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Education

  • Students graduate from McKendree University

    McKendree University announces the following local students are among its Class of 2014 graduates:

    • Lauren Ford of Magnolia, BSN in nursing.

    • Nena Hoenck of Campbellsville, MSN in nursing management.

    • Teresa Perkins of New Haven, BSN in nursing.

    • Kara Smith of Upton, MSN in nursing management.

  • East Hardin teacher visits with Jill Biden

    On Wednesday, East Hardin Middle School technology education teacher Brooke Whitlow ate lunch with Jill Biden at the White House in Washington, D.C.

    The social was part of a Teacher’s Appreciation Week honor for a selection of 20 educators from across the country.

    To be considered, Whitlow and the other 19 educators had to fill out an online application and include their social media URLs. Whitlow applied to be a part of the social weeks ago, but didn’t put much stock in her odds of being selected.

  • Hosparus staffer takes top honors at WKU

      Western Kentucky University recently named Gary Bohannon, longtime Hosparus staff member and leader, as its Outstanding MBA Student at the 17th Annual Gordon Ford College of Business Recognition Dinner.

    Bohannon, a resident of Hardin County, joined Hosparus in 1990 and has served in various leadership roles throughout his tenure.

  • ECTC honors students

    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Honors Reception to recognize outstanding academic achievement was April 25 at the State Theater in Elizabethtown. Several categories of achievement were honored, including Honors Students, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, program awards and scholarships.

  • PHOTO: K-PREP winners at ALES
  • Several graduate from Campbellsville University

      Campbellsville University graduated 152 master's students May 2, in Ransdell Chapel, with 264 graduates Saturday morning, May 3, for a total of 416 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements.

  • School board holds special meeting

     The LaRue County School Board held a special called meeting Monday, going into closed session to discuss personnel matters.

    The board provided proper notice to The LaRue County Herald News.

    No action was taken after the meeting. The audience – prior to the board entering closed session – consisted of a Herald reporter, board attorney James Whitlow, and Doug Hubbard, the attorney who is representing Superintendent Sam Sanders in his ongoing DUI case.

  • Retired teachers stay busy, serving community

     With more than 29,500 members out of some 43,000 retired teachers statewide, the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association is a strong force in looking after the welfare of its members.

    Because they are retired, however, does not mean these members are not active, for through this organization, these teachers, as they once served the needs of their students, are helping their communities in a variety of ways through volunteering.

  • Teacher on way to White House

      A local teacher has a chance to participate in a White House Social as part of Teacher Appreciation Week.

  • School Calendar: May 7, 2014

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    Youth Service Center Advisory Council to meet 

    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. For more information, call Marsha Duncan at 270-358-9745. The meeting is open to the public.