Today's News

  • Stay hydrated to combat illness

    September is here, and school is in full swing, which means one thing — fall sports.

    Fall brings with it the thought of Friday nights in jackets with hot cocoa on the football bleachers, or early Saturday mornings in sweat pants with coffee watching a cross country meet.

    Don’t forget, however, that practices are still long and grueling, and September has been known to carry some scorching afternoons in its 30 days. With that being said, it’s important to make sure your fall athletes are staying properly hydrated despite the change in weather.

  • Community Calendar -September 4, 2013

    LaRue County Reads
    Volunteer to tutor a child in reading for one-half hour each week at one of the local schools.

    Volunteers must attend a short training class. The next training is 10 a.m. Sept. 4 at the Board of Education. Training will last about one hour.

  • Saint Catherine Academy elects student council
  • Library Calendar -September 4, 2013

    Cookie recipe swap

    The LaRue County Public Library will add an adult activity for the second Thursday of every month. In September, the activity will be a cookie recipe swap. Bring your favorite cookie recipe and a sample of that cookie to the library at 6 p.m. Sept. 12. Call the library at 358-3851 to register.

    Book club and bingo

  • School Calendar -September 4, 2013

    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.

  • Students prepare for a trip that mixes learning, Disney’s magic

    Come Nov. 1, several LaRue County High School students will be going to Disneyworld not only to have a week of fun, but also to take classes while there that are related to their high school subjects of business or technology.

    Jennifer Bernard, who teaches LCHS business and Kelly Sandidge, director of student services, organized the trip during which students will learn about business, technology, marketing, yearbook and science.

  • City accepts epayments for water bills

    The City of Hodgenville now offers the convenience of online payments for water bills.

    The link has been in development for a couple of months by the Kentucky League of Cities.

    Customers should go to www.hodgenville.ky.gov and click on the link at the left that says “online.”

    You’ll be asked to provide your account number (found on your water bill), your name, address and credit card number.

    MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express is accepted.

  • Ag Market Day

    About 200 people attended Ag Market Day last week at the LaRue County Extension office. Ten vendors set up at the farmers market, offering locally produced vegetables, plants, eggs, preserves and honey and a portable chicken coop.

  • Hole-in-one
  • Sports Shorts -September 4, 2013

    Volley for the Cure
    The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the Volley for the Cure on Sept. 5. The freshman team plays at 5:30 p.m. Cancer survivors will be recognized and Mary Jane Stillwell, a breast cancer survivor, will speak immediately after the game. The jayvee and varsity teams play after the recognition.