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Today's News

  • LCHS boys JV and freshman basketball results - February 1, 2017

    LaRue Co. 39 vs. Bullitt central 32 1/28/17

    The Hawks played Bullitt Central in the Nelson County 9th grade tournament last weekend and they played one of their best games of the year. The Hawks jumped out to a 24-19 lead at the half. They built their lead up to as many as 10 in the second half. The Hawks were patient on offense and scrappy on defense in the second half to come away with the 7 point victory. The Hawks are 7-7 on the year.

    Scoring: Chase Childress 16, Warner Bryan 7, Chance Bowen 6, Jacob Sandidge 6 and Andrew Coulter 4

  • LCHS girls freshman basketball results - February 1, 2017

    LaRue Co. 24 vs. Bethlehem 29 1/25/17

    Scoring: Katelyn Eads 7 points, Kelsey Hornback 6 points, Bella Thurman 6 points and Emma Moore 3 points. The Lady Hawks are now 4-7 on the season.

  • Fresh Start Farms, No-Till Wheat State Champion

    Fresh Start Farms of Hodgenville took state championship honors in the no-till wheat division at the Kentucky Commodity Conference held recently in Bowling Green. Ryan Bivens and crew planted Southern States 8340 for a yield of 115.94 bushels per acre.

    The Kentucky Commodity Conference is the annual meeting of soybean, corn and small grain growers in the state.

  • Farm calendar - February 1, 2017

    Hay Bale Wrapper Demonstration

    The LaRue County Conservation District will be hosting a hay bale wrapping demonstration starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10 at their office located at 306 West Main Street. Training is required to rent the equipment, if you haven’t been to an earlier demonstration you should make plans to attend this one. For more information contact the LaRue County Conservation District at 270-358-3132. 

    LARUE COUNTY

    EXTENSION COUNCIL MEETING

  • Ragland honored at Commodity Conference

    Caleb Ragland of Magnolia was recognized as the Kentucky Soybean Association’s Top Recruiter for fiscal year 2016.

    “KSA is a membership-based, policy-focused organization,” Ragland said. “The more members an organization has, the more power it wields. When we go to Frankfort or to Washington, D.C. with an issue, we need the power of a strong membership base behind us.”

  • Looking forward to summer vegetable garden

    Last week we discussed which seeds were best for disease tolerance or resistance. Selection of resistant cultivars can reduce the impact diseases may have on plant vigor and yield, as well as reduce or eliminate the need for other cultural or chemical management practices. Disease resistance is especially important for the home garden, which many either cannot or prefer not to spray.

  • Kindergarten Cutoff changes next school year

    Starting with the 2017-18 school year, children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1. The cutoff has been October 1, but the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly moved back the cutoff date based on the premise that younger students might not be ready for school.

  • School calendar - February 1, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on February 8 at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is white. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • Four LCHS band members compete in clinic

    Four LaRue County High School band members attended the 2017 WKU Honors Band Clinic last weekend.

    The LCHS band members auditioned for chair placement among three 100-piece bands made up of juniors and seniors from Kentucky, Tennesee and Indiana. They also performed in a combined concert last Saturday in VanMeter Auditorium at WKU.

  • NOLIN RECC sponsors free trip to Washington DC

    Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students.