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Education

  • LCMS plastic bottle greenhouse

     Bryan Hurst’s seventh-grade students at LaRue County Middle School have come up with a creative recycling idea that not only helps keep the earth cleaner but also provides a beneficial byproduct.

    “We used nearly 5000 plastic water bottles, sports drink bottles, small soda bottles, and 2-liter soda bottles to create a plastic greenhouse,” said the seventh-grade science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) teacher.  

  • GSA OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 CLASS

    WHAT: The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts applications

    WHEN: Applications are open now until January 11, 2019

    WHO: Any high school sophomore or junior in the state of Kentucky

    WHERE: Interested students can apply at www.kentuckycentergsa.org.

    DETAILS:

  • Local students named to CU’s Fall 2018 Dean’s List

    The academic honors’ dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

    Keeahna Aleise Bowen a junior, from Magnolia, Ky.

    Scott Oliver Dickinson a post baccalaureate student, from Upton, Ky.

    Nicholas Steven Sullivan a junior, from Hodgenville, Ky.

    Anna Lee Webb a freshman, from Magnolia, Ky.

    April Marie Webb a freshman, from Magnolia, Ky.

  • Local students named to CU’s Fall 2018 President’s List

    The academic honors’ president’s list for the Fall 2018 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

    Laurel Kassandra Locke a freshman, from Hodgenville, Ky.

    Alexia Brooke Trumbo a freshman, from Hodgenville, Ky.

    Richard Andrew Hughes a sophomore, from New Haven, Ky.

    Andrew Wayne Coy a senior, from Hodgenville, Ky.

    Marissa Danielle Lew a senior, from New Haven, Ky.

    Taylor Nichole Harvard a senior, from Upton, Ky.

  • School board meetings date and location changes

    The LaRue County School Board has announced changes to their regular scheduled board meetings for the next two months. Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday falling on the scheduled third Monday of the month in January, and President’s Day on the same for February, the dates and locations have been changed.

    In January, the board will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, and will meet at Abraham Lincoln Elementary. For the February meeting, the board will meet at Hodgenville Elementary at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19.

  • ExCEL Award Winner

    Lacy Hatfield, a fourth-grade grade math and social studies teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, is the recipient of LaRue County Schools’ 2018-19 LG&E KU and WHAS-TV Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership(ExCEL) Award.

    “I am truly honored to be LaRue County’s ExCEL teacher,” said the 15-year teaching veteran. 

  • Middle Schoolers at KYA

    LaRue County Middle School’s 25-pupil strong Kentucky Youth Assembly delegation introduced two bills dealing with voter registration and school resource officers to the three-day gathering of middle school students from throughout Kentucky held December 2-4 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville and the state Capitol in Frankfort.

    Sixth grade students Emily Detre and Ellah Pruitt proposed a voter registration bill that each person receive an automatic voter registration by renewal of their driver’s license at age 18 or older. 

  • LCHS to KYA

    LaRue County High School was honored as a Premiere Delegation at YMCA’s flagship program, the Kentucky Youth Assembly, held November 18-20 at the Crowne Pointe Hotel in Louisville.

    This program allows students to participate in a mock legislative process which includes writing a bill, presenting the bill to a student-led House of Representatives, a student-led Senate, and an elected governor if passed in both the House and the Senate.  

  • LCMS Can Drive

    LaRue County Middle School students have collected over 3,000 food items and articles of clothing during a two-week campaign. 

     The food will be delivered to local churches to supplement food baskets and food pantries.  Some clothing will go to the Family Youth Resource Center with coats going to Warm Blessings for dispersal. 

  • LCHS juniors learn firsthand

    For two days last week, several LaRue County High School juniors learned firsthand about business and economics as they participated in a 4-H American Private Enterprise System seminar at the LaRue County Extension Office.

    “The American Private Enterprise Program is a long standing tradition in LaRue County,” said Misty Wilmoth, Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development at University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service which, with Nolin RECC and the LaRue County 4-H Council, sponsored the seminar November 12-13.