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Education

  • School safety measures under constant scrutiny

     School safety has been a hot topic since the Dec. 14, 2012, massacre in Newtown, Conn., when a gunman opened fire at an elementary school, killing 20 children and six adults.

  • 100 and counting
  • 100 and counting
  • Detre named LCMS principal

     A LaRue County native has been hired as principal at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Campbellsville University's online program recognized

     Campbellsville University’s online program has been acknowledged by U.S News & World Report.

    In the 2013 Best Online Graduate Business Programs report, Campbellsville University is ranked 86th. CU was the only college in the state to be ranked in this report with a numerical value. Other Kentucky schools that made the list but whose rank was not published include Murray State University and Western Kentucky University.

  • Students advance to Kentucky Children's Chorus

     Six local elementary and middle school students successfully auditioned for the 2013 Kentucky Music Educators Association’s All State Chorus.

    Of the 576 fifth and sixth grade students from 127 Kentucky schools, the six KMEA judges double-blind scored recorded auditions on a 250 point rubric in three areas - tonal memory, harmony and a prepared Latin solo in “Panis Angelicus” by Cesar Frank.

  • Srygler makes Dean's List

     Adam D. Srygler of Hodgenville has been named to the Dean’s List at Clear Creek Baptist College, Pineville.

    Inclusion to the Dean’s List means he has achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for the fall semester.

    Srygler is the spouse of Janice Weston Srygler and the son of John Srygler of Hodgenville and the late Lesa Srygler.

  • NASA: The Science of Space Art

     You may have seen colorful, eye-popping space images in books or on NASA websites. There are beautiful spiral galaxies that shine in pinks and blues; glowing green and yellow clouds with great white-tipped columns; or the radiant leftovers of exploded stars that may look like an eye or a spider.

    Many of these images were made by capturing light that is not even visible to humans. We see only a very tiny portion of the huge range of light that is all around us. There are far more colors we cannot see than colors we can see.

  • Scott named to Dean's List

     Donnell Scott, a junior from Upton, has been named to the McKendree University Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester.

    To be named to the Dean's List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the term.

  • School board hears personnel recommendations

     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

    Resignations: