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Today's News

  • New clubs help students reach full potential

    This year, students at LaRue County Middle School have three new avenues to get involved and develop their skills and talents. The school has established or re-established the Pep Club, Art Club and the Health and Fitness Club.

    Asked to bring forth ideas that would promote a positive school culture for the student body, the school’s student leadership group suggested expanding clubs.

  • School technology milestones

    Although California’s NAPA Valley receives a lot of recognition as the cradle of American technology, Kentucky deserves kudos for its 25 years of developmental leadership in educational technology and its standing compared to the rest of the nation.

    Freddie Newby, LaRue County Schools’ chief information officer, shared information released from the office of David Couch, associate commissioner in the Kentucky office of education technology, that lists some of the milestones attained by our state in technology.

    Among those:

  • Cooking Corner

    The Easiest Peanut Butter Fudge

    2 cups of sugar

    ½ cup of milk

    1 tsp. vanilla

    3/4 cup of peanut butter

    Bring sugar and milk to a boil. Boil 2 1/2 minutes, remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla.

  • Farm Calendar

    LaRue County Extension District Board

    The LaRue County Extension District Board will be meeting at noon on Wednesday, January 10 at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Office.

    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  • Hunger Doesn’t Follow A Calendar

    There’s just something about the calendar turning over from November to December which makes us feel a bit more charitable. Nonprofit organizations all across the area see a surge in generosity during this time, even from those who have already opened their hearts to those in need. Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) and our partner agencies are no exception to this.

  • Controlling Mud on the Farm
  • Sports Shorts

    Pickleball LaRue County

    Pickleball for beginners class is being held at the Board of Education office on College Street in Hodgenville at 5 p.m. on Sundays. Regular sessions are held on Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. All equipment is provided.

    Pickleball Nelson County

    Pickleball opportunities Bardstown are from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at the COBEC building on East Muir and First Streets. Enter through the rear of the building and follow signs to the gym.

    Park and Recreation Board

  • Sallee’s belt testing
  • Mat Hawks win Tsunami duals

    LaRue County junior Noah Davis thinks this can be the start of something very good for the Hawks wrestling team.

    Number 15 LaRue County went 10-0 in the two-day Tsunami Duals at Meade County, winning the title for the second straight season.

    “I think this is just the start,” said the 145-pound Davis, who won all 10 of his matches Wednesday and Thursday. “We took an early loss to McCracken County that we shouldn’t have, but this is just the start. We’re just gonna keep on rolling.”

  • Hawks JV Results

    The JV Hawks lost a 48-47 heartbreaker to John Hardin on December 19. The Hawks were down 20-15 at the half but outscored the Bulldogs 21-12 in the 3rd quarter to take a 4 point lead into the 4th quarter. The Hawks fell behind by 6 points with about a minute left and went on a 7-0 run which was capped by Keaton Puckett’s 3 pointer to take the lead with about 20 seconds left. But John Hardin scored with about 8 seconds left to go back ahead. The Hawks missed a 3 pointer as time expired.