The 2016-17 school year is off to a tremendous start. I want to thank each LaRue County Schools student, parent, teacher, staff member and volunteer for their commitment to what is sure to be a successful year. As a parent and a business owner, I am honored to serve as a member of the LCS Board of Education.
Nebraska Extension shares that about 40 percent of the United States food supply (1,500 calories/ person/day) goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and foodservice accounts for 60 percent of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable. The remaining portion is lost or wasted during food production.
Nolin RECC has awarded in scholarship funds to LaRue County High School students.
Scholarship awards include a $5,000 Bob Wade Sr. Memorial Scholarship to LCHS student Sara Gray and one $1,500 scholarship to LCHS student Chase Watson. Recipients may use the funds at any college or vocational school of their choice.
Sara Gray is the recipient of Nolin’s $5,000 Bob Wade Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Her parents are Gilbert and Jessica Gray. Sara is attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College to begin her studies in dental hygiene.
Preschool children ages 2-4 and their parents are invited to Wee Time, where preschool children can become familiar with the school they will attend. The event is August 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hodgenville Elementary School. The color for the event is brown. For more information contact Melissa Pearman at 270-358-3506 or Machelle Durham at 270-358-4112.
Rain. It’s a strange thing. It is certainly needed to grow the crops that keep us fed. It’s needed to keep the lakes and rivers supplied with the water that we need to drink. But sometimes there’s more rain than one area needs like the folks in Louisiana. We’ve had our share of floods too, thank goodness we’re not in that bad of shape!
Joel Ray’s Lincoln Jamboree in Hodgenville celebrates its 62th anniversary on Saturday September 10.
The “signature anniversary edition” show will feature a star line up including comedy and vocals by Ricky Puckett; the sweetheart of the Jamboree, Tiffany Lynn Puckett; world champion fiddler, Billy “The Kid” Nett and country music vocalist and world renowned ventriloquist, Kelly Casey.
Hope shines on in every city in every county of our beautiful state. On Thursday, September 15, LaRue County Relay for Life is asking you to join your neighbors and fellow cancer fighters across Kentucky to turn on your front porch light.
These lights, while a simple show of support, signify the united fight against cancer here in our Commonwealth. To record you support, snap a selfie of you on your lighted porch and tag our LaRue County Relay for Life Facebook page or #HopeShinesOnKY.