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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Help your child learn social studies

     The study of history opens a window into the past that provides an understanding of the present day. It also allows students to analyze how individuals, nations and the global community might develop in the future.

    By learning history, children will develop the intellectual skills and civic values necessary to participate in a democracy, as well as develop the skills necessary to be able to deal with people of other cultures.

    Areas typically covered in the social studies curriculum are history, geography, economics, citizenship, culture and government.

  • Bucks for Brains wants new ideas

     Area residents with ideas that could lead to a new business could win assistance to help move their idea forward.

    The Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center is accepting applications for the 2013 “Buck$ for Bright Ideas” competition through April 17.

  • PHOTO: 7th Grade Champs

     The LaRue County Middle School seventh-grade basketball team won the Taylor County Invitational on Feb. 9. Front from left, Noah Thompson, Johnny Key, Kendrick Weathers, Ty Morris, Shane King, Isaiah Sublett, Dane Milby; back, Kane Harris, Jacob Gentry, Travis Wallace, Bryson Cobb, Brandon Cecil and Chase Puyear. Not pictured are coaches David Whitlock and Leon Kessinger.

  • Capture the Earth photo contest for middle school students

     The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has kicked off its third-annual “Capture the Earth” middle school digital photography contest for all Kentucky students in grades 6-8.

    The “Capture the Earth” photo contest is open to all Kentucky middle school students. Judges will look for originality and creativity, photo composition, and a brief explanation of how well the photograph celebrates the beauty and diversity of Kentucky and encourages others to care about the state’s environment through stewardship and conservation.

  • Dental Month at Hodgenville Elementary School
  • PHOTO: Meredith at Frankfort

     FRANKFORT – Representative Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville, right, listens as Representative Ryan Quarles, R-Georgetown, makes a point on the House floor. 

  • Scholarships

     Homemakers

    The LaRue County Homemakers offer a $400 scholarship available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences, Agriculture or related fields; or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study. Application forms are available at the Extension Office (358-3401) or http://ces.ca.uky.edu/larue/FamilyConsumerSciences. Deadline to apply is March 5.

     

    Nolin RECC

  • LCHS Honor Roll - Second Quarter

     LCHS

    All “A” Honor Roll

    2nd Nine Weeks

     

  • HES Honor Roll Second Quarter

     Hodgenville Elementary

    All “A” Honor Roll

    Second nine weeks

     

    Third Grade

    Alysen Powell, Giselle Adams, Jackson Carpenter, Hallie Frye, Rachel Hawkins, Gracey Laxson, Laiden Price, Brian Sanchez, Keegan Spratt, Avery Murray, Macie Sandidge, Emma Thompson.

    Fourth Grade

  • ALES Honor Roll Second Quarter

     ALES

    All “A” Honor Roll

    Second Quarter

    Samuel Bowling, Tristin Brown, Chase Childress, Simon Coy, Addie Ann Cundiff, Jacob Davis, Adara Dobson, Anthony Eccles, Samuel Goff, Alanah Kappel, Mason Lane, Seth Lawson, Samantha Martin, Sydney Miller, Evan Morris, Connor Nicholas, Caleb Plouvier, Dylan Rowe, Brenna Southwood, Biven Turner, Nicholas Vazquez, Layla Vertrees, Gavin Whitehouse, Nate Zsedenyi

     “A & B” Honor Roll