Community News

  • Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    Warm Blessings raised $12,570 at it’s fourth bi-annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. WAVE 3 News Anchor Dawne Gee, who was the guest speaker at the event, gave an emotional talk and in support of the work done by Warm Blessings donated $5,000 through her charity, A Recipe to End Hunger and Need, Inc. Her presentation emphasized not judging those living in poverty and demonstrated her compassion for those in need.

  • Fiscal Court Members swearing in Ceremony
  • Underwood sworn in as jailer
  • 4-H Calendar

    Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 14 at the Extension Office.

    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15 at the Extension Office (no dogs) and on Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m., January 19 with dogs at 100 Carter Brothers Rd.


    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet on from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 15 at the Extension Office. The Cloverbud program is for youth ages 5-8 years old or K-3rd grades.

    Shooting Sports Club

  • 4-Hers Now Selling Little Caesars Pizza Kits
  • Distinguished Send Off

    A sendoff for 2019 LaRue County Distinguished Young Woman Malerie Skaggs occurred last week, as she prepared to leave for a week of preparation at this year’s state DYW competition Skaggs received the first-place prize at the regional competition level on August 18, 2018 at LaRue County High School.

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    Community Calendar


    Holiday Closing

    The LaRue County Extension Office will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. 



  • Winter is a great time for families

    The winter months are a great time to catch up on much needed family time. Yes, it’s cold. Yes, you cannot get outdoors as much, but around your home you have plenty of indoor activities to do with your children that can create a meaningful family experience and lots of wonderful memories.

  • Mary Jane Stillwell Bench Dedication Ceremony

    The hard work and perseverance of hundreds of students and their families and the overwhelming response of the LaRue County community culminated this past week with the dedication of the Mary Jane Stillwell Buddy Benches at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. Stillwell, a well respected and loved teacher assistant at ALES, died of cancer this past summer.

  • Fun without the tech

     The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, our attention often turns to technology. But, it is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.