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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Growing a love of science

    Woodland Elementary School is using its on-site nature preserve to answer the question, “How does your garden grow?”

    Woodland students gathered Monday to plant fruit and vegetable seeds in the school’s nature preserve. The preserve, a wooded area that sits in front of the school building, allows students the opportunity to see classroom lessons in action.

  • Headlee reports for duty

     HEADLEE. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Bryan C. Headlee, son of Friederike and Robert Headlee of Elizabethtown, recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District in Nashville, Tenn. A 2004 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, he joined the Navy in September 2004. 

  • Ky Human Rights Commission Comes To Radcliff

     The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is pleased to announce its presence in Radcliff on May 26, at the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Kentucky Human Rights Education and Outreach Supervisor Mary Ann Taylor will be at the community center from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet with and listen to Hardin County’s citizen’s human rights concerns or questions about civil rights protections. Taylor will be available to take discrimination complaints and provide informational materials. Members of the public with civil rights needs are invited to stop by.

  • Berry has family, friends affected by Joplin tornado

    Before he came to Hardin County, Judge-Executive Harry Berry lived in Joplin, Mo.

    He lived in the town that experienced the single deadliest U.S. tornado since 1953 from the time he was born until he finished school at Missouri Southern State College and joined the U.S. Army.

    The death toll rose to 116 as of Monday evening.

    Berry plans to leave today to see his aunt from Joplin, who he said is in critical condition in a Springfield, Mo., hospital following the tornado.

  • Allegro Dance Theatre to perform 'The Little Mermaid'

    The Allegro Dance Theatre will present “The Little Mermaid” this weekend at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The ballet is choreographed by Dale Brannon, an advanced ballet instructor at Allegro who retired from the Louisville Ballet and Stuttgart Ballet.

  • Coroner, EPD seek positive ID in death

    Hardin County Coroner Dr. William Lee and Elizabethtown police are trying to positively identify a man whose badly decomposed body was found at a residence last week on Sunrise Lane in Elizabethtown.

  • Meadow View student to attend summer conference

    The skill-building will continue into summer for one Meadow View Elementary School student.

    Eugena Kim, a fifth-grader, will be travel to Washington, D.C., this summer to take part in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference, along with more than 250 other students from across the country.

    The conference is one of the programs available through the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, which works to improve leadership skills in young people and allows them to meet high-ranking leaders in the nation’s capital.

  • 11TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Green Wave shooting for three-peat (5/23)

    Ask the current Meade County Green Wave baseball players when the last time the school won a region tournament championship in baseball and the answers are nearly identical, which is not a good thing.

    “I couldn’t tell you,” senior Brenton Smith said. “I have no clue.”

    “I’m not sure,” junior Bo Wilson said.

    “I don’t know if we’ve ever won one,” junior Brady Smith said.