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Today's News

  • Retired HES teachers enjoy annual luncheon

    A group of retired teachers and staff from Hodgenville Elementary School have taken to meeting for lunch on the first day of school. The luncheon, now its seventh year, has grown over time.

    The Aug. 6 luncheon took place at the LaRue County Extension office.

    More than 20 retired teachers and staff members now attend the event annually. Their ages range from 54-to-90 years old, and they retired at different times. The longest-retired is Lillian Allen, who retired in 1988- 26 years ago. Two new retirees, Carol Henry and Mary Lou Newton just retired this year.

  • Glendale firefighter memorialized

    When Jonathan Upton was looking for a mentor after joining the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department, he found one in Jonathan French.

     “Whenever I had a question, he would answer it to his best,” Upton wrote in an email. “He was one heck of a firefighter. If you had a question about firefighting, he was the man to ask.”

    Upton and French became friends about three years ago. Volunteering for the fire department was at the heart of that bond.

    “He loved firefighting,” Upton said.

  • What my country means to me

     

    Winning Essay by Ronald Dale Mather in the Hodgenville Jaycee Independence Hall Essay Contest

  • Nerdy hobbies include genealogy

    I am what most people would call a nerd. I always have been. I can rattle off the names of every major (and most minor) Game of Thrones characters, I love history, I take an odd amount of pride in remembering completely pointless movie trivia (did you know that all of Jeff Bridges’ attire in The Big Lebowski was from his own closet?) and I generally occupy my free time with the nerdiest hobbies around. I bowl, I play video games and I’m all caught up in collecting those Pop! vinyl figures lately.

  • Classified staff assist with overall learning

    The expression, “It takes a village to raise a child‚” is perhaps overused in educational circles, but it nonetheless is accurate when referring to the many employees with important and necessary roles in supporting instruction in LaRue County Schools.

    The classified staff, those not requiring teacher certification, perform various duties that, when combined with teacher instruction, provide optimum learning opportunities for the children in this community.

  • 4-H Forestry Field Day
  • Practice safety at the shooting range

    The cooler temperatures and lower humidity that spread across Kentucky this week made it feel more like early fall than the dog days of summer.

    Fall hunting season seems closer with a crispness in the air. And in reality, it isn’t far off.

    Spending time at the shooting range now not only is fun but it’s also a surefire way to ensure you’ll be ready when it counts this fall.

  • CU Coaches fly to Costa Rica
  • Ladies, Coach Schell ready for new season

    One year ago about this time Head Volleyball Coach Ben Schell was getting ready for his final coaching season. In fact, he made it clear that he would not return. As the months went by and the situation changed, Coach Schell is back for his seventh year (127-79), and is looking forward to the opportunity to coach the 2014 Lady Hawks Volleyball team.

  • Cottrell interns for KDA