• SCHOOL: Personnel changes

     The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Jan. 22 at its regular meeting.

    Recommendation of employment:

    • Orion Tucker as boys’ track coach at LaRue County High School

    • Laura Evans as extended student services tutor at Hodgenville Elementary School

    • Kay Maynor as substitute bus driver for the LaRue County Bus Garage

    • Anna Jo Pepper as Title III English as a second language tutor at HES



  • PHOTOS: Catching snowflakes

     Brandi Aubrey, Ayanna Humphrey and Ozariah Embree, students in Tracy Tharp’s kindergarten class at Hodgenville Elementary School, caught snowflakes on black paper to see that no two snowflakes are alike. They also caught a few with their tongues.

  • KET: Calling all young writers

     KET invites Kentucky's kindergarten through fifth grade students to submit their original, illustrated stories for the 2013 KET Young Writers Contest.

    KET will select winners at each grade level and award prizes. The first-place stories in each grade level will be published online on the KET website.

    Entries can be submitted now through April 13.

    Details about the contest, instructions, complete contest rules, and past winners are available at http://connect.ket.org/site.

  • PHOTO: Turner meets the governor

     Biven Turner, a fourth-grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, met Gov. Steve Beshear on a recent visit to Frankfort.

  • PHOTO: Biven Turner is page for a day

     Biven Turner, a fourth-grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, spent a day in Frankfort as a page for State Rep. Michael Meredith.

  • ECTC offers ACT classes

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will offer ACT prep courses in April. Individual classes are structured to give attention to each of the four subject areas – English, math, reading and science – or students may choose to take the ACT overview, offering custom-designed tutoring and practical advice on all four subjects.

    The ACT scores received on the exam can play an important role in admission to a college or university.

    Upcoming ACT preparation courses will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • School calendar


    Make-up day

    School will be in session Monday, Feb. 18, as a make-up day.



    FRC Advisory Council Meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 13 in the conference room at ALES. For information, call Machelle Durham at 358-4112. 


  • RoboHawks tops in mechanical design
  • Reporting for duty

    Beginning Feb. 18, LaRue County High School will hold a six-session ACT Boot Camp to help juniors brush up on their academic skills as they prepare for the statewide ACT assessment March 5.

    “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to get some additional help on what is the most important test they have taken in school,” said LCHS principal Paul Mullins.  

  • Speech team carries on winning tradition

     The Kentucky High School Speech League Regional Tournament was held this past weekend at LaRue County High School. More than 19 middle and high schools competed for a chance to compete at the state tournament at the University of Kentucky in March.