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Education

  • GED testing available at LCDC

    The LaRue County School District is opening its own GED program testing site this month at the LaRue County Detention Center.

    Previously, inmates in the GED program were transported to Hardin or Grayson County to complete testing, according to Connie Goff, director of adult and community education.

  • ALES students at KEMA
  • LCMS band participates in All District Honors band

    Several LaRue County Middle School band students participated in the Fourth District All District Honors Band February 25-26.

    LCMS Band Director Stephanie Mora said several students auditioned in January for spots in the ensemble and 13 were selected from LCMS.

    Those selected were Alex Loyall, Ashlyn Toher, Breana Blunk, Brianna McCauley Posey, Caroline Smith, Chloe Pepper, Connor Nicholas, Dalton Milliken, Gavin Whitehouse, Jacob Hinton, Kirsten Burgess, Makenna Montgomery and Michael Hodges.

  • Cattleman’s scholarship available

    The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association will offer two $500 scholarships to pursue a higher education degree to a county resident that is a member of the Kentucky Junior Cattlemen’s Association (high school seniors and those up to age 21) or the LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association (those 21 years of age and over).

  • Scholarship calendar - March 8, 2017

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    A $400 scholarship is available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in family and consumer sciences, agriculture or a related field or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study.  Application forms are available at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or on the office website- http://larue.ca.uky.edu/content/extension-homemaker-organization Applic... are due to the Extension Office by March 20, 2017.

  • School calendar - March 8, 2017

    Parent Workshop: The Dangers of Sexting

    LaRue County Schools invite parents and or guardians of any 6-12th grade student to attend a workshop on the dangers of sexting. The event will be held from 6 to7 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. For more information contact the Youth Service Center at 270-358-9745.

    LCS YSC Advisory council

    The LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The meeting is open to the public.

  • LCHS speech wins two championships at speech tourney

    The LCHS Speech team traveled to the first of its four statewide speech tournaments last weekend, and brought home two championships, a team trophy, and several other awards.

  • Soil conservation art,writing contest winners

    LaRue County winners of the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests have been announced.

    Overall writing winners include students Biven Turner and Yasmeen Hamada from LaRue County Middle School and Myah Meredith, LaRue County High School.

    Overall art winners are Ella Thomas and Emily Detre, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School and Makayla Benningfield, Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Thousands of students have participated since the writing contest was introduced in 1944 and the art contest in 1974.

  • WKU Forensics Team wins state championship

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team won the 2017 Kentucky state forensics tournament Saturday, February 18 at Owensboro Community and Technical College.

    Two LaRue County natives had top finishes in the championship.

    Brian Anderson, a sophomore from Hodgenville, was state champion in extemporaneous speaking and placed second in impromptu speaking and third in NPDA debate speaker.

  • LCMS Choir students perform with KMEA All-State Choir