• LCHS students perform well in speech tourney

    Members of the LaRue County High School Speech Team traveled to Atlanta in late January to participate in the 62nd Annual Barkley Forum for High Schools at Emory University.

  • Cecil receives volunteer service award

    Elena Cecil, 16, of Mount Sherman, a student at LaRue County High School, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.

  • LCS recognized at KBE meeting

    The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized LaRue County Schools and 15 other school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting last week.

  • Students named to WKU Fall 2016 Honors Lists

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the LaRue County area were named to the Dean’s and President’s lists for the fall 2016 semester.

    Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*). The entire list can be found at http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/deanslist.php.


    From Buffalo:

    Brian H. Anderson*  

  • Educational Awards Program through Central Kentucky Community Action

    The Central Kentucky Community Action will be offering educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in an eight county area, including LaRue County.

    Awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a two or four year college or technical school.

  • School calendar - February 15, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on February 15 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is orange. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.


  • Available scholarships - February 15, 2017

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    A $400 scholarship is available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in family and consumer sciences, agriculture or a related field or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study.  Application forms available at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or on the office website- http://larue.ca.uky.edu/content/extension-homemaker-organization Applic... are due to the Extension Office by March 20, 2017.

  • Conner is new school board chair

    Dawn Conner was voted in as the new chairperson for the LaRue County School Board during their meeting last month.

    The five member board votes in a new chair and vice-chair each year. Board members Price Smith, Farrah Pruitt and Joanna Hinton all voted in favor of Conner as the new chair. The board also unanimously reappointed Smith as the vice-chair. The Division two seat serving White City and Hodgenville East is currently vacant.

  • LCS looking for bus drivers

          The large sign tied to the side of a yellow LaRue County school bus sitting in a field across from Hodgenville McDonalds states a need that is being felt not only locally, but also in many other areas of Kentucky.

    “Now Hiring School Bus Drivers,” is written in large letters on the sign with the contact phone number, “270-358-4747.”

    Ronald Whitlock, the school district’s area coordinator of transportation, said the need here is not so much for immediate permanent route drivers, but for substitutes.

  • Speech teams on to State Championship

    Last weekend, the LaRue County Speech Teams competed in the Regional Tournament to earn spots to compete at the Kentucky High School Speech League State Championships in March. The High School and Middle School Speech teams both took 3rd place in the region which includes teams from LaRue, Hardin, Nelson, Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Washington Counties.