Local News

  • YMCA officials address city pool needs

    Officials with the steering committee pursuing a Hardin County YMCA said the facility should meet and even may exceed the needs of Elizabethtown residents longing for a new municipal pool.

    The committee briefed Elizabethtown City Council on the YMCA’s progress Monday while discussing a collaboration with the city to provide aquatic services.

  • Radcliff woman arrested on theft charges

    A Radcliff woman is scheduled to appear Friday in Hardin District Court to answer to multiple charges she faces for items stolen from Wal-Mart in Radcliff.

    Crystal Marie Meeker, 31, of Illinois Road, was arrested Sunday night on several charges stemming from taking clothes and other items from the store. She also is charged with conspiring with another individual to return items to the store that weren’t purchased there in exchange for gift cards totalling more than $330. Another cart with $122.59 worth of items was denied by Wal-Mart officials.

  • Event to commemorate civil rights march

    Local residents are invited to commemorate a step forward for human rights that took place half a century ago.

    Residents are invited to participate in the 50th anniversary Civil Rights March on Frankfort at 10 a.m. March 5. Participants will gather at Second Street and Capital Avenue at 9:30 a.m. to walk to the State Capitol, according to a news release from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.

  • Local company builds national dog monument
  • Street scene reflection
  • Council reviews possible valve replacement at Saunders Springs

    In a work session Monday, Radcliff City Council discussed the possibility of replacing a valve in a pond at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve.

    If the valve, which is estimated to be more than 50 years old, needs replacing, the council will have to add it to the agenda for an upcoming meeting because the item was not part of the budget. Mayor J.J. Duvall said the determination on whether the valve will need to be replaced will be made when the weather clears.

  • A return to the past

    Pritchard Community Center was blanketed Saturday with muzzleloaders, antique knives and horns.  

    Laid out across tables from numerous vendors were mementoes of a simpler time in America’s history as the 18th Century Market Fair returned this weekend, bringing collectors, hunters and shooters to revisit a period now hundreds of years removed.

  • Wesley Cardin, longtime owner of Flint Hill General Store, died Saturday

    An era came to an end as Wesley Cardin, the “mayor of Flint Hill,” has left the building, moving on to bigger and better things.

    The man who touched many lives through his years of owning Cardin’s Flint Hill General Store died Saturday from complications of a heart attack he suffered earlier in the week.

  • Ice daggers
  • BackPack Program packing a punch

    Upcoming population shifts at Fort Knox will be felt throughout the community, including in school districts.

    Hardin County Schools faces the potential loss of hundreds of students this calendar year because of the accelerated deactivation of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. The HCS board was updated Thursday afternoon on the departure of the 3/1 and its impact on enrollment.