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Today's News

  • Church Calendar: March 19, 2014

     Child sex trafficking in America: a survivor’s perspective

  • School calendar revised ... again

     March 17 was the 13th day LaRue County Schools have been closed this term due to inclement weather.

    Monday evening, the school board amended the district’s calendar, adding May 30, June 2, 3 and 4 as instructional days.

    Last day for students is June 4. Graduation will be held June 6.

    Closing day for teachers is June 5.

    Spring break is March 31 to April 4. There will be no school on Memorial Day, May 26.

    Testing

  • Taulbee family receive benefits

    Hodgenville Officer Mark A. Taulbee died Sept. 16, 2012, after crashing his cruiser while in pursuit of a suspect. On Monday, his surviving children, Audra and Austin, and wife, Elizabeth, received benefit checks from the state.

    Dana Todd with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Justice and Safety Cabinet was on hand for the presentation, as well as Julie Schmidt and Jerry Powell, members of the Concerns of Police Survivors.

    The Taulbee children also received paid in-state tuition as part of the state statue.

  • Democratic candidate forums planned

      The LaRue County Democratic Woman’s Club is sponsoring a series of six forums for Democratic candidates in March and April.

  • Three LCMS academic teams advance to state

     For the first time in Doris Jean Holleran's 14 years as academic team coach, each of the three LaRue County Middle School teams she coaches has captured first place at regional competition and with it the opportunity to advance to state.

    My Old Kentucky Home regional MATHCOUNTS winners Skyler Hornback, Rachel Sheffer, Jaxon Boley and Simon Coy will represent LCMS at state March 22 at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne in Louisville.

  • SPEECH TEAM: FOUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate Teams competed at the Kentucky High School State Speech and Debate Championships this past week at the University of Kentucky and returned home with four individual state championships, several other honors, and placed sixth overall in the state.  Brian Anderson is the State Champion in extemporaneous Speaking for the second year in a row joining a very exclusive club, and is also the 2014 State Champion in oratory.

    Curtis Milby is the State Champion in prose; and Elijah Thomas is the State Champion in poetry.

  • PHOTO: Future Problem Solvers

     LaRue County Middle School's Future Problem Solving team that competed at state March 15 include, from left, Harrison Hynes, Alyssa White, Dylan Sullivan, and Gilbert Cox.

  • Kynect's open enrollment ends March 31

      More than 300,000 Kentuckians are now enrolled in new healthcare coverage through kynect, and that number is expected to grow as we enter the final two weeks of open enrollment. Nearly half of all kynect enrollees are under the age of 35.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks win one, lose two

    The LaRue County Hawks dropped two and won one at home last week.

    THe Hawks fell 5-7 March 13 in eight innings to Campbellsville; defeated John Hardin 7-6 March 14; and lost 2-10 to Warren Central on March 15.

    John Hardin

    The Hawks led 6-0 after the first inning and were up 7-0 when the Bulldogs scored six runs in the last two innings.

    LaRue County escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh.

  • Camp Invention returns to ALES

    In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, LaRue County is will offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. It’s a weeklong summer adventure in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that’s all about big ideas. Children will work together to seek innovative solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills as they rotate through four modules that reinvent summer fun.