Today's News

  • Head-on crash near White Mills sends two motorists to hospital

    A head-on collision Wednesday morning on Center Point Road near White Mills sent two men to area hospitals.

    Wesley L. Logsdon, 30, of Sonora was traveling west on Center Point Road in a pick-up truck. As he approached a curve in the road, the pickup collided head on with a red Monte Carlo, driven by Lowell Richardson, 62, of White Mills.

    Kentucky State Police report Richardson was traveling east on the wrong side of the road, said Trooper Scott Rafferty with KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • 11th Aviation Command unveils memorial at private event Saturday

    A memorial honoring soldiers under the 11th Aviation Command and its subordinate units killed during the global war on terror will be unveiled Saturday morning at Fort Knox.

    A Hollywood celebrity will participate in ceremonies planned for families serving as guests of honor.

  • Car collides with ambulance carrying injured man

    A Hardin County ambulance carrying a Fischbach USA employee with an injured hand was involved in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Ring Road and North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    Don Howard, a Hardin County EMS shift supervisor, said at 1:13 p.m. the ambulance service was called to the plant at 900 Peterson Drive regarding an employee with an injured hand.

    Raymond F. Clark, 44, of Elizabethtown, sustained a serious but non-life threatening injury, Howard said.

  • More than 30 indictments returned for drug offenses

    In total, a Hardin County grand jury returned 50 indictments in March, with more than half of those involving drug offenses.

    With a total of 33 indicted for drug-related felonies, 24 involved methamphetamine, 14 marijuana and seven prescription drugs. Eight indictments involved two or more substances.

    In addition to the drug offenses, three were indicted for sex crimes.

    The Hardin County grand jury returned an indictment in March against a 62-year-old man accused of having forcible sexual contact with a minor under the age of 16.

  • E'town to tweak Heartland fest but retain traditions

    Elizabethtown Events Coordinator Sarah Vaughn has little time to plan the 30th  Heartland Festival. She said festivalgoers should not expect drastic changes in the city’s first year coordinating the August event.

    Vaughn said the city plans to retain programs that have worked in the past while removing or tweaking elements considered detrimental.

  • Tax preparers discuss five most common mistakes

    With the deadline to file taxes approaching, some area tax preparers shared five of the most common mistakes and confusions they observe in taxpayers who file tax returns on their own.

    The deadline to file taxes this year is Tuesday because April 15 is a Sunday and the following day is a holiday in Washington, D.C.

    Filers missing credits to which they’re entitled is the most common mistake observed by Epolita Delbosque, owner of Delbosque Tax Service on South Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.

  • United Way stirs the conversation

    ISSUE: United Way’s Community Conversation 
    OUR VIEW: Pro-active approach generates discussion  

    A public screening and subsequent discussion of a documentary film centering on the current state of the education professional and its future in the United States were held locally, thanks in part to United Way of Central Kentucky. It was one of 10 taking place in cities across the commonwealth simultaneously on a Tuesday evening in March and the first of its kind for UWCK.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Meade sweeps Henry County all comers titles (04/11)




    NEW CASTLE — Meade County results from Tuesday's all comers meet at Henry County High School:



      1. Meade County                78 Points


    100-Meter Dash

  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Hardin's slam lifts Lady Waves over Breck (04/11)

    Senior Helena Hardin hit a grand slam to lift the host Meade County Lady Waves past 11th District rival Breckinridge County on Tuesday, 12-2 in five innings.

    Hardin’s slam came in the fourth inning, when the 18th-ranked Lady Waves (6-7 overall, 1-0 district) blew the game open with eight runs.

    Senior Ashlee Sireno went 2-for-3 with a double, while sophomore Ashley Nikolao was 2-for-3 with three stolen bases and two RBIs. Junior Megan Aebersold went 3-for-3 with a double and one RBI.

  • Local banker files libel suit

    A local banker and member of the Elizabethtown Planning Commission has filed suit in Hardin Circuit Court claiming another local member of the National Wild Turkey Federation wrote libelous letters damaging his reputation.