Today's News

  • Hawks finishing season strong

    The Hawks varsity baseball team kicked off their baseball schedule last week as the Hawks visited the North Bullitt Eagles last Monday, May 7.

  • LC track state qualifiers

    The following is a list of the LaRue County track state qualifiers for the state tournament on Friday, May 18 at the University of Kentucky track in Lexington.

    State Entries:

    Jared Lewis boys 110 hurdles 9th at-large

    Matthew Lewis- AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER region 400 winner

    Isaiah Sublett AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER region runner-up LJ

    Boys’ 4 x 100 (Saul Marin, Matthew Lewis, Isaiah Sublett and Bryson Cobb- 5th at-large bid

  • Senior Night for Lady Hawks

    The Lady Hawks varsity softball team have now won three straight games, including a 2-0 finish in the Abe Lincoln Classic tournament on Saturday, May 12.

    The Lady Hawks hosted the tournament and it didn’t take long for their opponents, Nelson County and Cumberland County, to realize they were on LaRue County’s field. The host Lady Hawks defeated Nelson County, 13-3 in five innings and Cumberland County, 8-1

    Sara Jo Calhoun  struck out two, walked two and allowed two singles in throwing 64 pitches. She was also 2-for-4 with an RBI.

  • Karen Downs Retires

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School principal Karen Downs ends her educational career in LaRue County where it began 27 years ago.

    “I began my career as an instructional assistant at Magnolia Elementary and also taught various grade levels at Magnolia for eight years,” said Downs who is married to retired educator Ed Downs, also from LaRue County.

  • Eric Hughes Retires

    Eric Hughes is retiring as Hodgenville Elementary School principal at the end of June after 27 years in the educational field.

    All but one of those years have been in the LaRue County School District.

    “I taught one year at Munfordville Elementary, K-7,” the former physical education teacher recalled.

    He related that as a teacher, he enjoyed seeing potential in kids. 

  • LaRue County Reads
  • ALES Artist of the Quarter
  • Hornback graduates from Gatton

    Hornback was a part of a class of 88 students representing 48 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky who were recognized during the Gatton Academy’s 11th graduation ceremony in Van Meter Hall.

    Gatton Academy Executive Director and Mahurin Professor of Gifted Education Dr. Julia Roberts expressed that the graduation ceremony was a celebration for Kentucky.

  • Fundraising Calendar

    Shoe collection

    A shoe collection is taking place at the First Baptist Church to raise funds for a medical service dog for Xander Helm. Each pair of shoes collected will equal $10 in the fundraiser. The shoes will be cleaned, repaired, repurposed and used around the world. The collection totes are located in the front and back foyers of the church located at 730 Tonieville Road in Hodgenville. For more information call 270-358-3193.

  • Unique clubs in LCS

    Two clubs in the LaRue County School System are exemplary of the diversified interests of the district’s students.

    Natalie Detre, Art Club adviser at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, wants her club members to delve into their projects—literally.

    “All art is hands on, hands in, messy fun,” she said. “It is sand art drawings, clay, papier-mache, mixing water and markers.  Students have created ornaments, masks and more.”