Today's News

  • Whalin wins Spirit Award

    Symone Whalin, LaRue County’s 2017 Distinguished Young Woman, participated in the state Distinguished Young Woman competition at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington last week. Whalin won the Spirit Award, which was selected by the other participants. She will also receive a $1,000 scholarship for the award. Whalin and the other participants were judged in five areas that included interview (25 percent), talent (20 percent), fitness (15 percent) self-expression (15 percent) and scholastic (25 percent.) 

  • Fundraising calendar

    Project Graduation

    Premiere Jewelry Bunco beginning 6:30 p.m. January 26 in the LaRue Co HS Cafeteria. Cost to play is $10.00. Winners win money to purchase Premiere Jewelry pieces. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation. For more info, contact Rachel Phillips 270-766-7834.

  • Gentry shares information on volunteer opportunities
  • DAR donates to LaRue Co. Reads

    Students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s LaRue County Reads program recently received 53 books and a monetary donation to the program from the Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

    DAR member and Literacy Chair, Betsy Tucker, has long been associated with the reading mentorship program as a reader and recently presented a report about the program to the chapter.

  • Nominations open for 2018 Kentucky Teacher awards

    The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc., sponsors of the Kentucky Teacher Awards, have adopted a new schedule for the awards.

    The new timetable will provide the Teacher of the Year more flexibility in taking a sabbatical and preparing for the national Teacher of the Year awards.

  • ECTC Offers 8-Week and 12-Week Class Schedule for Spring Semester

    College students looking to complete their course work in a shorter time may take advantage of eight-week and 12-week scheduling at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Registration is under way for both the 12-week session, which begins February 6, as well as the eight-week bi-term classes, which will start on March 6.

  • Community Calendar

    Library Story Time

    The LaRue County Public Library will have story time twice a month on the first and third Friday of each month in 2017 at 1 p.m. For more information call Crystal at the library at 270-358-3851.

    Country Quilt Club

  • ALES Honor roll 2nd quarter

    3rd Grade All A’s

    Karson Bales, Brianna Bird, Sean Burks, Brylee Dobson, Autumn Duvall, Chloe Eads,Lily Elliott, Tyler Evans, Lola Ewing, Madeline Fulkerson, Madison Glass, Abe Hatmaker, Joslyn Hinton, Shayne Hoffie, Madelyn Huhn, Emma Keith, Kyle Lachney, Taylor Maupin, Abigail Morgan, Landon Ramsey, Brian Saettel, Brayden Shietze, Morgan Skaggs, Soren Thompson, Ella Tucker

    3rd Grade All A’s and B’s

  • School calendar - January 18, 2017

    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. January 25, at Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.


  • Church Calendar

    Baptist Men’s Day

    Steadfast Baptist Church,170 Strange Road, will host “Baptist Men’s Day” on Sunday, January 29. There will be a Men’s Fellowship prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. and Brother Gerald Murphy, Director of Missions for the Severns Valley Association of Baptist, will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service. We invite men of all ages to come and join us. Call 270-358-6218 for more information.