• PHOTO: Problem Solving team advances to region

    The LaRue County High School Future Problem Solving team placed second at Governor's Cup district competition and qualified for regional competition. The FPS team is Kylie Rogers, Cody McDowell Brandon Henning and Tyler Skaggs. James Reding placed third in the Social Studies written assessment and Skaggs placed fourth in Mathematics written assessment. Both qualified for regional competition. Governor's Cup Regional competition will be held at LaRue County High School on Feb. 14 and 18. 

  • EKU announces Dean's List and graduates

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced its fall Dean’s List and graduates.

    To achieve Dean’s List honors, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

    Sherman Thomas Jaggers of Upton was named to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

  • Bellarmine University names students to 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:

    • Lindsey Davis, a junior majoring in psychology, and a graduate of Nelson County High School

    • Angela Musk, a senior majoring in art, and a graduate of Bethlehem High School

  • Two named to Transy's Dean's List

     Two LaRue Countians have been named to the honor roll at Transylvania University.

    Curtis Puryear, a senior, and first-year student Valerie Whitlock were named to the Dean’s List for the 2011 fall term.

    To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Puryear, a philosophy and psychology double major, is the son of Carlton and Donna Puryear of Hodgenville.

    Whitlock is the daughter of Barry and Melanie Whitlock of Hodgenville.

  • Project Graduation needs donations of gifts, cash

     Project Graduation, the drug- and alcohol-free post-graduation celebration, is seeking donations from the community.

    LaRue County parents, businesses and civic groups have provided the chaperoned celebration for new grads for 20 years.

    This year, more than $20,000 is needed for games, gifts, cash drawings and scholarships for seniors. Prizes and gift certificates appropriate for 17 to 19 year old students are needed.

  • LaRue County Facility Planning Committee Minutes - Jan. 10, 2012

     LaRue County Facility Planning Committee Minutes

    January 10, 2012

    LCHS Conference Room




  • WKU students travel to Bahamas

     Sixteen Western Kentucky University geology majors traveled to San Salvador Island, Bahamas, over the January 2012 Winter Term for a study abroad field course on the geology and natural history of the Bahamas islands. 

    Cassie Hornback, a senior from Hodgenville, was among them.

    “The Geology of the Bahamas” course was led by geologist Dr. Fred Siewers from WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology with assistance from Dr. Lisa Park from the National Science Foundation and the University of Akron. 

  • School Board approves draft budget

     The LaRue County School Board approved the review draft budget for 2012-13 at last Tuesday’s meeting.

  • Band director responds to questions about cruise

     The LaRue County Band of Hawks are going on the trip of a lifetime. The state champions will leave April 8 on a charter bus destined for Jacksonville, Fla. to board a Carnival Cruise Line ship for a six-day five-night cruise. Students will tour Key West and Nassau Bahamas before returning April 14 from the quadrennial trip.

  • ALES student's poem published in anthology

     An Abraham Lincoln Elementary School student has taken an age old theme and turned it into a published poem.