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Today's News

  • ALBNHP Volunteer Spotlight - A first rate first impression

    Thousands of people from all walks of life, every state and numerous countries make their way to Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace to walk the hallowed ground of the Great Emancipator. The first place they usually stop is the Visitor’s Center at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park and there to greet them with a friendly smile is Lila Hicks of Buffalo.

    Hicks volunteers at the Park two days a week and has since March 2015. Hicks went to college at UK and has a degree in history, which she said made volunteering at the park a perfect fit.

  • Lost in LaRue

    In all my travels around LaRue County, it never ceases to amaze me I still find places that I haven’t seen, or perhaps I’ve driven past but didn’t really look at while driving.

  • News of record - January 25, 2017

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Leah Gingerich fka Leah Yoder and Jacob Gingerich to Andy J. Yoder and Mattie N. Yoder, property in Sonora, $180,000.

    Quitclaim Deed, Jennifer T. Mills to Livingston Rondale Mills aka Rondale Mills, property on Hawkins Road, FMV $135,000.

    Todd Enlow and Rachel Enlow to Cody T. Clan, property on Campbellsville Road, $83,000.

  • LCMS, LCHS band perform well in district audition

    The LaRue County Middle School and High School bands competed for spots in the region’s All-District band last weekend with 15 schools.

  • ALES honored with ENERGY STAR certification

    The LaRue County Board honored Abraham Lincoln Elementary School for its recent ENERGY STAR certification at the January 17 board meeting.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

  • School calendar - January 25, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.

    KHIC Wee Time

    Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on February 1 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. The color for the event is black. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    HES SBDM

  • January is school board appreciation month

    January is the month when school districts across Kentucky recognize the hard work school board members do and the dedication they show for their students.

    “Our school board members are all committed to the betterment of our students and school system,” noted Sam Sanders, superintendent. “Having a high quality school board is one of the reasons LaRue County Schools is a top 10 school district.”

  • Conference to take a fresh approach to stored forages

    The University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Forage and Grassland Council will host the 36th annual Kentucky Alfalfa and Stored Forage Conference. The daylong event will begin at 8 a.m. CST on February 21 at the Cave City Convention Center in Cave City.

  • Stiles harvests 10 point buck, bobcat
  • Farm calendar - January 25, 2017

    Agriculture Development Council Meeting

    The LaRue County Agricultural Development Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31 at the LaRue County Extension Office. For more information contact the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

     Beef Efficiency Conference