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Today's News

  • Brockman Center to offer fall classes

    Campbellsville University will offer short-term certificate and degree course offerings at the Brockman Center in Hodgenville beginning Aug. 20.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the Technology Training Center at Campbellsville University, said the Tech Center will offer allied health certificates in state registered nurse aide; CPR healthcare provider; clinical medical assistant; pharmacy technician; and phlebotomy technician.

  • 4-Hers may enter unlimited items at County Fair

    The LaRue County Fair is an excellent opportunity for youth to showcase their talents. Numerous 4-H classes are offered. Categories include arts and crafts, photography, foods, houseplants, vegetables, crops, electric, woodworking, entomology, honey, forestry, geology, sewing, knitting, crocheting, breads, dairy foods, food preservation and home environment. 

    A complete list of 4-H classes is included in the Fair catalog. Stop by the Extension Office if you need a copy of the catalog or if you have questions about entry requirements. 

  • Tips to prepare your child for school

     It is never too early to start providing the kinds of experiences that will help your child enter school ready to succeed. “School readiness” refers to the academic knowledge, independence, communication, and social skills children need to do well in school. Getting your child ready for school requires you to spend time reading, talking and playing with your child. 

    Academic readiness

  • COLUMN: Be safe when canning tomatoes

     Tomatoes have traditionally been canned in a boiling water bath. To ensure the safety of whole, crushed or juiced tomatoes; USDA recommends adding acid, whether they will be processed in a boiling water bath or pressure canner.

  • COLUMN: It's County Fair Week - Enter those veggies

     The 2012 LaRue County Fair is July 30-Aug. 4 and LaRue County residents are encouraged to enter garden and crop exhibits. Agriculture remains a strong part of our 105th LaRue County Community Fair.

    Specific details for all the exhibits and events can be reviewed in the 2012 LaRue County Fair and Livestock Expo supplement to the July 11 issue of The LaRue County Herald News. It can help you meet the rules and regulations for these and other County Fair events. 

  • WEDDING: Amanda Jo Cinninger and Joel Bennett Terry

     The marriage of Amanda Jo Cinninger and Joel Bennett Terry was performed by the Rev. Jerry Everley on June 16,2012 at The Old Rugged Cross Memorial Garden in Pokagon, Mich. 

    The bride is the daughter of John and Margaret Cinninger of Niles, Mich., and the groom is the son of Wilma and Roger Ewing of Elizabethtown and James B. and Lisa Terry of Elizabethtown. 

    There was a reception afterward at The Veranda at the Whitcomb in St. Joseph, Mich. After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple will live in Covington.  

  • ECTC Barons hoping to drum up student interest at tonight's meeting

     Since the decision was made to resuscitate sports at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Dale Buckles said the maroon-clad Barons have been met with open arms.

  • GSP students build home through Habitat for Humanity

     Two LaRue County High School students helped construct a house in Louisville this summer through  Habitat for Humanity.

    Caleb Canter and Tyler Skaggs, both of Hodgenville, were among a group of Governor’s Scholars at Bellarmine University to spend four weeks on the service project.

    The Governor’s Scholars Program, which provides incoming high school seniors with a diverse learning experience on college campuses,  is in its 30th year of partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

  • PHOTO: Blackberries, tomatoes, peaches

    Lee Roark of Hodgenville shared a photo of his garden’s bounty: heirloom tomatoes, peaches and blackberries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society offers workshop

     The Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Genealogical Society partner monthly to provide free family history workshops at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. In lieu of an August workshop, family historians will meet 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, for KGS’s 37th annual seminar.