• School Calendar: March 18, 2015


    School out

    Spring break is April 6-10.


    School board dates

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. April 20 at LaRue County High School.




    The Abraham Lincoln Elementary School site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on April 13. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.


  • PHOTO: Career Day at HES

     Kindergarten students at Hodgenville Elementary School participated in Career day. Front from left, Kanaan Hillard – basketball player, Aiden Biven – sheriff; back, Kayley Knapp – cheerleader, Cooper Wootton – basketball coach, and Prestyn Walls – president.

  • Chorus to present 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'

     The LaRue County High School and Middle School chorus will present the musical, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this weekend.

    Chorus Director Amber Tucker said the cast and crew have been preparing for their debut and are “excited to put on the musical.”

    Dress rehearsals started March 14.

  • 4-H Poster Contest deadline approaches

    The 4-H poster contest deadline is approaching. Posters must be submitted to the LaRue County Extension office by March 27. 4-H is the subject for the poster which can take any approach on any area of 4-H. Members can show what 4-H is, what they do in 4-H, or what 4-H has to offer. The poster may also be promotional to get youth to join 4-H.

    Every poster entry will receive a 4-H ribbon. Grade level winners will be selected for the 4th-8th grades and high school. Grade level winning posters will advance to the District Poster Contest.

  • Classroom technology a passion for East Hardin teacher

    As the world of technology evolved, Brooke Whitlow adapted and has become a technology educator.

    She began her career teaching social studies at J.T. Alton Middle School in Vine Grove. Through the Teaching American History grant, she traveled around the country to learn from field experts in history laying the groundwork for a desire to teach something innovative and engaging.

    A LaRue County native, her love of history developed from a love of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Students honored by EKU

     Eastern Kentucky University has announced President’s Award recipients for the Fall 2014 semester.

    Award recipients include Christian Carl Pope, a junior from Hodgenville; and Sean-Michael Wathen, a senior from Magnolia.

    The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.

  • Students receive scholarships from Magnolia Bank

    Eighteen sixth-grade students from LaRue and Hardin Counties were awarded the annual Preparing for Success Scholarships from Magnolia Bank. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career, and how they plan to pursue that career.

    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS - March 11, 2015

      Leadership LaRue

  • LCHS speech team begins post-season with big wins

    LaRue County High School Speech competed at the Kentucky Catholic Forensic League National Qualifier this past weekend, won two championships, qualified three entries to nationals, and had two students named as alternates to nationals.  

    The NCFL National Tournament will be held over Memorial Day Weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brian Anderson was the champion in extemporaneous speaking, Parker Anderson was the champion in oratory, and Jacob Thomas and Zoie Webb placed fifth in duo. 

  • PHOTO: Sunrise Sweethearts

    Several fifth-grade students from Abraham Lincoln Elementary School went to Sunrise Manor Nursing Home to give Valentine’s cards to the residents just before Valentine’s Day. The students had voted to do this project as their community service project for their 4-H club. They made homemade cards and went around to deliver them to all the residents at Sunrise Manor.