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Today's News

  • Man indicted for abandoning baby

    The LaRue County Grand Jury handed down nine indictments on Monday, December 18 including an indictment of a man for abandoning his baby in a vehicle and for unlawfully imprisoning another woman.

    Kristopher Jay Bundy, 22, of Upton was indicted for first degree fleeing or evading police on foot, third degree assault of a police officer, second degree assault (domestic violence), endangering the welfare of a minor, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree unlawful imprisonment and abandonment of a minor.

  • Community Calendar

    EVENTS

    New Years Eve Dinner/Dance

    There will be a New Years Eve Dinner/Dance on Sunday, December 31 at Vaughn Reno Starks Facility on Bishop Lane in Elizabethtown. The potluck dinner will start at 7:30 p.m. followed by the dance from 8:30 p.m. to Midnight. Admission is $10.00 Per person; no Alcohol please. For more information call Jim Walters at 270-737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

    EXTENSION

    Monthly Knitting Class

  • Cattlemen’s Christmas Awards
  • Happy hunting
  • Kentucky soybean growers break yield records

    Kentucky soybean growers produced the highest ever documented yields in the state this year in the soybean yield contest hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Soybean Board.

  • Quarles rejects federal overreach into hemp program

    Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles called on Congress to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances under federal law and challenged the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) position on consumable hemp-derived products in remarks delivered at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board meeting.

  • Fundraising Calendar

    RELAY FOR LIFE

    Parkway Peeps

    The Parkway Peeps team are selling Rada Cutlery and baseball-type tee shirts; shirts come in navy/gray or gray/heather with the slogan “Let your faith be bigger than your fear”. Shirts cost $20 and come in youth small to 3X. For questions, contact Rita Thompson at 270-505-0380.

  • 2017 county soybean plot results

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts corn and soybean variety trial plots in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain companies. The plots demonstrate how specific varieties can perform under local conditions for a given year.

       Both the corn and soybean plots were done in cooperation with Caleb and Leanne Ragland of Shady Rest Farms. This was our second year at the location and our yields for both plots were outstanding.

  • Senior Calendar

    Senior Citizens Music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles at 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily Activities

  • Cub scout collection