Today's News

  • Second Saturday showcases local art

    Art is the theme for this weekend’s Second Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Elizabethtown.

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    TOPIC: Buckles scholarship
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    Quite possibly, it may have gone unnoticed to many in Hardin County.

    But there it was, on Page B2 of the Feb. 29 sports section of The News-Enterprise: Norton receives Buckles Scholarship.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin trio still getting its kicks in (03/09)

    Their high school soccer season ended in October, but three John Hardin girls are getting their kicks in as members of another Lady Bulldogs sports team.

    On the soccer pitch, seniors Chelsey Cobler and Anjelica Dones and junior Samantha Mazzorato-Smith helped John Hardin to a 9-8-2 record this past fall. In the bowling alley, the three have helped the Lady Bulldogs’ inaugural team to an 8-3 record and top-four finishes in all three of their tournaments entering Saturday’s first John Hardin Invitational at Dix-E-Town Lanes.

  • James T. Alton teacher and coach wins ExCEL Award

    The walls in seventh grade teacher Mark Roberts’ classroom at James T. Alton Middle School are covered with University of Louisville and Pittsburgh Steelers sports memorabilia, which he says creates conversations between him and his students.

    A language arts teacher, volleyball coach, assistant football coach and now ExCEL Award recipient for Hardin County Schools, Roberts describes his teaching philosophy as “whatever it takes” and is not afraid to use technology, even students’ cellphones, as tools in his classroom.

  • HCS sets graduation dates

    Graduation dates have been set for high schools in the Hardin County Schools system.

    The ceremonies are on the following dates:

    The Hardin County High School/GED graduation is 2 p.m. at May 12 at Central Hardin High School.

    Central Hardin High School holds graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 17, while John Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m.  May 18. North Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m. May 19.

    Each school’s graduation ceremony takes place at that particular school.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club attends Winter Conference

    Yvonne High, Maria Batistoni, Pat Nuccitelli, Sheila Enyart and Florence Mason of the Radcliff Woman’s Club attended the 4th District Winter Conference of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs held in Leitchfield on Feb. 25.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club has style show

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met on March 2 at the Brown Pusey House. The lovely table with tulip centerpiece had many foods representative of the St. Patrick’s Day theme.

  • Stitchers Guild has February workshop

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild have been busy this year. Jonagwen Dew is shown with her kaleidoscope quilt that she worked on during a workshop in February and Whitney Antique shows her Block of the Month quilt. Antique along with many other members worked on different blocks throughout last year then participated in a workshop in February putting them together. The club hopes to have many quilts from these workshops and others at their annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show in September.

  • Rolling Thunder has March meeting

    Rolling Thunder Inc., Chapter Four monthly membership and business meeting was held on March 4 at Lebanon Junction Community Center. Charley Wachowski read a section of the constitution to the members. Petra Gill, Kent Myers and Randall Brantley received patches. The chapter received two new members Joe Newton Sr. and Glen Wilkins. 

    A parade will be held in Millersburg honoring military cadets on April 14. Members will be participating in that parade.

  • Middle school students use brain power in state competition

    More than a dozen students will represent Hardin County this weekend as they put their knowledge and recall skills to the test at a state competition.

    Sixteen local middle school students will compete in the Governor’s Cup State Finals, an academic competition in Lexington. Their challenge comes in the form of a written assessments — subject-specific tests such as science and math. Participants advance to the state level by ranking in the top five in regional competition.