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Today's News

  • Operation Round-Up accepting applications

     Nolin RECC offers its members a program that allows them to voluntarily contribute to a special account earmarked to help worthy causes in the community.

    Operation Round-Up (ORU) rounds up electric bills to the next highest dollar.  The extra change in the form of quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies goes into the ORU account. Member participation is voluntary and is open throughout the year. 

  • Food Service Inspections

    The following food sanitation inspections were conducted by the LaRue County Health Center.

  • Frankfort Update: Senator Carroll Gibson

     March promises many things here in Kentucky; for us in the Senate it is preparing for the most difficult part of the job, the biennial budget. As we await the House to pass its version, legislation continues in our chamber.

    Last week Senate Bill 7 was signed by Governor Beshear. The new law will allow nurse practitioners to prescribe medication without a physician as long as they meet the requirements. Ultimately this will provide more access to medical care, especially for citizens in rural areas.

  • LaRue schools closed Wednesday

    LaRue County Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 5. Many of the backroads continue to be icy.

  • Lincoln Nunn joins Angus Association

     Lincoln Nunn of Upton is a new junior member of the American Angus Association.

    Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

    The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with over 24,000 active adult and junior members.

  • News of Record - March 5, 2014

     DUI

  • Candidate forums planned in March

    Several key local political races will be decided in the May 20 primary.
    Three forums are being planned by community groups to provide more information about the candidates.
    The LaRue County Farm Bureau and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring “Measure the Candidate” forums on Tuesday, March 18, and Thursday, March 20.
    The forums will be held at 7 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the LaRue County Courthouse, 209 W. High St., Hodgenville.

  • Fundrai$ers - March 5, 2014

    Scrap Metal Fundraiser
    Middle Creek and Ovesen Heights Baptist Churches are collecting scrap metal from appliances, farm equipment, junked vehicles or lawn mowers to raise funds for a Kenya mission team. Contact Bro. Merrill Kurtz for pickup at 502-536-3390.

    Benefit for Thompson family

  • Farm News - March 5, 2014

    Beef, Goat and Horse Management Calendars
    Beef, Goat, and Horse Management Calendars are available for free at the Extension office. These multipurpose wall calendars cover a year or more, and each month contains suggested management practices for the respective species.  Drop by the LaRue County Extension office for a copy.          

    FFA emblems offered by Southern States

  • 5th Region Tournament schedule changed due to weather

    Mother Nature must not be a basketball fan.

    After postponing and canceling games during the regular season, Mother Nature has done the same in the postseason, pushing back the opening games of the 5th and 3rd Region tournaments after the area was hit with snow, sleet and ice.

    “You just have to deal with what Mother Nature gives you,” LaRue County coach Paul Childress said. “Everyone is dealing with it. There’s nothing you can do about it. You just have to be able to roll with it.”