• Two earn GED from LCS Adult Education Program

    Wearing blue caps and gowns, Justin Lee and Dustin Raeber, who earned their high school equivalency certificates this year through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education Program, were honorees in a GED Graduation ceremony held at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria June 19.

    “Having my GED means I can better myself and further my education,” said Lee, 26, of Hodgenville. “I’ve started enrollment at ECTC(Elizabethtown Community and Technical College) and intend to get my associate’s degree in computer and data.”

  • Excellence in Teaching

    Kentucky’s 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Kellie Jones of Taylor County’s Intermediate School, urged the teachers to whom she spoke at Campbellsville University to “keep your passion for teaching” and “Students today need passionate and energetic influence in their learning and in their lives.”

  • School calendar - June 28, 2017

    LCMS Registration

    LaRue County Middle School registration for the 2017-18 school years will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13. For more information contact the school at 270-358-3196.


    LaRue County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 1 p.m. on July 17.

    LCHS Registration

    LaRue County High School registration will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 21.


    LaRue County High School Freshman Orientation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on July 25.

  • Brown joins LCS as Director of Special Education

    LaRue County Schools has welcomed Carole Brown as the district’s new director of special education.

    With 15 years experience, Brown most recently served as special education consultant for Elizabethtown Independent Schools, working with administrators and teachers to develop special needs programs and strategies. Her previous positions also include resource teacher and moderate to severe disability classroom teacher.

  • 2017 Spring WKU Dean’s list

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the LaRue County area were named to the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2017 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*). The entire list can be found at http://www.wku.edu/mediarealtions/deansllist.php


    From Buffalo:

    Aaron D. Butterworth

  • School calendar - June 21, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

  • June LCS Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their June meeting.

    Employment of

    Haylee McGaw as Elementary Classroom Teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, effective August 1, 2017.

    Christina Boone as Instructional Supervisor for LaRue County Schools, effective May 30, 2017.

    Jeff Cloyd as Music Teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, effective May 23, 2017.

    Cara Hill as Instructional Assistant for Hodgenville Elementary School, effective May 29, 2017.

  • 2017 Quest Camp

    The 104 students involved in Quest 17 at Hodgenville Elementary School last week delved into a variety of activities ranging from learning how to develop a lemonade stand business to their own version of rocket science.

    The permeating principle that the gifted/talented kindergarten through fifth grade kids from both district elementary schools shared was “fun.”

    Karyn Brey, district gifted/talented coordinator and Quest 17 director, noted, “It has a camp atmosphere for them which they enjoy.”

  • Hodgenville Elementary School awards
  • Summer Library programs

    Tuesday June 20

    Lunch and a Book:  Come Build a Better Community is at 11 a.m. Stories to help build community awareness and of course lunch for Preschool and Kindergarten age children!  No craft today we will go out into our community to hide the rocks we painted last week.

    Dinner and a Book for school age children is at 5:30 p.m. Same theme and craft as the early group.

    Tuesday June 27