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Today's News

  • FISCAL COURT: Ambulance service announces personnel changes

     LaRue County Fiscal Court, meeting May 23 at the courthouse in Hodgenville,  appointed Dana Sprowles and Renee Skaggs to four-year terms on the county library’s board of trustees.

    They also reappointed Bobby Garrison to the water district board.

  • COLUMN: Summer reading programs abound

    Reading programs at LaRue County’s two elementary schools and LaRue County Public Library should provide students with bookshelves full of fun as well as learning this summer.

    Co-sponsored by their family resource centers, Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementaries’ program begins July 9 at ALES and continues there July 18, 23, and Aug. 1. Each session runs from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

  • Water plants honored for producing high quality product

     Forty-nine water treatment plants in Kentucky have been recognized by the Energy and Environment Cabinet for their demonstrated success in producing drinking water in 2011 that consistently met or exceeded state water quality standards.

  • Students receive degrees in social work from Campbellsville University

     Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean, welcomed graduates and their families to Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling pinning ceremony May 4 in the Gheens Recital Hall inside Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Jordan Atwell, Buffalo, received the bachelor of science social work degree.

    Brandon Sehein, Upton, received the master of social work degree.

    Kristen Cecil, New Haven, and Melissa Fincher, Hodgenville, received the master of science counseling degree.

  • COLUMN: Teach your children to remember their God

  • Jobless rate down in April

     Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties, including LaRue County, between April 2011 and April 2012, while nine county rates increased and one stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    LaRue’s rate was 7.6 percent in April, down from 8.3 percent in March 2012 and in April 2011. Of a 6,876 workforce, 6,351 were employed.

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.1 percent.

  • PHOTO: ALL-DISTRICT TOURNAMENT TEAM

    Four Hawks were named to the District All-Tournament Team. From left, senior Wesley Kessinger, junior Cole Hughes, senior Slade Owens and senior Jesse Johnson.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks are District Champs

    LaRue County still can’t be dethroned from the 18th District Baseball Tournament winner’s circle.

    After winning their 11th straight championship, the Hawks have a little bit of their swagger back.

  • Senior Menu - June 2012

     June Menu

    LaRue County Senior Center

    All meals served with 8 ounces skim milk.

    June 1 - braised beef tips, noodles, spinach, harvard beets, cantaloupe/peaches

    June 4 - pepper steak, rice, green beans, whole wheat roll, fruit cup

    June 5 - meatloaf, roasted red potatoes, orange glaze potatoes, whole wheat roll, mandarin oranges

    June 6 - roast pork, mashed potatoes, navy beans, cornbread, banana

    June 7 - honey glazed chicken, baked sweet potato, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler

  • Governor's Scholars Program loves LaRue County students

     Each year across Kentucky hundreds of high school students between their junior and senior years apply to attend the prestigious Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) that includes five weeks of college level classwork at selected Kentucky colleges and universities.

    To say that LaRue County High School has been well represented in GSP is an understatement for, since 2005, 100 percent of its applicants have been accepted into the program.