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Education

  • Farm to School art contest underway

    Students in public, private, parochial or home schools across Kentucky are encouraged to take part in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Farm to School month art contest.

  • WKU to host luncheon for top scholars

    About 100 top scholars from Hardin and Meade County high schools will be recognized for academic achievements at a luncheon Thursday. Western Kentucky University and Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will host the luncheon at Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center.

  • North Hardin earns first distinguished test scores

    North Hardin High School earned its highest rating ever in the latest results from Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning school accountability assessment that show areas of academic progress for local school districts.

  • 7 ECTC alums making a difference

    Eliza­beth­town Com­munity and Technical College will recognize seven alumni for exemplary service to their professions and communities by inducting them Oct. 12 into the college’s Hall of Distinguished Alumn, according to an ECTC news release.

  • KCTCS to host diversity fair

    The Kentucky Com­munity and Tech­nical College Sys­tem is partnering with the University of Kentucky to host the third annual Supplier Diversity Fair on Thursday.

    The free event is from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pritchard Com­mu­nity Center in Eliza­bethtown.

  • ECTC holds annual Engineering Day

    Elizabethtown Community and Tech­nical College and Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities want local students to consider careers in engineering.

  • EIS approves 2015-16 budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools total revenue for the 2015-16 working budget will be $27,469,656. The school board approved the final budget phase during a regular monthly meeting Monday at Panther Academy.

  • Health initiatives earn recognition for school

    Every Friday at Elizabethtown High School, students from Panther Academy can be seen — and often heard — running around the track.

    This has been a part of their routine since the beginning of the school year. Students at the school get in a mile each week.

    The early elementary school’s wellness efforts are being nationally recognized.

  • HCS adopts budget of $142,610,742

    Hardin County Schools is looking at a general fund revenue of $105,356,740 for fiscal year 2016.

    The board unanimously approved the working budget Thursday evening at its monthly board meeting at the district’s central office.

    The tax revenue is based on a 4 percent increase in revenue which the board approved in August. Total revenues are $142,610,742.

  • ECTC's Student Support Services receives renewal

    A program several college students attribute their success to at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has been renewed for at least five more years.

    Grant-funded Student Support Services recently was renewed for $1.3 million. The program provides academic support and assistance for students who are eligible.