Local News

  • Radcliff man pleads guilty to reckless homicide in fatal crash

    Although no offer was on the table at the beginning of the day, a plea agreement was reached in a manslaughter case that caused the death of an Eastview man.

  • Kindergarten cancer survivor takes first trip to Toys R Us

    If granted one wish, many kids would ask for a trip to Walt Disney World. When John Hull was asked for his wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he opted for a trip to Toys R Us because, for him, it would be just as magical.

    Until Wednesday, the 6-year-old had never been to Toys R Us.

    In 2013, John was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

  • Knocking at Fort Knox: Employers view post with eye for talent

    Where Opportunity Knox, U.S. Army Capt. Timothy Rhodes answers.

    Rhodes, 35, is an important stop on a quarterly Fort Knox tour and briefing conducted Wednesday for the organization known as Where Opportunity Knox.

  • Cooking show films at Skaggs RV

    Daily cooking show “Flip My Food” made a stop Wed­nes­­day in Elizabethtown to film an upcoming fall episode.

    Jeff Henderson — better known as Chef Jeff — takes favorite recipes and makes them healthy and delicious. Henderson and the show’s film crew stopped at Skaggs RV for an episode about cooking in a recreational vehicle.

  • Radcliff man sentenced to five years for rape

    A Radcliff man charged with sex crimes with a girl younger than 14 was sentenced to five years in prison.

    Jordan A. Farmer, 20, was sentenced to five years for a charge second-degree rape and 12 months each for two counts of sexual misconduct and one count of third-degree sexual abuse. The sentences are to run concurrent for a total of five years.

  • Man wanted in connection to New York murder arrested in Radcliff

    A New York murder suspect was apprehended by federal marshals in Radcliff, according to Hardin Coun­ty Detention Center records.

    Derekson Matthew Lett, 26, of Brooklyn, is wanted in the April 4 shooting death of Michele Hernandez-Vasquez, 21, at a New York hotel in what police are calling a botched prositution-related robbery, Staten Island Advance reports.

  • Severe weather possible today

    The National Weather Service has a hazardous weather outlook today that includes Hardin and all adjacent counties.

    The forecast calls for strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. These storms are capable of producing large hail.

    Damaging winds also are possible and conditions could be right for the formation of tornadoes, the weather service said.

  • I-65 northbound closures changed to Sunday

    Northbound Interstate 65 will be reduced to one lane and a ramp will be closed Sunday as crews work to install a final epoxy overlay on a bridge over Ky. 61 near mile marker 104 at Lebanon Junction in Bullitt County.

    Because of weather conditions, the work scheduled for Saturday that will cause the closures has been switched to Sunday.

  • 26-mile yard sale set for Saturday

    Rain or shine, the area’s largest yard sale is set for Saturday in Cecilia, Franklin Crossroads, Howevalley, Vertrees, Constantine, Dyer, Custer and beyond.

  • Midday wreck blocking traffic on WK Parkway

    Eastbound traffic on the Western Kentucky Parkway will be inconvenience this afternoon because of a midday wreck near mile point 91.

    The Transportation Cabinet district office says the parkway is reduced to one lane because of the crash and a temporary closure might be necessary during cleanup.