Today's News

  • Advance ticket available for Battle of Perryville

     Guests planning to attend the 150th commemoration of the Battle of Perryville, Oct. 6-7, can save money and avoid long lines by purchasing advance tickets online.

    The Kentucky Department of Parks is offering advance tickets for the first time, with savings of between $5 and $7.50 on the ticket price. Advance sales will be available through Sept. 28.

  • LG&E and KU launch recycling program

     LG&E and KU’s is offering consumers the chance to recycle an inefficient refrigerator or freezer through the Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program.

    An inefficient refrigerator may be near and dear to your heart, but it could be sucking up nearly one month's worth of your energy usage by chugging year-round to keep its cool.

  • PHOTOS: HES visits Plowshares Farm
  • New website lets students send transcripts to colleges

    Kentucky high school students have a new resource to easily send their transcripts to colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.
    Through the website www.kytranscript.org, students can manage the release of their transcripts to participating Kentucky colleges and universities. The site is provided free by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. It is powered by the XAP Corporation.

  • SBDM Council seeking nominations for new year

    The LaRue County High School Parent Election Committee is seeking nominations for election of parents/guardians to the Site-Based Decision-Making (SBDM) Council for the 2012-13 school year.

  • School Calendar updated 5-9-12

    Last day of school is May 16.

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    HES Kindergarten screening
    Hodgenville Elementary School will have mandatory screenings for children entering kindergarten this fall. The screenings are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. If you have not already scheduled your child’s screening, call HES at 358-3506.

  • LaRue County High School art exhibit open May 11

    Monique Hanna’s art students will reveal their works to the public at the fourth annual LaRue County High School Studio Art Exhibit 6-8 p.m. May 11 in the school library.
    The show will display the creations of the six seniors and 14 juniors that make up the Advanced Studio Art Class. Hanna said the seniors will exhibit at least five pieces each, with the juniors (depending on space) showing two of their works.

  • Farm Calendar 5-9-12

    Goat and Sheep Producers meet
    The LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers Association will meet 6:30 p.m. May 10 at the Extension Office. Dr. Mike Keller will be present “Minerals Matter,” a program teaching the importance of mineral supplementation for sheep and goats. There will also be election of officers and planning for the LaRue County Fair sheep and goat shows. The meal will be potluck. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    Forest Leadership Program

  • Conservation District accepting requests for cost share funding

    The LaRue County Conservation District will accept requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program May 14 through June 15.           

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau looking for 2012 Farmer of the Year, applications must be postmarked by July 2

    Kentucky Farm Bureau is on the lookout for the best of the best as it calls for applications for the 2012 KFB Farmer of the Year award. The organization initiated a Farmer of the Year awards program as a way to recognize KFB members for their commitment to excellence in agriculture, efficiency in farming practices, sound financial management and outstanding leadership in their county Farm Bureau and other civic organizations.