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  • 4-H Calendar - Oct. 30, 2013

    Cloverbuds meet

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Extension office. The Cloverbud program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 or K-3rd grades.

     

    Livestock Club meets

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at the LaRue County Extension office. All youth interested in showing livestock will need to complete a minimum of six educational hours. For more information, contact the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

     

    Wranglers meet

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students, staff accept Rachel's Challenge

    The legacy of kindness and compassion left by Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, reached LaRue County High School on Oct. 21.

    On that day, students learned about Rachel – her ideas and ideals – they experienced “Rachel’s Challenge,” a program that promotes the ideas that the victim cherished during her short life.

  • PHOTO: 4-H Explorers

     

  • PHOTO: Scout's scholarship fund

    LaRue County Middle and High School football teams collected donations at the first high school scrimmage and sold shirts in memory of their late coach, Nathan McCurry. The money was donated to Nathan’s daughter, Scout, for her scholarship fund at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. From left are LCMS football players Kane Harris, Brandon Cecil, Noah Thompson and Ty Morris, Katie McDowell of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, and Scout McCurry.

  • PHOTO: First frost

    Candy Vincent submitted this photo of an Oct. 24 frost - the first of the season – on a rosebush.

  • PHOTO: Sunrise hayride

    Residents of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home visited Crawford's Farm. They enjoyed a hayride and viewing sights and sounds of fall.

  • Man indicted for murder in fatal wreck

    A Hardin County grand jury has indicted a Hodgenville man for murder in the deaths of an Elizabethtown couple killed in August in what police believe was an alcohol-related wreck.

    Earl D. Richardson, 46, faces two counts of murder, first-degree wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants — first offense and no operator’s license. The indictment was returned Thursday.

    An indictment is an allegation, not proof of guilt. Richardson is innocent until proven guilty.

  • COLUMN: CAIP funds available

    The LaRue County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) has been funded for $104,400. This is the fifth year LaRue County CAIP has been offered by the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy and the County Agricultural Development Council.

    The program applicant is the LaRue County Beef Cattle Association. The grant program administrator is Dyan Puckett, 270 537-3889.

  • COLUMN: Clean up paper clutter

    Despite our best attempts at home organization, many of us are constantly bombarded with paper. Paper is the most common type of clutter. When you think about it, this is not really surprising considering the amount of junk mail, bills, coupons, completed schoolwork and publications that many of us have lying on tables or stuffed in drawers at our homes.

    You can get a handle on this type of clutter by following these tips:

    * Immediately act when you get a new piece of paper. Read it, file it, shred it, recycle or throw it in the trash.

  • TOUCHPOINTS: Don't make promises

    We should never make promises. Keeping a promise is the basic foundation for trust in any relationship.

    I believe we are all guilty of breaking a promise. Jesus said if you are a person of your word, you shouldn't need to strengthen your promise with a vow. Keeping your promises will establish your reputation as a person of your word.

     How many times have we said we would do something, and then not follow through?