Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Dr. Seuss rules
  • Community Calendar - March 14, 2012

    Parkinson’s Support Group
    The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 4 p.m. March 15 at HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital, 134 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown. The topic is Pharmacology and Parkinson’s Disease. For more information, call Marcie Britain at 769-3100, Ext. 357.

    LaRue County Diabetes Support Group
    The LaRue County Diabetes Support Group will meet 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 15 in the rear meeting room of the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • Branscum Construction honored for Sunrise design

     Branscum Construction Company was presented the 2011 “Build Kentucky” Award by the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky at an awards banquet on Feb. 24. The Russell Springs-based company was honored for the design and construction of the new Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • UK economists to discuss what to expect from the Farm Bill, ACRE

    As work begins on the U.S. Farm Bill, people from many walks of life will turn their attention toward Congress to see how the new bill will shape up compared to previous versions. The new bill could affect farmers large and small, consumers, agribusiness, food safety and the environment.

  • Fiscal Court: Sign replacement is costly

     A road department report of local traffic and street name signs being replaced because of wind damage led to a discussion of signs of the times regarding new federal regulations as LaRue Fiscal Court met at the courthouse in Hodgenville March 13.

  • PHOTO: Sprouts
  • Farm News updated 03-14-12

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. March 19 at the LaRue County Extension Office. A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
    Private pesticide
    applicator training

  • 4-H Calendar updated 3-14-12

    Poultry Club
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30 p.m. March 14 at the Extension Office.
    Shooting Sports Club to meet in New Haven
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will meet 6:30 p.m. March 15 at the New Haven Gun Club.
    Rabbit Club
    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. March 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Expo, 4-H Camp

  • Annual Extension Expo this Saturday

    4-H will be well represented this Saturday at the annual Extension Expo held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school gym. The 4-H Council is doing a drawing for a free trip to 4-H Camp, valued at $165. Purchase a candy bar for $1 in order to enter your name in the drawing. The drawing will take place at the conclusion of the Expo. Members need not be present during the drawing to be eligible for the prize.

  • Five keys for high-yielding corn this year

    There are five keys to high corn yields: Good genetics; maximize days suitable for growing; achieve 90 to 95 percent light interception at or close to silking;  adequate nutrients to complete plant growth and seed fill; and adequate water and air to complete plant growth and seed fill. By optimizing each of these five keys, the odds for producing high corn yields are much improved.