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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Turkeys donated to Warm Blessings

  • Dones honored by Nationwide

     Tammy Dones has been selected as the November employee of the month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 1983 and is under the supervision of Shirley Cobb in the trousers department.

    She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • SCHEDULE: HAWKS BASKETBALL

    Hawks

    Coach: Paul T. Childress

     

    Dec. 1 Madisonville-North Hopkins home 7 p.m. Corky Cox Classic

    Dec. 4 Breckinridge County away 7 p.m.

    Dec. 7 Hart County away 8 p.m.

    Dec. 11 North Hardin home 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 14 Caverna home 7 p.m.

    Dec. 17 Campbellsville home 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 20 Western Hills away 7 p.m. Capital City Invitational

    Dec. 21 TBA at Western Hills Capital City Invitational

    Dec. 22 TBA at Western Hills Capital City Invitational

  • SCHEDULE: LADY HAWKS BASKETBALL

     Lady Hawks

    Coach: Travis Wootton

    Nov. 27 Thomas Nelson away 6 p.m.

    Nov. 30 Meade County away 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 7 Hart County away 6:30 p.m.

    Dec. 11 North Hardin home 6 p.m.

    Dec. 14 Caverna home 6:30 p.m.

    Dec. 15 Daviess County away 4 p.m.

    Dec. 19 Campbell County at Lexington Catholic 7:45 p.m. Republic Bank Classic

    Dec. 21 TBA at Lexington Catholic 8 a.m. Republic Bank Classic

    Dec. 22 TBA at Lexington Catholic 8 a.m. Republic Bank Classic

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Fridays are fantastic for gifted/talented

     Several LaRue County public school students in grades 5-8 identified as gifted/talented are in for some Fantastic Fridays from mid-November to mid-December.

    Campbellsville University is partnering with the LaRue school district in providing four instructional programs with topics that give students “more than what they might get in a regular classroom,” according to Carol Sullivan, director of Campbellsville University’s technology center.

  • Duckworth joins Farm Credit Mid-America

    Emily Duckworth has been named financial services officer for Farm Credit Mid-America in Elizabethtown.

    Duckworth will service loans and financially related services for a $18.4 billion financial lending cooperative serving more than 96,500 farmer-producers, agribusinesses and rural residents throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Her territory includes the Hardin, LaRue and Bullitt county areas.

  • COLUMN: Thanksgiving should lead to thanks-living

    The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by one of the most underprivileged groups of Americans - the Plymouth Pilgrims.

    What did they have to be grateful for in the fall of 1621?

    We need to get behind the trappings with which we tell their story today.

  • COLUMN: 4-H candy sales are in progress

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale started this month.

    Starting today 4-H members may pick up candy at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, across from Magnolia Bank. Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate.

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member's name will go in a drawing for $25. The top seller will receive $50.

  • COLUMN: Fall soil sampling is a good practice

    Fall soil sampling allows LaRue County farmers (and homeowners) time to utilize University of Kentucky research-based fertility recommendations before spring planting.

    The turn-around time for samples from the Extension Office to the UK Soil

    Testing Lab is much faster in the fall, usually within a week, because fewer people are submitting samples this time of year. Spring turnaround time can approach three weeks during the busiest times.

  • COLUMN: Drought will impact food prices

    This information is shared from Dr. Will Snell, UK Ag Economist.

    The drought has resulted in a 40 to 50 percent reduction in Kentucky's corn crop and a 20 to 25 percent reduction in soybeans. Livestock (especially dairy) will take a significant hit as well.

    What about food prices?