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Today's News

  • LCHS has highest college readiness ranking

    LaRue County High School’s percentage of students meeting all four college readiness benchmarks on the ACT is at its highest rate ever, according to Amanda Reed, assistant superintendent.

    “The percentage is 11 points ahead of the state rate at this time,” she said. “That means we have more and more students leaving us ready for college and career according to the criteria set by the state.”

  • 4-H Calendar - July 13, 2016

    4-H Summer Day Camps

    Get Crafty! – July 14. Participants will learn how to make a canvas, a scrapbook page, a thank you card and an invitation. All completed projects from this day can be entered into the fair. There is a fee of $7 for this camp and lunch will be provided.  This day camp will be held at the LaRue County Extension Office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required.

    Fair 4H entires

  • Farm calendar - July 13, 2016

    LaRue County Farmers Market

    The LaRue County Farmers Market is now open on Thursdays through July 28. The Farmers Market will be located at 2533 Lincoln Farm Road next to the Lincoln Jamboree. If you or someone you know has an interest in selling at the Farmers Market, call the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358- 3401.

    Pesticide Container Recycling

  • Snavely visits LaRue County farm

    The Kentucky Soybean Board, in conjunction with the Kentucky Corn Growers and Kentucky Small Grain Council, hosted Energy and Environment Secretary Charles G. Snavely and his wife Shari on a series of farm tours on July 6-7.

    Snavely, who was appointed to his post by Governor Matt Bevin in December 2015, comes from a coal background and was eager to learn more about agriculture. He visited Fresh Start Farms in Hodgenville, which is owned and operated by Ryan Bivens.

  • Harvesting blueberries, blackberries

    Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August. Blackberry harvest is from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer several health benefits, and they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • Sports shorts - July 13, 2016

    Pickleball

    Pickleball is being played at 5:30 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays at the Board of Education gym on College Street. Pickleball is free to anyone interested in learning the sport, a combination of tennis and ping-pong. All equipment provided.

    LaRue County Park and Recreation Board

    The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 270-358-8386.

    LCHS Girls Basketball Camp

  • Multi-sport athletes in high school

    Most all of us would agree that some of the best times in our lives were the times spent in high school. LaRue County High School on average has 750 students each school year. Of the 750, nearly 300 of those are student-athletes. Of the more than 300 student-athletes, at least half of those participate in more than one sport. A small percentage of those athletes participate in three sports year around.

  • LCYSA prepares for 2016 season

    The LaRue County Youth Soccer Association (LCYSA) is gearing up for another great season. While records don’t show exactly when the association began, coach and newly elected president Billy Smith said LCYSA has experienced tremendous growth in recent years.

    “Since I began coaching four years ago, the league has grown from about 150 to nearly 250 players.”

  • Kids in hot cars are a deadly combination

    With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting that most of the U.S. will face well above average temperatures this summer, the Kentucky State Police is warning parents and caregivers about the fatal dangers posed by leaving children in hot cars.

    “Heat stroke is the leading cause of non-crash related deaths for children ages 14 and younger,” says Sergeant Michael Webb. “Your car can become an oven very quickly, reaching temperatures of 125 degrees in minutes even with the windows cracked.”

  • Don't let the quietness fool you

    By State Representative Terry Mills

    The halls of the Capitol may be relatively quiet when July arrives, but that doesn’t detract from the month’s importance when it comes to running state government.  It marks the start of another fiscal year and, in even-numbered years, is when most new state laws take effect.