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

The Elizabethtown Police Department is investigating.

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 ...

District that canceled school due to threat will be open Thursday  WAVE 3

School officials want to find the student who made the threat so they can help that person.

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.

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.

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

Elizabethtown High School students will watch a video of the training this week.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

Area high schools recognized in U.S. News and World Report rankings  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

John Hardin High School was one of five area high schools recognized Wednesday by U.S. News and World Report.

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.

E'town High graduate wins $10,000 scholarship | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Grayson Stinger, a recent graduate of Elizabethtown High School, was one of 10 students from around the country to win a $10000 scholarship.

E'town board approves amended school calendar | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The last day of school for Elizabethtown students is scheduled for May 31 after the district's board approved an amended calendar Monday night.

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.

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.

'40s basketball star Red French dies | Sports |  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

A successful local businessman and father of six, William B. “Red” French's commitment to excellence and penchant for hard work first manifested itself on the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 schools roll out new programs | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Jessica Turner started her second first day as principal of Helmwood Heights Elementary School by dropping off school supplies.

E'town Lions Club barbecue chicken dinner is Saturday  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

After more than 70 years of serving chicken to the community through its annual barbecue chicken dinner, the Elizabethtown Lions Club has perfected the art of ...

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

KDE looks to overhaul graduation requirements | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Kentucky Department of Education is looking to make “significant” changes to minimum high school graduation requirements.

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.

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 ...

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.

Family, friends take the field one last time  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The Angels in the Outfield Memorial Softball Tournament has been held five times since the death of siblings Brianna and Brice Taylor in 2014.

Rand Paul finds encouragement in justice reform poll  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

In a teleconference featuring U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., advocates of justice reform released favorable results from a survey commissioned in Kentucky in an ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Local robotics teams set to compete in area tournaments  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

More than 30 Vex robotics teams from around Hardin County and the region will descend Saturday to the Hardin County Schools' Early College and Career ...

Fans cheer E'town to state tourney victory  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS — The atmosphere Wednesday afternoon inside BB&T Arena was not what Camden Todd expected.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Family Matters: Four siblings, one in each grade, are attending E'town High School this year  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

For the first time in four years, Olivia Harner has her three brothers at school with her.

E'town high honors nine alumni | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

For Richard Briggs, a 1970 graduate of Elizabethtown High School, the school should've been called the “School of Dreams.”

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

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

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.

Students urged to follow passions at Women in Science luncheon  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Njideka Harry, a social entrepreneur, wanted girls from Elizabethtown High School to know if they wanted to pursue a career in science, math, engineering or ...

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.

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: E'town's Sarah Been selected KHSAA Female Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Year  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Going full bore in everything is a Sarah Been trait. “I always take the hardest classes,” admitted the senior at Elizabethtown High School, who has a 4.0 GPA and ...

Local teams, athletes excel | Editorials  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Years when local sports teams and student-athletes don't find success on a state level are rare.

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 ...

Best of the Bluegrass all-star football game set for Sunday at Elizabethtown  The Courier-Journal

The eighth annual Best of the Bluegrass all-star football game is set for Sunday at Elizabethtown High School. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.. The game will ...

Flight removal tops list of Hardin County's biggest stories in 2017  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Most years, the story of the year in Hardin County comes from events or decisions within the county's borders.

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.

West Point School doesn't flood | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

West Point School will be closed for the rest of this week as the community deals with the aftermath of the worst flood since 1997.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

West Point starts recovery after flood | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Deborah Tuttle has been there and done that when it comes to flooding in West Point.

New school superintendent confirmed | News  Princeton Times Leader

There's a new superintendent in town. The Caldwell County Board of Education voted unanimously at a special called meeting Tuesday night to offer the top job ...

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.

BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: King-sized victory (02/14) | Sports  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The king cake is often associated with the pre-Lenten celebrations of Mardi Gras.

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 ...

High school bands ready for regional quarterfinals | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The road to state finals starts this weekend for area high school marching bands as they head to regional competitions.

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.

North Hardin, LaRue qualify for state band finals  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Two area marching bands advanced Saturday afternoon to the Kentucky Music Educators Association state finals.

Deez Butts has grown from humble garage beginnings  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

What started as two friends cooking barbecue in a garage on Kelly Drive in Elizabethtown — where competitions were held to see which batch friends preferred ...

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!

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Dow Corning awards more than $6000 to area schools  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Three local schools have supplies and equipment thanks to grants from the Dow Corning Foundation.

THE FIRST 100: Boley's play too special to delay (07/23)  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

he Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame has a few bylaws it abides by when selecting members. Of course they have to be deserving, but one common ...

High School Teams Receive Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam™ Grant for Invention Projects  Business Wire

The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced the 2018–2019 InvenTeams, 15 teams of high school students receiving up to $10K in grant funding.

Local bands ready to make history at KMEA semifinals this weekend  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Sebastian Petzinger, a junior at Central Hardin High School, says the marching band routine is tattooed on his brain.

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 ...

Football: Robinson selected for Best of the Bluegrass game - The State Journal

State Journal staff report. Western Hills senior WanDale Robinson has been chosen to be part of the 40-player Kentucky team that will play a team of Louisville ...

The Gatton Academy selects 99 students for Class of 2020 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

By Zack Ryle. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 4, 2018) – The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 99 Kentucky sophomores for ...

BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Two of a kind (10/13) | Sports  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The roller coaster ride of the Central Hardin boys' soccer team stopped briefly Thursday at the Elizabethtown Athletic Complex with the Boys' 17th District Soccer ...

Students offer advice for intermediate students | Education  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series on what it's like to be a student in the area.

WKU honors 116 students from northern Kentucky, Elizabethtown areas  WKU News

WKU began its 2016 series of scholars luncheons this week by honoring 116 outstanding students from high schools in the northern Kentucky and ...

UK Men's Basketball announces satellite camp schedule  WYMT News

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Back by popular demand, the Kentucky men's basketball team is going back on the road for the John Calipari Satellite Camp Tour. After a ...

New parents killed in 31W crash | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

After believing for a long time she never could become pregnant, April Bryant couldn't wait to become a new mom, a friend said Monday.

Kentucky roster announced for Best of Bluegrass all-star football game  The Courier-Journal

Forty-two seniors players from around the state have been named to the Kentucky roster for the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game set for Dec. 10.

Erin Boley wins Gatorade National Basketball Player of the Year  USA TODAY High School Sports

For once in her life, Erin Boley turned out to be thankful for poor cell phone reception. Unable to take a congratulatory call from three-time WNBA champion Maya ...

Women's Basketball Gets Division I Transfer  Georgetown College News

Georgetown College women's basketball coach James Jackson has announced the addition of Southern Illinois transfer Olivia Bowling, a native of New Haven, ...

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 ...

Hardin County social studies teacher arrested at basketball game  WDRB

According to John Wright, a spokesperson for the school system, it happened Thursday night during a tournament basketball game at Central Hardin High ...

Louisville roster announced for Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game  The Courier-Journal

Fifty-two senior football players from the Louisville area have been named to the Louisville team roster for the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game set for ...

Mudd explains decision to step down at E'town  USA TODAY High School Sports

Tim Mudd entered this summer like every other summer for the past 22 years, fully committed to camps and preparation for the next high school basketball ...

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