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Today's News

  • Breathitt federal building transformed into apartments

    AU Associates, Inc., the company that transformed the old Buffalo Elementary School into Buffalo Apartments, has completed another project: Federal Place Apartments, located in Jackson.

    A building, originally constructed in 1914 to house a post office and the federal court, has been repurposed into 14 apartments for seniors – 10 one-bedroom and four two-bedroom units.

  • 280,000 Kentuckians will have to change insurance under Obamacare

    About 280,000 Kentuckians will have to give up their current insurance policies, which are being discontinued because they don't comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to the state Department of Insurance.

  • Wrestling Schedule 2013-14

     Nov. 13 AWAY Central Hardin scrimmage 6:30 p.m.

    Nov. 26 HOME Taylor County 6 p.m.

    Dec. 4 AWAY Nelson County/Thomas Nelson at Nelson County High School 6 p.m.

    Dec. 14 AWAY Central Hardin Bruin Duals

    Dec. 20-21 Tsunami Duals Meade County 5:30 p.m.

    Dec. 28 AWAY Christian County Duals

    Jan. 4 AWAY Region 2 Duals John Hardin High School

    Jan. 15 AWAY Taylor County 6 p.m.

    Jan. 18 Sectionals HOME

    Jan. 25 AWAY Union County Duals

    Jan. 29 AWAY John Hardin 6 p.m.

  • COLUMN: Handy tools for beef producers

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has an excellent hay and haylage testing program for LaRue County farmers. 

    A toll free call to the KDA Forage Testing Program (1-800-248-4628) will get a trained individual to come to the farm, take samples of your hay/haylage and get the test results back in a short period of time.

  • 4-H Calendar - Nov. 6, 2013

     Poultry Club meets

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Nov. 13 at the LaRue County Extension office.

     

    Rabbit Club

    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-4 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Extension office.

     

    Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Extension office.

     

    Arts and Craft Explorers

  • COLUMN: Get the most out of your HVAC unit

     It’s a common misconception that purchasing a new home heating or cooling unit will automatically lower your energy bills. Purchasing a new energy efficient heating or cooling unit should lower your energy bills. However, this answer is not always so simple.

    Air conditioning and heating units are a part of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The full potential energy and cost savings of a new, energy efficient heating or cooling unit is only possible when the HVAC system is working with the home’s system.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 2013-14

    Dec. 7 Nicholas County HOME 7 p.m.

    Dec. 13 Hart County HOME 8 p.m.

    Dec. 17 Edmonson County AWAY 7 p.m.

    Dec. 20 Caverna AWAY 7 p.m.

    Dec. 21 Cumberland County

    Jan. 7 Campbellsville AWAY 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 10 Green County AWAY 8 p.m.

    Jan. 14 Adair County HOME 8 p.m.

    Jan. 17 Hart County AWAY 8 p.m.

    Jan. 18 Sayre at Danville High School 4 p.m.

    Jan. 21 Barren County AWAY 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 24 North Bullitt AWAY 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 25 Elizabethtown AWAY 7:30 p.m.

  • LADY HAWKS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 2013-14

    Dec. 2 Thomas Nelson HOME 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 5 Meade County HOME 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 7 Anderson County HOME 2 p.m.

    Dec. 13 Hart County HOME 6:30 p.m.

    Dec. 14 Henderson County HOME 3:30 p.m.

    Dec. 17 North Hardin AWAY 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 20 Caverna AWAY 6:30 p.m.

    Dec. 27 Scott County at Montgomery County GATEWAY HOLIDAY CLASSIC

    Dec. 28 TBA Montgomery County

    Dec. 29 TBA Montgomery County

    Jan. 3 Bardstown AWAY 6:30 p.m.

  • Sunrise Manor Volunteers meet Oct. 15

    The Sunrise Volunteers’ semi annual meeting was Oct. 15.

    President Rita Smith welcomed everyone and led the prayer. A meal was provided by Sunrise Manor.

    The minutes of the April 23 meeting were read by secretary, Emogene Gardner, and approved by the group.

    Peggy Edwards gave the treasurer’s report.

    Julia Kessinger said the Volunteers were present at nine funerals (106 in attendance). No report was given on membership.

  • Graduates named Jeff Green Scholars

    Seven 2013 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for outstanding academic performance in high school. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    Local students who earned this prestigious designation are Caleb Canter, Ryan Hornback, Cole Hughes, Christian Pope, James Reding, Kayla Skaggs and Tyler Skaggs.