• School Board Appreciation Month

    An effective school board plays an important role in keeping local schools on track and in setting policies that affect both schools and students.

  • School Board: HES working to improve test scores

    LaRue County Board of Education heard a proficiency report on Hodgenville Elementary School at their Jan. 20 meeting. The report, presented by HES principal Eric Hughes, detailed their achievement, gap and growth scores for 2014.

    The school did see a drop in their scores, though it’s not as bad as it seems, Hughes said. The achievement score, which relates to the reading, math, social studies, science, language mechanics and on-demand writing, fell .6 of a point, from 75.1 in 2013 to 74.5 in 2014.

  • Schools are on one-hour delay

    LaRue County Schools are on one-hour delay Tuesday due to the weather.

  • Weather postpones Homecoming

    Due to the bad road conditions tonight's homecoming game is being canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

  • School Calendar


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.



    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.



    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the conference room. The next meeting is Feb. 16. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.


    Pep Club

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll

    ALL A honor roll

    Second quarter

  • The Life Connection: Changing perception

    If there’s one thing Bruce Arnette would like to change about The Life Connection, it’s the public’s perception of the facility located on Bud’s Lake Road about seven miles from Hodgenville.

    “These kids are not criminals; they’re just kids,” said Arnette, TLC’s executive director.

    The Life Connection is a private, for-profit child care institution providing residential treatment services for boys throughout the state between 11 and 21 years old in the care of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • PHOTOS: Distinguished Young Woman
  • Gozzard named to Dean’s List

    Brent Gozzard of Hodgenville was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Morehead State University.

    To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have completed at least 12 undergraduate hours and have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average.

  • Campbellsville University Academic Honors

    Lucas Ryan Pepper, a senior from Hodgenville, and Isaiah Thomas Turner, a freshman from Magnolia, were named to Campbellsville University’s Dean’s List.

    These students were named to the President’s List: Cameron Douglas Schatt, a senior from Sonora; Sarah Elizabeth Stults, a sophomore from Sonora; Evelyn Ruth Whelan, a sophomore from Howardstown; and Austin Alexander Willett, a sophomore from New Haven.