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Today's News

  • ALES student wins grandparent essay

    Elizabethtown-Hardin-LaRue Retired Teachers recognized the winners of the AARP/KRTA Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest at the regular meeting on March 16.

    Shelby Ward, Abraham Lincoln Elementary, read her essay about her Nana, Janice Lynn Hatcher.

    Shelby, as LaRue County essay winner, received a certificate and a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble, and her teachers, Ms. Whelan and Ms. Warren, received $25 gift cards to Kentucky School Supply.

  • LCMS Students compete at State Governors Cup
  • Jail log - March 22, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 10 to Friday, March 17.

    Jason Brian Young, 29, of Hodgenville was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    James B. Turner, 43, of Magnolia was charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Magnolia Bank Awards Hardin, LaRue Students Scholarships

    On March 9, sixteen sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career.

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, Vice President at Magnolia Bank.

  • Scholarship calendar - March 22, 2017

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • Pre-K Trike-a-Thon raises money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
  • School calendar - March 22, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as a snow make up day on May 5.

    ALES Kindergarten Registration

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School will have their kindergarten registration from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. Bring a certified birth certificate, social security card and custody papers if applicable. To enroll in kindergarten a child must be 5-years-old by August 1, 2017.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Excellence in Teaching

    Three LaRue County school teachers have been selected as the 2017 Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.

    Laura Evans, a fifth-grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School; Pam Baker, seventh-grade math teacher at LaRue County Middle School; and Jessica Beaven, a LaRue County High School eleventh-grade algebra and English teacher were recognized for their accomplishments at the district board of education’s meeting March 20.

    Laura Evans

    Eric Hughes, HES principal, said his school is blessed to have Evans on staff.

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau offers $3000 in scholarships

    LaRue County Farm Bureau will offer a total of $3000 in College Scholarships in 2017. These include four $500 college scholarships open to high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students, and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.

  • Emergency wheat freeze damage training

    Recent freezing temperatures may have caused damage to Kentucky’s wheat crop. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host an emergency wheat freeze damage training to help producers assess potential damage and help them make appropriate management decisions.

    The training begins with registration at 8 a.m. CDT Tuesday, March 21 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center near Princeton. The program starts at 8:30 a.m.