Today's News

  • Sports Shorts

    Saddle Club banquet at Sportsman’s Lake
    The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold its annual banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at LaRue County Sportsman’s Lake. Meat, drinks and bread will be furnished. Bring two side dishes. Members and new members who join at the banquet will be eligible for door prizes. Club memberships are $25 per family or $15 for an individual. For more information, call Pam Meredith at 270-766-8313 or Carol Crim at 270-765-9798.

    Corky Cox Court unveiled Jan. 31

  • Young Cattlemen

    LaRue County Young Cattlemen attended the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association Convention last week in Lexington. From left, Jacob Gentry, Bailey Rogers,Colton Thompson, Kalli Flanders and Clay Rogers.

  • Heirloom vegetables true to type, true to taste

    Heirloom vegetables are vintage varieties preserved by passing down seed through generations.
    Generally 50 to 100 years old, heirlooms are always open pollinated and usually breed true to type. They often are selected for flavor potential and quality.
    Prior to the development of commercial farming, heirlooms held a prominent place on the family farm. Today many of these old-time favorites are again finding a place at consumer’s tables, local farmers’ markets and roadside stands.

  • Rep. Meredith files bill to eliminate sales tax on prescription drugs for farm animals

    State Representative Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville (19th District) has filed a bill with Representative Wilson Stone that if passed would eliminate the sales tax on the sale, purchase of prescription and over the counter drugs for treatment of some varieties of farm animals.

  • Farm News

    Goat and Sheepmeeting
    LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the LaRue County Extension office. Plans for Extension Expo on March 15 will be discussed and a video shown on “What Kind of Hay for Goats and Sheep.” A potluck meal is planned. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
    Beekeeping workshop

  • First-time blood donor: ‘It’s not that bad, I would do it again.’

    First-time blood donors often have some apprehension about making a donation. One of the most common objections is “I’m afraid of needles.”

  • Clerk withdraws complaint

    Hodgenville City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback said Monday she has withdrawn the claim she filed for back pay with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet.

  • Several records in city’s case to be made public

    The contents of a small brown envelope – information that led to the December indictments of Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback – may be revealed next week.

  • Fiscal court takes stance against eminent domain

    LaRue County Fiscal Court unanimously approved a resolution opposing any attempt by private companies to seize private property by the use of eminent domain.

  • 4-H Cloverbuds

    Ashley Miller and Natalie Gentry played a game during the 4-H Cloverbuds meeting last week. Cloverbuds activities are open to LaRue County youth ages 5-8.  Contact the LaRue County Extension office at 270-358-3401 for more information, or to sign your child up to participate.