Today's News

  • County observes American Education Week

    During American Education Week, Nov. 15-21, Americans nationwide will join the National Education Association in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. The celebration highlights the importance of bringing together educators, parents, students and communities in a unified effort to build great public schools. It also reflects NEA’s vision of calling upon America to provide public school students with quality schools so that they can grow and achieve in the 21st century.


  • Board member questions District Improvement Plan

    The LaRue County School Board approved an updated version of the Comprehensive District Improvement Plan Monday night, but not without controversy.

    After Amanda Reed, instructional supervisor, presented the plan, board member Norbert Skees asked if this was a document he had ever seen before. Reed explained it was updated from the previous year. Skees questioned why he was listed in the document as a member approving it since he had no involvement, and she said it was meant to be the approved document after the vote at the meeting.

  • Schools to provide flu shot clinics for students

    Lincoln Trail District Health Department is working with LaRue County Schools to give the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine to children at school clinics as soon as the vaccine arrives, according to Mike Brown, the school district’s health coordinator.

    A health department spokesman said vaccine, which will be given free of charge, could arrive as early as mid November until early January, Brown stated.

  • School calendar


    Nov. 20 - A Visit with Bach in the afternoon

    Nov. 24 - Grade 3-5 GT Workshop 9:30-11 a.m.; Stay After and Read 2:45-4 p.m.; Open Library for Families 4-6 p.m.

    Nov. 30 - SBDM Assessment Committee 4 p.m.


    Wee Time

  • Local woman named national FFA winner

    A LaRue County woman won top honors at the National FFA Convention in October.

    Emily Carol Johnson, 20, was the national winner of the Floriculture-Entrepreneurship/Placement Proficiency Award. She was the only entrant from Kentucky to win an event.

  • Sunday morning wreck claims life

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  • LaRue runners compete in state meet

    Michelle Seymour finished 58th in the state Class AA girls' cross country meet Saturday. In the boys' contest, Ryan Durbin came in 72nd.

    The LaRue County runners qualified in the state competition at the Kentucky Horse Park based on their top finishes in the regional competition the previous weekend.

    Seymour, a sophomore, recorded a time of 22:33.98 in the five-kilometer event. The event was won by Jenna Rogers of Christian Academy in Louisville with a time of 19:28.12. South Oldham won the team title.

  • 4-H calendar

    Award applications due

    4-H Honors Award Applications are due to the Extension Office by Nov. 23. Honors levels include bronze, silver and gold.  Senior level (ages 14-18) 4-H members are eligible to apply for Honors Recognition.  For more information or an application,  contact 4-H Agent, Misty Wilmoth at 358-3401 or by e-mail to mwilmoth@uky.edu.


    Poultry Club organizing

  • Community calendar

    Republicans meet

    The LaRue County Republicans will host special speaker Jim Weise, 2nd District GOP chairman, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the LaRue County Courthouse. The meeting will be in the first floor small courtroom. Open to public. For more information, call Eric Devary at 358-8386.

    Managing your meals