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Today's News

  • Farm calendar - February 1, 2017

    Hay Bale Wrapper Demonstration

    The LaRue County Conservation District will be hosting a hay bale wrapping demonstration starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10 at their office located at 306 West Main Street. Training is required to rent the equipment, if you haven’t been to an earlier demonstration you should make plans to attend this one. For more information contact the LaRue County Conservation District at 270-358-3132. 

    LARUE COUNTY

    EXTENSION COUNCIL MEETING

  • Ragland honored at Commodity Conference

    Caleb Ragland of Magnolia was recognized as the Kentucky Soybean Association’s Top Recruiter for fiscal year 2016.

    “KSA is a membership-based, policy-focused organization,” Ragland said. “The more members an organization has, the more power it wields. When we go to Frankfort or to Washington, D.C. with an issue, we need the power of a strong membership base behind us.”

  • Looking forward to summer vegetable garden

    Last week we discussed which seeds were best for disease tolerance or resistance. Selection of resistant cultivars can reduce the impact diseases may have on plant vigor and yield, as well as reduce or eliminate the need for other cultural or chemical management practices. Disease resistance is especially important for the home garden, which many either cannot or prefer not to spray.

  • Kindergarten Cutoff changes next school year

    Starting with the 2017-18 school year, children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1. The cutoff has been October 1, but the 2012 Kentucky General Assembly moved back the cutoff date based on the premise that younger students might not be ready for school.

  • School calendar - February 1, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on February 8 at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is white. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • Four LCHS band members compete in clinic

    Four LaRue County High School band members attended the 2017 WKU Honors Band Clinic last weekend.

    The LCHS band members auditioned for chair placement among three 100-piece bands made up of juniors and seniors from Kentucky, Tennesee and Indiana. They also performed in a combined concert last Saturday in VanMeter Auditorium at WKU.

  • NOLIN RECC sponsors free trip to Washington DC

    Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C. The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort for all participating students.

  • Input sought for educational needs of community

    LaRue Countians have the opportunity to give feedback for educational opportunities offered to the public.

    LaRue County Community Education is seeking input from the public on potential classes they could offer to the community.

    “The Library, Health Department and Extension Office do an outstanding job offering educational opportunities to the community; we’re just trying to find any gaps that we could fill,” Director of LaRue County Community Education, Connie Goff said.

  • LCHS Homecoming 2017
  • Personnel Changes - February 1, 2017

    Resignation

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their January meeting.

    Dora J. Canter, Teacher at ALES.

    Christy Ferguson as Freshman Softball Coach.

    Rebecca Hawkins as Soccer Coach.