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Education

  • On to State

    All this week Alexia Trumbo, LaRue County’s 2018 Distinguished Young Woman, is in Lexington preparing to participate with 30 other young women across Kentucky to determine the state winner.

    She is staying with a Lexington host family who transport her to rehearsal sites throughout the week.

  • Source of Strength

    Suicide, bullying, violence, substance abuse...all are making headlines today because they are occurring not only among adults but also among youth in our nation’s schools.

    LaRue County High School is starting a program, Sources of Strength, which Principal Denise Skaggs hopes will reduce or even prevent such injurious behaviors from occurring in her school.

  • Preparing for college

    Lindsey Bryan and Keith Ritchie will work with LaRue County High School students this year to prepare them for college.

    Ritchie was recently named the advisor to the Kentucky College Coaches Program by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Bryan, a native of Elizabethtown, is the college coach at LCHS.

    “I love being a resource for the students at LaRue County High School,” Bryan said. “As the college coach, I can help students find scholarship opportunities, complete the FAFSA and explore career options.”

  • 4-Hers now selling Little Caesars kits
  • 4-H Calendar - January 3, 2018

    4-H Livestock Club

    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Extension Office.

  • School calendar - January 3, 2018

    KHIC Wee Time

  • How Can I Get More Books by my Favorite Author?

    So, in your meanderings through the flea market you have picked up a novel on a whim and happened to absolutely love reading it. After researching other titles written by this individual, you excitedly drive to the LaRue County Public Library, only to discover that the book you want isn’t on the shelf, nor any books by that particular author. What should you do now?

  • School Calendar

    KHIC Wee Time

  • New clubs help students reach full potential

    This year, students at LaRue County Middle School have three new avenues to get involved and develop their skills and talents. The school has established or re-established the Pep Club, Art Club and the Health and Fitness Club.

    Asked to bring forth ideas that would promote a positive school culture for the student body, the school’s student leadership group suggested expanding clubs.

  • School technology milestones

    Although California’s NAPA Valley receives a lot of recognition as the cradle of American technology, Kentucky deserves kudos for its 25 years of developmental leadership in educational technology and its standing compared to the rest of the nation.

    Freddie Newby, LaRue County Schools’ chief information officer, shared information released from the office of David Couch, associate commissioner in the Kentucky office of education technology, that lists some of the milestones attained by our state in technology.

    Among those: