Today's News

  • Honeybee deaths linked to corn insecticides

     An ABC News report by Alexandra Ludka and republished in The Rural Blog links honeybee deaths to corn insecticides.

  • PHOTO: Where is that little red hen?
  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll- Third Nine Weeks

    Third grade “A” Honor Roll
    Ashlyn Toher, Bella Thurman, Brandon Perkins, Brianna McCauley-Posey, Bridgett Weaver, Connor Baker, Darian Morrison, Dravin Benjamin, Emma Grimes, Evan McCreery, Graham Kinzel, Hunter Rowland, Jaelee Collins, Johnny Asagra, Jorge Morales, Kegan Cox, Keilee Mulkins, Kirsten Burgess, Koy Johnson, Mason Griswold, Nate Warren, Olivia Hazlewood, Preston Self, Raymond Crewz, Rebekah Keith, Thomas Hoppes, Tripp Chapman
    Third grade “A/B” Honor Roll

  • School Calendar updated 4-3-12

    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    Special meetings for principal selection
    The ALES site-based council will have a special meeting 5:30 p.m. April 4 for principal selection discussion and another 5:30 p.m. April 18 for an anticipated principal selection vote to occur. There will be a closed session in each of these special meetings.  

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. April 16 in the conference room.

  • LaRue Middle School students celebrate ‘kick butts’ day

    The LaRue County Health Department hosted Kick Butts Day March 21 at LaRue County Middle School.
    Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to speak up and take action against “Big Tobacco.”
    Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, killing more than 400,000 people every year. Every day, more than 4,000 kids try their first cigarettes; another 1,000 kids become addicted smokers, one-third of whom will die prematurely as a result.

  • New assessment system preps students for higher education

    One of the main goals of the new statewide assessment system is to prepare students for entrance into college and careers.
    This preparation begins years before students enter high school. For instance, LaRue County Schools instructional supervisor Denise Skaggs, school administrators, staff and students are actively involved in year-round readiness activities at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Farm News updated 4-3-12

    Conservation Reserve Program

  • 4-H Calendar updated 4-3-12

    Cloverbuds meet
    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. April 4 at the Extension Office. Group is for 5 to 8 years old or kindergarten to third grade. Call 358-3401 for more information.

    Poultry Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 11 at the Extension Office.
    Photography Club

  • DCP program sets deadline for June 1

    The deadline to enroll in the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment (DCP) program is June 1.
    DCP provides payments to eligible producers on farms enrolled for any of the 2008 through 2012 crop years. There are two types of DCP payments: direct payments and counter-cyclical payments. Both are calculated using the base acres and payment yields established for the farm. DCP is authorized by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill).  
    In addition to DCP, other FSA programs also have enrollment deadlines approaching:

  • Court Briefs - April 4, 2012

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