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Today's News

  • Relay for Life announces theme contest

     With a nine teams already registered for the 2013 LaRue County Relay for Life and a carnival theme chosen, the County Relay Committee announced last week that they are seeking a title for the May 17 event.

    There are no contest rules other than the title must reflect a carnival theme and all submissions must be made by noon Nov. 21. Make submissions to bill.hawkins@cancer.org or RChildress@fechheimer.com. The winner will receive a $25 gift card.

  • ALES celebrates student bravery, accomplishments

     Students and staff at Abraham Lincoln Elementary celebrated the final week of October with the life skill emphasis of courage. This week was also the school’s Red Ribbon Week, therefore students were asked to demonstrate courage by remaining drug free. Students wore red for the kickoff and then sported red ribbons for the remainder of the week.

  • PHOTO: Super Bowl Champs

  • Unbridled Learning Scores: LaRue in top 11 percent

     Results from the Unbridled Learning accountability assessment released last week show that LaRue County School District’s scores placed among the top 11 percent of the 174 school districts across Kentucky.

    The district was at the 89th percentile, the Proficient level, meaning that its scores were equal to or better than 89 percent of the districts taking the new statewide testing assessment.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Corbin

    LaRue County’s defense forced six turnovers, allowed just one touchdown overall and limited the visiting Corbin Redhounds to barely more than 100 yards after halftime to allow the Hawks to pull away for a 36-16 win Friday night in the first round of the Class 3-A state playoffs.

    The Hawks (6-5) trailed 10-9 with less than 7 minutes remaining in the third quarter before outscoring the Redhounds 27-6 over the final 18:07. After outgaining LaRue County in offensive yards in the first half, 170-160, the Redhounds (5-6) managed just 109 yards on 24 plays.

  • Cross Country: Sandidge tops in Region

     After he let a potential breakthrough win slip away last year, Adam Sandidge returned to the site of his demise and atoned for it by breaking away for a 13-second victory Saturday in the 59-runner Class 2-A, Region 2 cross country championship.

    The LaRue County junior covered the course at Ephram White Park in 16 minutes, 45.15 seconds to beat his previous season best by more than 10 seconds.

    Last year, Sandidge led the region meet for most of the race before fading down the stretch and finishing third.

  • Cross County: Durbin heading to State

    LaRue County sophomore Kristina Durbin took 12th Saturday in the 68-runner Class 2-A, Region 2 cross country championship. She earned her third trip to next week’s State championship meet.

    Durbin ran the course in 21:40.07.

    The Lady Hawks took eighth in the Region.

    Competing also for the Lady Hawks were sophomore sophomores Kaelyn Herrin (43rd, 24:17.98), Amanda Brewer (48th, 24:36.28) and Amanda Adyani (50th, 24:50.56), freshman Brigid Walters (57th, 26:16.65) and senior Alisha Durbin (62nd, 26:47.51).

  • LaRue County High School Honor Roll - First Quarter 2012

     LaRue County High School

    First nine weeks

    All “A” Honor Roll

     

  • Kentucky Schools Report Card

     Kentucky Schools Report Card

    11-2-2012

     

     

    County                       Score              Percentile Rank

     

  • Local 4-H program receives funding

     Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer announced in February that for the first time, the proceeds from the farm licenses plate - voluntary donations would be divided equally among 4-H, FFA, and Kentucky Proud. Farmers can make the $10 donation when they renewed their license plates.