Today's News

  • ANNIVERSARY: Dohns celebrate 50 years

    Frederick Lewis and Nannie Berry Dohn, of Rineyville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 4, 2012.
    They were married May 4, 1962, by Rev. William R. Smith at New Salem Baptist Church in Vine Grove.
    Fred, son of the late Anna Schlatter and Frederick Edward Dohn, has worked as a farmer all his life.
    Nan, daughter of Willie and Ruby Sherrard Berry, is a homemaker.
    The couple volunteers at their church, Blueball Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, and enjoy working in their garden.

  • Numerous sex abuse cases winding down in court

     Several sex abuse and rape cases have been plea bargained in LaRue Circuit Court and are awaiting final disposition.

  • Frankfort white pride rally organized by former LaRue Countian

     A rally in Frankfort on April 21 by a Michigan-based white pride group was relatively peaceful, Frankfort Police said.

  • School Calendar updated 5-2-12

    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 4 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. If you have not already scheduled your child’s screening, call HES at 358-3506.

  • ALES students complete dance residency through daily sessions

    Fourth and fifth grade students and LaRue County alumnus, Jeshua Logsdon, recently teamed with Abraham Lincoln Elementary School related arts teachers, Penny Akers, Verda Hacker, Pam Glaab and Cynthia Patterson, for a week-long dance residency. Trevor Ervin, a student teacher from Campbellsville University, also assisted in the residency.

  • Coffee house a hit at ALES

    Students of Karlotta Cecil, Penny Akers and student teacher Trevor Ervin recently participated in a coffee house concert at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • ALES honors Distinguished and Proficient Students

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary faculty and staff recently honored 205 students for their outstanding achievement on the 2010-11 Kentucky Core Content Test. Former fifth, fourth and third grade students who scored distinguished in at least one category were awarded gold medals while proficient students were recognized with silver medals. In addition, three students, Jake Walters, Mary Gearon and Skyler Hornback were awarded trophies for distinguished scores in all testing categories. Interim ALES Principal Amanda Reed presided at the ceremony.

  • Student volunteers honored for service to community

    In addition to spending a quarter of each school day in the classroom, several LaRue County students also volunteer for various community projects.
    Their efforts haven’t gone unrecognized, however, as the district’s Youth Service Center and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union hosted a reception for them April 18 for the LCHS Community Volunteer Service Club.

  • PHOTO: Sharp shooter
  • 4-H Calendar updated 5-2-12

    The 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office.  Cloverbuds is open to youth ages 5 to 8 years old or Kindergarten through third grade.
    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet 3:30-5:00 p.m. May 9 at the Extension Office.
    The 4-H Photography Club will meet 2:30 p.m. May 11 at the Extension Office.
    Dog Club