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Today's News

  • Reed takes oath of office
  • Whalin participating in DYW state event

    Symone Whalin, LaRue County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, is participating in state DYW competition at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington this week.

    The LaRue County High School senior arrived in Lexington Sunday for the weeklong series of events that result in winners being awarded college scholarships worth thousands of dollars.

  • School calendar - January 11, 2017

    School will be closed January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    LCS YSC Advisory Council

    The LCS Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 12 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  The meeting is open to the public.

    Hodgenville Family Resource Council meeting

  • Do you wanna build a snowman?
  • Parkway Peeps to sponsor Prom Extravaganza

    With prom goers already shopping for just the right dress for that special night on April 29, Parkway Baptist’s Relay for Life team decided to get in on the action with a different type of fundraiser.

    Parkway, in its second year as a Relay team, is sponsoring a Prom Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 4 at the church which is located at 325 Old Sonora Road in Hodgenville.

  • Safe use of standby generators

     With the recent “snow storm” that blew through the area, it reminded me about our actual big snow storms from the last couple of years and also the ice storm in 2009.

    Many people purchased standby generators after or during these events. Standby generators provide emergency electrical power during disruptions caused by winter storms and other disasters. However, you need to take some special precautions to ensure safe, efficient operation of these generators.

  • DAR Celebrates 70 years

    Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of DAR started the celebration of its 70th anniversary by posing for a group picture at the Brown Pusey House at the December 9, 2016 meeting. It was at the Brown Pusey House on January 10, 1947 that Miss Margaret Patterson became the organizing regent of the chapter with eighteen charter members.

  • Farm calendar - January 11, 2017

    Winter Grain Workshop

    Hardin and LaRue County Cooperative Extension have teamed up to host a regional Winter Grain Workshop at the Hardin County Extension Office. The workshop will be held at 10 a.m on January 11 and will conclude no later than 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of the Kentucky Corn Growers Association. For more information, or to RSVP, contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  • KDA approves more than 12,800 acres for hemp planting in 2017

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has approved 209 applications from growers who have been approved to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly triple the number of acres that were approved for the previous year. 

  • 2-1-1 Service now available

    After more than a decade in development, the 2-1-1 service now connects residents in United Way of Central Kentucky’s region of Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, LaRue, and Meade Counties with one-stop access to community resources.