Today's News

  • LCHS Speech Team honing skills for state competition

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team is off to a great start this semester as they prepare for their remaining state and national qualifying tournaments.
    “Despite their youth, this team has worked together and pushed each other to keep up the tradition of success at LCHS in speech and debate,” said assistant coach Bill Thompson.” They have set high goals and consistently met them.”      

  • Wheeler named Employee of the Month at Nationwide

    Sandy Wheeler has been selected as the February Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.
    She has been employed with Nationwide since November 1993 and is under the supervision of Charlotte Elzy in the shipping department. She will receive an award for her dedication and service.

  • PHOTO: City police receive gift of pepper ball gun

    Hodgenville Police Chief showed off the department’s new pepper ball gun at the Feb. 13 City Council meeting. The gun fires an irritant where physical proximity to a suspect is deemed dangerous but deadly force is not warranted. The gun was a gift from Elizabethtown City Police.

  • Warm weather tempts early planting

     LaRue County High School agriculture students have started working in the school’s greenhouse – preparing growing trays, checking new sprouts and assembling hanging baskets. By May, the plants, given a good head start inside the greenhouse, will be ready for sale.

  • Bernard Ray is State Wrestling Champ

    Mat Hawk Bernard Ray is the State Wrestling Champion in the 182-pound weight division.
    Ray, a senior, beat Johnson Central senior John Conley, 10-6, in the finals of Saturday’s KHSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena.
    Ray (47-2) controlled the match, giving up a tech point and an escape. Conley, in an all-or-nothing move in the third period, tried for a two-point takedown. He was unsuccessful.
    Ray rolled through and was able to hold off Conley.

  • White indicted for murder of Kristie Allen

    Abdullah Rahman White was indicted by a LaRue County grand jury Monday for the murder of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.
    Allen was found dead Dec. 30 inside a home in Buffalo where she had been house-sitting for friends.
    White, 35, of Radcliff, was seen fleeing the house as a passenger in Allen’s car. He is accused of asphyxiating Allen and attempting to move her body from the scene.

  • PHOTO: Meet the LCHS Speech Team
  • Free book provides advice to adults returning to college

    Kentucky adults considering returning to college have a free resource to help them make decisions about higher education.
    “Adults Returning to School” is published by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), the state agency that administers Kentucky student financial aid programs and provides college planning materials.

  • Local Scholarships Available

    County Homemaker Scholarship

  • Scholarship aids high school students with cost of enrolling in AP, dual credit

     Kentucky high school students may qualify for a scholarship to help pay for dual credit classes taken at a Kentucky college or university or for Advanced Placement (AP) courses taken through the Kentucky Virtual High School.
    The Mary Jo Young Scholarship, named for a former member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), is available to Kentucky students in grades 9 through 12.
     Priority is given to low-income students.