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Today's News

  • 2017 Future Lady Hawks camp
  • Coaches, programs use offseason to their advantage

    Most all of us have heard the expression “Champions are made in the offseason.” In order to improve one must spend time away from practice and the games to hone their skills or stay current in their particular sport.

    Have you ever wondered what takes place with high school programs during the off season? Several LaRue County High School coaches offered some input.

    LCHS Boys Soccer Coach Jimmy Adams stays active with the soccer team and stresses the importance of athletes honing their skills.

  • Plan Ahead for Successful Summer Canning

    Whether you’ve been canning for years or are just starting out, now’s the time to plan ahead, so that you’ll be ready to make the most of this summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables.

    First, you need to decide which type of canner you’ll be using. There are two types of canners available: boiling water canners and pressure canners. A boiling water canner can safely be used to can high-acid foods like fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and acidified tomato products.

  • Farm calendar - June 14, 2017

    Hort Shorts gardening classes 

    The next class in the Hort Shorts summer series gardening class is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Thursday June 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The class will be about “Preparing for Fall Garden Crops”. For more information please contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401. 

    Pesticide container recycling

  • Fruit, Vegetable Crops Disease Prevention

    Transplanted and early direct-seeded vegetable crops in the field should be receiving their first fungicide application this week, if growers haven’t started their spray program yet.

  • Summer Library programs

    Tuesday June 20

    Lunch and a Book:  Come Build a Better Community is at 11 a.m. Stories to help build community awareness and of course lunch for Preschool and Kindergarten age children!  No craft today we will go out into our community to hide the rocks we painted last week.

    Dinner and a Book for school age children is at 5:30 p.m. Same theme and craft as the early group.

    Tuesday June 27

  • School calendar - June 14, 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.

  • Cecil, Mather win National Service Award

    Over the Memorial Day Weekend during the NCFL National Speech and Debate Tournament, former and current LaRue County Speech coaches Kim Mather and Katy Cecil were awarded the 2017 Richard Gaudette Service Award.

  • Beyond the easel and chisel

    When thinking of art, most people likely picture paintings or sculpture.

    LaRue County High School art teacher Monique Hanna, however, was thinking beyond the easel and chisel in this year’s art camp during which her students learned not only about forging metal, but also making pottery, creating wood burning designs, and marbleizing paper.

    Twelve students attended the camp that ran May 31-June 2 at the high school. Hanna selected the students according to their grades, attendance, and work ethic.

  • 4-H Wranglers Compete at District Horse Show

    Four 4-H members from the Wrangler’s 4-H Horse Club competed over the Memorial Day weekend at the District 4-H Horse Show held in Bowling Green at the Western Kentucky University Ag Expo Center.

    Club Leader, Lenn Grubbs serves on the District 5 Horse Committee and helped in various ways during the show, including dragging the arena.

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