Today's News

  • Scholarships

    Beef Cattle Association

    The LaRue County Beef Cattle Association will offer two $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

    Applications are available at the LaRue County High School Guidance Counselor’s office and the LaRue County Extension office. Applications must be returned to the LaRue County Extension office by 4:30 p.m. April 19. Scholarship applications will be judged based on financial need, scholarship, and community service.


    Leadership LaRue Scholarship

  • April Money Tip for Students

    One financial goal for students is to have money at the end of every month. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority may help you set up a budget to track the money you make versus the money you spend.

    Knowing how and when you get your money and where you spend it is the foundation of financial planning. You create a budget by estimating how much money you’ll make each month and how much you’ll spend. It’s a great way to avoid running out of money when you need it most.

  • Camp Invention 2013

    Invent Now, Inc., a non-profit organization will bring its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention summer program to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for children entering grades one through six, created in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math content.

  • LCHS Honor Roll

    Third nine weeks

    All A’s

  • ALES Honor Roll

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Third Quarter “A/B” Honor Roll

  • Watershed Watch Group Wins Award

    The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission recognized individuals and groups for environmental stewardship during an awards ceremony at Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.

    Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters praised the recipients of the awards. “The passion that these individuals and entities have for environmental stewardship and problem solving is inspiring. Each year, I am rejuvenated by their stories, their commitment and the work that they do to improve our environment.”

  • Turkey Season

    With opening day of the statewide season just three weeks away, Kentucky turkey hunters can look forward to encountering gobblers of all ages this spring.

    “There will be a higher than average number of jakes (juvenile gobblers) compared to the 2-year-olds and older adult gobblers in our flocks,” said Steven Dobey, wild turkey program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “We should have another good spring season.”

  • Farmer of the Year Applications

    The 2013 Kentucky Farm Bureau “Farmer of the Year” application process is now open, and the organization is seeking the Commonwealth’s finest nominees for this prestigious award.

  • Farm Calendar - April 15, 2013

    Farmers market planning

    A planning meeting for the 2013 LaRue County Farmers Market will be 5:30 p.m. April 18 at the LaRue County Extension Office. Past and potential vendors are encouraged to attend the meeting. A tentative opening date for the market has been set for May 3.


    Bacon Creek Watershed Council to meet

  • 4H Talent Show

    The 4-H Talent Show was held recently in the LaRue County High School auditorium. 4-H members showcased their talents in vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical categories. Results are as follows:

    Junior Instrumental

    Champion – Richard Pike

    Reserve Champion – Madison Wilmoth

    Blue – Sydney Pepper

    Senior Instrumental

    Champion – Leslie Pike

    Reserve Champion – Andrew Coy

    Blue – John, Millie and Anna Ronkainen