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Education

  • ECTC offers Early Childhood Conference

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host its ninth Early Childhood Conference this weekend.

    The conference, one of the largest of its kind in the state, is meant to help childcare providers and preschool teachers in the area gain developmentally appropriate practices to use to prepare young children and their families for school readiness success.

  • North Hardin selling greenhouse goods

    North Hardin High School’s agriculture department kicked off its greenhouse sales Monday following spring break.

    Students are selling flowers, vegetables and hanging baskets with wave petunias during extended school hours Monday through Friday. Items can be purchased from the greenhouse from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. said Kristin Hall, agriculture teacher.

  • bornlearning concludes first year at Panther Academy

    Panther Academy graduated 11 families in its first bornlearning Academy class Tuesday night at the school.

    The program was held throughout the course of six months, with one workshop each month. Families of children birth to 5 years were fed a meal and taught learning tactics to use with their children to help them prepare to start school.

  • Selling green

    Local high school agriculture departments are selling or preparing to sell fresh vegetables, plants, flowers, herbs and more in their greenhouses this month.

    Central Hardin High School’s sales begin Saturday. Students have planted and tended to a variety of vegetables, flowers and plants through the semester to begin selling to the community.

  • Robotics teams from Singapore visit EC3

    Today, elementary, middle, high school and college teams across the globe will begin competing in the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville.

  • North Hardin hosts worship event for area students

    High school students can experience a unique worship event Saturday.

    North Hardin High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting Impact, an event that brings young Christians together for a night of fellowship and worship in the school’s gym.

  • LaRue County students finish second in state STLP video challenge

    Seven LaRue County High School students had 48 hours to complete a video challenge.

    The challenge was presented to the school’s Cinemania Team, which calls itself TechnoManiacs, for the Kentucky 2015 Student Technology Leadership Program State championship Cinemania Contest last week.

  • ECTC, county organization to host Earth Fest

    In an effort to educate all ages about sustaining the earth, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Hardin Coun­ty Earthcare Collabora­tive are coming together for a two-day celebration of Earth Day.

    The celebration, known as Earth Fest, is April 16 and 18 and is meant to offer earth-friendly products, services, technologies and practices to residents.

  • EIS lunch fees to increase

    Students and parents of Elizabethtown Independent Schools will see a slight increase in lunch prices next year.

    The school board approved a 25-cent increase in paid lunches during its board meeting last month.

  • E'town student selected for Morehead State's inaugural Craft Academy

    The News-Enterprise

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has selected a local teen to be among its class of 2017.

    Elizabethtown High School sophomore Kiley Thomas, daughter of James and Cheryl Thomas, is one of 60 students selected for Craft Academy’s inaugural class.