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Today's News

  • Hawks falter before district play

    (DELAYED)

    LaRue baseball coach Chris Price wanted to use the last week of the season to take momentum into the district tournament. But the Hawks struggled in their five-game stint defeating only Campbellsville.

    Price said LaRue struggled defensively at times and wanted to see better hitting.

    “We had a hard time fielding the ball this week and making routine plays,” Price said, “but we’ll be all right.”

    May 11, LaRue visited Campbellsville High School and was stunned in the seventh by a go ahead two run effort 4-3.

  • Farm calendar

    Home canning information

    The LaRue County Extension Service office at 807 Old E’town Road has free handouts on home canning and freezing information. The office can test the accuracy of dial gauge pressure canner lids; bring your lid by the office. Call 358-3401 for more information.

    Meat Goat Field Day

  • Hay fire prevention is key during bailing time

    A lot of hay has been baled recently. So, hay growers are reminded of a few things about hay fires and how they can be prevented. When hay is baled too wet, hay or barn fires can be a result. However, hay fires can generally be prevented if hay is baled at appropriate moisture (not always easy to do) and the temperature of recently baled hay monitored.

  • Hay fire prevention is key during bailing time

    A lot of hay has been baled recently. So, hay growers are reminded of a few things about hay fires and how they can be prevented. When hay is baled too wet, hay or barn fires can be a result. However, hay fires can generally be prevented if hay is baled at appropriate moisture (not always easy to do) and the temperature of recently baled hay monitored.

  • KU customers receive coupons for light bulbs

    Kentucky Utilities Company customers are receiving a bonus in May. The company is mailing coupons toward the purchase of compact fluorescent light bulbs at The Home Depot. 

  • KU customers receive coupons for light bulbs

    Kentucky Utilities Company customers are receiving a bonus in May. The company is mailing coupons toward the purchase of compact fluorescent light bulbs at The Home Depot. 

  • Training held on social development and behavior

    The LaRue County Early Childhood Council sponsored training on April 18 for 32 local child-care workers. The six-hour training was held at the Extension Service office and covered topics on teaching strategies for social and emotional development and styles of disciplining or positive guidance.

    Child-care workers learned how to work with children who have challenging behaviors. This is to help a child’s self esteem because a misbehaving child is a discouraged child.

  • Reed participates in Judges DUI and Traffic Safety College

    LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed participated in the 2009 District Judges DUI and Traffic Safety College held April 1-3 at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

    The judges attended sessions on field sobriety testing, traffic stops and search and seizure arrests, drug-related DUI crimes and the latest issues surrounding driving under the influence, and issues involved with DUI arrest, arraignment, pretrial suspension and sentencing.

  • Grassland Reserve deadline approaching

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program. Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff date is June 1.

    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources. 

  • Volleyball team offers all-skills camp

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host an all-skills camp for girls through eighth grade 8-11 a.m. June 8-9 at LaRue County High School.

    Registration is $40 and includes a T-shirt. Deadline to register is May 29.

    Pick up forms at Hodgenville Elementary, Abraham Lincoln Elementary and LaRue County Middle schools. Return forms to Coach Ben Schell at LCHS (358-2210) or Lisa DeWitt at LaRue Insurance (358-3101).