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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Snow fort

     Tyler Foster’s fort, built by his Papaw Ronnie and Uncle William, turned into a snow fort when Winter Storm Octavia passed through LaRue County.


  • Fundraisers - March 4, 2015

     Relay for Life 

    LaRue County’s Relay for Life will begin at 1 p.m. May 30 on Lincoln Square. The event ends at 1 a.m. the next day. For more information on forming a team, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

    RELAY FOR LIFE: Adopt-A-Pig

    Living Strong’s Adopt-A-Pig Project is going on through April 25. Adopt a plastic pig and enter a variety of contests to support Relay. For more information, call Kathy Ross at 270-234-3309.

     

  • ECTC announces President's Honor List, Dean's List

     Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Fall 2014 Semester.

    The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work (full-time) or cumulative 18 credits for part-time.

  • Scholarships - March 4, 2015

     Leadership LaRue

    Leadership LaRue County will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from LaRue public or private schools, or an adult wishing to begin an educational program. Essay, high school transcript and letters of recommendation required. Application available at LCHS guidance counselor’s office or The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce. Deadline is April 1.

     

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  • Hodgenville hosts Republican candidates

      The hometown of Abraham Lincoln will play host on March 13 to 13 Republican candidates for state office.

    The candidates have confirmed attendance at the LaRue County Republican Party’s chili supper at 6:30 p.m. at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. 

  • Local students honored by UL

    Several LaRue County students have distinguished themselves academically at the University of Louisville.
    Jasmine R. Dickerson earned a bachelor of science in the fall 2014 semester.
    Several students were named as dean’s scholars or to the dean’s list in December. Generally, a student who is a dean’s scholar has a 4.0 grade point average and a student named to the dean’s list has a 3.5 grade point average.
    Dean’s Scholars – Chelsea Elizabeth Blair and John Ross Slack.

  • PHOTO: Scholarship winner
  • Women's Health Registry seeks confidential information
  • Sunrise Volunteers - March 4, 2015

     The Red Hat Society of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home – a group of residents who raise funds for diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease – held a Valentine’s Day indoor yard sale Feb. 13 at the nursing home.

    The president of the Red Hat Society said the proceeds went to the heart disease foundation. Items were donated by Sunrise employees and volunteers.

    Sunrise Volunteers assisted in set-up and sales.

  • Fiscal Court shows appreciation for road and ambulance crews

     Clearing the drifted and at times almost impassable county roads meant little sleep and long hours for LaRue road crews during the recent major winter storm.

    Each of LaRue County Fiscal Court’s magistrates and Tommy Turner, judge-executive, thanked Clyde Veirs, county road supervisor, and the other road department employees for their work as the court held session at the courthouse in Hodgenville Feb. 24.