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Education

  • LaRue County Conservation District awards $1,000 scholarship

     The LaRue County Conservation District will award a $1,000 scholarship to two LaRue County High School seniors.

    Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance office and the LCCD office at 606A North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Requests for emailed copies can be sent to michelle.ogden@ky.nacdnet.net.

  • LaRue Schools: Top Workplace

     LaRue County schools were featured Sunday in “The Courier-Journal’s Top Workplaces” for being one of the best places to work in the Greater Louisville area. This is the second consecutive year that the school system has been named to the list. 

  • Student masterpieces displayed in 'Artsonia'

     More than 1,000 pieces of artwork generated from Hodgenville Elementary School students have been uploaded to “the world’s largest kids’ art museum”– Artsonia. 

  • Fraser takes sixth at Appalachian Swing tourney

     Western Kentucky University forensic team members traveled to the University of Ohio “Appalachian Swing” tournament over the weekend.

    Ellis Fraser, a freshman from Hodgenville, took sixth in impromptu speaking. 

  • PHOTO: 2012 Basketball Homecoming Queen

     Katie Barros, daughter of Kurt and Barbara Barros, was named LaRue County High School Basketball Homecoming Queen on Friday. 

    She was crowned by last year’s queen,  Angelia Whitlock. 

  • Band of Hawks invited to march in National Memorial Day Parade

     The LaRue County Band of Hawks have yet another recognition to celebrate. The state champions have been recommended by Gov. Steve Beshear to represent Hodgenville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the 2013 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. 

  • Bellarmine University Dean's list

    Bellarmine University has named students to its Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester.
    The Dean’s List recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    The following New Hope residents were named to the Dean’s List:
    n Lindsey Davis, a junior majoring in psychology, and a graduate of Nelson County High School
    n Angela Musk, a senior majoring in art, and a graduate of Bethlehem High School
    n Flannery Musk, a sophomore majoring in undecided, and a graduate of Bethlehem High School.

  • Morehead State University Dean’s List

    The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2011 fall semester includes the following local students:
    n Brent Gozzard, Breanna Stone and Carissa Stratton, all from Hodgenville.
    n Logan Todd from Glendale was named also to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree during the fall commencement ceremony.
    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

  • Old Toad Guitar Duo to perform at ECTC

    The “Old Toad Guitar Duo” will perform at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Science Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
    The Old Toad Guitar Duo is Steve Mattingly and Matt Cochran, longtime musical collaborators who first met at the Eastman School of Music in 1995. Their group is named after a pub in Rochester, NY they frequented during their student days.

  • School District Personnel Recommendations

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations Jan. 17:
    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:
    • Michelle Jones as English Teacher at LaRue County High School
    • Josh Jaggers as Head Football Coach at LCHS
    • Maria Thurman as finance clerk at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
    • Allison McDowell as girls’ tennis coach at LCHS
    • Tim Littlejohn as 7th grade girls’ assistant basketball coach