• LaRue schools closed Friday

    LaRue County schools will be closed Friday.
    The area is under a winter weather advisory and drivers are advised to use caution during morning rush hour.

  • Quinones named to Who's Who

     The 2012 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges will include the names of nine students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders.

    Arlene Quinones of Upton is among them.

    Quinones will graduate from ECTC this spring with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in business/human resources. She plans to transfer to Western Kentucky University in the fall. 

  • Patrick Scott graduates from WKU

     Patrick Scott graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Kentucky University on Dec. 17, 2011. He received a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.

    Scott is a 2004 graduate of Marion County High School and a 2006 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. He is employed as an agronomist at Southern States in Glasgow.

    He and his wife Kelly and their son Grady reside in Smith’s Grove.

    He is the son of George and Ruth Scott of Raywick.

  • Ashley Lee graduates from respiratory care program

     Ashley Lee of Hodgenville graduated from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s respiratory care program on Dec. 11, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Scotty and Robin Lee of Hodgenville and granddaughter of Billy and Joyce Lee of Hodgenville and Lois Hay of Eastview and the late George Hay.

    She is engaged to Brandon Scott of Gleanings.

    Lee is employed as a respiratory therapist at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

  • Nolin RECC offers scholarships

     Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will award $7,000 in scholarship funds to area students. The cooperative provides electricity to about 33,000 members in Hardin, LaRue and seven surrounding counties.

    Nolin will award six $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and one $1,000 scholarship to an adult who is continuing their education at a vocational school or college.

  • Holly Enlow wins scholarship

     Holly Enlow of Hodgenville was recently awarded the Stanley Pigman Engineering Scholarship. Established in 1999 by L. Stanley Pigman of High Point, N.C., the award supports engineering students from selected counties in eastern Kentucky. Pigman is a 1981 UK mining engineering graduate.

    A biosystems engineering senior in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, Enlow is a graduate of LaRue County High School.  

  • Nolin RECC sponsors student trip to Washington

     Local high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members receiving electric service from Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation are eligible to enter a contest that may take them to Washington, D.C.

    The yearly competition also includes a trip to Frankfort by all participating students. 

  • Bethlehem High School Honor Roll

     The following Bethlehem High School students from LaRue County have been named to the Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year:

    All A – senior Skyler Frye

    A-B – sophomore Jesse Plouvier

    Bethlehem High School is located in Bardstown.

  • Students may win $1,500 for college through 'Dream Out Loud' challenge

     Kentucky students in grades K-6 have a chance 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?”

  • WKU signs contract with Coca Cola

    Western Kentucky University and Coca-Cola have signed a 10-year partnership for beverage rights.
    The transition will begin Thursday as Coke returns to the WKU campus after 15 years, said Gary Meszaros, assistant vice president for Auxiliary Services.