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Today's News

  • Hart County indictments

    The Hart County Grand Jury handed down several indictments in February:
    Denise E. Horn, 56, of Lone Star Road, Upton, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of precursors with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of marijuana and complicity.

  • New Haven Library to open by late April

    Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.
    Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at  $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.

  • PHOTO: World Day of Prayer
  • March is National Nutrition Month and more

    The American Dietetic Association, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, officially changed its name to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Jan. 1. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in existence since 1917 as the American Dietetic Association, after working to feed the troops healthfully during World War I, continues its nearly 100 year mission of commitment to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

  • School Calendar updated 3-14-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read is every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    ExCEL Ceremony
    The ExCEL ceremony honoring Heather Sutherland will be 12:30 p.m. March 21 at ALES.

    Academic meet
    An academic team meet will be 3:30-5 p.m. March 21 in the cafeteria.

    Group photos

  • Students may win $1,500 toward college, $500 for school

    Kentucky students in grades K-6 have a chance to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the “Dream Out Loud Challenge.” Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question: “How will I change the world after I go to college?”

  • Three easy steps to FEMA sign-up

    Survivors of the recent Kentucky tornadoes who suffered damage should register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, even if they have insurance or aren’t sure they’re eligible for help. 

  • PHOTO: Cat in the who?
  • Park Board to re-visit restaurant tax at next month's council meeting

     Last month, members of the LaRue County Park and Recreation Board asked Hodgenville City Council to consider a 2 percent restaurant tax to provide sustainable funding for local youth sports programs and fields.

  • Test scores show students are above or at state average

    LaRue County Schools’ eighth- and tenth-grade students scored well on the EXPLORE and PLAN statewide assessments given last fall, according to reports released this month.
    EXPLORE, given to eighth graders, is a predictor of high school readiness. PLAN, which sophomores take, predicts how well they will perform on the ACT, a college-readiness assessment.