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Today's News

  • ‘Dig into Reading’ at the library’s summer program

    The LaRue County Public Library will begin its Summer Reading Program this year on June 10.

    Registration for the program began on May 22. With your registration your child will receive a gift bag with items for this year’s theme, “Dig Into Reading” as well as coupons for the Louisville Zoo, the Corvette Museum, Adventure Water Park and more.

  • Summer Reading Program Calendar for "Dig Into Reading"

    Teddy Bear’s Picnic
    The Teddy Bear’s Picnic is noon-2 p.m. June 6 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park

    Day Themes – June 10-14
    Dinner served 5-6 p.m. with a program 6-7 p.m.
    Monday
    “Dig” into the Garden – Dinner by Paula’s Hot Biscuit
    Tuesday
    “Digging” a Construction Site – Dinner by Crosstown Homemakers
    Wednesday

  • 160 graduate in outdoor ceremony

    LaRue County High School’s graduating seniors were the first, in 50 years, to walk across the stage outdoors.

    The ceremony, held Friday night, took place on Hawk football field in front of a large crowd.

    “The weather was absolutely perfect for graduation and the set-up made for a wonderful venue for the ceremony,” said Paul M. Mullins, LCHS principal.

  • Personnel changes made in school district

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations on May 20:
    Accepted the recommendation of employment of:

  • School Board approves tentative budget, adopts calendar

    LaRue County School Board members met May 20, to discuss end-of-year and upcoming school year plans.

    A tentative budget was briefly assessed by members of the board and passed.

    Salaries for the 2013-14 fiscal year will total more than $11 million dollars; a little more than $1 million is earmarked for grant specific positions, such as community services.

  • National Board Certification brought ‘greater impact to teaching’

    For Abraham Lincoln Elementary fourth grade teacher Heather Sutherland, earning her national board teacher certification was all about growing as an educator.

    As challenging as this process was, it was equally rewarding, according to the veteran teacher.

    “It shows you what highly effective educators do in and out of the classroom on a daily basis and then causes you to self-reflect, analyze and compare yourself to those standards,” she said.

  • Lady Hawks win first round of Region Tournament

    BARDSTOWN – With his team having already played, and crushed, host Nelson County once this year, LaRue County coach Aaron Howell didn’t want the Lady Hawks overlooking the Lady Cards when the teams hooked back up Monday evening in the 5th Region Softball Tournament’s late quarterfinal at Mike Lusk Field.

    The surging Lady Hawks finished with nine hits and scored at least three runs in each of the first three innings as they cruised past the 19th District runner-ups, 12-2 in five innings.

  • Lady Hawks are District Champs

    HORSE CAVE — Emillee Cundiff could have gotten down on herself and allowed things to snowball in Thursday’s 18th District Softball Tournament final at Caverna.

    After giving up a three-run home run to Green County senior Madison Sidebottom with two outs in the bottom of the first, things could have gotten worse for the LaRue County sophomore.

    But they didn’t.

  • Sports Shorts

    Flaget Memorial Golf Scramble
    Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation will hold a golf scramble beginning at 11:30 a.m. May 31 at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood, 130 Maywood Ave., Bardstown. Individual entries and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Heidi Wilhelm at 502-350-5058 or foundation@flaget.com. The scramble benefits programs and services of Flaget Memorial Hospital.

    Free fishing weekend June 1-2

  • Hawks fall to Central Hardin in Region Tourney

    The Hawks fell 11-1 in five innings Monday to Central Hardin in the first round of the 5th Region Baseball Tournament.

    Senior Caleb Canter was hit by a pitch, stole second, moved to third on senior Kelton Ford’s grounder and scored on eighth-grader Cameron Dawson’s grounder.

    LaRue County senior Jordan McGaw had the team’s only hit.