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Today's News

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Spring Lawn Care

    With spring right around the corner and daffodils, dogwoods, and forsythia about to bloom, many LaRue County homeowners are getting the itch to spend some time in their yards. The following are some do’s and don’ts for spring lawn care on cool-season grasses (tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass) in Kentucky.

    Do: get your mower ready for the season

    • Having your mower ready to go before the season starts will save you down time during the growing season.

  • Farm Calendar - March 27, 2019

    Homemaker Lessons

    The Homemaker Lesson for March is Sewing Skills on the Mend on Friday, March 29 at 12:30 p.m. at the LaRue County Extension Office, 807 Old Elizabethtown Rd., Hodgenville.  Anyone with an interest in sewing basics is welcome to attend.  Call 270-358-3401 for more information.

    Driver Safety Course

  • There’s a new dad in town

     My life over the past year has been a whirlwind. I went from dating to married, working in a warehouse to reporter at the newspaper, reporter to interim editor, from working a camp to directing said camp, and soon I will face my biggest challenge yet, Fatherhood.

    If you haven’t heard by now, I’m going to be a dad. My wife is currently 19 weeks pregnant and more beautiful than ever. And let me tell you, I am more than excited.

  • 4-H Livestock Skillathon

    Several members of the 4-H Livestock Club recently competed at the Livestock Skillathon held in Bowling Green.  Results are as follows:

    Ben Falk

    3rd Place-Quality Assurance

    4th Place-Identification

    5th Place-High Individual Overall

    Hannah Falk

    3rd Place-Identification

    10th Place-High Individual Overall

    Kaylee Haycraft

    1st Place-Evaluation

    Clover Team (Ben Falk, Hannah Falk & Kaylee Haycraft)

    3rd Place-Team Identification

  • Regional FFA Day Winners

    The following LaRue County FFA members competed at the regional contest on March 14, 2019 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Results for the contest include:

  • Regional FFA Day Winners

    The following LaRue County FFA members competed at the regional contest on March 14, 2019 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Results for the contest include:

  • News of Record - March 20, 2019

    Court Briefs

    Amanda C. Barnett was arraigned on one count of expired registration plates, one count of expired registration receipt, one count of failure of non owner to maintain required insurance, and one count of insufficient lamps.

    Janice R. Cadle was arraigned on one count of theft by unlawful taking.

    Stephanie L. Dixon was arraigned on one count of expired registration receipt, one count of expired registration plates, and one count of failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • Eight reasons to test your soil

    Soil testing can tell you many things about your soil that can help you make informed decisions about fertilizer application, site selection for crops and so much more. It is an essential part of a successful agriculture or horticulture enterprise. Home gardens and lawns can also greatly benefit from soil testing.

    With the wet pattern Kentucky has been in recently, soil testing is paramount to having quality production whether it be in a hay field, row crops, pastures, or a home garden.

  • 1st Graders celebrate National Ag Week
  • Lincoln Family Table at National Birthplace

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace is proud to display a table built by Abraham Lincoln’s father, Thomas Lincoln. Though it is unsure the exact year the table was built, the table was used in the Lincoln household. The Mary Todd Lincoln house in Lexington, Kentucky gifted the table to the park.

    Displayed near the table is a promissory note signed by Thomas Lincoln as a witness. Among other signatures are Joseph, Thomas, and Luke Mudd who were related to Dr. Samuel Mudd, a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.