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Today's News

  • Laptop Initiative passes 4-1

    The LaRue County School Board voted Monday to place laptop computers in the hands of each LaRue County High School student.

    The Laptop Initiative failed to pass in March after Superintendent Sam Sanders requested a unanimous vote “to bring the board together.” Four board members voted in favor with Norbert Skees casting a “no” vote.

    At the March meeting, Skees read a statement giving reasons for his vote against the initiative. They included budget and technology concerns, liability issues and a possible tie to childhood obesity.

  • Bright named LCMS principal

    Bob Bright, principal at Bernheim Middle School in Shepherdsville for the past three years, will be the new principal at LaRue County Middle School.

    Bright was one of 27 candidates reviewed by the LaRue County Middle School site-based decision-making council and Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    Sanders said the applicant pool was the best he could recall during his eight-year tenure as superintendent.

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  • Stanton outlines improvements for jail

    In May, LaRue County’s Fiscal Court discussed the role of Jail Consultant Joey Stanton, questioning whether he was truly necessary. Recently, in an ironic twist of events, Stanton has been promoted and is now overseeing all operations within the jail.

    Kentucky’s Department of Corrections stepped in after a rash of escapes from the LaRue County Detention Center and Stanton has been given oversight of the jail.

  • Online guide simplifies retrofitting tractors for rollover protection

    Research shows that rollover protective structures, when used in combination with a seatbelt, are 98 percent effective in preventing death and serious injury in the event of a tractor overturn. Nevertheless, more than a third of tractors in use today – and perhaps as many as 50 percent in Kentucky – still do not have these lifesaving structures.

  • Online guide simplifies retrofitting tractors for rollover protection

    Research shows that rollover protective structures, when used in combination with a seatbelt, are 98 percent effective in preventing death and serious injury in the event of a tractor overturn. Nevertheless, more than a third of tractors in use today – and perhaps as many as 50 percent in Kentucky – still do not have these lifesaving structures.

  • Online guide simplifies retrofitting tractors for rollover protection

    Research shows that rollover protective structures, when used in combination with a seatbelt, are 98 percent effective in preventing death and serious injury in the event of a tractor overturn. Nevertheless, more than a third of tractors in use today – and perhaps as many as 50 percent in Kentucky – still do not have these lifesaving structures.

  • Don't miss your blessing from God's word

    Bibles are found everywhere and yet, millions of people miss the blessings of the Bible. Just because you have a Bible does not mean you will be blessed by it.

    To be blessed by God’s Word you must receive his Word into your life.

  • Saving vs. investing

    Based on your financial personality there is at least one budget that should work for you. However, some budgeters are likely to retire with enough money, while others are likely to always have to deal with financial emergencies. Continuing from the last two weeks, here are more budget personalities.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    Aug. 5 – First day of school

    LCHS

    Registration

    Registration for all LCHS students is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22 at the LCHS media center. Be prepared to pay textbook fees of $60 and laptop fees of $20.

    Freshman orientation

    LCHS freshman orientation is 6-7:30 p.m. July 29 in the auditorium.

    Open House

    Open house for all LCHS students is 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

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