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Education

  • PHOTOS: 100 Days of School
  • SCHOOL CALENDAR - FEB. 5, 2013

    ALES
    ALES site-based council
    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    LCMS
    LCMS site-based council

    The LCMS site-based council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3196.

    OTHER

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Turner's travels bring foreign lands to life

    Thanks to collaboration between local businesswoman Beth Turner and LaRue County teachers, students view photos and accompanying information about other countries that stimulate classroom instruction.
    Turner’s position as global procurement operations manager with Dow Corning Corporation often necessitates her traveling to foreign lands.   

  • WKU announces Dean's List

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the LaRue County area were named to the Dean’s and President’s lists for the fall 2013 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.

    To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Joseph Brey graduates from Washington University

    Joseph K. Brey, son of Jack and Karyn Brey of Hodgenville, earned a graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in December 2013.

    Brey graduated with a doctor of occupational therapy from the School of Medicine.

    Brey will begin an occupational therapist position at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Md., later this month.

    Brey earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from University of Kentucky in Lexington, in 2010.

  • Joseph Vertrees named to President's List

    Joseph Vertrees, a McKendree University junior management major from Upton, is on the President's List for exceptional academic performance during the fall 2013 semester.

    To be eligible, a student must achieve a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the term.

    McKendree University is located in Lebanon, Ill., and has a campus in Radcliff.

  • Plouvier named to A-B Honor Roll

    Cole Plouvier, a junior at Bethlehem High School, was named to the A-B honor roll for the first semester of the academic year. Plouvier resides in LaRue County.

  • WKU student visits Ecuador

    Twenty-one Western Kentucky University students spent the winter term studying in Ecuador. Michaela Ash, an Upton senior, was among those participating.

    This is the 22nd year the Department of Agriculture has sponsored the short-term study abroad course. This year’s leaders were Drs. Kristie Guffey and David Coffey.

  • Ellis Fraser excels at speech tournament

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team kicked off competition for the spring semester by traveling to Tuscaloosa, Ala., and St. Louis, Mo., to compete in three tournaments the weekend of Jan. 25-26.

    Ellis Fraser, a junior from Hodgenville, was tournament champion in impromptu speaking and seventh in communication analysis at the University of Alabama tournament; third in after-dinner speaking, third in impromptu speaking, fourth in communication analysis and sixth in informative speaking at the district tournament.

  • CU's Cheatham to retire

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs and professor of math and computer science, is retiring after 40.5 years of service. The announcement was made Jan. 6 in a meeting of the entire faculty in CU's Winters Dining Hall.

    Cheatham will work the rest of the 2014 calendar year and will officially retire Dec. 31, 2014. There will be a yearlong national search for his successor.