Today's News

  • Great Gatsby 5K Run/Walk

     Project Graduation Great Gatsby 5K Walk/Run Results

    April 19


    10 and under

    1. Cyrus Biven

    2. Ryan Brooke Puckett

    3. Cassi Thompson



    1. Madison Eads

    2. Kaylen Murphy

    3. Maddie Royalty



    1. Andrew Gray

    2. Erica Adkins

    3. Crystal Harman



  • FFA teams excel at Agriculture Field Day

     More than 1,300 students representing 47 schools from across the Commonwealth attended the 42nd annual University of Kentucky 4-H/FFA Agriculture Field Day. This event, hosted by the College of Agriculture and the Department of Community and Leadership Development, took place at Commonwealth Stadium. The field day events assessed students’ content knowledge in the areas of agriculture, food, and natural resources. Twenty-eight competitive events assessed students’ core academic knowledge in the area of agriculture.

  • You can download a book for free

     Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to check out a library book from anywhere – a free one that can’t be lost, stolen, overdue or eaten by the family dog?

    That opportunity is available right here in LaRue County through the LaRue County Public Library, according to Dana Jolly, LaRue County librarian.

  • PHOTO: Kosair donation

     Proceeds from the 49th annual Brotherhood Banquet for Kosair Charities were presented by members of the Riasok Shrine Club and the Elizabethtown Knights of Columbus in the amount of $22,000 to Randy Coe, CEO of Kosair Charities. The members of both organizations are preparing for the 50th anniversary celebration to be held Feb. 28, 2015.

  • Project Graduation provides a safe, fun-filled evening for graduates

    Project Graduation, observed at many high school campuses throughout the nation after Commencement exercises, gives the new alumni a drug-and-alcohol-free opportunity to celebrate, with several chances at cash prizes and valuable donated items.

    LaRue County High School’s event will be June 6 in LaRue County Middle School’s East Wing. Registration starts at 11 p.m. with activities from midnight until 5 Saturday morning. A law enforcement officer will be present to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable evening.

  • University's steel band educates, entertains

     Students and staff at Abraham Lincoln Elementary enjoyed an interactive concert with the Campbellsville University Steel Band. Under the direction of Dr. Chad Floyd, the band and students explored musical styles from Africa to Trinidad while learning about rhythm, tempo, melody, harmony, timbre, and dynamics. The majority of the concert included the entire student body but several students were chosen to play a variety of drums and other percussion instruments to demonstrate the concepts being taught.

  • Showcase features speech team talent

    The LaRue County community will have a chance to see the state championship and nationally recognized performances of several speech students at a showcase being hosted by the LaRue County High School Speech team this month. The showcase will take place 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the LCHS auditorium and is free to the public.

  • Anderson, Parker, excel at middle school speech tournament

    The LaRue County Middle School Speech Team competed at the Kentucky High School Speech League Junior State Speech Championships at the University of Kentucky on March 31 and returned home boasting a state finalist and two state semi-finalists. The team also won an Award of Distinction for their overall team efficiency.  

  • Floyd wants to bring back eminent domain bill in 2015

    State Rep. David Floyd, a Bardstown Republican, was disappointed this week that his bill to protect landowners from the threat of condemnation of their property for the planned Bluegrass Pipeline didn’t pass in the 2014 session of the legislature.

    But he thinks it can be brought back next year.

  • Honor Roll - Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Third quarter

    All A

    Noah Cundiff, Rachel Cundiff, Adara Dobson, Katelyn Eads, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Layne Gribbins, Jacob Hinton, Harper Hynes, Hailey Kelly, Tristen Locke, Kayla Maupin, Makenna Montgomery, Connor Nicholas, Samantha Perkins, Makayla Phillips, Isaiah Pruitt, Abigail Riggs, Jake Skaggs, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Haley Thompson, Mason Thompson, Biven Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Layla Vertrees, Madison WIlmoth