• Before and after consolidation part 2

    Most of the former teachers at Buffalo and Magnolia elementary schools who moved to Abraham Lincoln Elementary when the schools consolidated spoke of the small family atmosphere of their former schools.

    Darcy Pruitt, who taught at Buffalo, said, “The teachers knew all the students, the students’ parents and/or grandparents, and the students’ siblings. One teacher could get the opportunity to have every child in a household as his or her student.”

  • Poet Laureate coming to New Haven

    Kentucky Humanities and The Poetry & Literature Center of the Library of Congress will bring newly-appointed United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to New Haven this month as part of Smith’s National Project Rural Tour.

    Smith will visit the New Haven Branch of the Nelson County Public Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. The public event will be geared toward middle school-aged students and their families about how poetry can help them understand important life concepts.

  • LCHS Speech excels at state tourney

    The LCHS competed at the KHSSL State Speech Championships last weekend at the University of Kentucky and returned home with three individual awards, several other honors, and took 12th place overall out of 60 schools competing and was one of 5 schools designated as a School of Excellence in speech.

  • LCHS speech and drama to present “Sister Act”

    The LaRue County High School Drama and Chorus clubs will be performing the Sister Act on March 22-25.

    The shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday start at 7 p.m. Tickets for those nights are $15 for adults and $10 for students. The dinner show is Sunday with the dinner at 12:30 p.m. and the show at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the dinner and the show. All proceeds will go to LCHS Drama and Chorus.

  • Scholarship calendar - March 14, 2018

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    LaRue County Homemaker Scholarship

  • School calendar - March 14, 2018

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Before and after consolidation

    Ten years have passed since Abraham Lincoln Elementary became a school, with the consolidation of Buffalo and Magnolia elementary schools. Several ALES teachers who taught at the former elementary schools have shared their memories of the old and new.

    Kathy Ross

    Kathy Ross remembered ALES’ dedication was supposed to occur when First Lady Laura Bush was scheduled to commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday on February 12, 2008.

  • EKU’s President’s and Dean's list

    Two LaRue County students made the President’s and the Dean’s List at Eastern Kentucky University for the Fall 2017 semester.

    Joshua Daniel Adams of Hodgenville and Zoie Claire Webb of Buffalo were named to both lists.

    The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.

  • Local resident earns degree from WGU

    The following local students have received their degree from Western Governors University.

    Frances Mehicic of Hodgenville (42748) has received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

    The university held its 64th commencement ceremony at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando on February 10 to celebrate the graduation of about 15,000 graduates from across the country.

  • Dr. Seuss week