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Today's News

  • Cameron Dawson wins BIT

    We have all heard the phrase patience is a virtue. For Senior Cameron Dawson, patience was a characteristic needed as he was able to walk away with the best score at the Butler Invitational Tournament at Lindsey Golf Course on the base of Fort Knox.

    The tournament featured 23 teams from around the state, along with two of the premier golfers in the state in Glasgow’s Chase Landrum and Manual’s Robbie Kees.

  • LCHS boys soccer is 3-0

    The Hawks boys soccer team has started off the season on the right foot with a 3-0 record.

    The Hawks beat Grayson County last Tuesday 3-1. Dalton Skaggs scored two goals and Darius Breckinridge had one goal. Saul Marin had two assists and Skaggs had one assist. Brian Holt had eight saves in the game.

  • Sport Shorts
    • Bluegrass Cell 5K walk/run

    The Bluegrass Cellular 5K is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27 at the Bluegrass Cellular Headquarters in Elizabethtown. The cost is $20 until August 20 and then the cost is $30 until the day of the race. The one-mile run/walk is $15. For more information call Sally George at 502-815-3304.

  • Farm Calendar: August 24, 2016
    • LaRue County Grain Crops Field Day
  • Making the most of manure

    By Daniel Carpenter

    LaRue County Extension Agent

    Manure can be a valuable fertilizer, if you know how to correctly use it. Having a nutrient management plan (NMP) can help you to understand how much manure your farm produces, to pinpoint what areas need manure and to identify crops that can best use the manure without losing nutrients via leaching or runoff.

  • Young Farmers Scholarship
  • Local farmer wins statewide yield contest

    Fresh Start Farms in LaRue County has been named the “No-Tillage Champion” in the 2016 State Wheat Yield Contest presented by the University of Kentucky Extension Service.

    Ryan Bivens, owner and operator of the farm, yielded an impressive 115.94 bushels per-acre using Southern States Cooperative’s SS 8340 wheat seed variety.

  • School Calendar

    School Calendar

    • KHIC Wee Time 

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is August 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112. 

  • Kickin’ it outdoors
  • New teaching program implemented

    LaRue County Schools have implemented a new teaching strategy this year called Kagan Cooperative Learning in which small groups of students work together towards learning goals.

    Each member of a group is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn. They continue the assignment until all group members successfully understand and complete it.