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Today's News

  • Meeting Abe
  • Hunting ‘seng
  • 4-H Calendar - October 2, 2013

    Cloverbuds
    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Oct. 2 at the LaRue County Extension office. The program is open to youth ages 5-8 years old or K-third grades.  
     
    4-H Council
    The 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Extension office. For more information about 4-H or the council, call 270-358-3401.
     
    Poultry Club

  • Farm News - October 2, 2013

    Beef Producers meet Oct. 8
    The LaRue County Beef Producers will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Dr. Roy Burris, UK Extension beef specialist, will speak on fall and winter beef herd management. A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull

  • Use caution when burning, wildfire season is upon us

    Shorter days and cooler nights are sure signs that autumn has arrived, and so has the fall wildfire hazard season that runs through Dec. 15. During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

  • Calculate winter hay supply, storage needs

    With the majority of this year’s hay made, now is the time for LaRue County livestock producers to determine if they have enough hay to get through the winter. Determining this is not difficult. Here’s how to get a fairly accurate estimate.

    1. Estimate the number of days you’ll feed hay this winter. In a normal year, Kentucky producers average 120 days (from Dec. 1 until March 31) of feeding hay. This will vary depending upon your situation.

  • 4-H State Fair Champs
  • Athletic trainer discusses team injuries

    Though the injuries that have plagued LaRue County High School’s varsity football team this season are more numerous than last year according to certified athletic trainer Kyle Oldham, it’s hard to pinpoint a specific reason.

    “Teams can expect a certain number of injuries every year,” said Oldham, who works out of Hardin Memorial Hospital’s sports medicine department.

    “But I don’t see any trends this season either in the kind of injuries or the team positions in which they have occurred.”

  • Sports Shorts - October 2, 2013

    Homecoming
    Football Homecoming is 8 p.m. Oct. 4 against Russell County.

    Railsplitter Run
    The Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run will be Sunday, Oct. 6. The one-mile run and walk begins at 1:30 p.m. The 5K begins at 2:15 p.m. Entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 day of race.

    Late registration will be taken from noon until 1 p.m. day of race. T-shirts will be given to entrants while supplies last; and ribbons or certificates will be provided to all finishers.

  • Lady Hawks dominate

    Sophomore midfielder Nichole Thomas notched a hat trick as the visiting Lady Hawks rolled to their third straight win, 8-1, over the Breckinridge County Lady Tigers Wednesday.

    Senior attacker Shelbi Brooks and junior midfielder Rachel Wolf each scored twice, while senior midfielder Sydney Price also scored.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made two saves.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Louisville Seneca at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.