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Today's News

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    The Lincoln Museum
    The Lincoln Museum is offering a scholarship to LaRue County students who will graduate from high school this year. Applications are due by 4 p.m. April 26. Forms are available from LaRue County High School or The Lincoln Museum in downtown Hodgenville.
    The Lincoln Museum has been providing scholarships to local graduates since 1995.
    For more information, call 270-358-3163 or email abe@lincolnmuseum-ky.org.

    Beef Producers

  • Captured fugitive faces meth charges

    A Hart County man, who has eluded police for almost a year, was apprehended Sunday at a residence on Upton Talley Road.
    Spurgeon Napper III, 39, was sitting in a SUV beside Magnolia Elementary School last May and drove away when an officer questioned him. He led officers on a high-speed chase through the Wonderland section, eventually fleeing on foot when his vehicle bogged down in a muddy area.

  • Bethlehem High School

    All A
    Skyler Frye, junior
     
    A-B
    Jesse Plouvier, freshman

  • KHEAA website provides information on applying for financial aid

    The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority’s website includes two unique features that provide important information to help Kentucky students and parents learn about and apply for student financial aid.
    Zip Access and Zip Answer are available on www.kheaa.com. Zip Access lets students check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship award and apply for the Early Childhood Development Scholarship. The sign-in function for Zip Access is at the top of the KHEAA home page.

  • Hodgenville Elementary School Honor Roll, Third Nine Weeks

    All “A’s”

    Third Grade
    Bryson Arnette, Savannah Bandurske, Bethany Blair, Logan Childress, Gilbert Cox, Alex French, Taylor Halprin, Jacob McAdams, Seth Miller, Wyatt Pearman, Sydney Pepper, Bryson Puyear, Grace Ramey, Katie Ridings, Jacob Sandidge, Skyler Thompson, Kaylee Whiteman

    Fourth Grade

  • Student artwork to be exhibited at Woodland Gallery

    LaRue County High School’s advanced art class is doing something that, according to their teacher, Monique Hanna, is a first for the school – exhibiting their works in an art gallery.
    On April 29, from 5-8 p.m., the students will show paintings and a sculpture at Woodland Gallery, 2410 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.
    “Lynn Cowan is the owner of the gallery and has always been very supportive of the art of young people,” said Hanna. “This year the advanced work was so impressive that it seemed only right to put it before the public.”

  • Elk hunt lottery application deadline nearing

    The deadline to apply for Kentucky’s elk hunt lottery is fast approaching.
    Lottery applications must be purchased online at fw.ky.gov by midnight April 30.
    New this year, hunters may apply for up to two of four permit types: bull firearms, bull archery or crossbow, cow firearms and cow archery or crossbow. Hunters may not, however, apply twice for one permit type.

  • Orange card exemption available for youth hunters

    Hunters required to complete a hunter education course to legally be in the field, but who haven’t had time to get their orange card, don’t have to miss Kentucky’s spring turkey season which ends May 8.
    Kentucky’s hunter apprentice opportunity - the Temporary Hunter Education Exemption Permit - allows a person otherwise required to carry a course completion card to use the one-time, one-year exemption instead. Hunter education is mandatory when a hunter turns 13 years old, and includes those born on or after Jan. 1, 1975.  

  • Woodrich named Kentucky’s State Conservationist

    Karen Woodrich has been named Kentucky’s USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist.
    Woodrich comes to Kentucky from Champaign, Ill., where she served as the Assistant State Conservationist for Operations.
    She has also served as acting state conservationist in Vermont and an area conservationist covering 23 counties in Iowa.

  • 4-H Calendar

    Register now for 4-H Camp
    4-H Camp will be June 28-July 1 at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp. Applications are available from the Extension Office or http://ces.ca.uky.edu/larue/summercamp. It is open to LaRue County youth ages 9-14 and in grades 3-8.
    Cost for campers is $165. An $85 deposit will hold the child’s spot until May 20 when full payment is due. Scholarship applications are available for those with financial need. Space is limited for campers and adult and teen leaders. For more information, call 358-3401.