Local News

  • Nine rocket docket pleas reached

    The Hardin County grand jury did not return any indictments this week, but plea agreements for felony charges in nine rocket docket cases were reached.

    The following are accepting rocket docket plea agreements for felony charges:

  • Zombies roam downtown Elizabethtown

    Zombies came out Saturday in the cold and rain for an evening of undead fun during the Elizabethtown Zombie Fest.

    The rain may have lessened the crowd from previous years, but many could be seen with zombie make-up and exposed wounds.

    This year had a haunted attraction different from a typical zombie walk.

  • Walk to End Alzheimer's personal for many participants

    Bundled in sweatshirts and wearing signature purple, walkers ventured out on a cool and cloudy morning Saturday for the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

    Anna Glutting was there to support her grandmother, Kath­ryn Judd, who has Alz­hei­mer’s. It was her first walk, and 10 family members from the age of 2 to 75 joined her.

  • Helping Hand of Hope names new executive director

    When David Dozer announced in July he would be retiring at the end of this year, the Helping Hand of Hope Board of Directors say they turned to God’s guidance to provide them with a new leader who would succeed Dozer.

    On Friday, Gary Bohannon was named new executive director of Helping Hand of Hope.

  • Fiscal Court votes to allow relocation of cemetery

    Despite opposition, Fiscal Court voted to allow relocation of a local cemetery.

    After a public hearing and subsequent unanimous vote, Hardin Fiscal Court members voted to allow the Edlin Cemetery at 1058 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown to be moved.

  • Prosecutor: Head of Hardin County drug ring accepts prison term

    An Elizabethtown man arrested on a number of drug charges in August has accepted a plea agreement in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Jashaun Lamar Curry, 31, pleaded guilty to being a first-degree persistent felony offender and trafficking in a controlled substance-methamphetamine, more than 10 ounces.

  • North grad competes for Ms. Veteran America title

    The Gold Standard

    Zandra Robinson never pictured herself being a contestant in a pageant-like competition, yet here she is, a top-25 finalist in the 2014 Ms. Veteran America competition.

    “I’m much, much, much reserved,” Robinson said. “Being in a pageant was never anywhere in my sight to do.”

  • Kids’ Vote moves from polling places to schools

    Local school-age children will have an opportunity to again express their views on electoral matters thanks to a living civics lesson coordinated by the League of Women Voters.

  • Color Run races to Radcliff

    There’s a reason the Color Run markets itself as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet,” according to the woman bringing it to Radcliff.

    The event will have a bubble machine, paint, a DJ and beach balls and that’s not to mention the 5K (3.1 miles) race proper, which rolls into town Oct. 25.

  • Teen’s parents testify in hearing

    An Elizabethtown teen will have to spend the first part of his 19th year in jail.

    After having a birthday following his arrest Sept. 25, Hunter Daniel Bailey of Elizabethtown was not granted a bond reduction Tuesday at his arraignment following testimony from his parents in Hardin Circuit Court.