Today's News

  • Sixteen students visit Frankfort

     This past school year, 16 local high school juniors, including LaRue County’s Ashley Cottrell, participated in the Nolin RECC Washington Youth Tour competition and invited to visit Frankfort on April 13. 

    Students and chaperons spent the day touring the Capitol Building, the Governor's Mansion, and the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.

  • COLUMN: Be a good man and a good father

     Our thoughts in recent days have dealt with Father’s Day and honoring our fathers. Before you can be a good father, you must be a good man. Thank God for the good men we have today and may their number increase.

  • John Carter and Sherlock Holmes available at LaRue's library

     The LaRue County Public Library has several new offerings:

    DVDs – Sherlock Holmes, Good Deeds, Ghost Rider, John Carter, Journey 2, Act of Valor and Safe House.

  • PHOTO: Giant Cabbage

     Anna Duvall of Hodgenville harvested several giant cabbages from her garden.

  • Court Briefs – June 20, 2012

    Comply or serve

    Christopher Cline was found in contempt May 21 in a civil case in LaRue Circuit Court. He was ordered to serve 179 days or comply with several terms dealing with transfer of auto, provide wage documentation and pay attorney fees.


    Case dismissed

    The case Livingston Financial LLC vs. Angela French was dismissed without prejudice May 21 in LaRue Circuit Court as no one appeared.


    Failed to appear

  • ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Gray and Caleb Masure

     Sarah Gray and Caleb Masure announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Michael and Tonya Gray of Buffalo. She is employed by Laugh–N–Learn Daycare.

    The prospective groom is the son of David and Von Masure of Hodgenville. He is employed by Greenbrier Rail Services.

    The wedding is 3 p.m. July 7, 2012, at Sportsman Lake, Hodgenville with Bro. Danny Wallace officiating. A reception will follow at the same location.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • PHOTO: Buffalo Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

     Buffalo Baptist Church had a large number of participants in Vacation Bible School.

  • COLUMN: Grazing management – July to December

     Pasture growth from mid June to mid August slows down greatly. Producers should extend the length of time that pasture fields are rested between grazings and begin to leave more residual leaf area for cool season grasses (mainly fescue and orchardgrass).

    Warm season grasses (annuals and perennials) and deep-rooted legumes such as alfalfa, lespedeza or red clover, can be very useful during this time to rest cool season grass pastures and also to provide a break from the endophyte of infected tall fescue.

  • Elswick and Whitlock attend IFAL

     Two LaRue County High School students are attending a leadership conference this week.

    Shea Elswick and Jared Whitlock are among 42 participants participating in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 27th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders at Murray State University.

  • COLUMN: Jam-making class is June 22

     Learn to make jam from berries at a home canning class at the LaRue County Extension Office 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 22. The Extension Service is located at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road. This class is free but you need to call 358-3401 to register. The class will be taught by Abby Tate, EFNEP assistant – Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.