Today's News

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Softball 2014 Team

    Members of the Lady Hawks Softball Team are front from left, Assistant Coach Roy Walker, Sierra Mullins, Trishtian Cruse, Brigitte Skaggs, Peyton Gardner, Courtney Johnson, Emillee Cundiff, Kourtnee Davenport, Assistant Coach Kyle Baker; back, Head Coach Aaron Howell, Shakeya Washington, Devinne Logsdon, Haleigh Gregory, Tessa Yingling, Chasity Bryant, Presley Brown, Delany Eastridge, Mallory Skaggs, Jill Hughes, Kaitlyn Warnshuis, Assistant Coach Rocky Cundiff.

  • News of Record - March 19, 2014


  • Camp Invention: MORPHED is coming to Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

     In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, LaRue County will offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. It’s a weeklong summer adventure in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that’s all about big ideas. Children will work together to seek innovative solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills as they rotate through four modules that reinvent summer fun.

  • Democratic forums planned across county

     The LaRue County Democratic Woman’s Club is sponsoring a series of six forums for Democratic candidates in March and April. 

  • Upton man claims search was illegal

     An Upton man who was charged with several counts last June claims the search of his home was unreasonable and illegal.

  • Teacher Tara Wooden: Students explain 'their own thinking'

      Tara Wooden said she was very content to be a LaRue County High School high school math teacher, but chose national board certification to help her grow professionally to become a stronger instructor.

    “Before I went through this process, I never pre-planned the questions I was going to ask in class,” she said. “I knew what I was going to be teaching, and had a plan for instruction; however, never specific questions.”

  • Police, fire give reports to city council

     Hodgenville Fire Department and Hodgenville City Police gave reports March 10 to City Council.

  • Farm News - March 19, 2014

    Pond management workshops
    Landowners can learn more about managing their ponds for farm, recreational or small-scale aquaculture use at two special workshops scheduled for March 22 in Leitchfield and April 12 in Frankfort. The workshops are free and open to the public.
    Experts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Kentucky State University will provide an overview of fish management, keeping fish alive and healthy, water quality, pond site selection and proper construction.

  • PHOTO: Looking Back at 4-H

     Howard Ragland, 1951 State 4-H President, presented an award to Governor Lawrence Wetherby in recognition of him being the first former 4-H member to become governor of Kentucky. Annette Allen, State 4-H Secretary, from Fayette County, is also pictured. The photo was taken in the Governor’s office in Frankfort. (Editor’s note: This photo ran in last week’s Extension supplement. Full cutline information has been provided.)