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Education

  • PHOTOS: Distinguished Young Woman
  • Gozzard named to Dean’s List

    Brent Gozzard of Hodgenville was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Morehead State University.

    To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have completed at least 12 undergraduate hours and have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average.

  • Campbellsville University Academic Honors

    Lucas Ryan Pepper, a senior from Hodgenville, and Isaiah Thomas Turner, a freshman from Magnolia, were named to Campbellsville University’s Dean’s List.

    These students were named to the President’s List: Cameron Douglas Schatt, a senior from Sonora; Sarah Elizabeth Stults, a sophomore from Sonora; Evelyn Ruth Whelan, a sophomore from Howardstown; and Austin Alexander Willett, a sophomore from New Haven.

  • Student Essay: Jaelee Collins

    LaRue County Middle School social studies teacher Jim B. Phelps submitted several articles written by his sixth grade students for possible publication. Those chosen for publication will appear as space allows in The LaRue County Herald News. Phelps stresses the importance of liberties promised in the First Amendment to his class. It is our hope that these students will realize their works appear because of those basic rights outlined in the First Amendment. 

  • Student Essay: Isabella Thurman

     LaRue County Middle School social studies teacher Jim B. Phelps submitted several articles written by his sixth grade students for possible publication. Those chosen for publication will appear as space allows in The LaRue County Herald News. Phelps stresses the importance of liberties promised in the First Amendment to his class. It is our hope that these students will realize their works appear because of those basic rights outlined in the First Amendment. 

  • Heritage Land Fund donates book to library

     The LaRue County Public Library received a donation last week from the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund. The KHLCF, founded in 1996, is dedicated to the preservation of land and areas significant to Kentucky’s history and natural beauty.

    Dr. Richie Kessler, a professor at Campbellsville University and chairman of the KHLCF, said they are the only real land conservation project in Kentucky. Their budget, he said, provides money for land purchases for cities and counties trying to preserve natural beauty throughout the state. 

  • Students could earn money for college through 'Dream Out Loud'

     Kentucky students in grades K-6 have the opportunity to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the “Dream Out Loud Challenge.” Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question: “How will I change the world after I go to college?” 

    The annual challenge, sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, is intended to encourage Kentucky families to start saving and planning for higher education with their children. 

  • School Calendar – Jan. 14, 2015

     ALL SCHOOLS

    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.

     

    ALES

    SBDM

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11 and June 8. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

     

    HES

    Advisory Council to meet

  • PHOTO: 1983 Concert Band of Hawks

  • Fraser, Thomas excel at Bradley swing

     Members of the Western Kentucky University Forensics Team traveled to Peoria, Illinois, to compete in two tournaments co-hosted by Bradley University and the University of Texas at Austin the weekend of Jan. 10-11.

    Individual results for the 16th Annual University of Texas at Austin and Bradley University “Hell Froze Over” Swing are as follows:

    • Ellis Fraser, a senior from Hodgenville, tournament champion in persuasive speaking and semifinalist in communication analysis at the UT tournament.