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Today's News

  • Legal Aid Clinics -August 21, 2013

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in August and September. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.

    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation.

    • Foreclosure Clinic –4 p.m. Aug. 22; 11 a.m. Aug. 27; 4 p.m. Aug. 29; 11 a.m. Sept. 3; 4 p.m. Sept. 5; 11 a.m. Sept. 10; 4 p.m. Sept. 12; 11 a.m. Sept. 17; 4 p.m. Sept. 19; 11 a.m. Sept. 24; 4 p.m. Sept. 26. Attorneys will be on hand.

  • Farmer’s pride
  • Grain Field Day and grain yield contest will be Sept. 3 at Fresh Start Farms

    The annual LaRue County Extension Grain Field Day will be 5 p.m. Sept. 3 at Fresh Start Farms, operated by Ryan and Misty Bivens. The farm is located at 4109 Sonora Road (Ky. 84), Hodgenville.

    We will look at Extension’s corn and soybean variety plots on the farm.

    They include 33 Roundup Ready corn varieties and 27 Roundup Ready Group III and IV soybean varieties, double cropped.

  • Farm News -August 21, 2013

    Horsemen’s Caucus
    The Kentucky Horse Council will host a free horsemen’s caucus and dinner 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. There will be a discussion of the region’s equine needs and overview of county equine survey results. Pre-register at www.kentuckyhorse.org/horsemenscaucuses-registration.

    Bacon Creek Watershed Council

  • 4-H Calendar -August 21, 2013

    Cooking Club meets
    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Aug. 22 at the LaRue County Extension office.
     

  • Journeys, destinations and getting there from here

    Planting a garden is a journey into the unknown sometimes.

    Of course, one knows what they are planting, but the road to harvest can get downright bumpy. Once the garden is planted, that’s the road map and the journey to harvest begins.

    There are unforeseen circumstances like the unexpected visit from the Colorado potato beetles. R.I.P. red pontiac potatoes. I hardly knew ye.

  • 4-Hers bring home Skillathon gold
  • Sports Shorts -August 21, 2013

    Pool’s hours
    The LaRue County Park and Recreation swimming pool will be open weekends only in August. It will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays and 12:30-5:30 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $6 for 12 and older, and $3 for under 12.

    Volleyball season begins
    The first game of the regular season for the Lady Hawks Volleyball team is Aug. 22 at home against Caverna.

    Co-ed softball tournament benefits Alzheimer’s research

  • End of Summer
  • ‘The Maltese Falcon’ next on Free Movie Night

    A classic mystery is the next installment of Free Movie Night.

    The Maltese Falcon, a 1941 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    Bogart plays private detective Sam Spade who is trying to solve the murder of his partner while dealing with three eccentric criminals and their quest for a priceless statuette.

    The movie was directed by John Huston and based on a book by Dashiell Hammett. It is 100 minutes long.

    There is no charge to attend and free popcorn is included.