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  • LaRue schools prep students for college and career readiness

    Performing well on college and career readiness tests while in middle and high school can mean a savings of hundreds of dollars when students enter college.
    Many colleges and universities require students who score below benchmarks on the ACT to take remedial classes once they enter an institution of higher learning before they can take college-credit courses. These remedial classes, though typically not carrying college credit, cost the same as those that do.  

  • Murphy to serve 52 weekends for striking officer with truck

    A Hodgenville man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree assault of a police officer.
    Jimmy Dale Murphy, 43, admitted to driving the pickup that struck 30-year veteran city officer Dennis Wells as he directed traffic in front of Hodgenville Elementary School in January.
    He pleaded guilty also to one count each of operating on suspended or revoked operators license and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic.
    He was sentenced to eight years on assault; 12 months for driving on suspended license; and 30 days on disregarding signal.

  • Hawks whip Washington County, 40-31
  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet at Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet at Magnolia Fire House

    The Bacon Creek Watershed Council will bring an “office hours” session 10 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Magnolia Fire House. If you live in the upper watershed areas of Bacon Creek, this is a good opportunity to learn more about the Bacon Creek Watershed Implementation project and apply for Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) funding.

  • KFB provides voters online candidate resources

    Following its Commissioner of Agriculture “Measure the Candidates” forum held on Oct. 12, Kentucky Farm Bureau is now providing voters with online accessibility to additional campaign information from Republican James Comer and Democrat Bob Farmer. Each candidate was asked to complete a questionnaire by Oct. 24, answering questions that addressed a variety of agricultural issues currently facing the state. Responses are being placed on KFB’s website for voter consideration as Election Day approaches.

  • KFB provides voters online candidate resources

    Following its Commissioner of Agriculture “Measure the Candidates” forum held on Oct. 12, Kentucky Farm Bureau is now providing voters with online accessibility to additional campaign information from Republican James Comer and Democrat Bob Farmer. Each candidate was asked to complete a questionnaire by Oct. 24, answering questions that addressed a variety of agricultural issues currently facing the state. Responses are being placed on KFB’s website for voter consideration as Election Day approaches.

  • 4-H Calendar updated 1102

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 14.
     
    Livestock Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Livestock Club will meet 6 p.m. Nov. 14.
     
    Poultry Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. Nov. 15.
    4-H Club meetings are held at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. New members are welcome to attend. For more information about 4-H, call Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401.

  • FSA Ballots to be mailed Nov. 4

    Ballots for the 2011 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4. The deadline for eligible voters to return ballots to their local FSA offices is Dec. 5, 2011.
    The FSA county committee allows producers to make decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.

  • FSA Ballots to be mailed Nov. 4

    Ballots for the 2011 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4. The deadline for eligible voters to return ballots to their local FSA offices is Dec. 5, 2011.
    The FSA county committee allows producers to make decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.