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Today's News

  • 4-H News updated 4-25-12

    Explorers
    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at the Extension Office. For more information, call 358-3401.

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-3 p.m. April 27 at the Extension Office.  
     
    Wranglers
    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 1 at the Extension Office.
     
    Cloverbuds
    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office.

  • Farm News updated 4-25-12

    Good Agricultural Practices training
    GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training will be offered at the LaRue County Extension office 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26. Register by calling 270-358-3401.

    Farmers Market
    The LaRue County Farmers Market will open 2-5:30 p.m. May 4.

    Forest Leadership Program

  • PHOTOS: LaRue hunters harvest large birds
  • Volunteers sought for water quality monitoring, training on April 28

    The Kentucky Watershed Watch Program is offering free training to persons interested in learning how to take water samples and monitor water quality in the Upper Green River Basin.
    The training will be 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Room 2134 of the Engineering Biologic Science Building, 1500 Chestnut Street on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green. Participants are advised to dress for field work, since some of the training will take place at a local stream.

  • Introduced plants can cause problems

    Many plants classified as weeds are not native to the United States. Most have been introduced through travel and trading in commerce with other parts of the world. Here are a few of the better known non-native weeds we now find locally.  

  • KHSAA Board of Control has open seat

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The deadline for applications is May 4.
    All interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, a resume and a minimum of two written letters of recommendation to the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Materials should be sent to Kevin C. Brown, Associate Commissioner and General Counsel, 131 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort KY 40601.

  • TENNIS: Tennis teams compete in Lincoln Heritage tourney

    Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin’s boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the Lincoln Heritage Conference tournament last week at University Drive Park tennis courts in Elizabethtown.
    The Elizabethtown High School teams won.
    Boys’ Singles
    First Round
    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Kieren Bowen (LC), 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
    Girls’ Singles
    First Round

  • Sports Shorts updated 4-25-12

    Youth Softball League’s Fun Day
    The LaRue County Youth Softball League will kick off their season 6 p.m. April 27 with opening ceremony that introduces all teams.  A 19-team weekend tournament begins after the ceremony. Fun Day is April 28, which includes face painting, games, bouncy houses and an auction of items donated by parents and businesses around town.
    The League is accepting donations for Saturday’s auction. To donate or for more information, contact Greg Cooper at 270-491-0302 or coopergreg21@gmail.com.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson, Green, John Hardin

    The Hawks won three games last week, overpowering Nelson County 7-1 on April 17 and edging Green County  (5-4) April 19 and John Hardin (5-4) April 20.
    NELSON COUNTY
    Senior Slade Owens had two doubles, three RBIs and scored twice to lead the homestanding Hawks past 5th Region foe Nelson County.
    Senior Wesley Kessinger, who got the win, helped himself out with an RBI double. He gave up three hits and struck out two in five innings.
    GREEN COUNTY

  • PHOTO: Youth soccer