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Education

  • FCCLA chapters win big at state

    Local Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapters took home several awards from the 2015 state leadership meeting March 30-April 1 in Louisville.

    At John Hardin High School, Luccia Yamada-Corrichi and Kristen Johnson placed first in culinary and Thomasina Haight placed first in early childhood occupational.

  • 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.

  • Student overcomes challenges, prepares for kindergarten

    Wyland Bell’s favorite things to do include camping, swimming, jumping on trampolines and pretty much anything outside.

    Wyland, who is 5, will start kindergarten in August at North Park Elementary School and while he’s looking forward to it, he doesn’t think he’s ready.

    “I’m not old enough for kindergarten yet,” he said.

  • District starting substance abuse recovery program

    Our Lady of Peace, a private, nonprofit psychiatric hospital in Louisville, recently approached Hardin County Schools about a unique recovery opportunity for students with the risk of substance abuse or relapse.

  • 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.