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  • Kentucky Core Content Test results

     These scores reflect the percentage of students who scored either a proficient or distinguished rating in the subject areas on the Kentucky Core Content Test.

      Elizabethtown Independent Schools

    -       Elizabethtown High School – Reading – 77.0; Math – 53.3; Science – 50.9; Social Studies – 47.3; Writing – 53.2

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  • Retired doctors slain



    Kentucky State Police are searching for the live-in son of two retired physicians found dead inside their Shepherdsville Road home Tuesday morning by another adult son.

    Dr. Margaret Buggeland, 76, and Dr. Terje R. Buggeland, 70, were victims of homicide, according to Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Trooper Bruce Reeves.

  • Districts vary in NCLB success



    LaRue County Schools met all of its goals in the 2010 No Child Left Behind reports, while about half of  Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools met its goals.

    NCLB reports are based on standardized tests students took last spring. The reports give schools a number of goals to meet, the majority of which are in the subjects of reading and math. The goal is to have 100 percent of students in each school score proficient in reading and math by 2014.

  • Funeral Monday for soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Staff report

    The funeral for 1st Lt. Eric David Yates, 26, of Rineyville, is Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    Yates, who graduated from John Hardin High School in 2003, died Saturday in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

    Yates also was a 2008 graduate of the ROTC program at Western Kentucky University. He served in the U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell.

  • No Child Left Behind goal results

     These scores reflect the number of goals each school met in the No Child Left Behind reports. The goals represent various categories of students and how they performed in reading and math. Schools have different numbers of goals depending on their student body make-up.


    Elizabethtown Independent Schools

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  • Criminal mischief case dismissed



    Court records show the felony criminal mischief case against a man accused of causing paint damage to an Elizabethtown Tea Party proponent’s pickup truck has been dismissed.

    On motion of Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Heather Paynter, the case was dismissed Monday without prejudice.

    According to Elizabethtown police, surveillance video recorded retired military officer Thomas J. North using paint stripper to damage a truck near the Cherrywood Drive home of Jan and Kenneth Bunting.

  • Tea Party furor resounds in local races



    With the November election edging closer, a push for new faces in Hardin County government has grown more forceful.

    Local and state candidates on Tuesday took advantage of an open forum during the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots’ monthly meeting at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown to espouse the Tea Party’s call to action against out-of-control spending

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