Today's News

  • Ivy Brown named USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year

     Ivy Brown was on a bus Thursday en route to New York for the LaRue County senior trip when she picked up her phone and checked Twitter.

    It wasn’t exactly in the most official manner, but it caught her eye when she read she had been named the USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year.

    Brown is the second area senior to earn a State Player of the Year award this school year from USA Today. John Hardin lineman Matt Elam, a Kentucky signee, earned the football honor.

  • PHOTO: Big Brothers Big Sisters at Rotary
  • STUDENT ESSAY: Food Nanny

    Governments have always tried to placate their citizenries by pledging to solve problems, but their attempts only serve to exacerbate the problems they set out to fix.

  • PHOTO: Eastridge wins junior golf event

    Taylor Eastridge won the Louisville Metro Parks Junior Tour Golf event for ages 15-18.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks winless in tourney

    LARUE COUNTY GOES 0-3. The Hawks went winless in the Breast Cancer Awareness Invitational at Marion County.

    LaRue County (5-18) lost to Washington County, 6-3 and Marion County, 4-3 on Saturday, and fell to Allen County-Scottsville, 5-4 on Friday.

    n After tying the game at 2 in the top of the sixth, Washington County scored four runs in the seventh to beat the Hawks.

    Junior Koy Lindsey went 3-for-4 with two singles and a double, while freshman Matheo Lynn singled, scored a run and drove in a run.

  • COLUMN: Stock trailer maintenance prevents injury, liability

    Hauling animals is an integral part of most livestock operations. Whether cattle or other livestock are hauled to the local livestock market or to a different pasture, ensuring that proper transportation practices are used can prevent injury.

    Reducing hauling stress and injury can lead to more profitable operations (especially with the high price of most livestock now). To do this, trailer maintenance is critical. Let's consider some guidelines suggested by the National Cattlemen's Beef Associations Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program.

  • COLUMN: Spring clean your financial records

    As the weather warms up, it usually triggers many to start spring cleaning. As you prepare your house by dusting and cleaning, remember to also take time to "clean-up" your financial records.

  • 4-H Calendar April 30, 2014

    Rabbit Club

    The 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 3:30 p.m. May 5 at the Extension office.



    The 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 6 at the Extension office.



    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 7 at the Extension office. The Cloverbuds program is open to youth ages 5 to 8 years old or K-3rd grades.


    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 8 at the Extension office.

  • COLUMN: There are things God will not do

    Jeremiah 32:17 says of God, "Nothing is too difficult for you." God created the trees, seas, all that we can see and we say with Jeremiah, there is nothing God cannot do. I believe that. But at the same time I would say there are things that God will not do.

    God will not sin. He is pure, holy and righteous. He says in Leviticus 11:44, "I am your God. Be holy, for I am holy." God has never and will never allow sin to enter his life or alter his character.

  • BIRTH: Caffees welcome Dakota Reese

    Caleb and Deneen Caffee of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Dakota Reese Caffee, at 6:12 a.m. March 1, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Dakota Reese weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are David Burd and Sue Hines. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Jeanne Caffee, and Angie and James Combs.

    Great-grandparents are Durred and Linda Gardner; Jonell Caffee; and Ronnie and Margaret Gowen.

    Great-great-grandmother is Katherine Jones.