Today's News

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 3-21-12

    Bluegrass Cellular

    Bluegrass Cellular, Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors. The deadline for applications is March 26. The awards are $1,500 each. Winners will be notified in May.

    For the complete list of guidelines and an application, go to www.BluegrassCellular.com, visit one of Bluegrass Cellular’s Customer Care Centers or contact your school guidance counselor.


    Tri-County Car Club

  • Kentucky Angus Association honors Shaw family

    The Shaw family, well-known among the state’s cattle breeders, was honored March 2 at the 2012 Kentucky Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet as “Family of the Year.”
    Jim Shaw of Hodgenville has been raising and showing Angus cattle since 1975 when he acquired a small herd from the estate of a family member.

  • School Calendar updated 3-21-12

    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    Stay After and Read is every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    ExCEL Ceremony
    The ExCEL ceremony honoring Heather Sutherland will be 12:30 p.m. March 21 at ALES.

    Group photos
    Group photos will be taken March 29.

    Spring Carnival
    The ALES spring carnival is 5-7 p.m. March 30.

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll - Third Nine Weeks

    All “A” Honor Roll

  • Parent night planned to prepare for senior year, expenses

    Not only must seniors-to-be prepare academically for their final year of high school, they and their parents must also ready themselves for the events and expenses that the year brings with it.
    With that thought in mind, LaRue County High School, with the sponsorship of the district’s Youth Service Center, has prepared a parent night filled with information for families of this year’s junior class starting at 6 p.m. March 27 in the school’s library.

  • Farm News updated 3-21-12

    Emergency loans
    Farmers may be eligible for emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. This also applies to farmers who live in counties that are contiguous to counties included in the disaster declaration. Applications for physical and production losses will be received through Nov. 6. Contact the Hardin/LaRue FSA service center at 765-2702 or call the state FSA office at (859) 224-7601 to find out what aid you may be eligible for and what documentation will be required.

  • 4-H Calendar updated 3-21-12

    4-H Council meets
    The LaRue County 4-H Council will meet 6:30 p.m. March 26 at the LaRue County Extension Office.
    Explorers Club forms
    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. March 28 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  This is a new club for 4-H members 9 to 18 years old. Club members will be exposed to a variety of 4-H projects. The March topic is butter making. For more information, contact the Extension Office at 358-3401.


  • Eliminate thistles this spring

    Musk or nodding thistle is the most common type of thistle locally. The primary growth period is in the spring and summer. However, most seed germinate in the fall and form a rosette which grows close to the ground, often growing unnoticed until spring. The seed are easily carried by wind and spread to other areas.
    The most important step in long-term control of thistle is to prevent flowering, and the production and spread of new seed. This can be done by mechanical or chemical control.

  • Riggs wins Ky Agriculture Department essay contest

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer saluted the winners of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Poster and Essay Contest at the annual Kentucky Agriculture Day luncheon March 14 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

  • LaRue Tennis Results

    March 13 LaRue vs. Meade

    Boys: Meade County 3, LaRue County 2
    Zachary Lee (LC) def. Andrew Butler (MC) 6-2, 6-2
    Tate Wilson (MC) def. Trevor Sanders (LC) 6-4, 7-5
    Keiren Bowen (LC) def. Matthew Miller (MC) 6-0, 6-1
    Matthew Hewlitt/Dalton (MC) def. Kyler Hart/Tyler Skaggs (LC) 6-1, 6-0
    Ethan Wright/Daniel Orr (MC) def. Ryan Hornback/Austin McCreery (LC) 6-1, 6-1

    Girls: LaRue County 5, Meade County 0
    Michelle Seymour (LC) def. Whitney Shelton (MC) 6-3, 6-2