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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Storms left a mark on our community

     Whenever TV crews cover a tornado, they inevitably interview someone who “heard a freight train.” Sometimes they find a person who will make a noise like a freight train.

  • ‘Women in Basketball’ exhibit opens Saturday

    The Kentucky Historical Society will reopen its history campus to walk-in visitors on Saturday, March 10, with a new exhibition, “Women in Basketball,” in the Keeneland Changing Exhibits Gallery at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. The KHS history campus also includes the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal.

  • School Calendar updated 03-07-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Spring break is April 9-13.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read is every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form.
    Academic Team meets every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library.

    Special called
    site-based council
       A special called site-based council meeting is 5:30-7 p.m. March 7 for purpose of principal selection process. The meeting will be closed (in executive session).

    Science Fair help night

  • COLUMN: Everyone has a story about the Leap Day tornadoes

    Everyone has a story....
    During the weather events of this past week everyone has a story to tell about what they saw, where they were, or how they were affected. I’m no different. I can’t tell you that I had a real good feeling that morning as I dropped off my daughter at daycare. They had already taken shelter in the hallways, heads down and plans in place for their safety. I arrived at the office ready to make decisions and be watchful for the pending weather that was to come.

  • Leadership LaRue offers $500 scholarship

    The Leadership LaRue County Class of 2006-07 will offer a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors from LaRue County public, private or home schools. Adults wishing to begin an educational program may apply.
    Applicants must reside in LaRue County and enroll as a full-time student in either the Kentucky Community and Technical College system or a four-year college or university in Kentucky.
    Consideration will be given to financial need and those applicants with community involvement in LaRue County.

  • Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award $500 scholarship in May

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.

  • Want to build or repair? Check first with building inspector

     The recent tornadoes and high winds damage to the local community has caused much structural damage and destroyed many homes, garages, and utility buildings in the LaRue County area.

  • HES educators team up to swap teaching strategies

    History is well-documented with people who have teamed together for success — Ira and George Gershwin in music, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin in comedy, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in dance.
    In each case, those pairs were more effective than individuals and at Hodgenville Elementary School, a couple of educators are complementing each other as they seek to help special education students.

  • Boil water advisory affected south Hodgenville

     Residents and businesses in the south end of Hodgenville had some interruption in water service last week, followed by a boil water advisory.

  • Farm News updated 03-07-12

    Goat and Sheep Producers meet
    LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers will meet 6:30 p.m. March 8 at the LaRue County Extension Office. The program will be a video on kidding and kid care.  
    Dr. Ken Andries, on the video, will discuss improving kid and lamb survival rates and how to deal with difficult births. A meal is planned.

    Horse College
    registration