Today's News

  • 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.

  • Bookmobile Schedule - May 2014

    May 1 - Laugh and Learn, Nationwide Uniform, North L&N,     Dangerfield Road, Athertonville, Bardstown Road

    May 6­- Headstart, Miami Court, Cox Lane, Landmark Road, Polley Avenue, New Freedom, Dana Drive

    May 7- LaRue County Middle School, West Point Bank, Maxine Road, Mill Road, New Jackson Highway

    May 8 - First Friends, Preschool Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Paula’s Hot Biscuit

    May 12 - Rose Circle, Goodin-Williams Road, Slack Road, Dan Dunn Road, Salem Church Road

  • Massive die-off of Asian carp
  • Kaylan Anderson wins Stossel essay contest

     A LaRue County High School student has been named a semi-finalist in the Stossel in the Classroom essay contest.

    Kaylan Anderson, a freshman, wrote the essay in her Honors’ Social Studies class taught by Ben Schell. Her essay was one of the top-70 and the only winning entry from Kentucky, out of 6,767 essays submitted from around the country. Only 125 students were selected to win prizes.

    Anderson received a certificate of achievement and a check for $100.