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Education

  • Putting science into play

    It’s never too early to experiment with science.

    Hardin County Schools’ Early Child­hood Education Depart­ment is sponsoring a Science in Action mini-camp for children ages 3 to 6 this week at Howevalley Elementary School. The program gives children the opportunity to learn about science and how things work through hands-on activities.

  • Vine Grove man earns fraternity scholarship

    Aaron Vance, a Vine Grove resident and University of Louisville sophomore, is one of 10 nationally to receive the Charles M. Shaw Scholarship from Phi Kappa Tau Foundation.

    The scholarship, awarded annually, goes to students who show academic success, commitment to the ideals of Phi Kappa Tau and service to their college or university, community and local fraternity chapter.

  • Free citizenship classes offered through adult education center

    The Hardin County Adult Education Center is offering classes on citizenship beginning in August.

    The classes are from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for eight weeks beginning Aug. 5 at the Mulberry-Helm Education Center. Sandra Singleton is the instructor.

  • Lakewood instills effective habits in students with Leader In Me camp, program

    Hayden Graham and Cohen Hall, both 6, struggled to maintain a basketball between them as they raced Wednesday morning from one soccer goal to the next at Lakewood Elementary.

    “This is ridiculous,” Hayden exclaimed after they dropped the ball.

    After they finished their lap with a basketball, they tried it again using a bean bag.

  • Discounts for GED available for limited time

    Kentucky adults are able to save on getting a General Education Diploma.

  • HCS kicks off school supply drive

    Local children will benefit from this year’s “Don’t Miss The Bus” school supply drive in the upcoming school year.

    In its third year, the drive allows residents to donate new or slightly used school supplies at various collection bins throughout the county.

  • Junior Leadership Corps summer camp encourages teamwork

    In Junior Leadership Corps, students do more than just build teamwork, they build themselves.

    From June 16-27, students gathered at Brown Street Alternative Center in Vine Grove for the JLC summer program.

  • McKendree University celebrates 40 years in Kentucky

    The oldest college in Illinois, McKendree University, is hosting an open house in Radcliff to celebrate its 40 years of classes locally.

    With evening classes geared toward adults, McKendree began offering courses in Kentucky to serve the military population.

  • Kids College leads children to potential career fields

    For the seventh year, Eliza­beth­town Community and Tech­nical College is allowing kids to get a head start on their careers this summer with Kids College.

    Children in grades one through nine can enroll in a variety of classes offered at the Elizabethtown, Leitchfield and Springfield campuses.

    The Elizabethtown classes include Beginning Robotics; Inter­mediate Robotics; Forensic Science; Archery; Success Skills for Life; and Science: Lift It, Drop It, Shake It, Zap It, Blow It Up, Eat It. The cost for enrollment in each class is $99.

  • KCTCS raises in-state tuition 2.08 percent

    Kentucky Community and Technical College Syst­em’s board of regents appro­ved a 2014-2015 budget of $924,117,500, which includes a 2.08 percent in-state tuition increase.

    Tuition will increase from $144 per credit hour to $147. Out-of-state tuition rates will rise to $294 per credit hour for students from counties contiguous to Kentucky and $515 for all other out-of-state students.