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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Derby goes to daycare

     

    Ramona Dever’s horse won the race at Sunrise Manor Adult Daycare.

  • COLUMN: Summer grasses produce quickly

    Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrid, teff and pearl millet can play a role for pasture and hay needs (several producers ran short on hay this winter). If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Hosparus Central Kentucky honored

    Hosparus Central Kentucky, Elizabethtown, has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient. Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the family caregiver’s point of view.

  • COLUMN: Plan ahead for home canning season

    For those who preserve food, now is a great time to gear up for the season. Start by inventorying supplies and getting a head start on purchasing needed jars and lids and other necessities.

    Pressure canners: Dial gauge canners need to be checked for accuracy to ensure safe processing pressure and temperature. Contact the Extension office (270-358-3401) and make an appointment to have your dial gauge on your canner lid tested for accuracy. This also will be available on May 19, Ag Market Day.

  • PHOTO: JV pitch

     Starting pitcher Jacob Gentry put a pitch over the plate in an April 30 JV game. The catcher is Caleb Heady. The Hawks lost the game.

  • COLUMN: 4-H Poetry winners

     

    Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. They are to be commended for their efforts. More than 300 poems were entered and the poems have been judged.

    The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.

    The top-nine junior poems and the top-two senior poems will advance to the district competition.

  • Crosstown Homemakers News

    Crosstown Homemakers

    The Crosstown Homemakers Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Thursday from September through May at the homes of different members.

    In September, we donated $100 to Feeding America Backpack Program for LaRue County children. We also donated money for the Ovarian Cancer Fund and Pennies for Friendship. Several of our members take advantage of the ovarian cancer program.

  • PHOTO: Tennis seniors honored

    Senior members of the LaRue County High School tennis teams were honored. From left, Madison Lee, Caitlin Lewis, John Michael Lawler, Cayleigh Allen and Rachel Wolf.

  • PHOTO: Champion Hill Georgina

    Champion Hill Georgina 7338 won reserve grand champion female at the 2015 Kentucky Sweepstakes Show and Sale, March 6-7 in Louisville. Ellee Marksbury, Buffalo, consigned the September 2009 daughter of S A V Bismarck 5682. Kevin Rose, Salem, Ill., evaluated the 51 entries. Pictured are Jamie, Jacob and Ellee Marksbury, and Rooter Gray.

  • Cafe supports those with memory loss

    Four couples recently sat around a table at a local church sharing snacks and stories of their favorite springtime activities, because after all, memories are too precious to lose.

    While all this may sound trivial to some, to these couples memories are everything because one spouse has been diagnosed with a form of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Sharing memories through Memory Café gives them an outlet to socialize and support and receive support from others going down the same road.