Today's News

  • PHOTO: BETA and Leadership Kids raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Church Calendar - March 7, 2012

     Ovesen Heights open during severe weather

  • LCMS speech team has groundbreaking year

    This season has been a groundbreaking year for the LaRue County Middle School speech program.
    “I couldn’t be more pleased with the progress this group has made,” said Assistant Coach Bill Thompson. “In middle school the focus is always teaching fundamentals and finding the events where each student best fits.”  
    The season started with a trip to Bowling Green for the WKU Junior tournament. Breea Kirkpatrick was LCMS’ only finalist at the tournament, placing second in poetry and third in prose.

  • COLUMN: Storms left a mark on our community

     Whenever TV crews cover a tornado, they inevitably interview someone who “heard a freight train.” Sometimes they find a person who will make a noise like a freight train.

  • ‘Women in Basketball’ exhibit opens Saturday

    The Kentucky Historical Society will reopen its history campus to walk-in visitors on Saturday, March 10, with a new exhibition, “Women in Basketball,” in the Keeneland Changing Exhibits Gallery at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. The KHS history campus also includes the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal.

  • School Calendar updated 03-07-12

    Spring break is April 9-13.

    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.

    Special called
    site-based council
       A special called site-based council meeting is 5:30-7 p.m. March 7 for purpose of principal selection process. The meeting will be closed (in executive session).

    Science Fair help night

  • COLUMN: Everyone has a story about the Leap Day tornadoes

    Everyone has a story....
    During the weather events of this past week everyone has a story to tell about what they saw, where they were, or how they were affected. I’m no different. I can’t tell you that I had a real good feeling that morning as I dropped off my daughter at daycare. They had already taken shelter in the hallways, heads down and plans in place for their safety. I arrived at the office ready to make decisions and be watchful for the pending weather that was to come.

  • Leadership LaRue offers $500 scholarship

    The Leadership LaRue County Class of 2006-07 will offer a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors from LaRue County public, private or home schools. Adults wishing to begin an educational program may apply.
    Applicants must reside in LaRue County and enroll as a full-time student in either the Kentucky Community and Technical College system or a four-year college or university in Kentucky.
    Consideration will be given to financial need and those applicants with community involvement in LaRue County.

  • Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award $500 scholarship in May

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.

  • Want to build or repair? Check first with building inspector

     The recent tornadoes and high winds damage to the local community has caused much structural damage and destroyed many homes, garages, and utility buildings in the LaRue County area.