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Education

  • ECTC holding seminar series

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Social and Behavioral Sciences Division presents a series of seminars in conjunction with ECTC’s 50th Anniversary. All of the seminars will be held at 6 p.m. in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center. The first seminar, “Mushroom Cloud to Demon Sheep: 50 Years of Negative Campaign Ads,” will be led by Dr. Damien Picariello, political science teacher, on Nov. 5.

  • Milby takes 5th at Marshall

    Western Kentucky University forensics team members traveled to West Virginia and Nebraska the weekend of Oct. 25-26 to take part in two tournaments.

    In Huntington, West Virginia, the WKU team won the combined team sweepstakes award for debate and individual events, and also received the Quality Award. This award ranks teams according to a team’s combined success, divided by its number of entries.

    Curtis Milby, a freshman from Hodgenville, took fifth in duo interpretation (with Sam Moore) at the Marshall University “Chief Justice” Tournament.

  • LCHS Speech continues winning tradition

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team had its first full team outing at the Murray Invitational on Nov. 1, where they took third overall out of 17 schools and had several team members in finals.

    Senior Brian Anderson took first in extemporaneous speaking, first in impromptu, and second in oratory; sophomores Jacob Thomas and Zoie Webb took fourth in duo; and sophomore Symone Whalin took third in poetry and fifth in program oral interpretation.

  • LCHS Speech continues winning tradition

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team had its first full team outing at the Murray Invitational on Nov. 1, where they took third overall out of 17 schools and had several team members in finals.

    Senior Brian Anderson took first in extemporaneous speaking, first in impromptu, and second in oratory; sophomores Jacob Thomas and Zoie Webb took fourth in duo; and sophomore Symone Whalin took third in poetry and fifth in program oral interpretation.

  • PHOTOS: Hat Day Celebration
  • Band of Hawks end marching season

    The Band of Hawks’ marching season came to an end Saturday at state 3-A semifinals in Bourbon County. The band competed in “some very tough conditions and gave a great performance, but unfortunately did not advance to state finals,” according to Band Director Jaime Smith.

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary Honor Roll - First Quarter

    All A’s

    Madison Chaudoin, Carsen DeVary, Will Faulkner, Logan Hawkins, Kiara Higdon, Harper Hynes, Hailey Kelly, Gavin McGovern, MaKenna Montgomery, Connor Nicholas, Samantha Perkins, Jake Skaggs, Brenna Southwood, Keegan Spratt, Macy Stillwell, Madison Stults, Addison White, Katelyn Williams

    A-B

  • PHOTO: Thumbs up for after school
  • Schools to honor veterans

    Next week, LaRue County’s public schools will hold ceremonies honoring those who have served in America’s armed forces.

    Three of the schools – Hodgenville Elementary, LaRue County Middle School and LaRue County High School – will have their programs on Nov. 11. Abraham Lincoln Elementary will honor veterans with a chorus concert on the 13th and assembly on the 14th.

    Veterans who are family members of students at Hodgenville Elementary School will march into the school gymnasium for an 8:30 a.m. celebration.

  • SPACE PLACE: Clear skies in Cygnus

    When astronomers set out to use an observatory or telescope on the surface of our planet, they are always hoping for a clear sky. How else are they going to see through those clouds and into space? That’s a big benefit of orbiting telescopes like the Hubble Space Telescope. Since they are already in space—well above the clouds — they aren’t affected by Earth’s weather.