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Today's News

  • We are LaRue, and LaRue is unique

    David Raleigh was selected as the new LaRue County Schools superintendent last week.

    Raleigh was announced as the superintendent in front of a large, LARGE crowd at the central office on Thursday, March 29, 2018. I was amazed at how well the event went and how many people came. There were representatives from two newspapers and two radio station covering the event. Video players were recording, the whole meeting was being streamed live by several different outlets, cameras could be heard taking pictures throughout the event and on and on….

  • News of record - April 4, 2018

    Building PermitsThe following are building permits applied for at the Planning and Zoning office in February 2018.

    Applicant Address Type Structure

    Paul Wirth 341 Shawnee Dr. variance permit

    Charles Wilson 1749 Old E-town Rd. conditional use permit

    Darold Akridge 166 Country Lane, Magnolia storage pre-fab

    Denise Hammett 46 Reed Rd. Buffalo conditional use permit

    Eli Meredith 1023 Salem Church Rd. residence frame

    Michael Zahrndt 1387 McDowell Rd. residence modular

  • It was a ‘Good Friday’

    The LaRue County Ministerial Association hosted a Community Good Friday Service at noon on Friday, March 30 at the Hodgenville Civic Center. A free luncheon was also hosted by the county churches following the service in the Civic Center’s basement.

    The Young at Heart Community Choir singing “Because He Live, Yes He Lives.” Other music was provided by the First Baptist Worship team, Jenn Mayfield, Kim Knight, Paul Martinez and Caleb Phelps. 

  • Hornback named presidential scholar candidate

    Skyler Hornback, a LaRue County High School senior from Sonora, was recently named as a 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholar.

    Hornback, the son of Jeff and Barbara Hornback, was one of five Gatton Academy seniors that were named as a presidential scholar candidate.

    The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.

  • Hinton, Patel compete in state MATHCOUNTS
  • ALES Third Quarter Honor Roll

    5th Grade All As

    Alana Cecil, James Childress, Lee Colvin, Jaylen Curry, Emily Detre, Payton Druen, Bradley Englebright, Josie Garris, Kirsten Goodwin, Gabrielle Kresel, Kamron Locke, Kevin Murray, Keaton Nall, Colson Nicholas, Kayleigh Pedrick, Xander Perkins, Hanna Perry, Ellah Pruitt, Jenna Rutledge, Ayden Seidl, Emma Self, Tanner Skaggs, Tayten Southwood, Ella Thomas, Sophia Thompson, Lillian Vertrees, John Wiley

    5th Grade As and Bs

  • School calendar - April 4, 2018

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Scholarship calendar - April 4, 2018

    The following scholarships are available to LaRue Co. students:

    Hodgenville Rotary Club James D. LaRue, Jr. Scholarship

        The Hodgenville Rotary Club is currently accepting scholarship applications for the club’s James D LaRue, Jr. Scholarship. The deadline is April 26, 2018.

  • Literacy night

    The simplest definition of “literacy” is “the ability to read and write.”

    Its true meaning, however, goes much deeper. Scholar Jean Mark once touched on that meaning when she said, “It (literacy) opens the doors to many opportunities and empowers us with knowledge. For that reason, literacy is never taken for granted.”

  • LaRue 4-H participates in teen summit

    LaRue County 4-H was represented at the State 4-H Teen Summit that was held recently at the Lake Cumberland Leadership Center.  

    The state wide 4-H conference provides leadership opportunities for 6th through 8th graders.  Participants attended workshops and funshops during the Thursday through Saturday event.