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Education

  • Local students graduate from WKU

    Several students graduated in May from Western Kentucky University.

    Brittany A. Carr, Katelyn E. Davila and David E. Higdon, all of Hodgenville, each earned bachelor of science degrees.

    Cassandra J. Hornback of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of arts degree.

    Andrew T. Tucker of Hodgenville earned a bachelor of music degree.

    And, Kevin Cruz of Magnolia earned a bachelor of science degree.

  • Two named to Dean's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring semester.

    Two local students were named to the list:
    Armanda Fae Pennington and Sean-Micheal Wathen, both of Magnolia, are sophomores and LaRue County High School graduates majoring in aviation.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

  • Hodgenville High School Class of 1958
  • KSBA changes tighten regulations

    The Kentucky School Board Association has made several changes to their list of Policies and Administrative Procedure.

    The LaRue County School Board went over the changes at its June 17 meeting.

    “This year it was a little different because the state auditor had several recommendations in light of issues that had occurred within other school districts in the state,” said Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    Changes made to the KSBA Policies and Procedures are very broad, covering multiple areas.

  • ECTC holds pinning ceremony

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Practical Nursing Program held its annual Pinning Ceremony on May 17 on the ECTC Campus. Eleven students graduated from the program and now are eligible to take their NCLEX-PN licensure exams. Eight have already passed the exam, while three are planning to take it soon.

  • Superintendent receives raise after debate

    During the School Board meeting on June 15, board members debated the approval of Superintendent Sam Sander’s contract through 2018.

    Sanders was approved a raise – with Board Member Linda Pearman voting no. Sanders was unavailable for comment after the meeting. Watch next week’s Herald News for coverage.

    In other business, a second reading of policy and procedure changes was held. There were modifications to the sections regarding athletic and sport activities.

  • Prepare your child for school with these tips

    It is never too early to start providing the kinds of experiences that will help your child enter school ready to succeed.

    “School readiness” refers to the academic knowledge, independence, communication and social skills children need to do well in school. Getting your child ready for school requires you to spend time reading, talking and playing with your child.

    Even if you have older children, reinforcing these learned skills and behaviors will help them continue to be successful in school and in life.

  • KHIC gives 'kick start' to youngest students

    In a race, a fast start can mean the difference between winning and losing.

    Similarly, providing children with opportunities for getting the best start possible in education can also make success in school more likely.

    To do that, United Way of Central Kentucky through Kids Crew Plus, and Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln elementary schools’ family resource centers are piloting a summer program called KHIC (pronounced “Kick”) Start.

  • School Board hears personnel recommendations

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations July 15:

    Employment of:

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