Local News

  • Hilton pleads not guilty to murder, DUI

    Michael Todd Hilton pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court in two unrelated cases.

    Hilton, 34, of Irvington, is charged with murder; two counts of first-degree assault; aggravated operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense in a five-year period; and first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Coroner's office seeks next of kin

    The Hardin County Coroner’s Office is seeking the next of kin for a woman who recently died at Signature HealthCARE on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • 3 arrested on drug charges after car breaks down

    A stranded vehicle along the eastbound lanes of the Blue Grass Parkway turned out to be much more for Kentucky State Police Trooper Scott Brown.

    It became a drug arrest that landed three Huntington, West Virginia, residents, including a brother and sister, in the Hardin County Detention Center on felony charges.

  • Dance Studio funds room at Kosair

    On Dec. 1, 2013, Yvonne Groves was sitting in church when she grew a desire to help kids at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

    After speaking with her husband about her idea, Groves, owner and dance instructor of Center Stage Dance Studio in Elizabethtown, decided to get her students involved to raise money for Kosair through their performances.

  • Leach calls for debates with Guthrie

    Ron Leach said U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie is trying to make the 2nd Congressional District race a “non-campaign” by refusing to debate him.

  • E'town approves funding agreement for Pine Valley Drive

    A week after announcing plans to improve Pine Valley Drive, Elizabethtown officials on Monday approved an agreement with the state for thousands in supplemental funding.

  • Majority of incumbents file for E’town City Council

    Five of the six incumbents on Elizabethtown City Council have filed for re-election in No­vember, but one member said he is considering stepping away from politics.

    Kenny Lewis, who is finishing up his fourth term, said he still is mulling his decision, but he is leaning heavily toward walking away from public office.

  • Local Democrats open campaign office tonight

    Hardin County Democrats formally open their campaign headquarters with a celebration tonight.
    The office will be in Northside Place, an office complex at 4000 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, just north of Kohl’s. Bob Moore, chairman of the county party, said the campaign kickoff will begin at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.

  • Glendale murder victim identified

    New details from a July 19 murder investigation, including the identity of the victim, have been released.

    The victim, Saul Alvarado Flores, 47, of Munfordville, was found in a car at the former Glen Dale Children’s Home property with a single gun shot wound to the head. The victim’s identity originally was withheld pending notification of family.

  • Photos wanted: How you spent your summer vacation

    Did you go to the beach or lake this summer on vacation? Maybe you traveled to the east coast or west coast or somewhere in between?

    We would like you to share your summer vacation photos with us for this Sunday's Faces & Places section.