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Today's News

  • Sports shorts - June 8, 2016

    Pickleball

    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    2016 Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp

  • Lady Hawks honing skills during offseason

    Opportunities for athletes to participate in year around activities have increased over the years. LaRue County High School has several athletes who are competing and honing their skills in the offseason.

  • Hawks lose to Central Hardin 9-1

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity baseball team lost to Central Hardin 9-1 in the semi-final of the fifth regional tournament last Tuesday.

    The beginning of the game looked promising for the Hawks as they led early in the first inning after Dalton Skaggs singled, Cameron Dawson walked and Matheo Lynn had an RBI fielders choice making the score 1-0.

  • LaRue U10 soccer team wins championship
  • Sign now for 4-H Summer Day Camps

    This is an exciting opportunity for all youth ages 9-18. (Youth do not have to be current 4-H members.) There will be three camps, coined Fair Days because at the end of each camp participants will have completed anywhere from one to four projects that can be entered into the fair during the week of AGstravaganza.

  • Farm calendar - June 8, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market opens Thursday June 9, and continues every Thursday until July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. Commitments have been received from several local producers and a food truck. There is no fee this year. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, please call the Extension Office at 270-358-3401. 

    Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Update on LaRue Co. Agriculture

    Farmers Market Opening June 9

  • Senior awards night held

    Thanks to the generosity of individuals and organizations, LaRue County’s Class of 2016 received scholarships valued at more than $1 million this year. Scholarships and other awards were presented at LaRue County High School’s Senior Honors Night May 24 in the school auditorium.

    Additionally, several seniors received academic and extra-curricular honors. Keeahna Bowen was named LCHS Senior of the Year. Randall Young was honored as class valedictorian and Nichole Thomas as Salutatorian.

  • Looking ahead

    Congratulations Class of 2016

    Congratulations to our Leadership LaRue Scholarship recipients, Sierra Schmidt and Andrew Coy. The Chamber Board of Directors and Leadership LaRue Alumni wish you the best as you further your education. Congratulations to all our 2016 LaRue County High School Graduates and many blessings as you pursue your dreams!

    LUNCHEONS

  • Improving the odds for farmers

    Every livestock farmer wants their herds to be as productive as they can be, and one LaRue County man is helping farmers across the nation in meeting those productivity goals.

    Gil Myers PhD, of Magnolia is an independent consultant and livestock parasitolosist who owns and operates Myers Parasitology Services, which is a parasite monitoring laboratory that tests parasites in livestock herds. Through his business, Myers said he promotes parasite monitoring as it allows livestock farmers to objectively evaluate their worm control programs.