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Today's News

  • 4-H Calendar – March 5, 2014

    Wranglers

    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. March 4 at the Extension office.

     

    Cloverbuds

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 5 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is for youth ages 5 to 8 years old or K-third grades.

     

    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. March 6 at the Extension office. No dogs at this meeting.

     

    Livestock Club

  • 4-H: It isn't just for kids

    There may be some confusion related to the history of 4-H as we celebrate the 100 years since the establishment of the Cooperative Extension Service. 4-H in Kentucky celebrated 100 years back in 2009. 

    4-H is a part of the Cooperative Extension Service, however 4-H in Kentucky began in 1909 with the organization of the Fayette County Corn Club. In just eight years, the organization spread to 42 counties and included 3,887 young people. 

  • Congressional Art Contest deadlines April 11

    The deadline for the Congressional Art Competition is April 11.

    All high school art students are encouraged to submit artwork for the competition. The first place winner will receive two airplane tickets to fly to Washington, D.C. to view their artwork on display and attend a reception in their honor.

    All artwork and application materials must be sent to Congressman Brett Guthrie’s Bowling Green office. Winners will be announced on April 25.

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Without forgiveness, there is only judgment

    Have you ever had someone say to you, “Well, it’s your fault?”

    Why is it we don't want to take responsibility for our own actions? Isn’t it much easier to blame someone else? The Bible is very clear on this matter. 

    Each one of us is responsible for our own decisions, behaviors and relationships.

    Adam was warned by God not to eat the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil or he would die. Adam did eat, but blamed someone else.

  • Students attend Super Saturdays

    BOWLING GREEN - Rockets were launching, super heroes were finding their voices and scientists were conducting experiments each Saturday in February on WKU’s campus.

    The Center for Gifted Studies’ Winter Super Saturdays hosted 450 first through eighth graders from two states and more than 40 school districts each Saturday from Feb. 1 to 22.

  • COLUMN: Going nuts for coconuts

    Coconut oil comes from the fruit of mature coconuts. It is a saturated fat, and consumers are cautioned against a diet high in saturated fat. It is unique though. Not only is it solid at room temperature, it is the only saturated fat that does not come from an animal source such as meat or dairy. The fatty acid in coconut oil raises both good and bad cholesterol levels.

  • Lady Hawks are District Champs

    HORSE CAVE — The LaRue County Lady Hawks matched history Thursday night as Ivy Brown made history.

    The program’s all-time leading scorer poured in a career-high 38 points as the top-seeded Lady Hawks won consecutive Girls’ 18th District Basketball Tournament titles for the first time since 1994-95 with a convincing 78-49 win over the third-seeded Caverna Lady Colonels at the Caverna Sportatorium.

  • Stillwell named Employee of Month

    Denise Stillwell was selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since September 2000 and is under the supervision of Claire Greyling in the trouser department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: Rotary guest

     

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Agriculture Specialist Daniel Carpenter, left, was a guest at Thursday’s Hodgenville Rotary Club. He spoke about his new role as agriculture specialist at the college and was the guest of Rotary President Kyle Williamson.

  • Honeybees passing virus to bumblebees