Today's News

  • “Moving on Up”

    Some years ago a weekly TV program had a theme song about “Moving on up.” This particular family were moving up the social ladder among other things.

    “Moving on up” has been a catchy theme for many groups. We have had some groups in the church such as the Girls Auxiliary and the Royal Ambassadors where individuals would pass steps in their advancement. The Boy Scouts and the Masons would move up in progress. Other groups could be cited.

  • C.U. Music visits LaRue schools
  • Seeking Financial Aid

    Though high school graduation is several months away and college may seem even more remote at this point in the school year, most counselors agree that it’s certainly not too early for seeking sources of financial aid.

    Information for the academic year 2016-2017 from www.collegetuitioncompare.com shows that the average tuition costs for colleges in Kentucky per semester are $5,784 for in-state students plus $1,291 for books and supplies and over $11,000 for lodging and living expenses.

  • Tips for cooking and storing your turkey

     Here are some reminders about preparing and cooking your Thanksgiving turkey. If a frozen turkey is your choice, you can safely defrost it in the refrigerator, allowing 24 hours for every 5 pounds in weight. Check that the original bag is not broken, to prevent raw juices from coming into contact with other foods.

  • Hunters for the Hungry

    Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed November 13-17 as “Hunters for the Hungry Week” in honor of Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry (KHFH), a charitable volunteer-run organization that encourages hunters to harvest and donate deer each season.

  • Farm calendar - November 15, 2017

    2018 Farm Bill Listening Session

    A session will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Monday, November 20 at the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Center for farmers to learn more about the 2018 Farm Bill. There will also be open discussion to allow farmers to air their concerns, preferences and priorities for the upcoming bill. Breakfast will be available at 7:30 a.m. EST, please RSVP to kycorn.org.

  • Happy Fall Hunting
  • Hodgenville News - November 15, 2017

    Thought for the week: Only a life lived for others, is a life worthwhile!

    Our Relay for Life Fundraiser for Freedom Angels is November 16 at Gatti’s Pizza restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    Thinking of you wishes go out to Darlene Daugherty and family, Marion and Melissa Miller French, Priscilla Brown, Ann Stankovic, Harlis and Bessie LaFollette.

    Sympathy wishes go out to families of Robert Handley, Geraldine Matherly, Hope Mattingly, Donald Ed McClure, Henry Delmas Johnson, Bob Jennings and Norma Butler.

  • A man’s best friend

    It has been a hard weekend for me as I stayed home sick last Friday afternoon and all day last Saturday.

    We are on the go a lot and it was actually weird to be at home all day on Saturday. Although it was weird to me, our Shih Tzu dog, Charlie, loved having one of us home with her all day.

    I laid on the couch most of the day on Saturday watching football while Charlie laid on my stomach and slept.

  • Extension programs impact all Kentuckians

    Regardless of what your family is involved in, Cooperative Extension plays a role. For more than 100 years, we’ve been offering something for everyone to help them see returns in their endeavors, careers, finances and more. If you have one acre or more than 1,000, our agriculture and natural resource Extension agents can help you with a range of topics that can make you more knowledgeable and profitable.

    Through research-based education, we bring the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment straight to you.