Today's News

  • What is a Website Card?

    According to Twitter, a Website Card is a powerful ad format that allows users to preview an image, related context, and a clear call to action in their timeline.

    Include conversion tracking in your campaign to measure actions that happen off Twitter, such as a sign-up or purchase. Use a Website Card to grow your site traffic.

    So that definition is about as clear as mud to most of us. WebCards have been around and evolving since at least 2007 in several forms. The latest is the Website Card, the brainchild of Twitter.

  • Ways to make college more affordable

    You must make careful plans for the expense of a college education. There is nearly $1.3 trillion in total U.S. student loan debt. After college, graduates may be faced with ongoing wage stagnation and years of underemployment.

    How does a student and their family better prepare themselves for the cost of college? Here are tips on ways families can make college more affordable:

    1. Save early and save often.

  • Jail log - September 21, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, September 12 to Monday, September 19

    Cody Carter, 22, of Hartford was charged with possession of a controlled substance. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Joey Dale Childress, 42, of Leitchfield was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol and possession of a controlled substance not in proper container. He was released from LCDC. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • News of Recrod

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Dawn Pawley Simpson to Donald Skees and Ann Skees, property beginning in the west line of Donald Skees tract 5 Leona Terry Estate agricultural division, $26,000.

    Lawrence R. Thomas by and through Della Ree Thomas, his attorney-in-fact and Della Ree Thomas to Michael Ray Thomas and Willie Dean Thomas, tract three of the record plat of and for the Lawrence R. and Della Ree Thomas agricultural division, $FMV 75,000.

  • School board passes working budget

    The LaRue County School Board passed their 2016-2017 working budget at their monthly meeting on Monday night.

    The total budget is $35,186,738.49, which is the same amount for both the revenue and expenditures. The budget shows a balance of $25,174,014.09 in the general fund with a contingency of $1,976,949.60. Other budgeted funds are $3,805,000 for construction, $2,236,971 for food service and $874,594.57 for building fund.

  • Friends Forever

    The Greatest of All Time (Muhammad Ali) was once quoted “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” For eight LaRue County Hawks Seniors that friendship has been learned and developed on the soccer pitch.

  • Four functions of management

    By Dr. Chuck Crain

    Business owners recognize the four main functions of management: planning, organizing, controlling, and leading and motivating. These four functions are invaluable when it comes to ensuring that your business runs effectively and efficiently. When determining how the four functions of management apply to your business, business owners have to evaluate their resources.

  • Personnel Changes - September 21, 2016

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

    Recommendation of Employment

    Harry Ditto as Assistant Football Coach at LCMS.

    Cole Hughes as Assistant Football Coach at LCMS.

    Danny Snodgrass as Assistant Football Coach at LCMS.

    Richshonda Cleveland as Bus Driver for LCS Transportation Department.

    Nathan Wheeler as Vehicle Maintenance Manager at LCS Transportation Department.

    Stephanie Chewning as School Nurse for LC Middle/High Schools.

  • LCS announces 2016 Distinguished Alumni

    Three graduates to

    be honored Sept. 29

    The LaRue County Board of Education is pleased to announce the 2016 LaRue County Schools Distinguished Alumni. Dr. Joshua D. Detre, Walter E. Owens III and Paul Hornback will be recognized at noon on Thursday, September 29 at an awards luncheon in their honor at the LaRue County Extension Office.

  • School calendar - September 21, 2016

    ALES Family Resource Advisory Council

    The ALES Family Resource Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, September 26 in the conference room at ALES.  The public is invited to attend.  If you have any questions please contact Machelle Durham at 270 358-4112.

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