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Education

  • School calendar - December 14, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is January 11, 2017 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is purple. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    LCMS Choir Holiday Program

    The LCMS choir Holiday Program is at 6 p.m. on December 15 at First Baptist Church of Hodgenville.

    LCHS and LCMS Band Christmas concert

  • Senior calendar - January 4, 2017

    Senior Citizens music

    The LaRue County Senior Citizens Center in Hodgenville has music beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. Musicians and singers are welcome. For more information call Charles 270-358-4311 or email Viola Riggs at viola47@windstream.net.

    Daily activities

  • Community calendar - January 4, 2017

    Friends of the Library

    The LaRue County Friends of the Library meet at the library at 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

    Library Story Time

    The LaRue County Public Library will have story time twice a month on the first and third Friday of each month in 2017 at 1 p.m. For more information call Crystal at the library at 270-358-3851.

    Library yoga class

  • Tax tips for students

    Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly.

    Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, discuss the situation with your parents. They may be able to claim you as a dependent, which could save them thousands of dollars.

    Students and parents may be able to take advantage of these programs on their federal taxes:

  • WKU Biology student’s research recognized

    A research project by Western Kentucky University biology student Millicent Ronkainen of Hodgenville earned recognition at two recent conferences.

    Ronkainen’s poster presentation on “Identification and Characterization of an Escherichia coli Bacteriophage Mutant Capable of Growing on a Nonpermissive Host” won first place at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science and earned second place and a $75 award at the joint meeting of the Southeastern and Kentucky-Tennessee branches of the American Society for Microbiology.

  • Sixth grade academic team take third place

    The LaRue County Middle School sixth Grade Academic Team Members from LaRue County Middle School placed 3rd overall out of 7 area schools in the Sixth Grade Showcase at East Hardin Middle School on December 3. 

  • School calendar - December 7, 2016

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is December 14 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is red. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    LCHS Choir Holiday Program

    The LCHS Choir will have their Holiday performance at 6 p.m. on December 8 in the LaRue County High School Auditorium.

  • Showing kindness during Christmas season

    The true Christmas Spirit calls for positive actions of peace on earth and good will to men.

    LaRue County High School’s FFA members are doing their part by performing random acts of kindness this month.

    Misty Bivens, LCHS ag teacher and FFA adviser, saw the idea for random acts of kindness on a facebook post. She shared that thought with her FFA officers who considered it a great idea. For specific acts, the members voted on activities they liked best and modified them to meet their needs.

  • Local students attend National Council on Youth Leadership’s Town Meeting on Tomorrow
  • LaRue Speech team takes third, sixth place

    Before the Thanksgiving holiday last Thursday, the LaRue County Speech and Debate team traveled to North Oldham High School and Danville High School to compete in speech tournaments against other teams from all across the state.