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Today's News

  • Jail Log July 20, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 11 to Monday, July 18.

    Segrams Lee Brennan, 40, of Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Jacobi Caven, 26, of Campbellsville was arrested on a court ordered appearance. He was later released from LCDC.

    James J. Gusler II, 23, of Mount Sherman was charged with fourth degree assault. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Robert Howard, 34, was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Bobcat spotted on trail

    With the recent bear sightings in LaRue County, another wild animal has allegedly been spotted in LaRue County.

    Local law enforcement responded to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park last week when someone reportedly saw a bobcat on a hiking trail last Tuesday.

  • School board prepares for upcoming school year

    The LaRue County Board of Education passed several school year preparatory items at their monthly meeting on Monday, July 18.

  • RETIREMENT:Reggie McCubbin

    Ron Sanders, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magnolia Bank announces the retirement of Reggie McCubbin, Senior Vice President. McCubbin began his banking career at the bank in 1980 and has been an integral part of the bank having served on the bank’s board, executive, funds management, the board of Lease one Magnolia, the commercial leasing division of the bank.

  • Several LaRue County groups help with Feeding America
  • Marigold Farms grand opening

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on July 15 for the grand opening of a new furniture store in Hodgenville.

    Marigold Farms is located on 214 Lincoln Boulevard in Hodgenville. The business sells refurbished furniture and other home décor. The store is owned by Lori Hornback and Dawn Simpson, both of Sonora.

  • LCS awarded $17,500 from Crusade for Children

    WHAS Crusade for Children has awarded $17,500 to LaRue County Schools for the 2016-17 school year, according to Camille Turner, LaRue County Schools’ director of special education.

    The Crusade has proven to be a big benefactor to the district as Turner’s records show that since 1984 the grand total the district has received is $411,523.

  • LCS enrollment, state funding expected to drop

    LaRue County Schools officials forecast an average daily attendance of 2,149 students for the 2016-17 school year, a decrease of 35 students, which would prompt a reduction in state funding.

    “Average daily attendance typically fluctuates, but we are troubled by the decrease because it will be the sixth time annual average daily attendance has dropped in eight years,” said Superintendent Sam Sanders. “That’s a net loss of 76 students since the 2009-10 school year.”

  • Personnel changes at LaRue County Schools - July 20, 2016

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

    Employment of

    Rhonda Benningfield as Instructional Assistant at ALES.

    Cari Self as School Nurse for LCS.

    Tanya Williams as School Nurse for LCS.

    Lisa Cox as School Nurse for LCS.

    Monica Spencer as Elementary Classroom Teacher at ALES.

    Sharon Nicole Boone as Elementary Classroom Teacher at ALES.

    Alex Patterson as Band Director at LCHS.

  • School calendar - July 20, 2016

    LCHS Registration

    LaRue County High School registration will be Friday, July 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LCMS cafeteria.

    LCHS freshman orientation

    The LaRue County High School freshman orientation will be Tuesday, July 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the LaRue County High School auditorium. This will be an informational meeting to discuss the upcoming school year, expectations, important high school information and a chance for parent and students to ask questions. Tours will not occur due to renovations going on in the high school.