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Today's News

  • School Calendar: May 7, 2014

      ALL SCHOOLS

    Youth Service Center Advisory Council to meet 

    LaRue County Schools Youth Service Center Advisory Council will meet 11:30 a.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. For more information, call Marsha Duncan at 270-358-9745. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Farm Calendar - May 7, 2014

     Goat and Sheep meeting

    The LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. May 8 at the LaRue County Extension office. The producers will discuss the County Fair sheep and goat shows for next month, and conduct other business. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a market trends and forecast presentation by Tess Caudill with KDA. There will be a potluck meal with the meat provided. 

     

    Beef Producers to meet

  • Track and Field Results

      LARUE COUNTY 

    ALL-COMERS

    April 17

    Girls 100-Meter Dash

    4. Meredith Lindsey – 14.44

  • Sister Clarentia Hutchins celebrates 75 years

     An Ursuline Sister who taught in LaRue County is one of 12 Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph who are celebrating anniversaries of religious profession in 2014.

    Sister Clarentia Hutchins is celebrating 75 years as an Ursuline Sister. She is a native of Louisville.

    An educator for 46 years, she taught at Our Lady of Mercy School, Hodgenville from 1973 to 1982). She taught in many other schools in Kentucky. She is a member of the Powerhouse of Prayer at the Motherhouse.

  • Trevor Sanders earns scholarship

     Trevor Sanders of Hodgenville, a senior at LaRue County High School, has received a College Heights Foundation Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.

    Sanders, the son of Sam and DeeAnne Sanders, plans to major in meterology.

  • Richie Farmer auction nets $21,000

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — An auction of rifles and knives purchased during the Richie Farmer administration raised $21,415 Monday in Frankfort, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced.
    “This auction blew the doors off all our expectations,” Commissioner Comer said. “We thought there would be some spirited bidding for these collector’s items, but we never expected anything like this. I want to thank everyone who came out to take a look and cast a bid.”

  • Red Hot Topics from the Better Business Bureau

     1. BBB is receiving calls about Free Government Grants. Scammers offer government money because a person pays bills on time, is a good citizen, or was picked in a random drawing. To receive the grant, the person must send fees via prepaid card or a wire transfer. There is no grant.

    2. Jury Duty Scam: A man who says he is with law enforcement is calling local consumers saying there is a bench warrant out for them because they failed to report to jury duty. The man asks the residents to pay fines with a credit card to avoid immediate arrest. This is a scam.

  • Genealogy Society plans long hunter program

     Davey Crockett, Daniel Boone, Squire Boone: These names are immediately identified as part of the early history of Kentucky and also LaRue County.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Megan Ross and Leron Logsdon

     Megan Ross of Sonora and Leron Logsdon of Eastview announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a 2001 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2005 graduate of Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with an associate’s degree in equine training and management. She is an equine inside sales representative for MWI.

    The prospective groom is a 1992 graduate of Central Hardin High School and attended Western Kentucky University 1997-98. He is a cell tower technician and co-ower of CellTek.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Schools enter testing mode

     LaRue County Schools are completing preparations for Unbridled Learning accountability testing this month.

    One part of that assessment, The Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) for grades 3-8 and 10-11 consists of multiple-choice, extended-response, and short answer questions. LaRue County students will take the assessment May 21-23 and 27-28.