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Education

  • Two elementaries receive gifts from Dow Corning

    As a technology-based company, Dow Corning’s existence depends on the disciplines of science and mathematics. For the past several years, the company has focused its community giving on math and science education at the elementary and high school levels. During the 2008-09 school years, the funding is being focused on support for elementary school math and science programs. 

  • Speech team steamrolls the competition early

    The LaRue County High School Speech and Debate team is off to a rousing start this year with students making finals and placing at nearly every tournament they’ve attended.

  • Backpack program gets boost from ‘Idol Gives Back’

    By Angela Rutledge

    Correspondent

    In its third year, the Backpack Program in LaRue County provides an invaluable service to area students who otherwise may have insufficient meals during weekends and other school breaks. Based purely on referrals from teachers, cafeteria personnel and family resource coordinators, students in need of food are finding relief from hunger.