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Today's News

  • WKU honors students

     Western Kentucky University’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences presented its annual awards on May 6 at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center.

    Bethany Riggs of Upton was named a Distinguished Scholar, Secondary Education, in the School of Teacher Education. Riggs was awarded also Outstanding Major English for Secondary Teachers and named to the Dean’s Council of Students.      

  • Fiscal Court: Core drilling conducted for tower

     LaRue County Judge-executive Tommy Turner told magistrates meeting at the courthouse in Hodgenville May 8 that core drilling has been conducted for erection of a communications tower on county road department property off U.S. 31-E.

    “Once the results of these tests come back, we can proceed with the tower,” Turner said. 

    Chris Jackson, emergency management director, said the 250-foot tower will provide improved transmission and reception service for his office and first responders. 

  • Advance ticket available for Battle of Perryville

     Guests planning to attend the 150th commemoration of the Battle of Perryville, Oct. 6-7, can save money and avoid long lines by purchasing advance tickets online.

    The Kentucky Department of Parks is offering advance tickets for the first time, with savings of between $5 and $7.50 on the ticket price. Advance sales will be available through Sept. 28.

  • LG&E and KU launch recycling program

     LG&E and KU’s is offering consumers the chance to recycle an inefficient refrigerator or freezer through the Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program.

    An inefficient refrigerator may be near and dear to your heart, but it could be sucking up nearly one month's worth of your energy usage by chugging year-round to keep its cool.

  • PHOTOS: HES visits Plowshares Farm
  • New website lets students send transcripts to colleges

    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. It is powered by the XAP Corporation.

  • SBDM Council seeking nominations for new year

    The LaRue County High School Parent Election Committee is seeking nominations for election of parents/guardians to the Site-Based Decision-Making (SBDM) Council for the 2012-13 school year.

  • School Calendar updated 5-9-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    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.

    HES
    HES Kindergarten screening
    Hodgenville Elementary School will have mandatory screenings for children entering kindergarten this fall. The screenings are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18. If you have not already scheduled your child’s screening, call HES at 358-3506.

  • LaRue County High School art exhibit open May 11

    Monique Hanna’s art students will reveal their works to the public at the fourth annual LaRue County High School Studio Art Exhibit 6-8 p.m. May 11 in the school library.
    The show will display the creations of the six seniors and 14 juniors that make up the Advanced Studio Art Class. Hanna said the seniors will exhibit at least five pieces each, with the juniors (depending on space) showing two of their works.

  • Farm Calendar 5-9-12

    Goat and Sheep Producers meet
    The LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers Association will meet 6:30 p.m. May 10 at the Extension Office. Dr. Mike Keller will be present “Minerals Matter,” a program teaching the importance of mineral supplementation for sheep and goats. There will also be election of officers and planning for the LaRue County Fair sheep and goat shows. The meal will be potluck. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

    Forest Leadership Program