Today's News

  • Poison hemlock is a danger to livestock

         Poison hemlock has been increasing during the past several years, and is abundant this year (though not in bloom yet). Although often seen along roadways and fence rows, it has expanded into grazed pastures and hay fields.
        The concern not only comes from its invasive nature, but also because it is one of the most toxic plants in the world.

  • 4-H Calendar

    Dog Club, no dogs
    The 4-H Dog Club will have a training meeting 3:45-5 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office. No dogs at this meeting. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 7 at the Extension office.
    Poultry Club and Explorers
    The 4-H Poultry Club and the 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. May 8 at the Extension office.

  • Spring fever returns to Groundhog Hill

       This season’s garden at Groundhog Hill promises to be the best yet. In fact, I might go so far as to say that this year’s garden will put all other gardens to shame and that includes all of North America and most of Europe.
        Take that, Palace of Versailles.
        Wait, that’s the Spring Fever talking (er, writing).

  • Scholarships - May 1, 2013

     LaRue County Conservation District

  • School Calendar - May 1, 2013


    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students



    Senior photos

    A group photo of LCHS seniors will be taken at 8:30 a.m. May 2 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.


    National Honor Society

    The National Honor Society induction is 1 p.m. May 5.


  • 2013 State Assessment Window, May 6-14

    It’s that time of year again! Time for LaRue County students to complete state testing requirements for the Unbridled Learning accountability system. 

  • Scholarships: Hard work can mean big money for high school grads

    Planning to enroll in college can be financially frightening if not downright intimidating.

  • Senior Events - May 1, 2013

     Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information, call 358-4311 or e-mail Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.


    Daily events

    The Senior Citizens Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville, offers several activities daily. For more information, call Kristina Dalton at 358-4235 Kathryn Carter at 734-3001.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - May 2013

     May 1 – Walnut Street, Westpoint Bank, Watch Me Grow, Maxine Road, New Jackson Highway

  • WEDDING: Maegan Annette and Anthony Ryan Hellmueller

    Maegan Annette Pearman and Anthony Ryan Hellmueller exchanged marriage vows in an intimate ceremony April 6, 2013, at Gatlinburg’s Little Log Wedding Chapel in front of family and close friends.

    The bride is the daughter of Christopher and Cynthia Morgan of Hodgenville; and the granddaughter of the late Tom and Bettye White and the late Tommy and Clearcie Pearman. She is an assistant vice president at Magnolia Bank.