Today's News

  • New website assists students with transcripts

    Kentucky high school students have a new resource to easily send their transcripts to colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.
    Through the website www.kytranscript.org, students can manage the release of their transcripts to participating Kentucky colleges and universities. The site is provided free by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Scholarships updated 4-25-12

    Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship
    LaRue County High School Class of 1968 established a scholarship in honor of their deceased classmates. Applications are available at the LCHS guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 25.

    Beef Cattle Association

  • Mentoring program a success at elementary school

    At the start of this school year, Hodgenville Elementary principal Sue Osborne met with guidance counselor David Walters about starting a mentoring program for her students.
    “I had seen it work in another district and had noticed how the students that participated looked forward to having a visit from another person in their life who took an interest in them and made them feel important,” Osborne said. “I have seen such an improvement in them, not only in academics, but also in attitude.”

  • 4-H News updated 4-25-12

    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at the Extension Office. For more information, call 358-3401.

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-3 p.m. April 27 at the Extension Office.  
    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 1 at the Extension Office.
    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office.

  • Farm News updated 4-25-12

    Good Agricultural Practices training
    GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training will be offered at the LaRue County Extension office 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26. Register by calling 270-358-3401.

    Farmers Market
    The LaRue County Farmers Market will open 2-5:30 p.m. May 4.

    Forest Leadership Program

  • PHOTOS: LaRue hunters harvest large birds
  • Volunteers sought for water quality monitoring, training on April 28

    The Kentucky Watershed Watch Program is offering free training to persons interested in learning how to take water samples and monitor water quality in the Upper Green River Basin.
    The training will be 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Room 2134 of the Engineering Biologic Science Building, 1500 Chestnut Street on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green. Participants are advised to dress for field work, since some of the training will take place at a local stream.

  • Introduced plants can cause problems

    Many plants classified as weeds are not native to the United States. Most have been introduced through travel and trading in commerce with other parts of the world. Here are a few of the better known non-native weeds we now find locally.  

  • KHSAA Board of Control has open seat

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The deadline for applications is May 4.
    All interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, a resume and a minimum of two written letters of recommendation to the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Materials should be sent to Kevin C. Brown, Associate Commissioner and General Counsel, 131 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort KY 40601.

  • TENNIS: Tennis teams compete in Lincoln Heritage tourney

    Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin’s boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the Lincoln Heritage Conference tournament last week at University Drive Park tennis courts in Elizabethtown.
    The Elizabethtown High School teams won.
    Boys’ Singles
    First Round
    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Kieren Bowen (LC), 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
    Girls’ Singles
    First Round