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  • Sports shorts - April 18, 2018

    Golf Scramble

       The 24th annual LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the LaRue County Golf Course located at 1175 Greensburg Road, Hodgenville. For more information contact the Chamber at 270-358-3411.

    Pickle ball LaRue County

    A beginner’s class for pickle ball is being held at the Board of Education office on College Street in Hodgenville at 5 p.m. on Sundays. Regular sessions are held on Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. All equipment is provided.

    Pickle ball Nelson County

  • Scholarship Calendar

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    Hodgenville Rotary Club James D. LaRue, Jr. Scholarship

        The Hodgenville Rotary Club is currently accepting scholarship applications for the club’s James D LaRue, Jr. Scholarship. The deadline is April 26, 2018.

  • April Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their April meeting.

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Troy Young as Weight Room Coordinator at LCHS

    Dastel Judd as Boy’s Track Coach at LCHS

    David Raleigh as Superintendent for LaRue County Schools

    Clarence Baker as Football Coach at LCMS

    Adryanne Warren as Girl’s Club Sponsor at ALES

    Heather Hynes as Reading Club Sponsor at ALES

    Accepted the Resignation of:

  • School Calendar

    KHIC Wee Time

  • LCHS tennis results from the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tournament
  • Making economic decisions on the farm

    In times of agricultural economic downturn, some of us look for ways to increase our income by diversifying into something new or adding different agricultural endeavors to our existing operations. While diversification may sound simple at first, there are many questions you should ask yourself before jumping into a new enterprise.

  • Farmers permitted to kill black vultures

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has signed a resolution, sponsored by Representative Brandon Reed, that urges the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to issue more permits to farmers allowing the killing or capture of black vultures.

    The resolution also urges the USFWS to shorten and streamline the application process for receiving a migratory bird depredation permit. Many farmers have found it difficult to protect their livestock from harm, due to unnecessary bureaucracy on the federal level.

  • LaRue All-comers meet track results


    Breea Kirkpatrick Winner in mile

    Girls Shot Put- 1st Place Beyonca Embree

    Girls Discus- 1st Place Beyonca Embree

    Girls Turbo Javelin- 1st Place Beyonca Embree


    Boy’s High Jump- 1st Anthony Adkins

    Boy’s Triple Jump- 1st Isaiah Sublett

    Boys Discus- 1st Victor Burton

    Boys Shot Put- 1st Chase Baker

    Boy’s Turbo Javelin- 1st Victor Burton

  • 2018 Kentucky 4-H teen conference

    With summer just around the corner, it is time for Kentucky 4-H teens to register for the 2018 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference.

    The Conference takes place at the University of Kentucky June 11 through 14 and is open to all 4-H’ers who have graduated eighth grade through the age of 18.

    During the conference, 4-H members have the opportunity to experience dorm life in UK residence halls, attend educational and recreational workshops and meet new friends from across the state.

  • Farm Calendar

    Open House and Awards

       The LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service invites the community to an open house from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, at their newly remodeled location at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville. The annual presentation of the Bobby McDowell Award will be made at 5:30 p.m. For more information call 270-358-3401.

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