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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks struggle on the road

    Sophomore Kayla Skaggs struck out seven and the visiting Lady Hawks continued to swing hot bats April 19 as they had 12 hits to rout the Lady Colonels, 11-1.

    Skaggs (3-4) scattered five hits, one walk and one earned run in seven innings.

    Freshman Peyton Gardner was a home run shy of the cycle and had three RBIs and two runs, while senior Lyndsay Whitlock went 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Senior Valerie Whitlock went 3-for-5 two stolen bases and a run.

     

    LARUE COUNTY 4, TAYLOR COUNTY 3.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: EASTERN RELAYS

    Eastern Relays

    April 29, 2011 - April 30, 2011 

    University of Louisville Cardinal Park                 

     

    Girls 800 Sprint Medley

    10. LaRue – Sydney Holt, Shana Zajdel, Tiana Phillips, Mariah Wiseman

     

    Boys 800 Sprint Medley 1-1-2-4

  • TRACK AND FIELD: CENTRAL HARDIN INVITATIONAL

    Central Hardin Invitational

    April 22, 2011

    18 events scored, field of 12 teams

    Lady Hawks – 6th

    Hawks – 12th           

                             

  • School Calendar: Updated April 26, 2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day of school
    June 2

    HES
    ITBS Testing
    ITBS testing for grades K-2 is continues thru April 29.

    Special called meeting
    The Hodgenville Family Resource Center is having a Special Called meeting on noon Thursday, April 28, in the HES library. The public is welcome to attend. For information, contact Melissa Pearman at 358-3506.  

    Junior Beta food drive
    The Junior Beta canned food drive continues through April 29.
    LCHS
    Senior photos

  • Project Graduation Fundraisers

    Talent Show
    Project Graduation will sponsor a talent show April 28 at the LaRue County High School Auditorium. Tickets are $8 adults; $5 children 12 and younger. All age categories. For more information or to book an act, contact Deborah Whitlock at 358-9924.
     
    Road block
    Project Graduation is holding a road block 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30. Volunteers are needed to work in shifts.  Senior parents should contact Edith Gribbins to schedule a one-hour shift.

    Duck Derby

  • Pruitt named volunteer of the year

    Farrah Pruitt has been named Abraham Lincoln’s Volunteer of the Year for 2011. Mrs. Pruitt will attend the Kentucky Coalition of School Volunteer Organization Awards Luncheon on May 19 in Louisville

  • Patterson awarded educational award in national competition

    Lauren Faye Patterson of Upton has been awarded a $500 educational award in a national competition with other students who are members of Modern Woodmen of America.
    She is the daughter of Andrew and Susan Patterson and plans to use the grant to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Patterson is one of 100 grant winners chosen this year.

  • Schools prepare for spring testing; counselor anticipates retirement

    LaRue County Schools are looking for progress in each of the areas tested as the district enters statewide spring testing.
    All schools continue to prepare for the reading, math, science and writing assessments in various ways.  Summer Garris, senior class adviser and LaRue County High School teacher, said her school is using a spinoff of a television series to go with a “Survivor-Ramp Up” theme that includes an acronym designed to help students ready themselves for the tests.  

  • Brown harvests six bearded Tom turkey

    John Brown, of Hodgenville, harvested this unique Tom turkey on April 19. It weighed 23.72 pounds and had one-inch spurs. The bird has six beards and would be classified as a non-typical Tom. The total length of the beards measured 40.875 inches. Brown has harvested five double bearded birds and one triple bearded Tom in his hunting career, but this bird is a once in a lifetime trophy and is classified as very rare.
     

  • Farm News: Update April 26, 2011

    Farm Service Agency is relocating
    The Hardin/LaRue Farm Service Agency is moving to 250 Sportsman Lake Road, Elizabethtown, the week of April 25. The office will re-open May 2. Services will be extremely limited; call 765-2702 to ensure service has been restored.
    Garden Project
    LaRue County Community Action will hold its annual garden project 1 p.m. April 28. The program is income based and on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call Faith Miller at 358-3937.