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Education

  • Students of Character
  • BookWalk at CreekFront Park

    Hodgenville’s Creekfront Park has become a favorite place for people to play, walk, and relax. From 1-3 p.m. this Saturday, they’ll also be able to enjoy reading and fitness activities as the Livin’ Well LaRue County Coalition premieres BookWalk.

    “BookWalk is a fun way to reinforce the importance of early childhood literacy,” noted Diana Leathers, community health educator with the LaRue County Health Center.

  • LaRue Co. WKU students recognized

    Two LaRue County students who attend Western Kentucky University were recently recognized by the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program.

    Brian Anderson of Buffalo and Austin Barnes of Hodgenville were designated alternates for the program along with three other students.

    Anderson is a second-year Economics, International Affairs, and Asian Religions and Cultures major. He is the son of Kim and Heath Anderson.

    Barnes is a second-year Mechanical Engineering major. The son of Rebecca Wofford, he is a member of WKU Army ROTC.

  • 4H Calendar

    4-H Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  No dogs at this meeting.

    4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue

    The 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Talent Show participants must pre-register no later than Wednesday, April 21.

    4-H Teen Club

  • WKU places second at national tournament

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team placed second at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship.

    The tournament was hosted by Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, during the March 31 through April 3 weekend.

    Brian Anderson, a sophomore from Hodgenville placed sixth in impromptu speaking and quarterfinalist in extemporaneous speaking.

  • Personnel changes - April 19, 2017

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their April meeting.

    Employment of

    Bobby Keith Martin as School Bus Driver for LCS.

    Stephanie Utley as Child Nutrition Coordinator for LCS.

    James Kinslow as School Bus Driver LCS.

    Nancy Lane as Reading Recovery Teacher Leader for LCS, pending approval by the University of Kentucky Reading Recovery Project.

    Molly Thompson as Title 1 Instructional Assistant for ALES.

    Glenda Coy as Instructional Assistant at ALES.

  • School calendar - April 19, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    ALES Spring Carnival

    The ALES Spring Carnival will be held Friday, April 21.  There will be Charlie’s Pizza, Games, a Live Auction, and lots of fun!  Food will begin at 5 p.m. with games from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the auction to begin at 6:30 p.m. 

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Scholarship calendar - April 19, 2017

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • HES Super Heroes

    Each of LaRue County’s public schools strives to create and maintain not only a safe environment for students but also a positive school culture.

    Hodgenville Elementary School has begun some weekly “Super Hero” in-house videos to encourage that culture and to implement leadership and life skills that empower students to be leaders.

    Eric Hughes, HES principal, explained that the school is promoting habits that can provide students with a positive mindset and direction when facing obstacles at both school and home.

  • LCHS delegation honored at KUNA

    Eleven students from LaRue County High School traveled to the Galt House in Louisville for the Kentucky United Nations Assembly from March 26-28.

    The following LCHS students attended the conference: Chandler McLaughlin, Hunter McLaughlin, Jacob Cecil, Seth DeVary, Symone Whalin, Virginia Taylor, Hayley Cecil, Josh McCourt, Seth Newby, Maddie Royalty and Noah Thompson.

    The LCHS delegation acted as delegates from Djibouti. Senior Maddie Royalty and junior Noah Thompson authored a resolution about enforcing human trafficking laws.