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Education

  • North Hardin marching band selected for Macy's Parade 2015

    North Hardin High School band members were thrilled Wednesday afternoon when representatives from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade invited them to participate in the iconic event in downtown New York City in 2015.

    “It’s about to be a great afternoon,” said Wesley Whatley, creative director of Macy’s Parade and Entertainment Group, in front of an anxious crowd in the North Hardin High School gymnasium.

    Band members, parents, public figures and some staff and faculty were present for the announcement, filling the gym.

  • Parent wants bus driver fired

    A Radcliff mother whose child fell asleep on a school bus Tuesday morning and missed his stop wants the driver of the bus fired for not knowing the child remained on it.

  • New G.C. Burkhead to be under roof by winter

    The new G.C. Burkhead Elementary School is set to be under roof by winter.

    The school, at 1323 St. John Road in Elizabethtown, stands with most of the exterior structural masonry walls up.

    “We’re finishing the structural right now and are about to put the roof on,” said Sam Gibson, site superintendent from D.W. Wilburn Inc.

  • High schoolers interview candidates for election coverage

    High school students from Hardin County Schools are getting a behind-the-scenes scoop on the upcoming election season.

  • ECTC turns 50

    Over the course of 50 years, Hardin County has witnessed Elizabethtown Community and Technical College grow from a single building community college to a multi-campus community and technical college with more than 7,000 students and 27 academic programs.

  • E’town High School alumnus earns national award

    Elizabethtown native Mickey Ising is one of 21 fourth-year medical students throughout the nation to earn an American Medical Association Fo­un­­dation Physicians of Tom­orrow Award.

  • Marching bands prepare for regional Bands of America competition

    Two Hardin County marching bands are gearing up for Bands of America Regional Championship in Louisville on Saturday.

    The marching show competition includes a preliminary round starting at 10:45 a.m. at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and a final competition starting at 7:45 p.m.

  • Elizabethtown Independent Schools vote to increase 2014-15 tax rates

    In a regular board meeting Monday night, the Elizabethtown Independent School board unanimously voted to increased the tax rate by 4 percent. Board member Teresa Harris was absent. 

    The total proposed tax levy for both real estate and personal property including general purposes and building funds is 72.5 cents per $100 of assessed value. 

  • McKendree University offering job fair

    Representatives from 19 businesses from Hardin County will be visiting Mc­Kendree University’s Radcliff campus this week for its third annual job fair and open house.

    The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and includes industries in healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and government.

  • WKU president visits EC3, area schools

    The News-Enterprise

    The Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center held a ribbon cutting and open house Sunday at the facility.

    While most of the facility will be used for high school-level courses, Western Kentucky University has a partnership with HCS to utilize up to five classrooms in a section of the 70,000-square foot building.