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Today's News

  • Late spring is a good time to control thistles in pasture

    Most farmers don’t think much about thistles until they see the plants begin to send up a stalk and then a seed head in late spring. However, now is a good time to inspect pastures for the rosette stage of the plant and take action if needed.

    Thistles are one of the most troublesome weed problems in pastures and hayfields. Thistle plants can interfere with grazing, limit forage availability and become a major problem for hay production.

  • Sports Shorts

    Youth Soccer Association to meet

    The LaRue County Youth Soccer Association meets every third Tuesday of the month at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in the guidance room. The next meeting is April 20.

    Umpires needed

    Youth girls’ softball is seeking umpires for the upcoming season. Those interested should call Regina Devers after 4 p.m. at 234-6217.

  • Magistrate, state rep candidates speak at tonight's forum

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  • Lady Hawks good sports after Florida opponents’ tragic loss

    The Lady Hawks traveled to Panama City Beach last week to take on Bay County’s finest teams. They came back with one win and three losses, but learned a valuable lesson – a softball game is not life and death, it’s simply just a game.

  • KHSAA seeks new board member

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletics Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.

    The KHSAA is the Kentucky Board of Education’s designee to manage statewide interscholastic athletic programs. The Board of Control supervises KHSAA, establishes staff salaries, sets goals for the association and has the authority to set rules and review proposed changes to the KHSAA constitution and bylaws.

  • Hawks go 3-2 during Florida spring break

    The LaRue County Hawks baseball team went 3-2 during spring break as they competed at the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

    Caldwell clobbered

    Sophomore Slade Owens scattered three hits and two walks in five innings to lead the Hawks to a 12-3 win April 5 over Caldwell County. He struck out two and didn’t allow a run.

    Sophomore Kyle Sheeran had three singles, an RBI and a run scored, while Owens had two singles, two runs scored and two RBIs for the Hawks.

    Washington washed up

  • Architect speaks about new nursing home

    Jerry Herndon, architect for the new Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, will describe the interior of the facility and take questions from the audience during a program in the current facility’s chapel at 7 p.m. April 20. The program follows the semi-annual meeting of Sunrise Manor volunteers in the nursing home’s activity room at 6 p.m.

     

  • Handbell choir to perform at CU

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir, directed by Dr. David Hedrick, will present its annual spring concert 8 p.m. April 10 in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The Handbell Choir is made up of 14 students from the surrounding area, including Carmen Drake of Hodgenville, as well as out of state.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    For more information about the concert, contact the School of Music at 270-789-5237 or at music@ campbellsville.edu.

  • New holiday: Celebrate Sibling Day April 10

    Sibling Day, which falls on April 10, is a new holiday that the Sibling Day Foundation, a public non-profit charity, is working toward making a federal holiday. Making this a holiday, like Mother’s and Father’s Day, they hope to benefit families and communities. Since 1998, 33 states officially have established Siblings Day. Kentucky is not one of these states. Sibling Day offers brothers and sisters around the country a special day to honor and acknowledge living siblings and remember those who died.

  • Rice concert is April 16

    Tickets are on sale for Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series.

    Rice, a retired educator from Buffalo, will perform 7 p.m. April 16 at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown.

    Also performing are local entertainers Ron Benningfield, Eddie Black, Ricky and Tiffany Puckett and Camille Turner; Mike Porter and Marsha Banning, the Illinois Country Music Duo of the Year; and JoAnn Kai Cobb.