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Today's News

  • AGstravaganza schedule

    AGstravaganza schedule

    Wednesday, July 29

    (FREE Gate Admission)

    10 a.m. : 4-H and FFA Exhibits

    Agriculture Display Judging

    Open Crops Exhibits

     

    Thursday, July 30

    (FREE Gate Admission / $5 per person Admission for Tractor Pull)

    10 a.m.: Open Breeding Sheep Show

    4-H and FFA Sheep Show

    Open Market Lamb Show

    3 p.m.: Weigh in for Goat Show

    3:45 p.m.: Boer Goat and Dairy Goat Shows

    4-H and FFA Market Goat Show

  • School Calendar July 22, 2015

    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at

    7 p.m. Aug. 17 at LaRue County High School.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    SBDM

    The LaRue County High School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the LCHS conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-2210.

  • Personnel Changes July 22, 2015

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel recommendations at its July 2015 meeting.

    Employment of:

    Daniel Thomas as Summer School

    Jackie Harley as Summer School Teacher

    Kim Anderson as Summer School

    Tracy Tharp as Summer School Teacher

    Heather Hynes as Summer School

    Lynn Ann Waddle as Summer School Instructional Assistant

    Brittany Pruitt as Summer School Instructional Assistant

    Connie Hunt as Summer School Instructional Assistant

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Supplies

    Kentucky high school students and 2015 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    By TIM BALLARD

    KHEAA

    Kentucky high school students and 2015 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Foreign exchange in LaRue County

    LaRue County families will host eight foreign exchange students who will attend LaRue County High School during the 2015-16 school year.

    Katie Wheatley is local coordinator for the Council on International Educational Exchange, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that places the students.

  • Farm Calendar - July 22, 2015

    Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays now through mid-August at 2533 Lincoln Farm Rd., Hodgenville. Several vendors will be participating and meal options are available. Potential vendors may contact the Extension Office for more information, 270-358-3401. Stock up on local fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, beef, pork, goat and so much more.

    Split Fair

  • 4-H Calendar - July 22, 2015

    LC 4-H Council

    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet at 6:30 p.m., July 27, at the Extension Office.

    4-H project entry for fair exhibits

    4-H Project entry day for county fair exhibits will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 29, at the LaRue County Fairgrounds. If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

  • Quarles: Ag commissioner’s role is liaison for rural Ky.

    KENTUCKY PRESS NEW SERVICE

     

    Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner hopeful Ryan Quarles made a visit to Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg on Friday to speak with representatives from Appalachian Roots, share his plans if he is elected in November, and perhaps most importantly, hear ideas about ways to improve farming in Eastern Kentucky.

    Todd Howard and Kathy Curtis opened the discussion with an explanation of Appalachian Roots’ goals: employing agriculture as a means to boost the economy and the health of the region.

  • Myers discusses worm control in beef cattle