Today's News

  • School calendar - July 6, 2016

    St. Catherine Academy Open House

    St. Catherine Academy in New Haven is having an open house and registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 10 for current and prospective families. St. Catherine has grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. For more information contact Ellen Bowling at 502-549-3680.

    ALES summer registration for Fall 2016-17

    Summer registration for Fall 2016-17 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will be from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM on July 18.

    HES Registration

  • Scholarship calendar - July 6, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • Mabe nominated to perform in Europe

    A local student musician has been nominated to perform on a 16 day tour in seven European countries.

    Gavin Mabe of Sonora is one of around 200 student musicians who were invited to perform on the tour. Mabe is a member of the Central Hardin High School music program that is directed by David Centers and he is the grandson of Joey and Opal Mabe .

  • Anderson learns Tai Chi
  • Herrin honored at National Leadership Conference

    Kaelyn Herrin of Hodgenville and several other members of Eastern Kentucky University’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter captured many honors at the organization’s National Leadership Conference, held June 24-27 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Herrin received first place in marketing concepts and sixth place in information management.

    The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in leadership events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.

  • Jumping Oak Gall

    Driving down the road, you might notice some trees have a light shade of brown to them compared to others. Most of these in Hardin, LaRue, Nelson, Jefferson, and Bullitt counties are white oaks. I’ve noticed several myself in LaRue County and even have a tree in my own yard that is showing symptoms. This white oak in my backyard is beautiful and about 10 feet around the trunk, so I really hope we never have to cut it down. The culprit that is causing problems is jumping oak galls.

  • Farm calendar - July 6, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market is now open on Thursdays through July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358- 3401.

    High Tunnel Field Day

  • Lady Hawks summer travel ball

    For the average teenager, summers are typically spent relaxing and spending time with family and friends, while others may choose to find a job and make some money. Five of the Lady Hawks Softball team have chosen to extend their softball season into the summer while playing for travel softball teams.

    Senior Brittany Blair, Juniors Presley Brown and Chasity Bryant, along with Sophomores Kellee Cundiff and Sarah Jo Calhoun all are part of high level travel softball teams who spend their weekends around the state and neighboring states competing against the best of the best.

  • LaRue players get World Series rings
  • Heath plays in youth nationals