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  • Goodtime Cruisers
  • Calendars - June 21, 2017

    Community calendar

    EVENTS

    Goodtime Cruisers Cruise-in on the Square

    The Goodtime Cruisers will have a Cruise-in on the Square from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.

    Moonlight Big Band Concert and Dance

  • Sunrise Manor Color Run

    Several people participated in the Sunrise Manor Color Run on Saturday, May 20 at CreekFront Park in Hodgenville. Proceeds raised from the race will send two residents of the nursing home on a Washington D.C. Trip in March 2018. Sonya Turner, Quality of Life Director at Sunrise Manor, thanked the sponsors of the event: Tim Sexton Realtor, Crimson Diesel, Lafollette Masonry and Hart County Muffler.

  • Farm calendar - June 21, 2017

    Agriculture Development Council Meeting

    The LaRue County Agriculture Development Council will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday June 29 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office 270-358-3401.

    Pesticide container recycling

  • Cooking corner - June 21, 2017

    Cucumber In Miracle Whip

    In bowl, slice 4 large cucumbers and

    1 large onion, sliced and taken apart

    Mix together 1 cup miracle whip

    4 tsp vinegar

    1/2 cup sugar

    1/4 tsp salt.

    Pour this mixture over the cucumber and onions DONT STIR

    Stir right before serving.

  • 2017 LaRue Co. Fair Floral Hall Results

    87 Entries

    Grand Champion- Isabella Day with 11 Blue Ribbons

    The Floral Hall exhibit was managed by the County Extension Homemaker organization. In the Floral Hall, 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbons are awarded according to the merit of each individual item regardless of the number of entries in a class. Judges do not have to automatically give any ribbons or a 1st place ribbon if they don’t think the item deserves that placing.

    Food Department

    Cakes

    Chocolate Cake

    First, Melissa Sanders

    Jam Cake

  • Take control of weeds in the vegetable garden

     Home gardeners look forward to that first ripe tomato or ear of corn they pick from their carefully tended gardens. But after some vigorous weed pulling on a hot, humid day, you may wonder if it is all worth it. 

    Weeds compete with crops for water, nutrients and sunlight.  Some weeds, like quackgrass, can chemically inhibit vegetable plant growth. Others host insect pests and disease pathogens.  All of these result in fewer fresh vegetables for your table. 

  • Brown joins LCS as Director of Special Education

    LaRue County Schools has welcomed Carole Brown as the district’s new director of special education.

    With 15 years experience, Brown most recently served as special education consultant for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, working with administrators and teachers to develop special needs programs and strategies. Her previous positions also include resource teacher and moderate to severe disability classroom teacher.

  • 2017 Spring WKU Dean’s list

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the LaRue County area were named to the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2017 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*). The entire list can be found at http://www.wku.edu/mediarealtions/deansllist.php

     

    From Buffalo:

    Aaron D. Butterworth

  • School calendar - June 21, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.