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Today's News

  • LaRue co. 8U Purple Team X-Tremes—Tourney Champs
  • Problems with White Pines

    Without a doubt the most commonly planted evergreen tree in LaRue County is the Eastern White Pine. We have had several calls into the office over the last couple of weeks from homeowners worried about what to do with white pine trees that have died or are simply not looking as lush as they once were.

  • Farm calendar - June 28, 2017

    Agriculture Development Council Meeting

    The LaRue County Agriculture Development Council will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday June 29 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office 270-358-3401.

    Pesticide container recycling

  • LaRue County FFA represented well at state convention

    The Kentucky FFA Association held its 88th Annual State Convention on June 4-8 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Nineteen members from LaRue County FFA were in attendance and many others were recognized for their work throughout the previous year.

  • Two earn GED from LCS Adult Education Program

    Wearing blue caps and gowns, Justin Lee and Dustin Raeber, who earned their high school equivalency certificates this year through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education Program, were honorees in a GED Graduation ceremony held at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria June 19.

    “Having my GED means I can better myself and further my education,” said Lee, 26, of Hodgenville. “I’ve started enrollment at ECTC(Elizabethtown Community and Technical College) and intend to get my associate’s degree in computer and data.”

  • Excellence in Teaching

    Kentucky’s 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Kellie Jones of Taylor County’s Intermediate School, urged the teachers to whom she spoke at Campbellsville University to “keep your passion for teaching” and “Students today need passionate and energetic influence in their learning and in their lives.”

  • School calendar - June 28, 2017

    LCMS Registration

    LaRue County Middle School registration for the 2017-18 school years will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13. For more information contact the school at 270-358-3196.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 1 p.m. on July 17.

    LCHS Registration

    LaRue County High School registration will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 21.

    LCHS SBDM

    LaRue County High School Freshman Orientation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on July 25.

  • Campbellsville University to present ‘Shrek the Musical’

    Campbellsville University’s Theater Department, Town Hall Productions and Sunlit Moments Photography will present “Shrek the Musical” June 30-July 4 in Russ Mobley Theater, 114 University Drive, Campbellsville.

    The play will be performed Friday, June 30; Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3, all at 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 2 at 2:30 p.m. and Monday, July 4 at 6 p.m.

    A synopsis of the play, according to Broadway.com, follows:

  • Map the meal gap shows the real picture

    While we may not like to admit it, hunger is everywhere, in every single community, including LaRue County.

    While the economy has been improving, food insecurity and poverty remain higher than before the Great Recession of 2008 began. And while food insecurity rates have declined, the millions of people still facing hunger could be falling further behind.

  • Firefighters respond to field fire

    LaRue County Fire and Rescue were called out to the scene of a field fire on Harned-McCubbins Road on Monday, June 26, around 4:30 p.m. Approximately 3 acres were burned with no structural damage or injuries reported. Buffalo Fire Department and Hodgenville Fire Department also assisted in extinguishing the fire.