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  • School calendar - February 22, 2017

    LaRue County Schools make up days

    School will be in session as snow make up days on March 10 and May 5.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue Co. Community Ed. Suggestions

  • Available scholarships - February 22, 2017

    County Homemaker Scholarship

    A $400 scholarship is available to LaRue County residents graduating from high school this year who plan to earn a degree in family and consumer sciences, agriculture or a related field or an adult county resident returning to college, vocational or technical school for any field of study.  Application forms available at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401 or on the office website- http://larue.ca.uky.edu/content/extension-homemaker-organization Applic... are due to the Extension Office by March 20, 2017.

  • ECTC President’s Honor List, Dean’s List for Fall 2016

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor List for Fall 2016 Semester. The President’s Honor List is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the Full-time student President’s Honor List.

  • All-district Band

    Seven LaRue County High School band members participated in the 2017 High School All-District Band weekend at Meade County High School on February 3-4.

    LCHS Band Director Alex Patterson said the most prestigious accomplishment that a high school band member can achieve within their district is being a part of the all-district band.

    “I am very proud of this impressive accomplishment from these great students,” Patterson said.

  • Nationwide hosts job fair
  • Career launch held for students

    School teachers and staff work hard to prepare their students for success not only while they are in school, but also for the time when they will enter the adult world.

    A very important part of that goal is planning—choosing the classes that are the closest “fit” to the interests and aptitude of each student.

  • A gala of an event

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce held its 1st Annual Winter Gala fundraiser event, Saturday, February 18. The event was well attended with over 150 at this year’s event.

    “We have received a great deal of positive feedback surrounding the event and the Winter Gala seems to have generated a buzz of excitement about future Chamber events”, said Sandy Kidd, LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director.

  • 4-H calendar - February 22, 2017

    Cooking club

    The 4-H Cooking Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 23 at the Extension Office.

    Dog Club

    The 4-H Dog Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 with dogs at the club leader’s home.  If you have any questions, contact the club leader or the Extension Office at 270-358-3401.

    Poultry Club

    The 4-H Poultry Club will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    Wrangler’s Club

  • Best way to save automatically

    How are you doing with your savings habits? Do you automatically transfer money to a savings account each month? Setting up automatic savings is the easiest and most effective way to save – it puts your extra cash out of sight and out of mind. There are several ways to automate.

    1. Use direct deposit at work to split your paycheck into different accounts: checking, emergency fund, retirement, investment, or other goals. Automating retirement savings is a great way to assure that you receive any matches or employer contributions, too.

  • Picking up trash for cash

    The LaRue County Solid Waste Department is launching the second Trash for Cash program in the county, which will give groups a chance to pick up litter and receive money for it.

    The trash for cash program is a statewide program that started in 2015. County and city governments across Kentucky have used state grant funding to pay non-profit organizations for each mile of roadway they clean up. Other businesses and organizations that are not non-profit, can donate their Trash for Cash cleanup proceeds to a non-profit organization of their choice.