• ON EDUCATING LARUE: Data helps parents understand kindergarten readiness

    The Early Childhood Profile provides data on how prepared our children are to enter kindergarten. Now that the data is available, how can people use it to best prepare the children?

    “I think the greatest value of the report at this point is the conversations it will generate at the school, community and family level,” said Sarah Hornback, LaRue County Schools’ director of family services, adding, “It truly takes a village to raise a child.”

  • Claycomb appointed to ECTC Board of Directors

    Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Robert Kenneth Claycomb of Hodgenville to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Board of Directors.

    Claycomb, an attorney, replaces John L. Rogers, whose term has expired. He will serve through Sept. 11, 2019.

  • Rep. Guthrie visits ALES
  • 4-H Poetry winners

    4-H Poetry Contest Results:


    Junior Division:

    First – Zoe VanRiper, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grade

    Second – Tara Warren, homeschooled

    Third – Mallory Riggs, ALES fifth-grade

    Fourth – Ashlen Grubbs, LaRue County Middle School

    Fifth – Jaxson Williams, ALES fifth-grade

    Sixth – Jacob Gentry, LCMS

    Seventh – Madison Wilmoth, ALES fifth-grade

    Eighth – Richard Pike, homeschooled

  • DeVary wins scholarship

    The recipient of the 2014 LaRue County Homemaker $400 Scholarship is Kyle DeVary. He is from Hodgenville and will be graduating from LaRue County High School this year. He is the local Chapter President of FFA and serves as the Lincoln Trail Region Reporter. He is a member of KY Cattlemen’s Association.  Kyle was on LCHS soccer and football teams and volunteers as a coach for youth league soccer, little league baseball and is an active member of his church youth group.

    He plans to attend Western Kentucky University and study agriculture business.

  • PHOTO: Nicholas the Explorer

    Nicholas Hardin dressed in a safari hat and shirt for Hodgenville Elementary School’s Career Day program. He and other students performed a song about future careers.

  • Senior Activities: March 26, 2014

     Prime Time Band to perform

  • Scholarships - March 26, 2014

     Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to graduating seniors who attend high school in Bluegrass’s 40-county home-service area. Deadline is April 1. The application and complete list of guidelines is available at bluegrasscellular.com/answer_zone/community.


    J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship

  • School Calendar: March 26, 2014


  • LCHS Speech Team sending five to Nationals

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team competed at the Kentucky Catholic Forensic League National Qualifier and the National Forensic League National Qualifier and won several championships which earned the students spots to compete at three national championship tournaments to be held in May and June.