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Today's News

  • Ag leadership program accepting applications

    The Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program is accepting nominations for Class XI.

    KALP, housed in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is an intensive two-year program designed for young agricultural producers and agribusiness individuals from Kentucky and Tennessee.

  • Red Cross offers scholarship to students

    This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. 

    The Leaders Save Lives program encourages community-minded 16- to 24-year-olds to host blood drives to help maintain the blood supply over the summer months. Students who participate as a blood drive coordinator are eligible to win a scholarship up to $2,500 for higher education and to earn a gift card.

  • PHOTO: Planting a pizza tree

    Augusta Gardner of Hodgenville was a winner of a Little Caesar’s Pizza kit through a drawing held by the LaRue County Extension Service and the LaRue County Conservation District. 4-Hers were asked to pick out a tree from the Conservation District’s booth at the Extension Expo in March and submit a photo of themselves planting a tree for the drawing.

  • PHOTO: LCMS Volleyball

    Members of the LaRue County Middle School volleyball team are front from left,  Samantha Martin, Olivia Hazelwood, Kelsey Hornback, Meredith Glenn, Haleigh Jurcak, Kenzi Fulkerson; middle, Grace Ramey, Shelby Williamson, Taylor Newton, Alexis Grimes, Malerie Skaggs, Makenzie Hornback, Daisy Graham; back, Coach Kendrick Bryan, Haley McDowell, Bella Venegas, Lily Constant, Bailey Rogers, Kyla Miller, Karli Mattingly, Holly Yingling, Abigail Hazelwood and Coach Elizabeth Lockett.

  • Youngsters volunteer for Relay for Life

    As the 2015 LaRue County Relay for Life draws near, not only will you find adults volunteering for the cause, but several LaRue County youngsters are making the most of their time as well.

  • PHOTO: Conservation District Scholarship

    Felicia Hornback of Hodgenville is the recipient of a scholarship from the LaRue County Conservation District. She is active in LaRue County FFA and plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Murray State, seeking a degree in farm/equine business management. She is congratulated by LCCD chairman Frankie Weller.

  • PHOTO: Conservation District Scholarship

    Michaela Rock of Sonora is the recipient of a scholarship from the LaRue County Conservation District. She is active in LaRue County 4-H and plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and the University of Kentucky to dual major in animal science and child psychology. She hopes to find a career in 4-H Extension. She is congratulated by LCCD chairman Frankie Weller.

  • PHOTO: Shelton wins scholarship

    Emma Shelton of Hodgenville is the recipient of a scholarship from the LaRue County Conservation District. She is active in FFA and plans to attend the University of Kentucky to obtain a degree in agriculture education. She is congratulated by LCCD chairman Frankie Weller.

  • COLUMN: Life can be confusing

    A student was asked what the large letter K stood for on the front of his T-shirt.

    The student said, “Confused.”

    The man replied, “But that is not how you spell confused.” 

    “Man,” the student exclaimed, “you don’t know how confused I am.”

    Life can be confusing and we wonder what is going on. To add to the confusion, many unexpected things can come along to upset the apple cart. What can we do?  How can we endure?

  • Butler joins American Angus Association

    Gregory E. Butler of Magnolia is a new member of the American Angus Association.

    The American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.