Today's News

  • Aging and muscle loss, how diet can help

    We’re all trying to age gracefully. Maybe you regularly use sunscreen, or have a commitment to exercise classes or daily walking, or try and consume eight glasses of water each day. But you may notice more sagging skin as you age. Food and Health Communications shared the following info about muscle loss as we age.

    Sarcopenia is the official medical term for gradual loss of muscle mass. Along with muscle mass comes loss of muscle function. Decreased mobility, reduced strength, and loss of physical function are all related to sarcopenia.

  • Hodgenville news - May 31, 2017

    Thought for the week: I still believe in amazing grace, that there’s power In the blood, that he walks with me and he talks with me and because He lives I can face tomorrow. All because of the old rugged cross.

    I Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. It was just another weekend for us.

    Once again, this passed week proves why I love living in a small town. The community, family and friends came together to show our love and support for two of our own, Hodgenville Fire Chief Wally Sparks and our classmate Jerry Smith.

  • Hodgenville reviews utility resolutions, ordinances

    The City of Hodgenville held a special called meeting on Monday, May 22 to review several resolutions and ordinances that dealt with the city’s utilities.

    With all members present, the Hodgenville City Council unanimously approved three resolutions between the city and the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority so the city can receive loans for their upcoming water and sewer line projects on Lincoln Boulevard from the square in downtown Hodgenville to the LaRue County High School.

  • Community news - May 31, 2017

    I hope that everyone had a safe and wonderful Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.

    Mitzi Smith Moore was recently admitted to Hardin Memorial Hospital and returned home. She is doing well and thanks everyone for their prayers and concerns. She ask everyone to keep her and her family in prayer.

  • Chamber Unites, with ‘First Friday’

    The definition of unites is to put together to form a single unit. LaRue County is coming together doing just that. The Chamber hosted the first Business Owners meeting on Thursday, April 27 with 14 businesses represented. Ideas were shared to find ways to promote shopping local. Since the business meeting local business owners have formed Lincoln Merchants and created a Facebook page. These are local business owners uniting to promote each other.

  • Cooking corner - May 31, 2017

    Crockpot Ranch


    3-4 chicken breasts

    1 can cream of chicken

    1 packet Italian seasoning packet

    1 packet Ranch dressing packet

    1/2 package cream cheese (4 oz)

    Mix together cream of chicken, Italian and Ranch packets, Place chicken in crock pot and pour mixture over. Cook low: 4-5 hours or on High 2-3 hours. Once done, shred with a fork and add the cream cheese to add thickess and make it creamy. Serve over egg noodles or rice. 

  • Quarles warns farmers to avoid hay-buying scam

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles is cautioning area farmers to stay alert for possible scams targeting hay buyers and sellers.

    “The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has received several reports of fraudulent hay-buying activity in recent weeks,” Quarles said. “Farmers should take extra care to protect themselves from scam artists when buying or selling commodities such as hay or livestock, especially when contacted through email, social media, or text message.”

    Warning signs of a possible scam may include:

  • Farm calendar - May 31, 2017

    Hort Shorts

    The first Hort Shorts summer series gardening class is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Thursday June 8 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The class will be about “Growing your own Pumpkins for Fall Decoration.” For more information please contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401. 

  • 4-H Calendar - May 31, 2017

    4-H Summer Camp

    All camp forms for campers, teens and adults are due.  Please make sure final payment and forms have been turned in to the LaRue County Extension Office.  Girls that have not yet signed up, spots are still available.  Call 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will be having a picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7 at the Lincoln Farm Picnic area.  The club will provide the meat and drinks; members are asked to bring a side or dessert.

     4-H Rabbit Show

  • 4-H Cloverbuds