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Today's News

  • Sports shorts- November 9, 2016

    Blue/White night

    The 2016 Hawks and Lady Hawks basketball teams will have their annual Blue and White night at the high school gym on Friday, November 18. A chili supper will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the LCHS cafeteria followed by scrimmage and other activities in the gym around 6:45 p.m.

    Pickleball

    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

  • Drop your drawers at the Public Library

    Make your next visit to the LaRue County Public Library a brief one, for a good cause, as part of LaRue County Public Library’s Drop Your Drawers campaign.

    Drop off packages of new underwear for boys and girls, preferably sizes 4-16, from November 14 through December 30, at the library. Donations will help replenish Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln elementary schools’ supplies of emergency underpants and provide direct assistance to each school’s Family Resource Centers.

  • Sandidge wins Championship

    Former LaRue County cross country standout Adam Sandidge recently won the Mid-South Conference Cross Country Championship.

    Sandidge is a junior at Campbellsville University and he won the men’s division of the Mid-South Conference Cross Country Championship last Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, setting a personal-best time of 24:51.3. He was also named the 2016 Mid-South Conference runner of the year.

  • In a moment

    We are all familiar with the process of change.  In the physical world we are witnesses to the process right now especially in the changing of seasons.

    Green leaves have changed color and are falling from the trees.  Fields once green with corn and beans have been harvested leaving the land bare.

    Physically, we are aware of change --- out, up,  bigger around, you name it.  I’m really wasting time and space trying to convince you of something so evident everywhere.

  • LCHS FFA Chapter receives 3 star rating
  • Proper hay storage, feeding areas are important

    Hay stored outside before feeding suffers substantial losses of both yield and forage quality. Weathering losses in round hay bales are deceptively large. In fact, just a four‑inch layer on the surface can contain up to one‑third of the entire bale volume. A weather damaged 1,200 pound bale of hay would therefore actually provide only 800 pounds of feed.

    Weathered hay is much less palatable to livestock than undamaged hay.  If livestock don’t like it, they won’t eat as much.  If they eat less, they are in a worse nutritional state.

  • Farm calendar - November 9, 2016

    Kentucky Cattlemen’s Assocation Town Hall Meeting

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Office on Thursday, November 17. The focus of this town hall meeting will be on current cattle markets. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Kentucky/Tennessee Beginning Farmer Summit

  • Pray for your President

    By Jonathan Carl

    Guest Columnist

    I’m writing this several days before the election, but by the time this column makes it to print and is being read, we should know who our next President of the United States will be. President Clinton? President Trump? A third party candidate?

  • Knowledge Masters
  • ALES student receive vision screen