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Today's News

  • Board adopts district improvement plan

    LaRue County Board of Education voted on Dec. 15 to adopt a new comprehensive district improvement plan. The plan, compiled and submitted by Assistant Superintendent Amanda Reed, is designed to serve as a system of checks and balances for the district in the coming year.

    The plan consists of five state-mandated goals, based around improving the district’s academic standing. The district could add to the goals, if they wanted, but they can’t take away from the ones provided.

  • Helping your child with today’s math

    Math looks different these days. When you visit your child’s math class, it may look different from what you remember. For example, 2 apples + 2 apples still equals 4 apples, and learning your multiplication tables is still important. But, now you are likely to see your child solving real problems. Second graders might figure out how many apples they need for a classroom party; determine the cost to buy those apples; and compare how much money they need to have in the class kitty.

  • School Calendar

    ALL SCHOOLS

    School out

    Winter break ends Jan. 2. Spring break is April 6-10.

    ALES

    SBDM

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 12. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    HES

    SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council meets regularly at the school. For more information, call the school at 270-358-3506.

    LCHS

    New Talk of the Hawk

  • Cottrells share FFA success

    Though taking different approaches to achieving their goals, LaRue County siblings Ashley and Turner Cottrell continue to achieve success in FFA.

    Ashley, who was chapter chaplain as a junior, served as chapter secretary and regional chaplain as a senior. She also won several regional contests and placed in the top three in the state in several contests. She competed in two National FFA contests (Food Science and Milk Quality and Products) and was the state high individual in both Food Science and Agricultural Communications.

  • PHOTO: Individual Academic Team Winners
  • PHOTO: Hornback honored
  • Community News

    Georgetown

    By John R, Smith

    Elzierine “Rinnie” Powell passed away Thursday at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. Her funeral was Monday at First Baptist Hodgenville. Burial was at Buffalo Cemetery. Let’s keep the families in our prayers.

    To each and everyone, have a Merry Christmas and remember the reason for the season.

    Happy 10th wedding anniversary to Dale and Reka Embree on Thursday.

  • PHOTO: Donation to Santa program
  • Cro-Knitters complete projects

    Sunrise Manor Cro-knitters was started six years ago by Candy Vincent to get the community involved with residents. We have four ladies from the community who attend the Wednesday night group. We work on knitting looms and anyone is welcome to come out and join us.

    We meet 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays but are on winter break now. We will start back on Jan. 7. Three Sunrise residents love working with the looms.

    During the last three years, the Sunrise Manor Cro-knitters group made Christmas gifts (hats and ear warmers) for Hodgenville Head Start children.

  • Christmas greeting from the Chamber of Commerce

    On behalf of the LaRue County Chamber Board of Directors and our 130 members, we wish you and your families a blessed merry Christmas and a joyous New Year.

    It has been an exciting year at the Chamber as we have welcomed 24 new Chamber members and our office has seen countless visitors from near and far. We thank our members and the community for their continued involvement as the Chamber strives to always promote and support the commercial, industrial and civic interests of LaRue County.