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Today's News

  • Curle honored at Small Farm Conference

    LaRue County Conservation District board member Billy Curle was presented the Small/Limited Producer Award at the Small Farm Conference banquet Nov. 20 in Frankfort. From left, Lacey Gaw, Natural Resources Conservation Service area conservationist; Billy Curle and his wife, Eunice; Billy Finkbeiner, NRCS district conservationist; Ed Thompson, USDA 1890 program liaison, Kentucky State University.  

  • Honored by Cattlemen’s Association

    LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association President Kelly Flanders presented a jacket to Craig and Trudy Thompson, winners of the Gordon Conner Service Award, at the Christmas dinner Dec. 10.

  • Mistletoe: Give us a kiss

    Once autumn leaves have fallen, mistletoe becomes visible on large trees where it grows. The scientific name for this parasitic plant actually means tree thief. You can commonly find it on twigs and branches of many hardwood species in the south. 

  • Mackey honored

    Ray Allan Mackey, a 27-year farming veteran of Hardin County, was honored as the 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 94th annual meeting in Louisville. Mackey is pictured with his wife, Jan. Mackey raises corn, soybeans, tobacco, beef cattle and swine on his 4,535-acre farm in Hardin County. 

  • Rotary Guest

    Ryan Bivens, who, along with his wife, Misty, received the 2012 “Young Farm Family” award by Kentucky Farm Bureau, was guest speaker at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. He spoke on modern farming. Rotarian Alex LaRue is at left.

  • Farm News

    Beginning Cheese Making

  • Driver’s License Information

    Exams for driver’s license permits are given 8-11 a.m. Mondays in the LaRue Circuit Court Clerk office at the courthouse.

    Call 270-358-3421 for information. 

  • Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 270-358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

  • Livestock Club Community Service Project

    The 4-H Livestock Club has been collecting items for the local Santa Bus for their community service project. Members met to clean the items, install batteries if needed, and prepare them for delivery. Ann “Snookie” Morrison met with the club to pick up their donation, in time for Christmas Eve delivery. From left, William Pearman, Abigail Hazelwood, Holden Madriaga, Lexi Grimes, Emily Pearman, Makenzie Hornback and Morrison.

  • Rotary guest

    Bob Stewart, right, from the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet was the guest speaker at the Hodgenville Rotary Club. Rotarian Tom Claycomb is at left.