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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Help cows beat the hot weather

     It is hot! 

    Periods of heat stress call for cattle producers to make sure their animals are adequately prepared. One of the most important things producers can do is provide cool, clean drinking water. Providing an adequate source of drinking water helps to keep animals’ internal body temperatures within normal limits. 

  • Notes from Groundhog Hill: Plantin' Pumpkins

     Lotsa pumpkin planting going on at Groundhog Hill: Calabaza Jack-O’-Lantern, First Prize Hybrid, and of course, Big Max.

  • UPDATE SPORTS SHORTS - June 27

     Swimming pool open

  • PHOTO: 12-year-old All-Stars

     The LaRue County 12-year-old Allstars went undefeated and won the Father’s Day Cardinal Classic in Bardstown this weekend.  Players are Dane Milby, Noah Thompson, Travis Wallace, Kane Harris, Briar Holt, Brandon Cecil, Chase Puyear, Austin Doak, Dalton Skaggs, Tyler Beeler, Ty Morris, and Eli Gibson, along with mascot and future catcher, Brady Skaggs.

  • New Football Coach Josh Jaggers runs summer practice

    By Ashley Scoby, Summer Intern

    It’s a hot summer night and the sun is blazing down, but the football field at LaRue County High School is alive with action. Guys streak across the field, as they play a game of 7-on-7 two-hand-touch football. The game easily could be in someone’s backyard at a summer barbeque – laughter is reverberating across the field and there are roars of delight when someone makes a particularly impressive catch.

  • Dawson takes 10th in Junior Golf Tournament

     After area golfers struggled in the opening day of the Junior PGA Championship qualifier, they came to life in Thursday’s final round. Especially Michael Reed.

  • Hosparus Thrift Shoppe plans open house and sale

     Hosparus Thrift Shoppe will celebrate its 20th anniversary on July 20 with an open house and sale.

  • Chamber looks to expand Leadership LaRue and Ambassador programs

    People in and around Hodgenville looking to expand their leadership and community involvement need only look as far as the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce.
    The Chamber is currently building the membership of two of its programs – the Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and the Leadership LaRue County programs.  
    The Ambassador Program was formed during the Lincoln Bicentennial year, but hasn’t been operating since 2009. The Chamber is looking to revamp that program this year in an effort to get people more involved in the community.  

  • Jaggers family has reunion

     The E.C. Jaggers’ family reunion was June 3, 2012.

    There were 69 in attendance.

    Members of the Virgie and Bob Hazle family were Norma and Susan Skaggs, Ruth Hazle Laha, Suzanne and Matt Laha, Paul Bruner, Fred and Hope Blakeman, Cindy Kershner, Robert E. Hazle Jr., Brian Hazle, Wilma Hazle and Louis Knott, Brad, Sierra, Matthew and Grace Bruner, Nina Cundiff, Mike, Patsy and Cy Cundiff, Tom Laha and Donna Robinson, Shelia Simmons, Keith and Tim Laha and Leslie Brooks.

  • Volunteers needed to work at State Fair

     If you are looking for something new to do in August that would also help the community, the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is looking for Kentucky State Fair volunteers.