Today's News

  • Recycling center sustained by community support

    When recycling comes to mind, people often think about a neat and clean environment filled with organized storage containers for collection. However, that’s not always the case.
    Often overlooked is the not-so-clean side of things such as sorting, organizing, banding and shipping the products after processing.
    In 2011, LaRue County’s recycling center, better known as Renaissance Recycling, collected more than 500 tons of recyclable material and distributed it to select facilities across the state.

  • Camp Invention returning to Hodgenville this summer

    Invent Now, Inc. is pleased to announce that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content.

  • PHOTO: Middle school hoops
  • School Calendar updated 4-25-12

    Last day of school is May 16.

    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 14 in the conference room.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    Academic practice – 3:20-4:20 p.m. every Tuesday. Academic meet is May 9 at HES

    HES site-based council schedule
    For more information, call the school at 358-3506.


  • New website assists students with transcripts

    Kentucky high school students have a new resource to easily send their transcripts to colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.
    Through the website www.kytranscript.org, students can manage the release of their transcripts to participating Kentucky colleges and universities. The site is provided free by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

  • Scholarships updated 4-25-12

    Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship
    LaRue County High School Class of 1968 established a scholarship in honor of their deceased classmates. Applications are available at the LCHS guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 25.

    Beef Cattle Association

  • Mentoring program a success at elementary school

    At the start of this school year, Hodgenville Elementary principal Sue Osborne met with guidance counselor David Walters about starting a mentoring program for her students.
    “I had seen it work in another district and had noticed how the students that participated looked forward to having a visit from another person in their life who took an interest in them and made them feel important,” Osborne said. “I have seen such an improvement in them, not only in academics, but also in attitude.”

  • 4-H News updated 4-25-12

    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at the Extension Office. For more information, call 358-3401.

    Rabbit Club
    The LaRue County 4-H Rabbit Club will meet 2-3 p.m. April 27 at the Extension Office.  
    The LaRue County 4-H Wranglers Horse Club will meet 7 p.m. May 1 at the Extension Office.
    The LaRue County 4-H Cloverbuds will meet 3:30-4:45 p.m. May 2 at the Extension Office.

  • Farm News updated 4-25-12

    Good Agricultural Practices training
    GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training will be offered at the LaRue County Extension office 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 26. Register by calling 270-358-3401.

    Farmers Market
    The LaRue County Farmers Market will open 2-5:30 p.m. May 4.

    Forest Leadership Program

  • PHOTOS: LaRue hunters harvest large birds