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Education

  • School calendar - May 3, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    LCHS Baccalaureate Service

    The LaRue County High School Class of 2017 will have their baccalaureate service at 6:30 p.m. on May 7 in the LCHS gym.

    LCHS Graduation Pictures

    The LaRue County High School graduating seniors will have their senior picture taken on Monday, May 8.

    Senior Awards

    The senior awards program will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9.

    LCHS Graduation

  • LCHS Alumni website gains popularity

    Since going online last month, LaRue County High School’s Student Technology Leadership Program’s Alumni Photo Project site has amassed thousands of views and its popularity appears to be growing.

    District Chief Information Officer Freddie Newby said last Thursday, for example, the site had 2,094 visitors in that one day. The site contains individual senior class photos of LCHS alumni spanning the years from consolidation with former Buffalo, Hodgenville, and Magnolia high schools from 1959 through 2002, totaling 6,254 photos.

  • Students of Character
  • 4H Calendar

    4-H Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  No dogs at this meeting.

    4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue

    The 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Talent Show participants must pre-register no later than Wednesday, April 21.

    4-H Teen Club

  • WKU places second at national tournament

    The Western Kentucky University Forensics Team placed second at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship.

    The tournament was hosted by Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, during the March 31 through April 3 weekend.

    Brian Anderson, a sophomore from Hodgenville placed sixth in impromptu speaking and quarterfinalist in extemporaneous speaking.

  • LaRue Co. WKU students recognized

    Two LaRue County students who attend Western Kentucky University were recently recognized by the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program.

    Brian Anderson of Buffalo and Austin Barnes of Hodgenville were designated alternates for the program along with three other students.

    Anderson is a second-year Economics, International Affairs, and Asian Religions and Cultures major. He is the son of Kim and Heath Anderson.

    Barnes is a second-year Mechanical Engineering major. The son of Rebecca Wofford, he is a member of WKU Army ROTC.

  • Personnel changes - April 19, 2017

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their April meeting.

    Employment of

    Bobby Keith Martin as School Bus Driver for LCS.

    Stephanie Utley as Child Nutrition Coordinator for LCS.

    James Kinslow as School Bus Driver LCS.

    Nancy Lane as Reading Recovery Teacher Leader for LCS, pending approval by the University of Kentucky Reading Recovery Project.

    Molly Thompson as Title 1 Instructional Assistant for ALES.

    Glenda Coy as Instructional Assistant at ALES.

  • Scholarship calendar - April 19, 2017

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • School calendar - April 19, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    ALES Spring Carnival

    The ALES Spring Carnival will be held Friday, April 21.  There will be Charlie’s Pizza, Games, a Live Auction, and lots of fun!  Food will begin at 5 p.m. with games from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the auction to begin at 6:30 p.m. 

    KHIC Wee Time

  • BookWalk at CreekFront Park

    Hodgenville’s Creekfront Park has become a favorite place for people to play, walk, and relax. From 1-3 p.m. this Saturday, they’ll also be able to enjoy reading and fitness activities as the Livin’ Well LaRue County Coalition premieres BookWalk.

    “BookWalk is a fun way to reinforce the importance of early childhood literacy,” noted Diana Leathers, community health educator with the LaRue County Health Center.