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Today's News

  • Warm weather tempts early planting

     LaRue County High School agriculture students have started working in the school’s greenhouse – preparing growing trays, checking new sprouts and assembling hanging baskets. By May, the plants, given a good head start inside the greenhouse, will be ready for sale.

  • Bernard Ray is State Wrestling Champ

    Mat Hawk Bernard Ray is the State Wrestling Champion in the 182-pound weight division.
    Ray, a senior, beat Johnson Central senior John Conley, 10-6, in the finals of Saturday’s KHSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena.
    Ray (47-2) controlled the match, giving up a tech point and an escape. Conley, in an all-or-nothing move in the third period, tried for a two-point takedown. He was unsuccessful.
    Ray rolled through and was able to hold off Conley.

  • White indicted for murder of Kristie Allen

    Abdullah Rahman White was indicted by a LaRue County grand jury Monday for the murder of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.
    Allen was found dead Dec. 30 inside a home in Buffalo where she had been house-sitting for friends.
    White, 35, of Radcliff, was seen fleeing the house as a passenger in Allen’s car. He is accused of asphyxiating Allen and attempting to move her body from the scene.

  • PHOTO: Meet the LCHS Speech Team
  • Free book provides advice to adults returning to college

    Kentucky adults considering returning to college have a free resource to help them make decisions about higher education.
    “Adults Returning to School” is published by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), the state agency that administers Kentucky student financial aid programs and provides college planning materials.

  • Local Scholarships Available

    County Homemaker Scholarship

  • Scholarship aids high school students with cost of enrolling in AP, dual credit

     Kentucky high school students may qualify for a scholarship to help pay for dual credit classes taken at a Kentucky college or university or for Advanced Placement (AP) courses taken through the Kentucky Virtual High School.
    The Mary Jo Young Scholarship, named for a former member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), is available to Kentucky students in grades 9 through 12.
     Priority is given to low-income students.

  • School Calendar updated 2-21-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is April 9-13. Last day of school is May 16.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form
    Academic Team every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library
     
    STLP meets
    STLP meets in the computer lab after school until 4:15 p.m. and the BETA Club meets in McDowell’s classroom after school until 4 p.m. Feb. 9.

    Kindergarten
    registration

  • LaRue County schools adopts new assesment system

    LaRue County school administrators say Kentucky’s receiving a waiver from the No Child Left Behind education law is a positive step.
    “I really think the change is a good change. Actually, I haven’t talked to any educator who thought NCLB should continue,” Superintendent Sam Sanders said.
    The waiver means that Kentucky can use a new and more flexible assessment system, Unbridled Learning, which it has developed, to determine progress in schools instead of the federally-mandated NCLB.

  • EQIP applications to be accepted through Feb. 29

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive more information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial assistance opportunities.