Today's News

  • 4-H Calendar - October 16, 2013

    Shooting Sports practice
    The 4-H Shooting Sports Club will practice 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the New Haven Gun Club. For more information, call the Extension office at 270-358-3401.
    Arts & Crafts Explorers
    The 4-H Arts & Crafts Explorers Club will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Extension office. New members are welcome to attend.
    Pumpkin decorating
    The 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest will be 2-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Extension office.

  • LaRue County celebrates six Western Kentucky graduates

    Several LaRue County students graduated from Western Kentucky University following the summer semester.

    They are:

    • Whitley R. Lawless, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science
    • Jessica L. Stewart, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Social Work
    • Melissa A. Williamson, Hodgenville, Bachelor of Science
    • Taylor L. Akin, Magnolia, Bachelor of Music
    • Lea Milby, Summersville, Bachelor of Social Work
    • Elaine E. Stirling, Upton, Bachelor of Social Work
  • School Calendar - October 16, 2013

    No school

    Classes will not be in session Nov. 4-5; Nov. 27-29; and Dec. 23-Jan. 3.

    ALES site-based council

    The ALES site-based decision-making council will meet at 5:35 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the school’s conference room. Future dates are Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9. For more information, call the school at 270-358-4112.

    LCMS site-based council

  • Teacher Rewards Program
  • Lincoln Days Elementary Art Contest

    1st: Alissa Hughes, Mrs. Lawler
    2nd: Kendall Butler, Mrs. McDowell
    3rd: Ella Tucker, Mrs. McDowell

    First Grade:
    1st Lilli Gibson, Mrs. Gibson
    2nd Sebastian Adams, Mrs. A. Williams
    3rd Garrett Dohn, Mrs. DeVore

    Second Grade:
    1st Emma Carter, Mrs. Price
    2nd Connor Metcalf, Mrs. Clifford
    3rd Jillian Burks, Mrs. Cottrell

    Third Grade:
    1st Abigail Keith, Mrs. Altman

  • LaRue County students have “got the power”

    If you happen to see some high school students helping the little ones during Trick or Treat on the Square Oct. 31, they likely are members of a LaRue County High School organization built upon serving others.

  • Edelen releases county audit

    State Auditor Adam Edelen released the audit of LaRue Fiscal Court for year ending June 30, 2012.

    The fiscal court had total net assets of $10,704.678. Debt principal was $2,544,664.

    The county owns vehicles and equipment valued at $458,483.

    The county collected $1,423.347 in taxes; $1,76,157 in licenses and permits.

    The road fund had an ending balance of $231,692. The jail fund was in the red $188,776.

  • EMS receives $9,600 grant

    LaRue County EMS received $9,600 in grant money to purchase technology that will improve its ability to treat emergent heart patients.

    Paramedic and Education Coordinator Jerry McBride Jr. wrote the grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation in May and the ambulance service received the funds in June. The department received four Apple iPads along with Bluetooth upgrades to go with their cardiac monitors.

    McBride said the upgrade would allow EMS to send electrocardiogram data through a wireless transmission to the hospital.

  • Truck & Tractor pulling
  • ‘We must all do our part’

    As a mother of three daughters and a teacher at Magnolia Elementary, in December 1999 life was going fairly well for this LaRue County lady.

    My oldest daughter had recently married, my other two daughters were successfully midway through their senior and sophomore high school years, and I recently had begun dating a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. My class was moving along at the expected pace and the Christmas Crazies had not really hit the classroom just yet.