• 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. 

  • Sixth-grader elected president at Washington conference

     Sixth-grader Trey Ireland earned a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Washington D.C. to watch the historic inauguration of President Barak Obama.

  • English as a Second Language needs have tripled

     Helping students achieve their educational potential involves many more facets today than when Sarah Hornback began her career 18 years ago.


     LaRue County Middle School social studies teacher Jim B. Phelps submitted articles written by two of his sixth grade students for possible publication in The LaRue County Herald News.

    Kristen Boone and Taylor Newton weigh the pros and cons of the effects of Aswan High Dam. The dam is located between Egypt and Sudan. About 80 percent of the lake is in Egypt.

  • Vittitow graduates from Eastern

     Natalie Deanne Vittitow of New Haven was one of 1,068 graduates honored at Eastern Kentucky University’s commencement on Dec. 15.

    She earned a master’s degree in business administration.