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Today's News

  • Court Briefs

    Criminal abuse
       Charles Anthony Haire (1988) pleaded guilty April 1 to a misdemeanor charge of third-degree criminal abuse in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 12 months, conditionally discharged in two years, and fined $385. Haire waived a competency hearing. The 2012 case was removed from the pre-trial and jury trial docket.

    Guilty plea

  • PHOTO: Visiting Cats

    Patrick Butterworth, the 8-year-old son of Jenee Burd and Aaron Butterworth of Buffalo, visited with University of Kentucky basketball players Nerlens Noel and Julius Mays at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown. They signed a Kentucky basketball and photos of each player. Patrick named his puppy “Nerlens” in honor of his favorite Wildcat.

  • Rockin' 4-H awards


  • Farm News

    Master Gardener plant fair
        The Master Gardener plant fair is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 18 at the Hardin County Extension office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown. There will be about 30 garden related vendors, “Ask the Master Gardner” booth. No charge to attend. For more information, call 765-4121.

    CRP sign-up

  • Summer conservation camp deadline extended

        Students in the fourth through sixth grade still have time to apply for summer conservation camps operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.     
         The camp application deadline was recently extended to May 15 to allow families more time to plan summer activities for their children. Each weeklong camp session offers kids a healthy dose of outdoor fun along with skills designed to build self-sufficiency.     

  • Poison hemlock is a danger to livestock

         Poison hemlock has been increasing during the past several years, and is abundant this year (though not in bloom yet). Although often seen along roadways and fence rows, it has expanded into grazed pastures and hay fields.
        The concern not only comes from its invasive nature, but also because it is one of the most toxic plants in the world.

  • 4-H Calendar

    Dog Club, no dogs
    The 4-H Dog Club will have a training meeting 3:45-5 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office. No dogs at this meeting. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.

    Wranglers
    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 7 at the Extension office.
     
    Poultry Club and Explorers
    The 4-H Poultry Club and the 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. May 8 at the Extension office.
     

  • Spring fever returns to Groundhog Hill

       This season’s garden at Groundhog Hill promises to be the best yet. In fact, I might go so far as to say that this year’s garden will put all other gardens to shame and that includes all of North America and most of Europe.
        Take that, Palace of Versailles.
        Wait, that’s the Spring Fever talking (er, writing).

  • Scholarships - May 1, 2013

     LaRue County Conservation District

  • School Calendar - May 1, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students

     

    LCHS 

    Senior photos

    A group photo of LCHS seniors will be taken at 8:30 a.m. May 2 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

     

    National Honor Society

    The National Honor Society induction is 1 p.m. May 5.