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Education

  • T.K. Stone class is on the ball

    One teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School is taking a new approach to classroom furniture.

    Sixth- and seventh-grade reading and language arts teacher Kerrie Bal removed the traditional student desks from her classroom and replaced them with yoga balls at the beginning of the school year.

  • Reception welcomes Ellis as WKU regional chancellor

    Dr. Evelyn Ellis stood in front of her husband, family, friends and new colleagues Tuesday afternoon at Elizabethtown Com­­m­unity and Tech­nical College as they welcomed her to her new job as regional chancellor of the Elizabethtown and Fort Knox campuses of Western Kentucky University.

  • Don't Miss the Bus brings more than 3,280 new supplies to students

    The annual summer school supply drive Don’t Miss the Bus collected more than 3,280 supplies and backpacks for Hardin County students in need.

    Bluegrass Cellular tallied approximately 3,289 items and more than $750 in monetary donations for the drive.

  • Student ACT scores in Hardin County, EIS highest ever

    Each spring for seven years, high school juniors in Kentucky public schools have been taking the ACT, a college-entrance exam. The latest ACT released data indicates the performance of the spring 2014 exams in Hardin County Schools are the best since the test has been required by the Kentucky Department of Education.

  • HCS board holds tax rate

    In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Hardin County Schools Board of Education voted to hold steady the compensating tax rate for the 2014-15 school year.

  • LaRue County marching band prepares for season

    Last marching season, the LaRue County High School Band of Hawks took judges “Beyond the Sunset,” This year, the band is continuing its journey beyond with “Awakening Angels.”

  • EIS offers new sports

    Elizabethtown High School will add three new activities to its athletics program this year.

    In a monthly school board meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district board unanimously approved the additions of archery, bowling and bass fishing to the Elizabethtown High School athletic program.

  • Elizabethtown woman named Wells Scholar at Indiana University

    Naomi Kellogg, a May 2014 graduate from Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Bowling Green, has been selected as one of 17 members of the 25th Herman B. Wells Scholar class at Indiana University.

  • HCS recognizes successful alumni

    In August 1981, Tim Isaacs’ life took a turn as he moved from Louisville to Hardin County. A psychiatrist told his mother Isaacs was self-destructive and needed help she could not provide. He told her if something didn’t change dramatically, Isaacs would be dead before he turned 16.

  • EIS to honor distinguished alumni

    Elizabethtown Inde­pendent Schools will award eight alumni with a Tradition of Excellence Alumni Award in Sept­ember.

    Those awarded this year are Lawrence R. French, Robert C. (Bobby) Hamilton, Ann Hodges, Scott Hubbard, Paul Edward Kerrick, Ken Maffet, M.D., Col. Constance L. Garrett Scott and Gary P. West.