Local News

  • Three charged in meth bust

    Three Hardin County residents were arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say they were manufacturing methamphetamine with children in the home.

  • E’town council members support event policy

    After the introduction of an event policy during this week’s Elizabethtown City Council work session, council members are not concerned about the policy stifling downtown activities.

    The policy, which will charge for city services to close state roads requested for public events, will regulate downtown events and ensure proper usage of taxpayer money, officials say.

  • AT&T pushing for deregulation

    For the fourth straight year, AT&T is pushing state legislation to end decades-old phone and wire regulations it says leave the company tangled.

  • Radcliff calls special meeting for 6 p.m. today

    Radcliff Mayor Mike Weaver has called a city council meeting at 6 p.m. today at City Hall.

    Among new business, the council will consider and possibly approve the appointment of a city clerk and hear first reading of an ordinance approving bond financing.

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  • Police: Man attacked elderly neighbor

    An Elizabethtown man is facing up to 10 years in prison after attacking an elderly neighbor Monday night on Battle Training Road.

    Raymond Mont­gomery, 32, of the 2800 block of Battle Training Road, is accused of punching an 80-year-old man five times in the face. An arrest citation says the neighbor was trying to prevent Montgomery from hitting his girlfriend.

  • Vine Grove's Proffitt wins HCS ExCEL Award

    One of Cindy Proffitt’s teaching philosophies is to make learning engaging and fun.

    “I think there’s a lot of competition for students’ attention,” she said.

    Proffitt, a fifth-grade teacher at Vine Grove Elementary School, has been selected as the winner of Hardin County Schools’ 2015 WHAS-TV ExCEL Award presented by LG&E KU.

  • Radcliff Mayor's Breakfast set for Saturday

    There might not be such a thing as a free lunch, but in Radcliff, there’s free breakfast.

    Mayor Mike Wea­ver will host his first and the city’s fifth Mayor’s Breakfast on Saturday at Colvin Community Center.

  • Fiscal Court votes to purchase E-911 upgrade

    When the county’s E-911 center moves into the new government building this spring, new equipment will await the staff.

    Fiscal Court approved the purchase Tuesday of a Motorola 6 position MCC 7500 with K-2 redundant core for $564,950 to equip the center when Director Bob Hammonds and his staff change locations.

  • AARP to offer tax help

    As income tax season arrives, so does help for those with questions about the hows and whys of filling out personal income tax returns.

    For more than 20 years, volunteers with AARP have provided guidance to residents of Hardin and surrounding counties in completing state and federal returns.