Today's News

  • Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their May meeting.

    Employment of

    Casey Sidebottom as FMD Teacher at LCHS.

    Madison Blankenship as Special Education Teacher at LCMS.

    Lindsey Bryan as FRC Secretary at LCHS.

    Sara Greenwell as Special Education Teacher at LCMS

    Brittany Enlow as Assistant Softball Coach at LCHS.

    Ashley Carter as Special Education Teacher at LCMS.

    Travis Wootton as LCMS 7th Grade Boys’ Basketball Coach.

  • K-PREP Awards at ALES
  • School Calendar

    LC Schools last day of school

    May 25 is the last day for students and May 26 is closing day.

    ALES council meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 19 at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Office.  The public is invited to attend.   If you have questions please contact Machelle Durham at 270 358-4112.

    HES council meeting

  • Students perform at Spring Concert
  • Helping students become career ready

    Sarah Caven, who directs LaRue County Schools’ Community Work Transition Program, hopes to connect her students to careers within their community.

    “Our motto is ‘Career Ready!’” said Caven, who describes herself as a job coach. “My goal by the end of the school year is for my students to have paying jobs.”

  • 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue

    The 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue was held on Friday, April 15.  4-H members were able to showcase their talents in the categories of vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical. In the Fashion Revue, 4-H Sewing members were judged on their projects as well as their modeling skills.  Results are as follows:

    Talent Show

    Junior Instrumental

    Anthony Pike –

    Champion; Madison Wilmoth, Aimee Hornback and Ashlyn Toher - Reserve Champion

    Senior Instrumental

    Richard Pike – Champion

  • Farm Calendar

    Applied Master Cattleman Class

    An Applied Master Cattlemen Class on the Basics of Forage Establishment and Growth and How it Affects Pasture and Hay Management will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The session will be presented by Dr. Ray Smith, UK Extension forage specialist. The focus is on participants learning practical recommendations they can use in their farming operations. Cost is $5 and includes a meal. Please pre-register by calling 270-358-3401.

    LaRue County Farmers Market

  • Summer annual grasses

    By Daniel Carpenter

    LaRue County Extension Agent

      Summer annual grasses such as sudangrass, sorghum x sudangrass hybrids, pearl millet, and teff can all play a role for pasture and hay needs. If managed properly, these grasses can provide high yields of good quality forage in a short amount of time.

  • Sports Shorts


    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    2016 Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp

  • Hawks focused on making a deep postseason run

    In 2003 the LaRue County Hawks dominated their competition before falling in the KHSAA state semi-final game 5-7 against powerhouse Louisville Male. If the 2016 Hawks Baseball team is going to make a similar run in the post season they will have to get by the two teams that have dominated the region tournament since 2003, which is Elizabethtown and Central Hardin respectively.