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Education

  • Several graduate from Campbellsville University

      Campbellsville University graduated 152 master's students May 2, in Ransdell Chapel, with 264 graduates Saturday morning, May 3, for a total of 416 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements.

  • School board holds special meeting

     The LaRue County School Board held a special called meeting Monday, going into closed session to discuss personnel matters.

    The board provided proper notice to The LaRue County Herald News.

    No action was taken after the meeting. The audience – prior to the board entering closed session – consisted of a Herald reporter, board attorney James Whitlow, and Doug Hubbard, the attorney who is representing Superintendent Sam Sanders in his ongoing DUI case.

  • Retired teachers stay busy, serving community

     With more than 29,500 members out of some 43,000 retired teachers statewide, the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association is a strong force in looking after the welfare of its members.

    Because they are retired, however, does not mean these members are not active, for through this organization, these teachers, as they once served the needs of their students, are helping their communities in a variety of ways through volunteering.

  • Teacher on way to White House

      A local teacher has a chance to participate in a White House Social as part of Teacher Appreciation Week.

  • School Calendar: May 7, 2014

      ALL SCHOOLS

    Youth Service Center Advisory Council to meet 

    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. For more information, call Marsha Duncan at 270-358-9745. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Trevor Sanders earns scholarship

     Trevor Sanders of Hodgenville, a senior at LaRue County High School, has received a College Heights Foundation Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.

    Sanders, the son of Sam and DeeAnne Sanders, plans to major in meterology.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Schools enter testing mode

     LaRue County Schools are completing preparations for Unbridled Learning accountability testing this month.

    One part of that assessment, The Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) for grades 3-8 and 10-11 consists of multiple-choice, extended-response, and short answer questions. LaRue County students will take the assessment May 21-23 and 27-28.

  • Saint Catherine students tops in 5K
  • PHOTOS: Plowshares Farm visit
  • Students honored by Western Kentucky University

     Western Kentucky University’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences presented its annual awards on April 27 at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center.

    Junior Micah Farmer of Upton was recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the Department of Military Science.

    Kelli Ralston of New Haven, and Kayla Pullin of Hodgenville, were named Outstanding Undergraduate Students, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, from the School of Teacher Education.