Today's News

  • Free School Safety Rescources

     As part of its Safe Schools Program, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is rolling out a new video, ‘Be Prepared, not Scared’, that provides tips for keeping children safe in schools. The video is designed for pre-school through elementary-level students and is available free of charge through the KSP website.

     KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders said the concept of the video is to prepare young children for potential school dangers without frightening them.

  • 4-H member presentations

    The Area 4-H Communications Day was held recently at the Hardin County Extension Office.  Three local 4-H members presented champion demonstrations.  They will be advancing to the State 4-H Communications Day to compete on July 14.

    Cyrus Bivens won Grand Champion in the Junior Clothing and Textiles Demonstration Category.  His demonstration title is “How to Dress to Impress”. Alexis Grimes won Grand Champion in the Senior Animal Science Demonstration Category.  Her demonstration title is “Basic Rabbit Care for Beginners”.

  • ALES K-Prep Awards
  • Hatfield Teaches Sign Language

    Natalie Hatfield, special needs teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, advises a club whose focus is likely uncommon to most schools—learning how to use sign language.

    “The club has been in existence for about two to three years now, meeting for seven weeks in the fall and then a new group meets for seven weeks in the spring,” said Hatfield.

     The number of students in the club varies from club session to club session.

  • Blueberries and Blackberries

    It’s almost summer, and that is prime harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Blueberries, which are native to North America, are ready to harvest from early June through early August. Blackberries are ready to harvest from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer health benefits, but best of all, they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

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    2018 Future Hawks Basketball Camp

        The future Hawks Basketball Camp will be held from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. on May 30-June 1 at the LaRue County High School gym. The camp is open to boys in 2nd thru 8th grades (as of Fall 2018). The cost is $40; siblings receive a $10 discount. Registration includes Camp T-shirt, fundamental instruction, and awards. Registration forms are available at local LC schools. For more information contact Coach Paul Childress at 270-734-0722 or paul.childress@larue.kyschools.us.

     Football Mattress Sale

  • Freshman hawks

    Due to weather the LaRue County Hawks Freshman team played in just one game this past week as they hosted the Hart County Raiders on Monday, April 30 for a double-header. In the first game the Hawks pounded out 9 hits as Tate Wootton, Jackson Carpenter, and Caden Davis had 2 hits each while Levi Austin, Kellen Bowen, and Carsen DeVary had one hit each. The Hawks defeated the Raiders by a final score of 13-2 as Jameson LaRue picked up the win on the mound for the Hawks.

  • lchs football mattress sale fundraiser

       The LCHS Football team will hold their 1st Annual Mattress fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday May 12, 2018 in the high school gymnasium at 925 S Lincoln Blvd, Hodgenville, KY. During this time members of the community and its surrounding areas are encouraged to drop in, lay down, and test out a new mattress for their sleep needs. A variety of sheets, pillows, protective coverings, and more will also be on display. A percentage of every mattress sold will go back to the LCHS Football program.

  • Allen to retire as Hawks Head Coach

    The great Babe Ruth was once quoted saying, “Love the game of baseball and baseball will love you.” For the last thirty-three years, the game of baseball has been a passion and priority for Hawks varsity baseball Head Coach Eric Allen. At the end of this season, Allen will transition into a completely different phase in his life as he exits from baseball.

  • Hawks improve record

    As the Hawks began last week’s schedule it would certainly be a stretch of games that would help identify where the Hawks stood in a very competitive fifth region. To kick off the week the Hawks hosted the reigning Fifth Regional Champions, the Marion County Knights on Tuesday, May 1.