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Today's News

  • Students claim three individual titles in speech tournament

    Seventeen schools from 11 counties met at LaRue County High School to battle it out for regional championships in the Kentucky High School Speech League Louisville Region. LCHS came away with three individual championships and two runners-up, qualified 20 entries to attend state and took third place overall.  LaRue County Middle School took two regional runners-up titles and qualified five entries for state in March.

  • Election results: Primary highlights include jailer, sheriff races

    A low voter turnout despite a large number of local races marked the LaRue County May 18 primary. About 32 percent of registered voters made it to the polls.

    Jailer

    In the jailer’s race, Democrat Johnny Cottrill topped the field of three with 2,093 votes. He was followed by Jimmy C. Williams with 520 votes and Daniel Trumbo with 515 votes.

  • Sen. Gibson attends Cattlemen’s meeting

    The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • Sen. Gibson attends Cattlemen’s meeting

    The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • Sen. Gibson attends Cattlemen’s meeting

    The LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association was excited to have State Senator Carroll Gibson as their guest speaker May 11. Gibson, who was elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 2005, represents the 5th Senatorial District including LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hart, Hancock and Meade counties. 

  • Brewer accepts coaching position at Bardstown

    James “Boo” Brewer was introduced Monday afternoon as head coach of his alma mater, Bardstown High.

    A graduate of the Class of 1988, Brewer played collegiate ball at the University of Louisville.

    It’s the first head coaching job for Brewer, who most recently was a boys and girls assistant at LaRue County.

    “It’s very special,” Brewer said about taking over at his alma mater. “That purple’s always been in my blood.”

  • Brewer accepts coaching position at Bardstown

    James “Boo” Brewer was introduced Monday afternoon as head coach of his alma mater, Bardstown High.

    A graduate of the Class of 1988, Brewer played collegiate ball at the University of Louisville.

    It’s the first head coaching job for Brewer, who most recently was a boys and girls assistant at LaRue County.

    “It’s very special,” Brewer said about taking over at his alma mater. “That purple’s always been in my blood.”

  • Speech team excels at State

    LaRue County High School’s speech team competed last weekend in the Kentucky High School Speech League State Championship at Bowling Green.

    Forty-five schools competed for the top six spots in each event. Each school could bring a maximum of 36 entries.

    LaRue County had 20 entries – just a little more than half of those allowed – yet placed fourth out of the 45 teams.

  • LaRue teachers honored by Campbellsville University

    Three LaRue County teachers were selected for Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. They are Mitzi Allen of Hodgenville Elementary School; Joe Reed of LaRue County Middle School; and Jorge Venegas of LaRue County High School.

    They will be honored at a luncheon May 15 at Campbellsville University.

  • Patterson and Hawkins named to ALES Cabinet

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School announced the March recipients of the Lincoln Presidential Cabinet Award. Representing the classified staff is Susan Patterson, an instructional assistant who works primarily in the first grade classroom of Bethany Bowen. The certified representative is Lisa Hawkins, first grade teacher.