Today's News

  • School Calendar updated 3-28-12

    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    Special meetings for principal selection
    The ALES site-based council will have special meetings 5:30 p.m. March 27, April 2 and 3. A special meeting will be 5:30 p.m. April 4 for principal selection discussion and another 5:30 p.m. April 18 for an anticipated principal selection vote to occur. There will be a closed session in each of these special meetings.  


  • District planning committee highlights needs of local schools

    Knowing what the facility needs are is mandatory for a school district to be able to use its state-provided funds most effectively.
    State law (KRS 157.440) requires Facility Support Program of Kentucky funds be used to address categorized priorities listed in an approved facilities plan written by the school district describing school centers and their status as permanent or transitional and the current and proposed plan of school organizational structure, enrollment and student capacity.

  • The Arboretum gears up to host a month-long Party for the Planet

    The Arboretum, on the campus of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, is partnering with LG&E and KU Energy LLC to offer a month-long celebration called Party for the Planet 2012, with activities for all ages through the Arbor Day celebration, April 28.

  • 4-H Calendar updated 3-28-12

    Explorers Club forms
    The LaRue County 4-H Explorers Club will meet 3:30-5 p.m. March 28 at the LaRue County Extension Office.  This is a new club for 4-H members 9 to 18 years old. Club members will be exposed to a variety of 4-H projects. The March topic is butter making. For more information, contact the Extension Office at 358-3401.

    Talent Show
    The 4-H Talent Show will be 6:30 p.m. March 30 at LCHS auditorium.
    Livestock Club

  • Farm News updated 3-28-12

    Conservation Reserve Program

  • PHOTO: One big ‘shroom
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  • Cull those chronic bloaters

    Cattle producers should take a look at their pastures because clover has grown rapidly this spring. There is a need to assess the risk for clover bloat in pasture with more than an estimated 50 percent clover stand. Such producers should follow management strategies to reduce the risk of bloat.

  • Lady Hawks back on track after wins at TSOA tourney

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks had a rough week going scoreless against Louisville Holy Cross and Bullitt East and losing by one point to John Hardin.
    The Ladies fell 10-0 March 22 to Bullitt East.
    They lost 2-0 March 19 to Holy Cross.
    The host Lady Cougars scored their two runs in the first inning and held the Lady Hawks to three hits as they won their third straight.
    Senior Brittany Enlow went 2-for-3, while junior Kayla Skaggs was 1-for-3.
    Sophomore Brigitte Skaggs (0-1) took the loss.

  • Hawks shine with wins over E’town, Bardstown

    The LaRue County Hawks had a great opening week with two wins over opponents.
    The Hawks won their season opener 2-0 March 20 against Nelson County.
    Junior Cole Hughes struck out three and scattered three walks and two hits in five innings as the visiting Hawks held off the Cardinals.
    Head Coach Chris Price said he was pleased with the pitching and defense.