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Today's News

  • LaRue Co. well-represented at American Rabbit Breeders Convention

    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club was represented well at the 94th American Rabbit Breeders Association Convention. It was held at the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 1-5.

    Over 20,000 rabbits were exhibited at the show. Hunter Sams was in attendance to exhibit his Netherland Dwarfs and Dwarf Hotot rabbit breeds. The ARBA encourages youth exhibitors to develop knowledge and skill regarding rabbit showmanship.

  • School Calendar - October 18, 2017

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Financial aid words students need to know

    High school seniors headed to college this fall need to become familiar with some financial aid terms that they will probably hear. This list from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help.

    Accrue. This term, which means to increase or accumulate, is often used to refer to interest on loans. It means that the interest is added to your loan until the loan is fully paid.

  • FFA has had a busy September

    LaRue County FFA had a very eventful month in September. We started off our month by sending two of our chapter officers, Cole Holt and Clay Rogers, to the Kentucky Leadership Training Center for “Rising Sun,” a leadership conference. On September 16, we had around 40 members, parents, and advisors, help to beautify our county through the Trash for Cash program. It gave us an opportunity to see parts of the county we may not have gotten to see before and also gave us a chance to see how awful people treat our county.

  • Recognizing Safe Schools Week

    October 15-21 is Kentucky Safe Schools Week, a time in which schools across the state focus on anti-bullying prevention and safe school environments.

     This year’s campaign is “Get Involved and Get it Solved; stop the bullying.”

    When most people think of bullying, they imagine kids punching, kicking and hitting one another. But, physical bullying, though the most obvious, is not its only form.

  • Soybean delivery app released just in time for harvest

    The Kentucky Soybean Board partnered with the University of Kentucky to develop an app to help Kentucky soybean producers to accurately calculate and compare the price offered by elevators, considering delivery costs and high-moisture penalties for grain as it is harvested.

  • Efficient soybean harvest and storage

    It has been estimated that an average operator will leave from 2 to 4.5 bushels of soybeans per acre in the field (5 to 10% loss). Considering the price of soybeans ($10/bu), reducing losses from 10% to 5% results in a savings of $22.50 per acre. Measure harvest losses (4 seeds per square foot = 1 bu/ac loss) and strive to keep them below 3%.

  • Hawks soccer lose first game in district tourney

    The LaRue County Hawks soccer team had their season end on Wednesday, October 11 after losing to Marion County 6-0 in the opening round of the 18th district tournament.

    There were no goals or assists by the Hawks in the game. The loss gave the Hawks a final record of 3-5 on the season and 1-4 in the district.

    Head Coach Bill Hawkins said they would have loved to have a different outcome, but Marion County always gives them a good game and came out on top.

  • Soccer all tournament selections
  • Proud to be a Hawk and an American

    Honor, loyalty and commitment; these are values that can be found in the men and women in our armed forces. These are also values that senior Hawk football player Kyle Woosley possesses.

    If you have attended a Hawk football game the last four years, you would notice that, when the Hawks run out to the field before the game, one player, number 14, is carrying the American Flag. The reason is simple.