Today's News

  • Advice to Millennials on managing Credit and Debt

    Got debt? You’re not alone. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released a report recently that U.S. household debt—which includes home mortgages and home equity loans, credit card debt, auto loans and student debt—stood at $12.73 trillion in the first quarter of 2017. That’s a staggering amount, and surpasses the previous record set during the 2008 recession. The Fed also reported that 44 million Americans share a piece of over 1.34 trillion dollars’ worth of student loan debt. The majority of student debt holders are now over 30 years old.

  • Webpage details LCS tax levy options, funding needs

    LaRue County Schools announced today that community members can access new information about district tax rates and funding needs online.

    The LaRue County Board of Education is expected to vote on the 2017 proposed tax rates after a public hearing set for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 in the LaRue County High School library.

    “Our goal is to provide LaRue County taxpayers with straightforward information about the proposed tax rates as well as the funding needs of our schools,” superintendent Sam Sanders said.

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  • Calendars - August 16, 2017

    Community calendar


    Monthly Luncheon resumes

       The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheon returns Wednesday, August 16. The luncheon will be held at the LaRue County Extension office at noon. For more information or reservations, call the Chamber office at 270-358-3411.

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  • Hodgenville News - August 16, 2017

    Thought for the week: Sometimes, no matter how nice you are, how kind you are, how caring you are or how loving you are, it just isn’t enough for some people.

  • Community news - August 16, 2017

    Last Saturday was the annual Cobb Family Reunion. This is an annual event open to the community. The 137th Church Anniversary/Homecoming was a big success. It was a reunion with Reverend Aaron Moss, Sr., former pastor of Lane Lincoln CME Church, and First Baptist. It was a great homecoming indeed.

    Thought for Today: Pray not only because you need something but because you have a lot to thank God for!

  • School calendar - August 16, 2017

    ALES FRCAC meeting

    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22 in the conference room of the elementary school. The public is invited to attend. If you have any questions please contact Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.

    LaRue County School Board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS Media Center.


  • Three LaRue Countians awarded renowned scholarship

    Three LaRue County graduates were awarded the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship to continue their education.

    Andrew Coy, son of Marvin and Glenda Coy; Derek Goode, son of Gary and Melissa Goode; and Jordan Bradley, daughter of Terry Bradley and Deena London have been awarded the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship by Central Kentucky Community Foundation. Coy plans to continue his education at Campbellsville University, Goode at Asbury University, and Bradley at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • A successful kindergarten transition

    Although school is already under way, if you have a child who has just started kindergarten, you may want to look through this list of items and see if there is anything else that you still want/need to do.

    This is a great time to put practices in place that will help your child have a great first year in school. If there are some things you find that you haven’t done, it’s not too late to begin.

  • Cyrus Bivens wins TSC award

    Fair season is back and Tractor Supply Company’s Mobile Fair Tour is making its way to the Kentucky State Fair. From Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20, fairgoers will have the opportunity to visit the 3,000-square-foot experience and join the rural lifestyle retailer in recognizing 4-H and FFA youth who are making a difference in their communities.