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Today's News

  • School Calendar – March 12, 2014

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  • Farm News - March 12, 2014

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  • Magnolia Bank awards scholarships

    Sixteen sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships on March 1. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career. 

     “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early.  We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, Vice President at Magnolia Bank.   

  • ECTC transfer scholarship deadline is April 1

    Community college students wanting to transfer to Western Kentucky University may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

    The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application.

    Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from KCTCS institutions with an associate degree and full-time enrollment are eligible.

  • Bethlehem High School accepting award nominations

    Bethlehem High School in Bardstown is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame awards. The 2014 recipients will be honored on Aug. 9 at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet.

    Criteria

    Alumnus of the Year: This award is given annually to an alumnus, living or deceased, who has contributed to his or her community and enriched lives of those around him or her. As a graduate of BHS, his or her out-standing accomplishments bring distinction to the school and the strong foundation it fosters in young men and women.

  • COLUMN: What's going on at the Chamber of Commerce?

     What’s going on at the Chamber?

    In case you missed it, we had a great luncheon last month. Thank you to our February luncheon sponsor Bluegrass Pipeline and non-profit sponsor, United Way of Central Kentucky and sustaining sponsors Magnolia Bank, LaRue Insurance, Lincoln National Bank, Bluegrass Pipeline, LaRue County Schools, and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. 

    Lincoln’s General Store catered a delicious lunch.

  • Cancer survivor dinner is March 25

     The third annual Relay for Life Cancer Survivor Dinner is on tap for Tuesday, March 25 at First Baptist Church Hodgenville. The dinner open to all cancer survivors and their guests, but reservations are required by Friday, March 14 by calling 270-234-3309. The survivor’s meal is free, but guests will be charged $10 each at the door.

    The night promises a great meal, lots of fellowship, and a video on the newest cancer treatments with the cyberknife.  

  • Wiley named KHEAA outreach counselor

     Toni Wiley has been named the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority outreach counselor for LaRue County.

    Wiley was previously the KHEAA outreach counselor in the southern part of the state.

    “I’ve loved serving the 13 southern counties but am looking forward to helping students closer to home,” Wiley said. “I want to help our students get the most KEES money they can and become more prepared for life after high school.”

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: TALK OF THE HAWK

     From articles on diesel pickup engines to things to do while snowed in, the online publication “Talk of the Hawk” provides a cross section of student ideas at LaRue County High School.

    Teacher Summer Garris’s creative writing class produces the publication which comes out four times during the school year. The 12 students in the class are sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 

  • BIRTH: Grandparents welcome Kaylee Grace

     Jerry and Melinda Rock of Hodgenville announce the birth of a granddaughter, Kaylee Grace Rucker.

    Kaylee Grace was born at 11:25 a.m. on Jan. 23, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds 5 ounces and was 20-inches long.

    Her parents are William and Tiffany Rucker.

    Paternal grandparents are Dale and Teresa Rucker.

    Kaylee Grace was welcomed home by sisters Mackenzey and Paige.