Today's News

  • Roundstone recognized for green efforts

    From a simple need for local native seed sources for conservation plantings 16 years ago, Randy and John Seymour developed Roundstone Native Seed. Today, they are a leader in the native plant and habitat restoration arena.

    Roundstone Native Seed received the Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award. The award is one of the most prestigious conservation awards in the state.

  • County corn variety results

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts a corn variety test plot in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers.  The cooperator for 2013 was Fresh Start Farms. Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day. Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year.

  • Farm News - October 16, 2013

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the LaRue County Extension office in Hodgenville. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    No-till drills
    The LaRue County Conservation District has three no-till drills available for rent. For more information, call 270-358-3132. The office is located in the LaRue County Farm Bureau Building, 606 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

    Dead animal pickup

  • 4-H Calendar - October 16, 2013

    Shooting Sports practice
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will practice 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the New Haven Gun Club. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
    Arts & Crafts Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend.
    Pumpkin decorating
    The 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be 2-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Extension office.

  • LaRue County celebrates six Western Kentucky graduates

    Several LaRue County students graduated from Western Kentucky University following the summer semester.

    They are:

    • Whitley R. Lawless, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science
    • Jessica L. Stewart, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Social Work
    • Melissa A. Williamson, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science
    • Taylor L. Akin, Magnolia, Bachelor of Music
    • Lea Milby, Summersville, Bachelor of Social Work
    • Elaine E. Stirling, Upton, Bachelor of Social Work
  • School Calendar - October 16, 2013

    No school

    Classes will not be in session Nov. 4-5; Nov. 27-29; and Dec. 23-Jan. 3.

    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    LCMS site-based council

  • Teacher Rewards Program
  • Lincoln Days Elementary Art Contest

    1st: Alissa Hughes, Mrs. Lawler
    2nd: Kendall Butler, Mrs. McDowell
    3rd: Ella Tucker, Mrs. McDowell

    First Grade:
    1st Lilli Gibson, Mrs. Gibson
    2nd Sebastian Adams, Mrs. A. Williams
    3rd Garrett Dohn, Mrs. DeVore

    Second Grade:
    1st Emma Carter, Mrs. Price
    2nd Connor Metcalf, Mrs. Clifford
    3rd Jillian Burks, Mrs. Cottrell

    Third Grade:
    1st Abigail Keith, Mrs. Altman

  • LaRue County students have “got the power”

    If you happen to see some high school students helping the little ones during Trick or Treat on the Square Oct. 31, they likely are members of a LaRue County High School organization built upon serving others.

  • Edelen releases county audit

    State Auditor Adam Edelen released the audit of LaRue Fiscal Court for year ending June 30, 2012.

    The fiscal court had total net assets of $10,704.678. Debt principal was $2,544,664.

    The county owns vehicles and equipment valued at $458,483.

    The county collected $1,423.347 in taxes; $1,76,157 in licenses and permits.

    The road fund had an ending balance of $231,692. The jail fund was in the red $188,776.