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Today's News

  • LCS explores Digital Learning Initiative funding

    With the 2016-17 school year underway, LaRue County Schools again are equipping every high school and middle school student with a laptop computer, but the Digital Learning Initiative’s long-term future is uncertain.

    The school district’s overall financial needs have prevented saving for replacement computers, and now funding for new computers may not be in place when student laptops begin wearing out.

    At first, the initiative provided 800 laptops to LaRue County High School students and 55 laptops for teachers.

  • New Classified personnel at LCS

    Several classified personnel have joined LaRue County Schools this year with many of them filling the important job of instructional assistant.

    The assistant helps a certified teacher in providing instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a classroom or other learning environment. The IA also prepares instructional materials and performs a variety of routine clerical duties as assigned.

  • Community Calendar: August 17, 2016

    LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

    The monthly luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce resumes at noon on Wednesday, August 17 with guest speaker Dennis Wells, Director of Emergency Management speaking on the topic of community safety. The luncheon will be held at the LaRue County Extension Office. Lunch is $10 at the door for those that did not make reservations in advance. For more information call the Chamber office at 270-358-3411.

    Lincoln Trail Area District Board

  • Promoting education at the library

    For my article this month, I had thought of looking up another intriguing quote about reading or books. And it occurred to me that this can become a dull way to express my own enthusiasm for my job and my library. These are a couple of my own ideas that express some of what reading a book can be like:

    Reading a book is an adventure in traveling to unknown lands, meeting friends, through the pages of a book, that I will never meet face-to-face.

  • Log truck accident shuts down roadway
  • Red Hat Society makes $1,000 donation
  • Hodgenville News - August 17, 2016

    Thought for the week: Since our yesterdays are gone and our tomorrows are never promised, today I want to thank all my amazing friends, Facebook friends and family for being in my life.

  • Lost in LaRue - August 17, 2016

    There was no way I could even think about taking a walk on July 28, it was a rainy morning that turned into a drizzling afternoon. In attempt to refocus my eyes on some natural surroundings I went for a drive.

    Road trips in the rain aren’t as dreary as they sound, you just have to have the right music, for me it was the Gallier Brothers album On the Wing. It’s a lovely instrumental tract that features one of my favorite instruments, the Dulcimer. With the right music I was ready for some amazing photos.

  • Church Calendar: August 17, 2016

    His Heart Quartet

       Buffalo Baptist Church will host the His Heart Quartet, at 6 p.m. Sunday, August 21. The church is located at 2530 Greensburg Rd., Buffalo. For more information call 270-766-2548.

     

     

    Old Mount Sherman Cemetery accepting donations

  • Head Lice, itchy topic for all

    Head lice infest 10-12 million people (most commonly children three to twelve years of age) each year in the United States. Head lice are primarily transferred from person to person by direct head-to-head contact or by several people using the same combs, brushes, hats, costumes, head-phones, athletic equipment, towels, or bedding.