. She struck out two.
    May 5
    The homestanding Lady Raiders handed 18th District rival LaRue County its fifth straight loss, 6-4, on May 5.
    May 6-7