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  • 4-H Calendar - February 13,2019

    Communication Contest

    Contest entrees must be turned into the Extension Office or mailed to the extension office at P.O. box 210, Hodgenville KY 42748 by February 15.


    The 4-H Cloverbuds will have their monthly meeting from 3:30-4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at the Extension Office.

    Cooking Club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will be meeting from 2 to 4 pm. on Friday, February 22 at the Extension Office.

    Sewing Class

  • Senior Band Recognition
  • Shooting Sports Chili Supper and Camp

    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will hold its annual Chili Supper Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21st at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Any LaRue County youth ages 9-18 with an interest in Shooting Sports are encouraged to attend.  The chili competition is open to everyone.  Bring your best pot of chili for the judges to sample.  Club members and their families are asked to help by bringing chili and or drinks, sides and desserts.  Bowls of chili will be sold to individuals to benefit the club.

  • First-year management of tall fescue

    Tall fescue, specifically Kentucky 31, is a cool-season grass that is widely grown throughout Kentucky and the eastern United States, because it is resistant to many unfavorable conditions including drought tolerance and insect resistance. However, the very reason for its resiliency is also its Achilles heel. It contains a harmful fungal endophyte that causes fescue toxicosis in cattle and horses. Affected animals get sick, have reduced weight gains, reproductive problems and other issues.

  • Event Calendars

    Community News


    Free Braided Rug Class

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace NHP is hosting a series of free braided rug classes at the park during the month of February. All classes are free and will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EST) at the Birthplace Visitors Center. All supplies will be provided free of charge.

    For more information on the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, visit the park’s website at: http://www.nps.gov/abli HEALTH & SUPPORT

    WOW Wellness on Wheels

  • Lady Hawks Senior night

    The Lady Hawks had four games on their schedule this past week. They hosted Bardstown Bethlehem this past Monday night. The Lady Eagles came into the contest with an impressive (19-4) record and the Lady Hawks had a tough time slowing them down as the Lady Hawks fell by a score of 61-23. (No stats were available)…

  • Great day to be a Hawk
  • Beta Club compete in convention

    The LaRue County High School Beta Club traveled to Louisville January 13-15 attending the Kentucky Beta Club Convention. While there, students competed in several areas, including: quiz bowl, poetry, language arts, science, social studies, speech, recyclable art, sculpture, photography, drawing, math, and others. The convention was back in Louisville after being held in Lexington the last few years, so the club got to enjoy the new renovated Kentucky International Convention Center and stayed at the downtown Hyatt Regency.

  • 18th District BOYS/GIRLS Basketball Tournament at Hart County Schedule

    TUESDAY, FEB. 19 

    5:30 p.m. CST   GIRLS  1 GREEN CO. VS. 4 HART CO.

    7:00 p.m. CST   BOYS  1 LARUE CO. VS. 4 CAVERNA


    5:30 p.m. CST    GIRLS   2 LARUE CO. VS. CAVERNA

    7:00 p.m. CST    BOYS   2 HART CO. VS. 3 GREEN CO.

    FRIDAY, FEB. 22

    GIRLS at 5:30 p.m. CST

    BOYS at 7:30 p.m. CST




  • Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence winners

    The LaRue County Extension Council Award of Excellence was established and first awarded in 1985. In 1991 it was renamed the Bobby McDowell Award of Excellence in memory and to honor, dedicated Extension leader Bobby McDowell.

    This annual event recognizes individuals, families, family businesses, civic or service organizations which have made significant contributions to LaRue County in service, participation or leadership through Extension programs and/or the business sector.