• A successful kindergarten transition

    Although school is already under way, if you have a child who has just started kindergarten, you may want to look through this list of items and see if there is anything else that you still want/need to do.

    This is a great time to put practices in place that will help your child have a great first year in school. If there are some things you find that you haven’t done, it’s not too late to begin.

  • Cyrus Bivens wins TSC award

    Fair season is back and Tractor Supply Company’s Mobile Fair Tour is making its way to the Kentucky State Fair. From Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20, fairgoers will have the opportunity to visit the 3,000-square-foot experience and join the rural lifestyle retailer in recognizing 4-H and FFA youth who are making a difference in their communities.

  • Retired HES staff reunion
  • 4-H Calendar - August 9, 2017

    4-H Canoe and Kayak Club

    The 4-H Canoe and Kayak Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    4-H Country Ham update

    4-H Country Ham participants will need to select and prepare their ham for the Kentucky State Fair on Tuesday, August 15.  Stop by the Extension Office from 3 to 6 p.m.

    Teen Leadership Academy

  • Applications for the 2017-2018 4-H Teen Leadership Academy

    The 4-H Teen Leadership Academy will soon start with its tenth class of participants.  The leadership program is a combined program with teens from LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson Counties.

    Up to five participants from each county will be selected based on their applications.  The program begins in September and includes a day long session each month through May. 

  • Nominations open for ECTC Distinguished Alumni

    Since 2006, when the Elizabethtown Community Technical College began the Distinguished Alumni recognition program, the college has honored 107 accomplished former students and graduates.

  • School calendar - August 9, 2017

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

  • ALES Family Resource Center held clothing giveaway
  • New LCS classified staff

    LaRue County Schools’ support staff play a vital role in helping ensure success for LaRue County’s students. This year’s new classified personnel include:

    Bus Drivers

    Willie Dean Thomas (No. 116,) drives the morning route with pickups in Hodgenville including Walters, West High, College Street, Kids Crew, Cox and Thurman streets. She and her husband Mike have one son, Jaron.

    Tim Elliott (No. 140) who lives in Summersville, drives the North Lyons Station route. He has three sons—Aaron, Zackary, and Cameron.

  • Fun, friends, leadership

    Fun, friends and leadership. That’s what 27 LaRue County FFA members came to know during the camp at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg, Kentucky.

    The 13 chapters present were involved in activities like softball, volleyball, soccer, ropes course, water ball, and many others. Members were also a part of classes like agriculture advocacy, conservation, and going to college, in which they gained the skills of everything from leadership to communication to learning ways to survive.