Today's News

  • Mesonet provides weather information

    When farmers want to know how the weather will impact their planting, growing and harvesting decisions, they can get a multitude of information from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Ag Weather Center website and the Kentucky Mesonet. Agriculture meteorologists Tom Priddy and Matt Dixon continually add new features to keep the state’s farmers and livestock producers in the know.

  • Grazing calendar helps planning through June

    As we begin a new year, it is a good time for cattle, goat and sheep producers to review livestock and grazing management practices. Let’s consider some grazing suggestions for the first six months of 2014 (we will look at the later months in a future article) as producers attempt to feed cattle through grazing as many days as possible this year. Let’s begin with January, a month not suitable for grazing.

  • Santa and 4-H

    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club had its Christmas party with Santa. Front from left, Gabriel Rock, Jamie Grimes; middle, Devin Rock, Santa, Kagan Rock; back, Janie Gilliam, Sara Duvall, Sierra Duvall, Michaela Rock, Lexie Grimes and Zachary Duvall. 

  • Farm News

    Private pesticide applicator training 

  • 4-H Calendar


  • Two die in fire near Holy Cross

     Two people died as a result of a trailer fire near Loretto early Monday morning.

    Thomas Wayne Cundiff, 60, and his wife, Mary Rose Cundiff, 71, died in the fire that destroyed 6310 Holy Cross Road.

    The mobile home was a complete loss, according to the police.

    Lebanon Police Dispatch received a report of the fire at 3:36 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6.


    Due to the weather, LaRue County Public Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, and Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

  • Winter Storm Warning

     According to the National Weather Service, significant snowfall is possible Sunday.

    A sharp cold front will bring accumulating snow to the Ohio Valley.

    A winter storm watch has been issued from Sunday morning to late Sunday night. Precipitation will begin as a light wintry mix before daybreak. Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches is possible over central Kentucky. The totals could change depending on the eventual track of the storm.

    Slick roadways are possible and drivers are urged to use caution.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks win first round of Holiday Classic

     The LaRue County Hawks didn’t take long Jan. 2 to christen their newly refurbished hardwood during the opening round of the National Guard Holiday Classic.

    Playing on Corky Cox Court for the first time, freshman guard Cameron Dawson scored off the opening tip just 4 seconds into the game and the Hawks never trailed in a 47-36 win over North Bullitt.

    The court was sanded, sealed and painted during the winter break.

  • Frankfort contacts

    With the 2014 Kentucky General Assembly convening its 60-day session on Tuesday, January 7, here are some links to follow and share to keep up with the goings on in Frankfort.

    For the complete calendar for the session,  14RS_calendar

    For daily committee meetings, go to  http://www.lrc.ky.gov/legislative_calendar/index.aspx