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Today's News

  • Zoo program at library
  • Girl Scouts collect school supplies
  • Teacher TP
  • University Press launches free ebooks

    Many readers would like to have electronic copies of their favorite books, but are reluctant to spend more money on something they already own.

    To address this problem, the University Press of Kentucky announces the launch of its free ebook loyalty program.

  • All elementary students eat free

    This school year, all students enrolled at Hodgenville and Abraham Lincoln elementary schools as well as those at The Life Connection are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch.

    “Only extra food items that they may want to purchase will be of any cost to them,” said DeeAnne Sanders, LaRue County Schools’ coordinator of nutrition.  

    The meals consist of an entree, fruit/vegetable and milk.  

  • School Calendar - August 14, 2013

    ALES
    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    LCHS
    Open House

  • Back to school
  • Call 811 to D-I-G

    The summer months always bring increased construction, excavation and yard work.  This July, LG&E and KU remind consumers to call Kentucky 811 before they dig to prevent damaging underground utilities, otherwise known as third-party dig-ins. Using this free service can prevent costly repairs and protect public safety.

    In 2012 alone, the 811 call center took nearly 130,000 requests for LG&E gas and electric lines and KU electric lines.   

  • LCCD Field Day

    The LaRue County Conservation District co-hosted a field day with Kentucky Waterway Alliance on July 30. A group visited Eddie Bowen’s farm on Maxine Road and learned about Best Management Practices.

    David Shelton, an advisor to the LCCD Board, shared a soil erosion demonstration with the group.   

    After the program, several people took a hayride around the property, viewing the practices Bowen had worked with KWA and NRCS to install. The attendees enjoyed a lunch prepared by the LaRue County Pork Producers.

  • Discounted geotextile fabric available

    The LaRue County Conservation District is offering a one-time opportunity for county residents to purchase a 15’x 300’ roll of geotextile fabric through a Conservation District discount.

    Interested participants can expect to pay $470 for a full roll. No partial rolls will be sold.

    Anyone interested in purchasing a roll through this one-time offer will need to contact the Conservation District office and have payment submitted no later than Aug. 28.

    Participation will be canceled if payment is not received by that time.