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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Dow donation supports LCMS
  • ECTC offers ACT prep courses

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will offer ACT prep courses. Individual classes are structured to give attention to each of the four subject areas - English, math, reading and science - or students may choose to take the ACT overview, offering custom-designed tutoring and practical advice on all four subjects.
    The ACT scores received on the exam can play an important role in admission to a college or university. Upcoming ACT preparation courses will be from 6-9 p.m. on the following dates:
    • Overview - April 5
    • Math - April 9

  • Scholarship Calendar updated 2-15-12

    County Homemaker Scholarship

  • School Calendar updated 2-15-12

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

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.
     
    STLP meets
    STLP meets in the computer lab after school until 4:15 p.m. and the BETA Club meets in McDowell’s classroom after school until 4 p.m. Feb. 9.

    Kindergarten
    registration

  • Lee lands $21,000 per year scholarship to JBU

    A phone call turned into a pleasant surprise for LaRue County High School senior Zach Lee last week.
    A representative of John Brown University was on the other end of the line, offering Lee a $21,000 per year scholarship to the prestigious Arkansas school.
    “They called me to the office, saying I was being interviewed for a newspaper story on my taking an online college course,” the Hodgenville resident said.  “As soon as I heard the man speak, though, I recognized him as being from John Brown University.”

  • 4-H News updated 2-15-12

    Shooting Sports
    The LaRue County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will practice 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the New Haven Gun Club.
     
    Poetry Contest
    The deadline to turn in 4-H Poetry Contest entries is Feb. 17. Submit poems to the LaRue County Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. For rules or more information, call 358-3401.
     
    Photography Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Photography Club will meet 2:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Extension Office.  Youth with an interest in photography are encouraged to attend.

  • Farm News updated 2-15-12

    Pork Producers meet
    The LaRue County Pork Association will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the LaRue County Extension Office. A meal will be served. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
     
    Kentucky Alfalfa Conference

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau offers scholarship

    LaRue County Farm Bureau is offering a total of $3,000 in college scholarships in 2012. These include four $500 college scholarships open to both high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food. That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income – that portion of income available for spending or saving – to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • 4-H dog club to meet Saturday

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  Members may bring their dog on a leash, if the weather is not rainy or snowy.  New members are welcome to attend.
    The 4-H Dog Care and Training Project is a valuable experience that teaches youth to raise and understand animals as well as master important life skills.