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Today's News

  • Physettes wowed the college crowd in the 60s

    In 1963, LaRue County Schools became one of seven school systems in the nation to accept President John F. Kennedy’s fitness challenge.
    LaRue County became a pilot study center for the President’s Council on Physical Fitness. It drew plenty of attention from major newspapers and magazines due to the size of the school district and its rural nature.
    Before then, a local physical fitness program had included only athletes and ninth grade students.

  • Duncan and Johnson join Philadelphia Soul

    Two former area residents will soon be suiting up for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League.
    Late last month, the Soul announced the signings of former University of Kentucky offensive linemen Zipp Duncan of Magnolia and Christian Johnson to the team’s roster.

  • Hawks whip Washington County, 40-31

  • LCMS Wins National Leadership Award in Chicago

    LaRue County Middle School once again brought home a club national leadership award at the annual National Beta Club Leadership Conference. The school also claimed the title last year in Tennessee.  
    This year the conference was held in Chicago. Students spent three days in the city visiting various museums and engaging in leadership training sessions.
    The program is sponsored by the National Beta Club and schools and students from across the state were in attendance.  

  • Speech team takes 5th at season opener

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team started the new season with a very respectable showing at their first competition Oct. 29 at Bardstown High School.
    Six students advanced to finals in eight categories. Three of those six were freshmen who are brand new to the LCHS speech team this year. The team took fifth at the tournament.

  • Speech team takes 5th at season opener

    The LaRue County High School Speech Team started the new season with a very respectable showing at their first competition Oct. 29 at Bardstown High School.
    Six students advanced to finals in eight categories. Three of those six were freshmen who are brand new to the LCHS speech team this year. The team took fifth at the tournament.

  • School Calendar update 1102

    ALL SCHOOLS
    No School – Nov. 7 and 8

    ALES
    Site-based council schedule
    The ALES site-based council meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14.
    For more information, call the school at 358-4112.

    Independent readers
    Independent readers may stay after school until 4:15 p.m. each Tuesday in the libray.

    Academic Team meets
    The Academic Team meets until 4:15 p.m. after school every Wednesday in the library.

    Progress reports
    Progress reports go home Nov. 9.

  • LaRue schools prep students for college and career readiness

    Performing well on college and career readiness tests while in middle and high school can mean a savings of hundreds of dollars when students enter college.
    Many colleges and universities require students who score below benchmarks on the ACT to take remedial classes once they enter an institution of higher learning before they can take college-credit courses. These remedial classes, though typically not carrying college credit, cost the same as those that do.  

  • Murphy to serve 52 weekends for striking officer with truck

    A Hodgenville man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree assault of a police officer.
    Jimmy Dale Murphy, 43, admitted to driving the pickup that struck 30-year veteran city officer Dennis Wells as he directed traffic in front of Hodgenville Elementary School in January.
    He pleaded guilty also to one count each of operating on suspended or revoked operators license and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic.
    He was sentenced to eight years on assault; 12 months for driving on suspended license; and 30 days on disregarding signal.

  • Hawks whip Washington County, 40-31