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The Unsung Hero of Tight End U Leaves His Legacy  WBKO

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO Staff) In his four years on the Hill, Mitchell Henry led by example as he built a quiet legacy of hard work. On Tuesday, Henry has ...



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.



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.



Elizabethtown High School teacher, Travis Thompson, honored with ExCEL Award  WHAS11.com

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



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.



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

Elizabethtown Police got the call about a threat made at Elizabethtown high school on Tuesday afternoon. Police are investigating but it wasn't their call to close ...



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 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.



WKU FCA Establishes Mitchell Henry Leadership Award  WBKO

In remembrance of the life and legacy of former WKU tight end Mitchell Henry, the WKU chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has established the ...



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 Independent Schools invests thousands in school security  WDRB

This week, the school board voted to spend more than $35000 on new surveillance cameras.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Elizabethtown High School's Travis Thompson honored with ExCEL Award  WHAS11.com

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Bus driver finds bond with West Point students  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Joe Bryan has traveled many miles on U.S. 31W, driving a school bus between West Point and Elizabethtown.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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



'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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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  WHAS11.com

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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!



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.



Local student wins statewide essay and artwork contest  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Elizabethtown High School freshman Ayran Casanova was wearing a big smile Thursday as she accepted an award for an essay she wrote last school year.



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.



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.



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

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



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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'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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The Gatton Academy selects 99 students for Class of 2020  WKU News

“We are excited to welcome the Class of 2020, an exceptional and diverse group of young people. Each year our admissions process reveals a remarkable ...



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!



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Cougars will have new look (06/13)  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

While half the team was helping the Grayson County Lady Cougars make school history with a run to the 3rd Region Softball Tournament championship game, ...



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