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Today's News

  • May student editor

    Kerry Skiff is this month's student editor for Rising Voices.

    A junior, who is homeschooled and a part of the Christian Educational Consortium, Kerry is involved in volleyball and soccer at Elizabethtown Christian Academy. Her hobbies include playing the flute.

    Her future career interests include teaching and journalism.

    As editor for the May issue of Rising Voices, Kerry led discussion and assigned stories and photos.

    She joined Rising Voices to gain journalism experience.

  • Exchange student experiences a year of growth

    By Roksolana Turkovska

    People make choices every day, and a decision I made completely changed my life. With God’s will, I became a foreign exchange student from Ukraine with the program FLEX. 

    FLEX gives students a chance to live with a host family and attend a U.S. high school for a year. The program is very competitive. Nearly 7,000 students submitted applications and only 200 from Ukraine became finalists. Fortunately, I was one of them.

  • Local graduates net top honors

    Daniel Cameron and Chris Colonna may not be very familiar names to most in Hardin County, but that isn’t the case among their peers who recently graduated from college. At the University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University, respectively, Cameron and Colonna received their university’s top honor during recent commencement ceremonies.

    Both young men now will be recorded alongside others from the past whose names are synonymous with academic achievement and excellence.

  • Treetop flying is its specialty
  • 18TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Second semifinal delayed (05/24)

    MUNFORDVILLE — The second semifinal of the 18th District Softball Tournament was delayed Monday night because of thunderstorms.

    Second-seeded LaRue County was leading third-seeded Hart County, 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning at Hart County High School. Junior Brittany Enlow struck out four batters through the first four innings.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Hawks roll past Hart (05/24)

    MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County coach Chris Price thought the Hawks looked way too timid Monday evening.

  • 17TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: John Hardin's Greenwell perfect against Fort Knox (05/24)

    Fort Knox’s long layoff became even longer Monday evening when the Lady Eagles’ 17th District Softball Tournament quarterfinal against the fourth-seeded John Hardin Lady Bulldogs was delayed roughly half an hour because of thunder and lightning close to the North Hardin field.

    Once the game got going however, Olivia Greenwell made quick work of fifth-seeded Fort Knox.

    The John Hardin senior pitcher struck out five of the 15 batters she faced en route to her first career postseason perfect game as the Lady Bulldogs rolled in 4 ½ innings, 12-0.

  • 17TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Homers spark North past Knox (5/24)

    Nike used to use an advertising slogan saying “Chicks dig the long ball.” The ladies might like it and the North Hardin Trojans certainly do.

    The fourth-seeded Trojans used two home runs to build a four-run lead on their way to a 9-0 victory over the fifth-seeded Fort Knox Eagles in the 17th District Baseball Tournament quarterfinals Monday night at John Hardin High School.

  • Photo: One killed in afternoon crash
  • Kopp selected as HCS associate superintendent

    Hardin County Schools has selected one its own to take over an open associate superintendent slot.\

    Mark Kopp, director of secondary instruction, curriculum and assessment for Hardin County Schools, has been hired as associate superintendent for instruction.

    Kopp begins July 1 and replaces Robert King, who will become principal of Brown Street Alternative Education Center.

    Kopp said he wanted to move into the position because of the instructional leadership in Central Office and the schools, and the great teachers he works with every day.