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Today's News

  • Hybrid buses praised

    Since LaRue County Schools began participating in the Hybrid Horsepower for Kentucky Schools program in 2010, the district has saved 7,285 gallons of fuel, making it a top-five district among participating schools.
    “It’s not every day you have the opportunity to participate in a program that makes a great deal of sense for the environment and saves the district money in the long run,” said Sam Sanders, LaRue’s superintendent of schools. “That’s what this program has done.”

  • Schools receive Workplace Award

    LaRue County School District has recently been recognized as one of the 2013 Top Workplaces among similarly sized companies, organizations, and educational institutions in Kentucky. There were 36 school systems in this division.
    The 2013 Top Workplaces distinction is earned through employee survey results distributed by Workplace Dynamics that asked employees to rate their company, organization, or educational institution and their bosses by responding to a series of statements.

  • School Calendar

    ALES
    ALES FRC Advisory Council Meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Family Resource Center Advisory council will meet 1 p.m.  Jan. 28 in the Conference Room at ALES. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES
    Site-based council

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet 4 p.m. Jan. 27.

    LCMS
    Yearbooks on sale

  • WRESTLING: Canter brings experience to college program

    The St. Catharine College wrestling team will open its first season next fall. And, while the team will be the new kid on the block in the Mid-South Conference, the Patriot grapplers will not lack in coaching experience, or enthusiasm.
    Orchestrating the new program is head coach Spencer Adams and assistant Gary Canter. Adams is a 2012 graduate of Campbellsville University where he was a 3-time All American and a 3-time Mid-South Conference champion. Canter wrestled collegiately at Edinboro University.

  • WRESTLING: Several middle schoolers going to Region

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished fourth this past weekend in the Kentucky District 2 tournament at John Hardin. The top four placers in each weight class move on to next week’s Region 1 tournament at Union County.
    Fifth and sixth placers will serve as alternates in case one of the top-four placers is unable to compete.
    DISTRICT CHAMPS
    Dalton Bell – 105 pounds
    Griffin Dulak – 152 pounds

    RUNNER UP
    Noah Davis – 130 pounds

  • BASKETBALL: Ivy Brown selected for All American Games

    The honors keep coming for LaRue County High School senior Ivy Brown.
    The Lady Hawk, who recently broke the all-time school scoring record in basketball has been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald’s All American Games. This year’s list boasts players from 44 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee.
    Brown is one of seven Kentucky players chosen.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks heading to State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks ended up in a three-way tie with Doss and Louisville Central for first place at Saturday’s sectional duals.
    Sectionals are a qualifier for the prestigious State Duals tournament sponsored by the Kentucky High School Wrestling Coaches Association.
    The Mat Hawks defeated Louisville DeSales and Doss, but lost to Louisville Central.
    Doss, in turn, beat Louisville Central.

  • WRESTLING: Taylor defeated

    LaRue County’s Mat Hawks defeated Taylor County 56-9 Jan. 15.
    Dawson Bingham (120 pounds), Kyle Edlin (126), Noah Davis (132), Ed Hernandez (182) and Clayton Engle (220) won their matches by pinfall.
    Dalton Bell (113) and Matt Steven (160) won by major decision, 13-5; and 17-6 respectively.
           
     

  • Evans leads Ladies to win
  • BASKETBALL: Micah Wiseman is top-scorer against Sayre

    Junior guard Micah Wiseman led four players in double figures with 18 points as the LaRue County Hawks knocked off Lexington Sayre, 66-46, Saturday in the DMD Classic in Frankfort.
    Wiseman also had seven rebounds for the Hawks. Senior forward Tyler Howell chipped in with 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Senior forward Kody Key-Close scored 13. Junior forward Caleb Sheffer added 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Freshman guard Cameron Dawson scored three.
    Loss to Adair