• LaRue Schools Special Education received over $60,000 in grants


     Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood awarded LaRue County Schools’ special education department a series of early childhood grants totaling over $60,000, Dr. Rhonda Simpson, Director of Special Education, announced last week.

    A $45,000 Quality Improvement Grant offers LaRue County Schools the ability to provide new initiatives, educational tools, resources, and books to families of young children.

  • LCS Personnel Changes

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel changes at their August 19, 2019 meeting.

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Lisa Keown as Food Service Asst. for LCMS

    Tessa Goodman as Food Service Asst. for LCMS

    Mary Lou Newton as Part-time Intervention Teacher for HES

    Mary Owen as Part-time Intervention Teacher for HES

    Mitzi Allen as Part-time Intervention Teacher for HES

    Connie Shawler as Part-time Intervention Teacher for HES

  • LCMS at National Mall

    Some 102 LaRue County Middle School students experienced in person the events and people that have made our country great as they visited the National Mall and other historic sites in Washington, D.C. March 27-31.

    “We tried to pack in as much of Washington D.C. as possible in 3 ½ days,” said LCMS Principal Dr. Jason Detre. “The sights selected offered a variety history and cultural relevance to our students.”

  • Less than Five Weeks Until 4-H Summer Camp

    As we near 4-H Summer Camp, final plans are being made.  A few camper spots are still available for boys and girls, however additional male volunteers are needed.  For 4-H summer camp, a ratio of one adult or teen leader, ages 16 and up, is required for every eight campers.  Please contact the Extension Office at 270 358-3401 if you would be interested in volunteering.  You may also e-mail 4-H Agent, Misty Wilmoth at mwilmoth@uky.edu.

  • LCHS Agriculture Program Awarded $10,000 Grant

    The Kentucky FFA Foundation has selected the agriculture program at LaRue County High School in Hodgenville to be one of the first recipients of its newly created Agriculture Innovation grant. The funds will be used to create a processing facility where produce and fish harvested from the agriculture program’s aquaponics system can be prepared for the end consumer.

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    LaRue County Pork Producer Association Scholarship

    The LaRue County Pork Producer Association is accepting applications for the 2019 Donald Slinker Memorial Scholarship. This $500 scholarship is for a LaRue County High School senior or an adult planning to earn a degree in Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science or a related field. Applications can be picked up at the LaRue County Extension Office at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road, Hodgenville. Deadline is April 15.

    Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • LaRue County Farm Bureau offers $5000 in college scholarships

    LaRue County Farm Bureau will offer a total of $5000 in College Scholarships in 2019. These include four (4) $1000 college scholarships open to high school seniors who will enter college this fall, to undergraduate college students, and to adults interested in entering college or continuing their college education. Preference will be given to applicants pursuing careers in agriculture or related fields.

  • Sources of Strength

    Games, booths, and volunteers provided students with a platform for schools and communities to strengthen social ties and coping skills as LaRue County High School hosted its first Sources of Strength Carnival March 29 in the school’s gym.

  • ALES Artist of the Quarter!
  • 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.