• Western Kentucky University announces honors list

     Western Kentucky University has announced the students named to the Dean's and President's lists for the spring 2012 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 (*).

    Students who have asked their information to be kept private will not be listed.

  • Henderson inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta

     Tamathy Miller Henderson of Hodgenville was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on March 23.

    Henderson is majoring in counseling. She is the daughter of the late Otis R. and Rebecca Jaggers Miller of Hodgenville, and is married to Michael Henderson.

    Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,275 chapters on college campuses. 

  • Committee to present district facilities plan to school board

     Each school district in Kentucky is required by law to develop a local district facilities plan every four years.

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll, Fourth Quarter


  • Brockman Center staff leaving Hodgenville

     Changes are in store for Campbellsville University’s Brockman Center in Hodgenville.

  • Jackson receives doctorate

     Robert “Bob” Jackson of Murray was one of 11 recipients of Western Kentucky University’s doctoral degree in educational leadership recognized May 11 during a graduate ceremony.

    Jackson, associate vice president of development and governmental relations at Murray State University, is a former Kentucky state senator representing the first district.

    He is a 1981 graduate of LaRue County High School and the son of the late Harold and Dolly Jackson of Magnolia.

  • Lucas Pepper and James Crosswhite win Farm Bureau scholarships

  • District facilities plan awaits approval by school board

     Each school district in Kentucky is required by law to develop a local district facilities plan every four years.

    Since January, a committee has been meeting to determine the most pressing needs of LaRue County Schools – and how the district can use state-provided funds effectively.

    Wednesday, a public hearing was held at the high school to gather comments about the proposed plan. Superintendent Sam Sanders, a non-voting member of the committee, and a reporter from The LaRue County Herald Newswere the only ones present.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: 28 to graduate from GED program

     At 6 p.m. June 18 at LaRue County High School, LaRue County Board of Education and school personnel, relatives, and friends will celebrate the accomplishment of several students who have earned their GED (general education development) diplomas this year in LaRue's Adult Education Program.

    “We have 28 graduates,” said Sarah Hornback, director of family services. “We never know how many are actually going to participate in the GED ceremony.”

  • Early Childhood Council purchases literacy kits

     LaRue County Community Early Childhood Council recently purchased early childhood literacy kits for the LaRue County Public Library. 

    The kits are available for parents and early childhood providers to check out.  The Council originally purchased similar kits for the library in 2004. According to Katie Wheatley, children's librarian, the kits were utilized so much that they were worn out, had missing pieces or had been checked out and not returned.