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Today's News

  • ALES students get writing bug

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School is publishing its own paper, the ALES Hawk News.

    Seven fifth-grade students under the supervision of their teacher, Adryanne Warren, are preparing their second issue for publication before the Christmas break.

  • Cows like it when you cover their hay

    Hay stored outside before feeding suffers substantial losses of both yield and forage quality. Weathering losses in round hay bales are deceptively large. In fact, just a four-inch layer on the surface can contain up to one-third of the entire bale volume. A weather damaged 1,200-pound bale of hay would therefore actually provide only 800 pounds of feed.

    Weathered hay is much less palatable to livestock than undamaged hay. If livestock don’t like it, they won’t eat as much. If they eat less, they are in a worse nutritional state.

  • LaRue Farm Bureau honored

    LaRue County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the Dec. 4 general session of KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

  • Sports Roundup

    BASKETBALL

    Freshmen

    LaRue 47, Glasgow 38

    Scoring: Isaiah Sublett - 11 points, Shane King 10, Dane Milby 7, Kane Harris 5, Blake Shelton 5, Jacob Gentry 4, Johnny Key 3, Dalton Skaggs 2

    Junior Varsity

    LaRue 47, Glasgow 60

    Scoring: Tai Powell 13 points, Dane Milby 12, Shane King 7, Bryson Cobb 5, Kane Harris 4, Alex Best 3, Isaiah Sublett 2

    7th grade

    7th Grade (3-0 last week; 4-4 overall for the season)

    LaRue 34, Green 24

  • LCMS Wrestling competes

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished in 18th place out of 28 teams Saturday at the East Oldham Patriot Grappler. The Mat Hawks wrestled well in the double elimination individual bracketed tournament against the top competition in the state.

    The following Mat Hawks competed:

    Gabe Fortier, 70 pounds

    Drew Yingling, 70 pounds

    Bryson Puyear, 75 pounds

    Chris Morton, 80 pounds

    Thomas Hoppes, 86 pounds – 8th place

    Tristin Brown, 92 pounds

    Darian Morrison, 98 pounds

  • PHOTO: Cundiff signs with Lindsey Wilson
  • PHOTO: Cundiff signs with Lindsey Wilson
  • PHOTO: Saint Catherine Academy Breakfast with Santa
  • Be satisfied in the midst of discontent

    “More.”

    This is a small word, but it summarizes the hopes and obsessions of many Americans. More money, more success. More of this and more of that.

    Many live for “more.” Our next raise, our next house. They search, but never seem to find, and most are unhappy in their search.

  • Rolling Fork Christian to hold live nativity

    Rolling Fork Christian Church, located in Lyons Station, is hosting a live nativity scene on Friday, Dec. 19.

    Tom Smith, who has attended the church with his wife, Phyllis, for the last six years, said the members have put on the sometimes-chilly production honoring the birth of Christ for about four years.

    The actors dress in robes and some of the men have grown their beards in preparation for the evening, he said. There will be a live camel, sheep and donkey.