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Education

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • North Hardin marching band resets for new season

    The North Hardin High School marching band is starting its 2014 season with a different approach as it prepares its show, “Emergence.”

  • Speaker educates students on Web usage, bullying

    An author and consultant from Lexington spoke Friday to a group of about 100 sixth-graders at Bluegrass Middle School, proclaiming, “the Internet is forever.”

  • John Hardin ag department launches urban project

    John Hardin High School agriculture students want to spread their knowledge, skills and produce with the community through their new urban agriculture project.

    The project is meant to teach students about the various aspects of agriculture and ways anyone can implement it anywhere.

  • Celebrating 50 years of learning

    Nancy Lea Owen was overjoyed to be recognized as the co-chairwoman of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s 50th anniversary celebrations Wednesday at the August Chamber of Commerce meeting.

    Her late husband, James Owen, was the first president of the college, appointed in 1963, and the administration building where he worked for 24 years now bears his name.

  • Bus drivers teach students safety

    Quinton Higgins stood Wednesday morning next to the center emergency exit door on a school bus at North Middle School. The door was near the same area he sat on the Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus on May 14, 1988, when drunken driver Larry Mahoney triggered the worst drunken driving crash in U.S. history.

  • ECTC begins 50th anniversary celebration

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is celebrating half a decade of educating the community.

    To kick off its 50th anniversary, representatives of ECTC will be the guest speakers at the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce meeting today at Pritchard Community Center.