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Today's News

  • Cruse thanks constituents

    In December 2010, I will conclude 16 years of service on the LaRue County Board of Education. I wish to offer my sincere thanks to the voters in my district who have allowed me such an opportunity to serve. During my tenure on the Board, I have had the good fortune to work with three fine superintendents and several equally fine board members.

  • Work Transition Program provides employability skills

    LaRue County Schools’ Work Transition Program provides a positive beginning in the world of work for students having a range of disabilities, according to Sue Hines, student employment coordinator.

    “Our goal is to employ all who graduate from our high school that have been in the program,” Hines said.

  • Lactose intolerant? You might be wrong

    Chances are, you probably know someone with lactose intolerance, whether it’s a friend, relative, or yourself. The truth is that many people who avoid dairy products might actually be able to tolerate them in certain amounts. If you have cut down on milk because you think your stomach cannot handle it, you might be doing more harm to your health than good.  Cutting out milk can deprive you of important nutrients like calcium and vitamin D. No dairy in the diet is also linked to lower bone mass, higher blood pressure and colon cancer.

  • Church calendar

    Mount Tabor choir performs

    Mount Tabor Baptist Church Choir will perform 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Forest Baptist Church, 4500 Petersburg Road, Louisville. The church van will leave at 5:15 p.m.  Call 325-3512 to reserve a spot due to limited space.

     

    Camp meeting at New Freedom

    New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church will have a camp meeting through Oct. 15. Services are at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. with meeting ending after Friday morning service. For more information, call 234-6017.

    Union Band holds chili supper

  • Library landing

    Story Time

    Story time with stories, activities and nursery rhymes for preschool children is 11-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the LaRue Public Library.

    AR tutoring

    Accelerated Reading tutoring is 4-4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the LaRue Public Library.

    Homeschool program

    A program for homeschoolers is 1-2 p.m. every Wednesday at the LaRue Public Library. Support group and unit study. All ages welcome.

    After school program

  • Nelson County grand jury indicts several

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Oct. 21.

    • Austin Fletcher, 18, Hodgenville, first-degree burglary. On or about May 10, Fletcher allegedly entered another individual’s residence armed with a deadly weapon and with the intent to commit a crime. Bail was set at $25,000 cash only, plus conditions.

  • Campbellsville man missing for a month

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for a Campbellsville man who has been missing for a little more than a month now.

    James "Adam" Hogan, 29, was reported missing by his family Thursday, Sept. 2.

    Deputy Mark Dickens is investigating.

    Hogan is a white male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brownish blond hair and tattoos on his upper arms.

  • KHSAA plans to redraw district alignments

    The Kentucky High School Athletics Association has issued a draft plan to redraw district alignments in football for the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 seasons.

    In a letter to superintendents, athletic directors and coaches, KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett said school enrollment data for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 years was averaged to place schools in the six classes.

    The new alignment would put 31 schools in Class 6A (the largest); 51 in Class 5A; 38 in Class 4A; 41 in Class 3A; 40 in Class 2A; and 33 in Class 1A.

  • Project Graduation appreciates help

    Parents of graduating seniors are at work on funding Project Graduation for the 2011 graduating class. This annual event is an opportunity for students to celebrate this milestone in a fun and safe environment.

    This year we started our fundraising drive by hosting a booth at Lincoln Days. We want to thank all parents that donated items to sale and those who worked.

  • School calendar

    ALES

    Kindergarten registration

    ALES will have registration for kindergarten 3:30-6 p.m. March 18. Bring student’s social security card, original birth certificate and custodial paperwork if needed. Student will need a physical exam, dental exam and immunization certificate before enrollment is complete. Kindergarten testing is April 30 or May 18. Kindergarten Launch is 9 a.m.-noon July 29. More information will be provided at registration or call the school at 358-4112.

    March 13 – District Science Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m.