• 4-H Candy Sales

    The annual LaRue County 4-H candy sale will begin this week.  Starting Friday, 4-H members may pick up candy at the Extension Office, located at 807 Old Elizabethtown Rd., across from Magnolia Bank.  Parents must sign a permission form in order for members to participate. 

    Members will be selling a variety of candy bars including caramel, crisp, almond, dark chocolate with almonds and milk chocolate for $1 each.

    For each 60 candy bars sold, the member’s name will go in a drawing for $25 cash.  The top seller will receive $50 cash.

  • ALES calendar - October 24, 2018

     Monday, October 22nd

    • Parent Conferences


    HAWK News will begin at 8:00 each morning! Safety Pledge on news each morning this week :)

    • September/ October Birthday Pencils
    • Grades 3-5 students (Take online pledge this week)


    Tuesday, October 23rd


  • Excel Nominees

    Four LaRue County teachers are nominees for the 2018-19 LG&E KU and WHAS-TV Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award.

    They include Karlotta Cecil, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; Lacy Hatfield, Hodgenville Elementary School; Tim Gross, LaRue County Middle School; and Misty Bivens, LaRue County High School.

  • Aquaponics Greenhouse for LaRue County Schools Among Thirteen Agricultural Investments Approved

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $1,898,727 in 13 agricultural diversification and rural development projects across the Commonwealth at its monthly October board meeting.

     State Investments:

     Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

  • Homeschool Mosaic Project
  • School Calendar

    ALES Fall Festival

    Mark your calendars for the ALES Fall Festival, Friday, October 19 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

    ALES PTO Meeting

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School PTO meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on October 23 in the Library.


    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call 270-358-3506.

    Bottle Caps for Mary Jane


    The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) has announced that applications are now open for its 2019 class. The program, a three-week immersive arts education experience, opens doors to a variety of scholarship opportunities and will be celebrating its 32nd year next summer.

  • LaRue FFA holds anniversary luncheon

    LaRue County FFA members came together to learn from the past and look toward the future on Saturday, October 13. This year marks the tenth consecutive year that LaRue County FFA members have competed in National FFA team competitions. When the first of these teams won in 2009, it had been approximately fifty years since the last FFA team from LaRue County had competed at National FFA Convention.

  • Off to College

    Going to college can cause can cause a strain on the family budget, but high school students can possibly make that strain less painful by applying for FAFSA(Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

    October 1 was the day that FAFSA forms opened for the next academic period in which students can apply online for some of the $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds that go to more than 13 million college students.

  • Morning fitness at HES

    They walk; they talk; they run, but most of all early arriving students to Hodgenville Elementary School start their day with 15 minutes of moving in what is called Morning Fitness or Fitness Club.

    “The purpose of early morning fitness is so that students get some fitness in their life,” said Melissa Pearman, HES Family Resource Center coordinator.” “It also helps them to release some energy so they can better focus when they get to class.”