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Today's News

  • Your Life, Your Choice

    With upcoming festivities such as Prom, Project Grad, and graduation, the roads can become a very dangerous place for excited young people.

    On Friday, April 13 both LaRue County Fire and Rescue and Buffalo Fire and Rescue with help from Dale Dobson, Farm and Home Safety Program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture put on a mock wreck and rescue for the students and faculty of LaRue County High School.

  • Progress in LaRue County

    The landscape is changing in LaRue County and Hodgenville as several businesses are building new buildings or adding on to their existing buildings.

    LaRue County Public Library

    Many LaRue Countians have expressed their excitement about the frame of the new library coming up in recent weeks.

    The new library is being built at 215 Lincoln Drive in Hodgenville and Director of the LaRue County Public Library, Dana Jolly, said that she is excited to see the progress of the new library.

  • Havoc in LaRue

    Mother Nature wreaked havoc throughout LaRue County last week as severe storms passed through the state on Tuesday, April 3.

    After touring the storm damage throughout the county the day after the storm, Meteorologist John Gordon with the National Weather Service confirmed the damage was caused by straight-line winds of up to 90 mph. According to LaRue County Emergency Management Director Dennis Wells, the storm caused downed trees and downed power lines throughout LaRue County. There were also widespread power outages in Hodgenville and others areas of the county.

  • Sanders’ suit dismissed in federal court

    After almost three years, the U.S. District Court in Louisville has issued an order dismissing DeeAnne Sanders federal suit concerning a police dashcam video of her that was released to the media.

  • Wet/dry vote is April 17

     The decision will soon be made to determine if alcohol can be sold in restaurants or businesses within the city limits of Hodgenville.

    Hodgenville city registered voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 for a special wet/dry election. Only registered voters in the city limits of Hodgenville in the following precincts are eligible to vote: Hodgenville West, Hodgenville and Hodgenville East.

  • LaRue Countian wins reserve champion junior
  • Farm Calendar

    Beef Management Calendars

    Beef 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.  Stop by the LaRue County Extension Office for a copy.

    Equipment for rent

  • Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market 2018 Certified

    Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market of LaRue County is one of the 88 markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Hinton’s Orchard & Farm Market has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • The Process of Thwarting Ticks

    The lone star tick and the American dog tick (Figure 1) are the most common tick species found on humans and companion animals in Kentucky. These ticks are significant threats to everyone who works, plays, hunts, hikes, or camps in or around overgrown or undisturbed areas.

    Figure 1. Adult female lone star tick (left) with white “star” and long mouthparts and an adult female American dog tick (right) with mottled white markings on its back (Photo: Lee Townsend, UK).

  • Sports Shorts

    2018 Future Hawks Basketball Camp

        The future Hawks Basketball Camp will be held from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. on May 30-June 1 at the LaRue County High School gym. The camp is open to boys in 2nd thru 8th grades (as of Fall 2018). The cost is $40; siblings receive a $10 discount. Registration includes Camp T-shirt, fundamental instruction, and awards. Registration forms are available at local LC schools. For more information contact Coach Paul Childress at 270-734-0722 or paul.childress@larue.kyschools.us.

    Pickle ball LaRue County