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Today's News

  • LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes

    LaRue County continues to rank as one of the healthiest counties in Kentucky, according to a national study.
    LaRue ranks 14th in health outcomes and 30th in health factors out of the state’s 120 counties, according to data released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    Health outcomes examine issues such as poor or fair health, premature birth and low birth weight, while health factors include smoking, obesity and child poverty.

  • Lisa Hawkins honored as ExCEL Teacher of the Year

    Lisa Hawkins, LaRue County’s ExCEL Teacher of the Year, was honored by her peers, past and present students and family Wednesday.
    ExCEL (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership) is sponsored by WHAS11 and LG&E-KU. The award is presented to public school teachers in eight districts to recognize and reward the contributions of the teaching profession.

  • PHOTO: New calf

     Jenny, a longhorn cow, gives her new calf a spit bath shortly after its birth.

  • School Calendar - March 27, 2013

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day
    May 22 – Last day for students

    LCHS
    Prom
    The LaRue County High School Prom is April 20 on the LCHS campus.

    LCHS site-based council
    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. on April 9; May 14 and June 11 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

    LCMS
    Reality Store

  • Church Calendar - March 27, 2013

    Food pantry at LaRue County Church of Christ
    The LaRue County Church of Christ’s food pantry will give away food 6-7 p.m. March 27 to those who qualify. The church is located on Old E’town Road, Hodgenville. For more information, call 358-9812.

    First Baptist hosts community Good Friday service
    First Baptist Church Hodgenville, 730 Tonieville Road, and LaRue County Ministerial Association will host a community Good Friday service at noon March 29. Lunch will follow.

  • 'Ornery' farmer named Honorary Commissioner of Agriculture

     After 20 years of working behind the scenes, a LaRue County farmer found himself in the spotlight at last month’s National Farm Machinery Show.

  • Two indicted on burglary charges

     Two people were indicted on felony charges March 18 by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • Veterans Salute: Hilda Morrison Harned

    The sign at the post office read, “Your country needs you.”
    The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps was established by Congress on June 15, 1943 (the Bolton Act) as an emergency to provide an adequate supply of nurses at home and the military during World War II.
    Hilda Morrison Harned of Hodgenville was one of the 95,000 women to answer that call.

  • Farm Calendar - March 27, 2013

     Beef Producers meet

  • Community Calendar - March 27, 2013

    Karaoke and dancing
    There will be karaoke and dancing 7-11 p.m. March 29 – and each following Friday night – at the old square dance building, 1524 Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. All ages welcome. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. No alcohol. Admission is $3 to go toward building’s rental fee. For information, call Steve and Linda Vincent at 735-5077.

    Ancestral Trails