Today's News

  • 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.

  • Scholarship calendar - July 20, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

  • Tomato Problems in the Garden
  • Boil water advisory lifted

    The boil water advisory has been lifted for residents who live on Forresta Court in Hodgenville.

  • Missing man found safe

    UPDATE - Casey Cain was found safe in Hardin County. We will update you when we have more information.

    Local police are searching for a missing Hardin County man.

    According to the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, a missing person report has been filed in their office for Casey Cain, 30, of Elizabethtown. He was last seen in LaRue County on Tuesday, July 12 at a residence on Weldon Loop Road in Upton.

  • Boil water advisory issued

    The City of Hodgenville has issued a boil water advisory for residents on Forresta Court. The advisory was issued because of a fire hydrant installation. All residents who live on Forresta Court are advised to boil all water used for drinking and cooking until further notice.