Today's News

  • The benefits of summer baseball

    The Hawks Baseball team saw their season come to a screeching halt a few weeks ago with a loss to Central Hardin in the semi-finals of the 5th region tournament. Three of the Hawks players (Colby Skaggs, John Selman, and Chandler Lynn) saw their high school baseball careers come to an end. However, for five players, the opportunities to improve and hone their skills with other travel teams will be available over the next several weeks.

  • It's what they do

    I’ve been sick, so sick in fact that, finally, after I was lovingly sent home by Allison last Monday and told to go to the doctor and get checked out, I went to the doctor for the second time in less than a week. First time, was bronchitis, I didn’t rest and take care of myself. Long story short: it made me worse, I had mononucleosis and the antibiotics I was on caused me to break out in a rash all over. I was off for all of last week.

  • Local Southern States Employees Selected for ‘Certified FeedMaster’ Training

    Dwayne Duncan, Blake Newton and Terry Ovesen, Southern States Hardin Cooperative, Inc. – Hardin and Hodgenville Branches, have attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify retail employees as “FeedMaster Certified Feed Specialist®” for Southern States Cooperative.

  • LaRue FFA Members Excel at State FFA Convention

    The Kentucky Association of FFA held its 87th Annual State Convention on June 5-9 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Twenty members of the LaRue County FFA chapter attended the State FFA Convention this year, but several others were recognized for their previous accomplishments.

  • Farm calendar - June 15, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market is now open on Thursdays through July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358- 3401.

    Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Fireflies: more than nighttime beauty They help control some garden pests

    If you grew up in any rural area, odds are, you have a childhood memory of catching fireflies. I remember having a mason jar with screen material screwed down tight and full to the brim with fireflies. It would finally get to the point where every one I’d try to get in there, two or three would fly out.  I’d set it next to my bed to be my nightlight for the night and thought it was the coolest thing next to my awesome Sesame Street bed sheets.

  • Scholarship calendar - June 15, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • School calendar - June 15, 2016


    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.

    LaRue County School board

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

  • LCHS Cheerleader’s reunion
  • Ray Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Dian Graham, daughter of Ray Graham, presented four $1,000 scholarships in her dad’s name May 24 at the LaRue County High School Senior Awards Program. Ray Graham was an agriculture and biology teacher and FFA sponsor. He was a WKU and UK graduate, church deacon, WWII Army veteran, farmer, a good friend and dad to his two daughters. His motto was “Do things right or just don’t do them”, and believed education was something no one could ever take away from you.