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Today's News

  • 4-H Forestry Field Day
  • Practice safety at the shooting range

    The cooler temperatures and lower humidity that spread across Kentucky this week made it feel more like early fall than the dog days of summer.

    Fall hunting season seems closer with a crispness in the air. And in reality, it isn’t far off.

    Spending time at the shooting range now not only is fun but it’s also a surefire way to ensure you’ll be ready when it counts this fall.

  • CU Coaches fly to Costa Rica
  • Ladies, Coach Schell ready for new season

    One year ago about this time Head Volleyball Coach Ben Schell was getting ready for his final coaching season. In fact, he made it clear that he would not return. As the months went by and the situation changed, Coach Schell is back for his seventh year (127-79), and is looking forward to the opportunity to coach the 2014 Lady Hawks Volleyball team.

  • Cottrell interns for KDA
  • Four points for seeding forages in late summer

    The period from late summer to early fall is generally the best time to seed cool season grasses such as orchardgrass, tall fescue, and timothy (alfalfa and clover typically do better in the spring). Consider these four points to increase your success.

    First, address the soil’s fertility needs. Inadequate levels of phosphorous, potassium or limestone can limit productive yields and decrease stand life.

  • Local farmer named Champion of Change

     

    A LaRue County farmer was recently recognized by Washington D.C. and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Quint Pottinger was one of only 15 farmers in the nation chosen as a White House Champion of Change.

    “All across the country, ordinary Americans are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.” That is how whitehouse.gov introduces the Champions of Change program. USDA recognized Pottinger, along with 14 others, during a ceremony at the White House on July 29.

  • AGstravaganza draws 800 to finale

    Last weekend’s AGstravaganza tour was a resounding success, said Ryan Bivens, one of the organizers and owner of the last stop, Fresh Start Farms in Hodgenville.

    According to Bivens, early estimates of attendance numbers show that the event had roughly double the turnout of last year, hovering around 800 attendees for the J.D. Shelburne concert on Saturday night. In addition, Bivens said each tour stop had more than 100 visitors, with most having many more.

  • Court Briefs: Aug. 6, 2014

    Final sentencing
    Barry Martin (1991) was sentenced to five years July 21 in LaRue Circuit Court on one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, auto, $10,000 or more; first-degree criminal mischief; and second-degree persistent felony offender. Fines were waived.

    Final sentencing

  • Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning Building Permits

    Information supplied by Land of Lincoln Planning and Zoning
     February 2014
    Randall Redman, Childress Road, Magnolia, residence
    Eddie Skaggs, Corinth Road, land division
    Michael Harmon, Bailey Road, Mount Sherman, residence
    Charles Stults, Barren Run Road, residence
    Dale Embree, Hill Street, Hodgenville, deck
    Michael Abell, Tonieville Road, garage
    Kenny Gardner, Hawkins Road, residence
    Jeremy Bland, Woebegona Way, Hodgenville, residence
    Brian Riggs, Knob Schoolhouse Road, residence