Today's News

  • GAP Certification Important for Tobacco Growers

    curred within the tobacco industry the last several years, causing tobacco production to look much different today than it did 10 years ago. One of these more recent changes is the implementation of mandatory GAP training for growers.

    What is GAP Certification? GAP stands for Good Agricultural Practices. Basically, it consists of a training that ensures you are utilizing sound agricultural practices that promote environmental stewardship, enhance worker safety, and maintain production efficiencies all while continuing to produce a high quality tobacco crop.

  • School Calendar - February 3, 2016

    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 February 8 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the LaRue County Board of Education. The color for the event is pink. The event is sponsored by the LaRue County Family Resource Center and the United Way. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    CKCA to Offer Assistance to Graduating College Seniors

  • Academic Team advances

    The LaRue County High School Academic Team had a great performance in this past Saturday’s district Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, January 30.  LCHS competed against Bardstown High School, Thomas Nelson High School, Nelson County High School and Bethlehem High School.

  • Lincoln's Birhtday 5K scheduled

    A 5K run has been scheduled to celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.

    The inaugural Lincoln’s Birthday 5K is Saturday, March 5 at the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hodgenville.

    Pre-registration for the event is $20 per adult and $10 for children who are school age or younger. After February 27, the fee will increase to $25 per adult and $15 for children school age or younger.

  • LCMS Team Competes in Knowledge Masters
  • Sixth Graders Excel in Academic Competition
  • LCHS Quick Recall team competes

    Members of the LaRue County High School Quick Recall team competed in the Hardin County Educational and Community Television (HCEC-TV) Scholastic Challenge during the month of January.  The Scholastic Challenge is a single elimination tournament held each year where local high schools compete in a quiz bowl type match.  

  • Jail Log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, January 25 to Monday, February 1.

    Clifford E. Aubrey Jr., 52, of Buffalo was charged with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO, first degree wanton endangerment, second degree assault and third degree terroristic threatening. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

    Dustin Debarge, 29, of Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • School board analyzes SEEK funding

    Members of the LaRue County Board of Education see educational funding as one of the biggest challenges facing today’s school boards in Kentucky. Their sentiments echo what some studies are showing.

    According to A Preview of the 2016-2018 Kentucky State Budget prepared by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, Kentucky’s schools are continuing to deal with fewer resources due to the budget cuts of recent years.

  • What's hot in tech - a quick recap of CES