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Today's News

  • Lost in LaRue - August 26, 2015

    This week I got lost on the Rolling Fork River that winds through the countryside of LaRue, Nelson and Marion Counties. My husband wanted to take the kids on a canoe trip. So we recruited some help, Papaw John and Uncle Brian, and took the kids for a two-hour canoe trip. This was the first time for Samuel, our youngest son, to ride in a canoe. He threw a fit having to wear a life jacket. His fussiness soon subsided as the water and dappled light shining through the trees provided a calming effect on all of us.

  • 2015 Master Cattlemen Program

    Beef producers in LaRue, Hardin, and Meade counties have the opportunity this fall to participate in the Heartland Master Cattlemen Program.  

    The Master Cattlemen Program consists of 10, four hour sessions focusing on beef production and the beef industry. These individual educational sessions cover 1) Management Skills, 2) Forages, 3) Nutrition, 4) Facilities and Animal Behavior, 5) Environmental Stewardship and Industry Awareness, 6) Genetics, 7) Reproduction, 8) Herd Health, 9) End Product and 10) Marketing and Profitability.

  • 4-H Forestry Field Day at Mammoth Cave
  • Southern States Local Annual Meeting Set

    Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Hardin Cooperative at the Hardin and Hodgenville Branches.

  • Farm Calendar

    Grain Field Day

  • Frankfort Focus - Making sure veterans receive the benefits they deserve

    One of the ongoing challenges our country faces is making sure our veterans receive the full benefits they have rightfully earned.

    Unfortunately, as we discovered during a legislative meeting earlier this month, there are still some who are either unaware of what is available or who have become mired in bureaucracy. The good news is that, thanks to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), we are making great strides in closing these twin gaps.

  • Success continues for LCHS Ag program

    Being named one of six outstanding high school agricultural programs in America by the National Association of Agriculture Educators means that LaRue County High School teachers Misty Bivens and Chris Thomas are keeping abreast of the ever changing face of agriculture.

  • Letter to the editor - August 26, 2015

    Communication will make the LCS District stronger

    The school year is underway and off to an incredible start for LaRue County Schools. On the heels of back-to-school season, it is school tax season throughout Kentucky. The LCS Board of Education will consider proposed 2015 tax rates Thursday.

  • Adult education center drives workforce develpment

    By Connie Goff

    Adult education centers offer a lifeline to adults who want to expand opportunities available to them. In every county across Kentucky, adult education centers offer a number of free services such as academic instruction, GED preparation, skills training and more. By reaching adults who are underemployed, unemployed or not currently in the labor market, the centers also are key partners in developing a strong workforce.

  • Kindergarten transition tips

    Although school is already under way, if you have a child who has just started kindergarten, you may want to look through this list of items and see if there is anything else that you still want/need to do. This is a great time to put practices in place that will help your child have a great first year in school. If there are some things you find that you haven’t done, it’s not too late to begin.