Local News

  • Hospital financial reports in good health

    As the first half of the fiscal year closes, Hardin Memorial Hospital is in good financial health.

    In a report for the six months ending Dec. 31, the hospital’s excess of revenues and gains over expenses was $5,866,000, versus a $590,000 deficit projected in the budget.

  • Bria Hays wins Miss Ky. County Fair

    When it comes to the pageant scene, Bria Hays could be considered a newcomer, but it seems the first time was the charm for her.

    After entering her first pageant in 2013, just a little more than a year later the 21-year-old Radcliff resident beat 91 other contestants Saturday and was crowned Miss Kentucky County Fair in Louisville in her first state competition.

  • Local organization receives $5,000 to spay cats at animal shelter

    Friends of Hardin County Animal Shelter received a check for $5,000 that will help reduce the overpopulation of cats in the area.

  • Police seek help identifying woman in connection to thefts

    The Elizabethtown Police Department is asking for help in identifying a woman they are calling a person of interest concerning thefts in the area.

    The thefts were from two cars at Ring Road pull-off for Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown between 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sgt. Tim Cleary said.

  • Junior Achievement Penguin Plunge is next month

    A chilly pool of water has been enough to motivate local supporters of Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana in past years. The tradition continues next month for

    the fourth annual Junior Achievement Penguin Plunge.

  • United Way schedules mandatory grant workshops

    In an effort to combat poverty in the region, United Way of Central Kentucky is offering Community Investment Grants to nonprofits wishing to advance their missions.

  • Entertainer charged with DUI enters guilty plea

    Olivia Henken, who gained national notice by competing in NBC’s “The Voice,” entered a guilty plea today in Hardin District Court to charges of driving under the influence.

    The Louisville resident was arrested and charged with DUI around 1 a.m. Dec. 20, hours after performing as part of a Christmas show at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

  • Central Hardin fight draws blood

    Two male students were involved in a verbal-turned-physical disagreement Tuesday morning at Central Hardin High School that left one student bleeding from his head.

    The fight originated as a verbal disagreement involving a female and became physical, bringing both students to the floor, according to Hardin County Schools Community Relations Specialist John Wright.

  • Schools modify schedules because of slick roads

    Weather conditions will cause some schedule changes today, including local schools.

    Hardin County and Elizabethtown Independent schools will modify schedules and open on a one-hour delay. Elizabethtown Christian Academy and St. James School also will follow that schedule.

  • Winter driving alert issued

    The National Weather Service has issued a travelers' advisory stretching from Interstate 64 in Indiana south to the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

    Light snow is to blame for slick road conditions. As temperatures drop overnight increased issues are expected to develop.

    The advisory extends to 10 a.m. EST Tuesday.