• Perry and Self recognized by Lincoln Trail Young Achievers

    Two LaRue County students have been named to the Lincoln Trail Young Achievers Program.

    Hannah Perry is the daughter of Jody and Tiffany Perry of Hodgenville. She was a student at Hodgenville Elementary School when nominated. Hannah is active in 4-H, Gifted and Talented, Upward Basketball and Cheerleading and little league soccer and softball.

  • Cecil attends WKU's 31st annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute

    The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University held the 31st annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute from June 23 to June 27.

    Katy Blair Cecil, a teacher at LaRue County High School, was one of 431 educators, who attended. The group included representatives from 75 Kentucky school districts, 14 Kentucky independent school districts, three Kentucky Diocese, 17 states and three countries.

  • PHOTO: New landscaping at schools

     W.L. Miller, maintenance worker for LaRue County Schools, cut trees beside LaRue County High School last week to make way for new landscaping.

  • Local students graduate from WKU

    Several Western Kentucky University students from LaRue County and surrounding communities earned degrees at the May commencement ceremonies.

    They are:

    Buffalo – Elijah S. Ernst, bachelor of science; Jordan B. Gaw, interdisciplinary studies; Caleb D. Thomas, bachelor of science

    Hodgenville – Shelby R. Haun, master of social work; Jonathon O. Jeffries, bachelor of science; Allison J. Miller, bachelor of arts; Kayla S. Pullin, bachelor of science; Christian H. Seymour, bachelor of science; Jeffrey S. Stanfield, interdisciplinary studies

  • University of Kentucky Dean's List

    Several local students were named to the University of Kentucky’s Dean’s List for the spring semester.

    Undergraduate studies students who earn at least a 3.6 grade point average in 12 or more hours of courses with a letter grade are placed on the Dean’s List.

    They include:

  • EKU President's List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,177 students earned President’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Local students honored are:

  • PHOTO: Young Farmers Scholarship

      LaRue County Young Farmer President Joe Stults, right, presented Kyle DeVary with a $500 scholarship at the Young Farmer summer cookout at Hinton’s Orchard. 

  • PHOTO: Camp Invention
  • School Calendar - July 16


    First day of school

    The first day of school for students is Aug. 6. Fall break is Oct. 6-10.


    Summer reading at ALES

    Summer reading will be held 10 a.m. to noon July 23 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School for both HES and ALES students. AR points will count toward next school year and door prizes are given out every 30 minutes.


    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will hold registration 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 29. Parents may bring supplies at this time if needed.

  • Duncan named FRYSC Region 11 chairperson

    This year, Marsha Duncan, LaRue County School Districts Youth Service Center coordinator, assumes an additional role, having been chosen as chairperson of the 13-county, 18-school-district Family Resource and Youth Services Center Region 11 Advisory Council.