Local News

  • Woman injured in robbery

    A 61-year-old woman was badly beaten Monday night outside of Towne Mall, just two days after she stopped working there as a custodian.

    Joyce Perry suffered a broken nose and broken left orbital bone as well as other injuries.

  • Vine Grove water pressure to increase by month's end

    Vine Grove citizens have yet to reap all the benefits from the city’s $1.7 million water line overhaul, but they won’t have to wait much longer, engineers say.

  • Bond scam hits area

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public of a scam.

    According to Detective Rex Allaman, some residents have been receiving phone calls from the U.S. Marshal's office telling them that there are warrants out for their arrests or that they have failed to appear for jury duty.

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  • Emergency shelter set up in E'town

    An emergency shelter will be open tonight at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown for those in need of warmth from what is expected to be the coldest night of the year.

    Elizabethtown Fire Chief Mike Hulsey said anytime the temperatures reach 10 degrees, the shelter is opened. Temperatures tonight are expected to reach single digits with wind chills around -6 degrees.

  • Two E'town men arrested in Glendale bank robbery

    Less than two weeks after the West Point Bank in Glendale was robbed, Kentucky State Police believe the case has been solved.

    One of the local men arrested — Leonard Sisk, 54, of Elizabethtown — previously was sentenced for a bank robbery at the same location in the early 1990s, according to KSP spokesman Jeff Gregory.

  • Trio charged in home invasion slapped with more charges

    Three Hardin County residents, already facing a number of charges related to a Dec. 22 home invasion in Rineyville, now are charged with first-degree robbery of Basham’s Liquor Store in Meade County.

  • Fort Knox hosts listening session

    Still reeling from the loss of 3,000 soldiers and Fort Knox’s only combat brigade last year, state and local officials and the community gave their best arguments Tuesday night against losing 4,100 more.

  • Hodgenville police chief suspended

    Landmark News Service

    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson has been suspended with pay following another criminal complaint against him.

    According to the police department’s Facebook page, Johnson was suspended Monday. Sergeant Marcus Jackson was named acting chief.

  • Fire damages house in Stephensburg

    A residential structure fire left seven people in the Stephensburg area displaced early Tuesday morning.

    According to Steph­ensburg Fire Chief David Painter, a call was received around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday.

    “They saw smoke in the kitchen area and went outside and could see flames coming through part of the roof,” Painter said.