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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court wants crosswalk at school, offers the scoop on poop

    In a resolution passed at its March 25 meeting, LaRue County Fiscal Court requested the state transportation department “review the necessity for a crosswalk” on U.S. 31-E at LaRue County High School.
    The resolution acknowledged that students, teachers, parents and visitors cross the highway on a regular basis to access food establishments, residences and for other purposes, and noted that the court desires to see a safe environment for all those attending and visiting LaRue County schools.

  • ALES student tops in cursive

    The computer keyboard has been called the “pen of the future.” But educators say there is still a place for cursive handwriting in the classroom.
    Heather Sutherland, a fourth-grade teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, said research “has shown a direct correlation in fluent readers and cursive writing.”

  • Traci Weaver: Teacher of ExCELLENCE

    A fourth-grade reading and science teacher was honored Wednesday as the 2014 ExCEL Teacher of the Year.
    The ExCEL (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership) Award, sponsored by WHAS11 and LG&E-KU, is presented to public school teachers in eight districts to recognize the contributions of the teaching profession.
    Traci Weaver, a 10-year teaching veteran at Hodgenville Elementary School, is the 10th recipient of the award in LaRue County. She was selected through a succession of essays, interviews and classroom observation.

  • Superintendent charged with DUI

    LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders was charged early Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.
    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson said Sanders was on his way home after watching the televised University of Kentucky/University of Louisville basketball game at another residence in Hodgenville.
    The arrest occurred about 40 minutes after midnight.

  • PHOTO: Fire on Mount Tabor Road
  • SPORTS SHORTS - April 2, 2014

    Soccer: Meet the coaches

    LaRue County High School Boys Soccer is having a “Meet the Coaches and Fellow Players” meeting 6:30 p.m. April 7 in the high school library. JV and varsity players from seventh grade to incoming seniors are invited. This is a chance to learn about the training schedule and expectations. For more information, contact Coach Derek Bell at coach_bell@hotmail.com.

     

    Track meets

  • Tennis: LaRue vs. Central Hardin

    March 24
    Boys
    LARUE COUNTY 1, CENTRAL HARDIN, 4
    Singles
    Joel Nason (CH) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-0, 6-2
    Kevin Britt (CH) def. Alex Best (LC), 6-2, 6-3
    Gabe Gonzalez (CH) def. Holden Blair (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Kyle Compton/Jacob Kerr (CH), 6-2, 6-3
    Josh Kerr/Conner Wright (CH) def. Michael Brey/John Michael Lawler (LC), 6-4, 6-1
    Singles Exhibitions
    Chase Barnes (CH) def. Cole Constant (LC), 8-3
    Doubles Exhibitions

  • SOFTBALL: Strong offense predicted

          Lady Hawks’ softball coach Aaron Howell predicted a strong offense this season, and his LaRue County 18th District, Fifth Region team is responding.
       Senior Peyton Gardner has led the charge with a .550 batting average, powering a home run, double, nine singles and has seven RBI’s. 
       Courtney Johnson is batting .333 with two home runs and seven RBI’s in the last two games. 

  • Church Calendar – April 2, 2014

    Book signing

    Dr. J. Dwayne Howell, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Campbellsville University, will be in the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore in the Davenport Student Commons on CU's campus signing "Preaching and the Personal," a collection of papers that he edited, 3-5 p.m. April 3. The bookstore is located at 410 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    Howell is serving as pastor of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Gleanings.

     

    Single Mom's Oil Change

  • Fundrai$ers - April 2, 2014

    New Hope fish fry

    New Hope Fire Department will have a fish fry 4-8 p.m. April 4 and 11 at New Hope Ball Park. Cost is $7 plate or $3 for sandwich. Carry out or dine in.

     

    Emma Wells benefit