Today's News

  • PHOTO: Go Red for Women

     The staff at LaRue County Health Department participated in National Wear Red Day on Feb. 1 to show their commitment to fighting heart disease in women. This day is part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign which brings awareness to women’s heart health issues. Front from left, Frances Kilgore and Barbara Kovalchik, APRN; back, Diana Leathers, Julie Percefull, RN, Tammi Moore, RN and Vicky Graham.

  • Meredith sets state record in swimming

     Madeline Meredith, already an accomplished swimmer at age 8, has set a new state record.

  • Scholarships


  • School Calendar - Feb. 6, 2013


  • On Educating LaRue: Leaders map plans for future

     Last week, three members of the LaRue County Board of Education shared their views of the greatest challenges facing the board and school system today and the goals they envision attaining during their terms in office.

  • 4-H Calendar - Feb. 6, 2013

     Shooting Sports

    The 4-H Shooting Sports will hold practice 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the New Haven Gun Club. The club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month, weather permitting.


    Dog Club, no dogs

    The LaRue County 4-H Dog Club will meet 2:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Extension office. Do not bring dogs to this meeting. Dogs are allowed at the next meeting, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 23. New members are welcome to attend.


    Livestock Club

  • Farm Calendar - Feb. 6, 2013

     Beef Producers meet

    The LaRue County Beef Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the LaRue County Extension office. Jeff Clark with Dow AgroServices will discuss weed control in pastures. A meal sponsored by Southern States will be provided.


    Beef quality assurance training

  • PHOTO: Extension Expo organizers honored

     LaRue County Extension Expo was a recipient of the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence. The Extension Expo was recognized for 30 years of success in showcasing Extension and LaRue County to the community. Caleb Ragland, Council president, received the award from award committee member Rita Williams.

  • PHOTO: Extension: Award of Excellence

     LaRue County High School’s Agricultural Program was a recipient of the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence at the annual Extension Council Leadership Banquet on Jan. 28. The Vocational Agricultural Curriculum, the FFA organization, the Young Farmers Association and LCHS agriculture teachers Tim Quiggins and Misty Bivens were recognized. All have made significant contributions to LaRue County agriculture and the community. Above, from left, Bivens and Quiggins, Young  Farmer President Joe Stults, FFA President Shea Elswick and award committee member Jill Gray.

  • Goldwing Riders to meet

     The Goldwing Road Riders Association will meet 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Golden Corral Restaurant, 1835 N. Dixie Hwy., Elizabethtown.

    Gold Wing or Valkyrie motorcycle owners are invited. The group meets on the second Sunday of each month at Golden Corral. 

    Meal begins at 4 p.m.; meeting is at 5 p.m.

    For more information, visit www.gwrrakys.com/index.html, on Facebook, www.facebook.

    com/#!/groups/213677512002198/, or contact Clara Dodson at 270-234-6070 or by email at claradodson.kysmepc@yahoo.com.