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Today's News

  • Bivens attends ASA Advanced Leadership Program

    Part I of the ASA Leadership At Its Best Program, sponsored by Syngenta, was held recently in Minneapolis. Ryan Bivens, a producer from Hodgenville and the secretary for the Kentucky Soybean Association, joined association leaders from 16 other states to participate in advanced leadership training.  

  • Area students attend Youth Seminar

    Eight Hardin and LaRue County students attended the Kentucky Youth Seminar held in late June on The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. The upcoming high school seniors spent three days learning about our economic system and how businesses operate. The students were selected to attend the seminar based on their test scores during the local American Private Enterprise Systems program held last school year.    

  • Wheat variety test results available

    As LaRue County wheat growers select their wheat varieties to seed this fall, they should consider results of the University of Kentucky Small Grain Variety Performance Test. In the 2010-11 growing season, 100 wheat varieties from seed companies were evaluated in six locations across Kentucky. The nearest location to LaRue County was the Steucker Farm in Hardin County.

  • Second Sunday: Challenge to get moving

    Second Sunday is a statewide campaign that encourages Kentuckians to get moving to improve their health status. Kentucky is consistently ranked among the top 10 states for obesity and obesity-related diseases. The Second Sunday Challenge encourages families to have some fun and find simple ways to incorporate physical activity into your everyday life.

  • Man receives five-year suspended sentence

    Lonnie Frye (1978) received a five year suspended sentence Aug. 15 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to three years, suspended, for complicity, possession of controlled substance, credit for 91 days served; 12 months, suspended, for complicity, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Sentence to be probated for five years.

  • LINCOLN DAYS CALENDAR

    The Lincoln Days Celebration Festival will be Oct. 1-2. Applications are being taken for commercial booths only. To apply for a booth, visit www.lincolndays.org to get an application or visit the Lincoln Days office on Lincoln Square.

    Parade entries are limited, so apply to be in the parade as soon as possible. The theme is “Birthplace of Greatness.” There is no charge for any parade entry, but antique cars must be at least 25 years old.

  • BEHIND THE SCENES: Wildcat fan 'lives, breathes and bleeds blue'

    Hodgenville native Henry Miller may very well be the number one University of Kentucky basketball fan in the world. He lives, breathes and claims to bleed the color blue.
    According to Miller the idea to begin collecting U.K. things stemmed from his late mother. His mother told him one day in 1986 that he should begin a Wildcat room.

  • Bob Swope speaks to Rotary Club

    Bob Swope and Dr. Bill Handley of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary club spoke about the Living Waters – Guatemalan Project to the Hodgenville Rotary Club. The Hodgenville Rotary club is a co-sponsor of this project. Pictured is Dewayne Murray, treasurer, presenting Bob Swope a check for $1,000 to help with the Living Waters – Guatemalan Project.

  • PHOTO: Nifty Needles help community - one stitch at a time

    A group of seamstresses who meet during the monthly Open Sew Day at the LaRue County Extension Office have given themselves the name “Nifty Needles.” The group made 50 fabric chair back covers with storage pockets for the students in preschool classes. This gave each classroom more storage space for each student. Front from left, Carrie Lee Kidd, Peggy Edwards, Rebekah Okeson. Others are Martha Childress, Mae Burden, Master Clothing Volunteer Rosa Smith, Judy Bridge, Phyllis Miles, Betty Downey and Rose Cottrell.

  • PHOTO: Lincoln Square gets new flagpole

    The flagpole on Lincoln Square, damaged when it was struck by a car earlier this year, was replaced Monday afternoon.