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Today's News

  • Corn variety plots results announced

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts a corn variety test plot in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers. The cooperator this year was Kevin McCubbin.
    Seed companies supply seed, assist at planting and harvest and sponsor a field day. Farmers use the yield information along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year.

  • PHOTO: Flying high

    LaRue County Middle School cheerleaders stunt during a recent game.

  • State college savings plan to give away $1,000

    The best time for a family to start saving for college is when a child is born. For that reason, the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust will award $1,000 college savings accounts to four lucky babies born in Kentucky.
    Parents, legal guardians or grandparents are invited to enter online at www.kysaves.com for a chance to win. One entry will be randomly selected at the end of each calendar quarter through Sept. 30, 2012. Babies born in the 12 months before each quarterly drawing are eligible.

  • Personnel Recommendations

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its regular meeting Oct. 17:
    -Accepted recommendation of employment of Alisha Willian as bus monitor at the LaRue County Bus Garage, effective Sept. 28.
    -Accepted resignation of Louis Payne, bus driver at the LaRue County Bus Garage, effective Oct. 12.
    - Accepted resignation of Rene Desjourdy as instructional monitor at Kid’s Crew, effective Oct. 14.

  • School Calendar: Updated 10-25

    ALES
    Teacher conferences
    Teacher conferences will be scheduled through Oct. 28. The child’s first report card will be given out during conference.

    Red Ribbon Week
    ALES will observe Red Ribbon Week through Oct. 28.

    Dome Theater presentation
    The Dome Theater presentation is Oct. 31. Check with your child’s teacher for more information.

    Site-based council schedule

  • New statewide assessment calls for student accountability

    The new statewide educational assessment will include student accountability in which a percentage of the students’ final grades will come from their scores on end-of-course assessments in English II, Algebra II, U.S. History, and biology.

  • PHOTO: Poisonous Pink
  • Campbellsville University to offer women’s wrestling

    Beginning in the fall of 2012, women’s wrestling will become the 25th varsity sports program administered by the Campbellsville University Department of Athletics, CU Director of Athletics Rusty Hollingsworth said.
    Women’s wrestling will be the sixth athletic program started or reinstated in the past four seasons at CU and the 10th in Hollingsworth’s 11 years at athletics director.

  • Caven named Coach of the Year

    Campbellsville University tennis head coach Kyle Caven has been named Coach of the Year by the United States Tennis Association of Kentucky. According to USTAKY, the award is presented annually to “an individual who has excelled in guiding and managing a scholastic tennis team.”
    “I’m really excited and happy to get this award and what it can mean for Campbellsville,” said Caven, a 2002 graduate of LaRue County High School.

  • Thompson’s senior year one for the record

    Cody Thompson’s stellar performance in a 57-44 romp over Elizabethtown October 14 etched his name in LaRue County High School’s football record book.
    The senior halfback rushed for 361 yards in 25 carries, eclipsing a previous single-game record 312 yards in 25 carries set by Danny Embree in 1979.