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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder

    The children of Talina Lee Patterson and Tommy Gordon Tedder, both of Buffalo, wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents.

    The ceremony will be 4 p.m. June 1, 2013, behind Tedder’s barn with a reception to follow in the backyard of the home of Allison and Keith Blair.

    All friends and relatives are invited. No invitations will be mailed. RSVP at 270-734-6552 or 270-765-9305.

  • Upton teen wins art contest

    Congressman Brett Guthrie announced Jacob Walters of Upton as the first place winner for Kentucky’s Second District in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
    Walters, a student at Hart County High School, titled his artwork “Quilt of Life” and describes it as “a representation of dreams as well as a dedication to my grandmother.”

  • Gordon Thomas named KAAHC liaison

    Gordon Thomas has been named the liaison for LaRue County for the Kentucky African American Heritage Council.

    Thomas, a LaRue County native, is the son of Earl and Claudine Thomas of Hodgenville.
    He graduated from LaRue County High School in 1980 and studied at the University of Kentucky, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Morehead State and Shenandoah University.  

    Thomas will promote education and awareness of the African American experience as liaison.

  • School Calendar - May 15

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students

    LCHS
    Baccalaureate
    Baccalaureate is 3 p.m. May 19.

    Graduation – new venue
    LaRue County High School graduation is 8 p.m. May 24 at the football stadium, weather permitting.

    LCHS site-based council
    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. June 11 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

  • HES students enter KET video contest

    Students at Hodgenville Elementary School submitted a video to Kentucky Educational Television in hopes of winning an Apple iPad and video production accessories including a microphone, tripod and iPod tripod adapter, through a drawing.
    The overall theme for the video project was, “Our Environment: Local Solutions.”
    Sydney Pepper and Savannah Bandurske, with help from fellow student Christy Kirkpatrick, produced the video entitled, “Home-School-Community: How can we help?”

  • Benefit concert held by Benningfields

    The Benningfields‚ Ashley, Brittany and Ron‚ will perform in concert at 2 p.m. June 2 at Pleasant Ridge Separate Baptist Church.

    Brittany, Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Kentucky and 2003 alumnus from LaRue County High School, has been invited to perform the role of “Alice” in Verdi’s opera “Falstaff” at the prestigious Bay View Music Festival in Petoskey, Michigan, this summer.

  • What makes for the best teachers?

    Ask anyone who has gone to school, and most likely that person has had a favorite teacher.
    As part of celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10, numerous people posted online the top qualities of the best teachers. One site’s choices (www.ripplesofimprovement.com) are listed below.

  • LaRue County Water District celebrates 50 years

    About 200 people attended Saturday’s 50th year celebration of LaRue County Water District No. 1.
    Current and past employees and commissioners, customers and well-wishers enjoyed porkburgers and hotdogs at Buffalo Baptist Church’s annex, just a few hundred yards from the water district’s office.
    LaRue County Judge/executive Tommy Turner made a few remarks, providing background and history of the water district.

  • Haley Holt signs with Lindsey Wilson

     Submitted photo

    LaRue County High School senior Haley Holt signed last week to play basketball at Lindsey Wilson College. Front from left, Tony Holt, Sandy Holt, Haley Holt, Lindsey Wilson College’s varsity women’s coach, Steve Beck; back, LCHS Athletic Director David Dawson, assistant coaches Roy Walker and Tommy Adams, LCHS Principal Paul Mullins and Lady Hawks Coach Travis Wootton. Not pictured is Kyle Baker.

  • Girls’ relay team qualifies for State

     Several LaRue County athletes placed high in the Class 2A Region 2 Track and Field championship last week. The girls’ 4X400 relay team, consisting of Amanda Brewer, Kristina Durbin, Nichole Thomas and Natalie Mullins qualified for the State Track Meet this weekend.