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Elizabethtown High InvenTeam gives update on safety monitor  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Elizabethtown High School InvenTeam had its mid-year technical review, giving those who gathered Friday in the high school library an update on the ...

Elizabethtown High School teacher, Travis Thompson, honored with ExCEL Award

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — It was an exciting day at Elizabethtown High School where we honored our first Excel Award winner of 2019. Travis Thompson comes ...

E'town High students win $10K grant from MIT  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Students from Elizabethtown High School advanced to the next stage of a national grant program, winning $10000 to build their invention.

Lions Club hosts annual pancake breakfast Saturday | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Elizabethtown Lions Club's motto is “We serve” and in a few days, club members will be frying up thousands of pancakes to serve to the community.

For Hartlage, strong female role models pave the way to ANWA

Lauren Hartlage will fly the Louisville flag at the Augusta National Women's Amateur, a game-changing event in her sport.

E'town High teacher to receive ExCEL Award  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

An Elizabethtown High School teacher has been named the Elizabethtown Independent Schools' ExCEL Award recipient.

EIS ExCEL award winner Thompson mixes up class structure  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Travis Thompson, a world civilization and AP world history teacher at Elizabethtown High School, tries to keep his lectures full of variety to keep students ...

HCS official named E'town High's next principal  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

After meeting for nearly two hours in a closed session Thursday afternoon, the Elizabethtown High School Site-Based, Decision-Making Council selected ...

Elizabethtown Independent Schools closed Wednesday due to threat of violence  WAVE 3

The Elizabethtown Police Department is investigating.

Legendary EHS baseball coach left impact | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Long before Ron Myers ever donned an Elizabethtown High School baseball jersey as the Panthers' head coach, he learned a valuable lesson from his ...

With new director, E'town band ready to try for championship  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Tyler Cantrell wants students in the Elizabethtown High School's marching band to be proud of what they put on the field.

Two in a row for Elizabethtown High School in Poetry Out Loud state championship; NKY well represented  User-generated content

Elizabethtown High School senior Mary Kate Godfrey emerged as t he state champion March 5 in Kentucky's Poetry Out Loud State Finals at Frankfort's Grand ...

Elizabethtown schools shut down Wednesday after a threat was called in to local police  WLKY Louisville

Superintendent Jon Ballard announced Wednesday evening that the threat was found to not be credible and classes would resume Thursday.

Local legislator files bill to help Kentuckians understand finances  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

After making a financial literacy course a high school graduation mandate, local officials now are setting their sights on continuing to make sure Kentuckians ...

KDE: Nearly 20 local schools in need of improvement  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Area schools need to improve the academic performance of students with disabilities and other demographic groups, according to the Kentucky Department of ...

Elizabethtown High School's Travis Thompson honored with ExCEL Award

Travis Thompson comes from a long line of educators. He decided to go into business but at the age of 30 came to realize his calling was in fact teaching.

Elizabethtown Independent Schools invests thousands in school security  WDRB

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Last March, several officers shot 51-year-old Jesse Kilgus in a van that sat outside John Hardin High School. Police say not ...

EIS to honor eight alumni | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Lawyers and business executives are among the eight alumni who will be recognized next month by Elizabethtown Independent Schools.

Five area students make National Merit Semifinalist list  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Five area students made it through the first round of the National Merit Scholarship process to become semifinalists.

Elizabethtown lottery winner comes forward | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Elizabethtown woman who won $1 million in Friday's Mega Millions drawing has come forward.

E'town High grad attacked at UC Berkeley  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

An Elizabethtown High School graduate has received significant national media attention after he was attacked at University of California, Berkeley.

HCEC-TV to live stream HCS high school graduations  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

When Hardin County Schools' seniors graduate next week, the ceremony will be broadcast live on local cable channels and the internet.

Morningside principal steps down | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Seeking leadership opportunities closer to home, Morningside Elementary School's principal is stepping down at the end of this week.

Kentucky roster set for Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game  Courier Journal

A 40-man roster has been announced for the Kentucky team that will face a squad from Louisville in the annual Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game.

Gregory proactive in learning role of mayor | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Jeff Gregory may only be the Elizabethtown mayor-elect, but his face already is becoming a common sight at city hall.

Simpson, Brangers honored as best | High School Sports  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Allie Simpson felt there were times when she was in the background.

Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game is set for Sunday  Courier Journal

The ninth annual Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Elizabethtown High School.

Morningside selects Mudd as principal | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Morningside Elementary School will have a new principal next school year, but it is a face students and parents will recognize.

Elizabethtown High School holds lockdown drill  WLKY Louisville

In light of this week's shooting, many schools across the commonwealth are reviewing their emergency policies and safety plans.

Newcomer looks to join E'town school board  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Kim Headspeth Iman wants to invest in Elizabethtown Independent Schools, so she's running for a spot on school board this year.

Elizabethtown man accused of killing wife shot dead in high school parking lot  The Courier-Journal

An Elizabethtown man police believed to have killed his wife tried to get his child from John Hardin High School on Wednesday, leading Kentucky State Police ...

Elizabethtown students competing for prestigious MIT grant | Education  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A prestigious MIT grant is up for grabs and some Elizabethtown High School students think they have the winning idea. Students in ...

Holocaust survivor shares story with E'town High students  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Fred Gross said he is lucky to be alive. The Holocaust survivor spoke Wednesday to Elizabethtown High School students about his journey through France to ...

Murder trial begins today on anniversary of shooting  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Jury selection for the first of what became six Elizabethtown homicides last year begins today on the one-year anniversary of the death of Xedric “C.J.” McNeil.

Historymobile exhibit promotes values of basketball, hall of fame  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

FRANKFORT — Designed with support and encouragement of the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame, the Historymobile exhibit on a century of ...

Hardin County Schools tries using cameras to catch negligent motorists  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Motorists are ignoring the stop sign arms on school buses and school districts are taking the matter into their own hands.

BOYS' 5TH REGION: Central Hardin in hot pursuit of first region championship  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Central Hardin Bruins have never won a 5th Region championship, but they hope to change that by the end of the week.

EHS grad killed in crash on Ky. 210 | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

A 1983 Elizabethtown High School graduate was one of two people killed Sunday night in a head-on collision in Taylor County.

Google program gives Elizabethtown High students flexibility with classwork  WDRB

EHS rolled out the program Jan. 11, and students use Google Chromebooks to keep up with their schoolwork. Teachers can load assignments, reading ...

E'town Lions Club to host spaghetti dinner tonight  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Those who enjoy giving back to the community and partaking in all-you-can-eat pasta may find some joy in attending the Elizabethtown Lions Club annual ...

Local students named National Merit Finalists | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Four Hardin County Schools seniors and one Elizabethtown High School senior who earned National Merit Semifinalist status last September now are National ...

Elizabethtown High School teaching students to 'Run, Hide, Fight' on heels of Marshall County mass shooting  WDRB

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- It looked like a normal school day for students as they walked the halls of Elizabethtown High School. But Wednesday was ...

Area marching bands win top awards at weekend competitions  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

High school marching bands from Elizabethtown and Central Hardin placed first in their respective competitions over the weekend.

EIS' Smallwood promoted to assistant superintendent | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Steve Smallwood's top goal when he became principal at Elizabethtown High School was to build consistency.

Sunday crash victims remembered by friend, parent | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

His laugh. That's what left an impression of Mark Isham most of the time.

Louisville roster set for Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game  Courier Journal

Forty-two seniors from the Louisville area have been selected to participate in the annual Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game.

Kentucky native finds success by performing in new Spider-Man video game  WDRB

The new Spider-Man video game is breaking records and giving a Kentucky native her big break.

Murder trial set a year after shooting | Crime And Courts  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

On the one-year anniversary of the day police say Charles Roberson Jr. shot a man multiple times outside a Diecks Drive apartment complex, he will stand trial ...

Community calendar: March 18, 2019 | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Community news announcements are published at no charge in the daily calendar. Items for Sunday's calendar must be turned in ...

Former trooper files for Elizabethtown mayor | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Days after retiring from the Kentucky State Police, Jeff Gregory has entered the race for Elizabethtown mayor.

Financial literacy measure 'a huge step' for Kentucky students  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Alex Todd has advocated for a financial literacy graduation requirement for 10 years. Monday night, the state of Kentucky moved another step closer to making ...

E'town band readies for competition season | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Brittney Asher aspired to become drum major for the Elizabethtown High School marching band since her sophomore year.

Elizabethtown man wanted in connection with area burglaries

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Authorities in Hardin County are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect wanted in several residential burglaries.

E'town launches laptop initiative | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Jane Conway, a Spanish teacher at Elizabethtown High School, knew early in her first period class Thursday she needed to change up the desk arrangement.

Key to safety: School safety officer say relationships are most important part of job  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Larry Robinson starts his mornings at Central Hardin High School outside.

Retired trooper enters race for mayor | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

An Elizabethtown native, Jeff Gregory stood among more than 100 supporters Friday morning — many already wearing “Gregory for Mayor” T-shirts and holding ...

Penn Station's Athlete of the Year is Etown's Grayson Stinger  WLKY Louisville

Elizabethtown High School's Grayson Stinger—a three-sport athlete—is your Penn Station Athlete of the Year!

Sailor surprises sisters with heartwarming reunion | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Olivia Yurcisin, 17, did not believe her eyes Saturday when she turned around and saw her brother striding toward her and her younger sister, Sophia Bradley, ...

School districts weigh options for make-up day  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Local school districts are considering how to make up Wednesday's snow day.

Western Kentucky's Gatton Academy accepts five area high school students  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Next fall, 99 students from 48 counties in Kentucky will attend The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University, the academy ...

E'town native looks forward to leading Caldwell schools  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Becoming the leader of a school district has been on Nate Huggins' bucket list for decades.

Elizabethtown Independent Schools on hold until next week after sub-zero temps damage buildings  WDRB

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Classrooms and hallways are empty at all Elizabethtown Independent Schools because sub-zero temperatures burst pipes ...

E'town man indicted on murder charge | Crime And Courts  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

An Elizabethtown man who fled a Diecks Drive shooting scene on Super Bowl Sunday has been indicted on a murder charge by a Hardin County grand jury.

Eight local players selected for Best of the Bluegrass football all-star game in December  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Eight seniors on Northern Kentucky high school football teams have been invited to play in the annual Best of ...

Local dancers to appear in Macy's parade | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Three local teens are in New York City this week to dance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

E'town winter guard earns 5th straight competition win  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Flags, rifles and sabers were flying high Saturday in John Hardin High School's gymnasium as it hosted a Tristate Marching Arts contest.

State Theater transition 'the only fair way to operate'  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

A decision to put operations of the city-owned State Theater back in the hands of city government beginning July 1 was welcomed by the facility's all-volunteer ...

Elizabethtown's Erin Boley picks Oregon as destination after leaving Notre Dame  The Courier-Journal

Former Kentucky high school basketball all-star Erin Boley is heading out west.

Local schools show growth in test scores | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Students at two local high schools set records this year with their ACT scores.

Hearings set for today in two homicide cases  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Two Hardin County men charged in separate shooting deaths and facing murder charges are scheduled to appear this afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court.

'It starts with us': Area high school students rally for safer schools  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The students gathered to talk about school safety and to hold memorials for those who died in recent school shootings.

ALL-USA Girls Basketball First Team: Erin Boley, Elizabethtown (Ky.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

The 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Basketball Teams were selected by USA TODAY Sports' Jim Halley in consultation with high school ...

Haddock, Buchanan named First-Team All-State | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Anna Haddock and Whitaker Buchanan highlight local girls' soccer players named to the 2018 All-State team announced by the Kentucky High School Soccer ...

John Hardin students make history | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The success of the Class of 2018 partly is the result of several strategies and programs implemented over the last few years.

Morningside opens new makerspace learning lab | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Students learn about science, technology, engineering and math and do projects in the new space.

EIS cancels school for rest of week | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Students in Elizabethtown Independent Schools will not return to school this week as crews continue to repair damage caused by flooding and broken pipes.

Elizabethtown HS holds donation drive for West Point flood victims  WHAS (subscription)

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – The Elizabethtown High School is supporting West Point flood victims by holding a donation drive. The school is looking for donations ...

PREP SOFTBALL: John Hardin rolls to semis (05/22) | Sports  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

John Hardin batted around twice in the bottom of the second inning, scoring 13 runs in Monday's 19-0 victory over Fort Knox in the 17th District Tournament at ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Meade County topples Elizabethtown (09/03) | High School Sports  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Meade County Lady Waves made some major changes after their four-set loss to the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers on Aug. 24.

Police report first homicide of year | Crime And Courts  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Just hours after she learned of the fatal shooting of her brother outside an Elizabethtown apartment complex, Kyesha Kane said Monday the death of Xedric ...

UK Men's Basketball Adds Stops to Satellite Camp Tour  UKAthletics

Please note that the Boyle County, Franklin Country and Wayne County camps are new additions LEXINGTON, Ky. – Back by popular demand, the Kentucky ...

West Point to emphasize technology this school year  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

In her first all-school assembly Tuesday morning at West Point Independent, Principal Lisa Storey encouraged students to aim high this school year.

EIS assistant superintendent named to Caldwell Co. post  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

A local school official has been named a superintendent for Caldwell County.

Trial by fire leads to new principal job  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Dawne Swank was named the new principal at T.K. Stone Middle School last week.

E'town school board member seeks House seat  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Matt Wyatt, a member of the Elizabethtown Independent Schools board, watched Gov. Matt Bevin's budget address earlier this month and said he was outraged.

Murder suspect arrested | Crime And Courts  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Life on the run lasted less than 72 hours for an Elizabethtown man wanted for his role in a fatal shooting Sunday night outside a Diecks Drive apartment ...

T.K. Stone teacher strives to be 'champion' for students  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

When Aidan Aldridge thinks of his former middle school English teacher, Kerrie Bal, one word comes to mind: care.

Local orthodontist to lead national association | Business  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Gary O. Inman, D.M.D., an orthodontist with offices in Elizabethtown, Campbellsville and Glasgow, has been elected the 2018-19 president-elect of the American ...

TK Stone teacher wins 2017 ExCEL Award | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Kerrie Bal, an English teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School, always strives to do her best, she said. On Monday, the district announced she was the top teacher ...

E'town native to appear Monday on 'Jeopardy!'  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Elizabethtown native Jesse Darland will appear Monday night on “Jeopardy!”.

Screen-sized sports  The Independent

LLOYD Their playing field is as small as a video screen and as large as the world.

Penn Station Athlete of the Year finalist for December announced  WLKY Louisville

December's Penn Station Athlete of the Year finalist is Elizabethtown High School senior and three-sport athlete Grayson Stinger!

GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County hopes to avoid fall (06/14)  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

James Slaven is going in eyes wide open. “We have a long way to go,” the LaRue County girls' basketball coach said during the Dick's Summer Shootout at ...

Court upholds Brianna Taylor Act | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Twenty-three people charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants in Hardin County will face stiffer penalties after a Kentucky Supreme Court decision ...

Kentucky beats Greater Louisville in Best of the Bluegrass all-star football game  The Courier-Journal

Lexington Christian Academy's Dillon Wheatley and Ryle's Jake Chisholm both rushed for touchdowns to lead the Kentucky squad to a 17-3 victory over the ...

Elizabethtown Public Works project moving along | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Construction of Elizabethtown's new Public Work Department facilities on Waterworks Drive is progressing with one of the buildings projected to be completed ...

Lions Club serves chicken to help others | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Jim Deneen, a longtime member of the Elizabethtown Lions Club, was in charge of packing chicken for the drive-thru at the club's annual barbecue Saturday.

Assistant principal tapped for T.K. Stone head job  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The T.K. Stone Middle School Site-Based Decision-Making Council tapped Dawne Swank as its next principal Thursday night.

Japanese students visit E'town schools | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Miku Saimaru was anxious about her visit to Elizabethtown this week. The student from Koori-Machi, Japan, Elizabethtown's sister city, still is learning English, ...

Hundreds attend gospel event promoting education | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Heads were bobbing, bodies were swaying and hands were waving Friday night in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown as hundreds gathered ...

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