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  • Pearman selected for teacher achievement award

    ExCEL award-winner is finalist for Kentucky Teacher of the Year



    Just months after being honored within his school district, Gary Pearman is back in the winner’s circle.

    Pearman, an English teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School, is one of 24 recipients of the 2011 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards. Pearman and others are finalists for 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, to be announced Oct. 19.

  • Sept. 12 Local History


    30 years ago, the Hoxie Brothers Circus performed two shows at the Hardin County Fairgrounds; the event was sponsored by the Riasok Shrine Club. 20 years ago, the LaRue County Band won the Class AA title at the North Hardin Invitational Marching Band Contest; Dr. David Colvin of Radcliff served as master of ceremonies at the event.  

  • Sept. 6 Local History


      30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College continued to show an increase in enrollment; early enrollment figures showed that 1,915 students had registered so far; the previous year, 1,768 students attended ECC. 20 years ago, it was reported that area students’ achievement test scores were at or above the state and national averages.  

  • Aug. 11 Local History


    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced plans to cut 13 classes and part-time teachers as a way to cope with state budget cutbacks. 20 years ago, Fort Knox received official approval for proposed reductions that would affect 3,010 military and 310 civilian positions; the 3,010 military slots would be eliminated by Sept. 30, but the personnel reduction would be a gradual process.  

  • Aug. 31 Local History

    30 years ago, some 100 Hardin County residents “spoke out” to four of their representatives in the state legislature at a “speak out” event held in the county; issues brought up included workman’s compensation, county jails, ecology issues, drunk driver penalties and veterans’ affairs.

  • Aug. 19 Local History


    30 years ago, both Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown City Schools reported a decline in enrollment for the school year. 20 years ago, Nancy Sioux, a country music singer from Elizabethtown, entertained residents of Medco Nursing Home with her music.  

  • Aug. 12 Local History


  • 'What can I do to help?'


    Getting to know Janis Tarter: Family: Husband of 43 years, Don; daughter, Betty; and 4-year-old grandson, Tobias. Another daughter, Karianne, died at age 14.

  • League begins forums tonight at Nolin RECC

    HARDIN COUNTY — The League of Women Voters begins a series of political forums tonight with back-to-back sessions at Nolin RECC’s conference room for a pair of magisterial races.

    The 5th District candidates, Bill Wiseman and Ben LaRue, will be questioned on local issues beginning at 7 p.m. A forum for 6th District race featuring Tommy Jaggers and E.G. Thompson is set to begin at 8 p.m.

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