Local News

  • Video, social media helps nab theft suspect

    Lori King took one step into her Bardstown Road home Friday night and knew something was wrong.

    After an 18th birthday celebration for her daughter, she arrived to an empty spot in her living room where their 65-inch television should have been.

  • Afternoon traffic advisory

    Road conditions improved Tuesday according to Chris Jessie, a spokesman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabine's District 4 office in Elizabethtown. He issued this afternoon update.

  • Three men indicted on sex crime charges

    Three men recently arrested for sex crime charges have been indicted by a Hardin County grand jury on multiple felony charges.

    Two of the indicted involve crimes against teenagers.

  • Vietnam veteran bring real-world experience to student learning

    When Dan Tonietti first spoke to students nearly 20 years ago about his experience in the Vietnam War, he was a reluctant participant.

    It took some convincing from Tonietti’s friend Mike Kinney, a Hardin County Schools teacher then and now a board member, to get him into Kinney’s classroom at then-East Hardin High School to share his story.

  • County, state road crews prepare for snowstorm

    As weather forecasts showed Hardin County and the region could see the area’s largest snowfall in more than 10 years, road crews began preparing Sunday afternoon.

    Hardin County Road Depart­ment Supervisor Ron­nie Goodman said the first group reported at 10 a.m. and started getting equipment, such as plow trucks and spreaders, ready.

  • Radcliff could revamp Colvin for little money

    Radcliff’s Colvin Commu­nity Center could be getting a near $150,000 makeover that would cost the city very little.

    The price tag comes from combing several projects — including a new parking lot, playground, sidewalks, awning and indoor divider wall — that the city has either partial or no obligation to pay for or is relatively inexpensive.

  • Area schools closed Monday

    LaRue County Schools are closed Monday because of expected snow. The day originally was scheduled as a make-up day for the district.

    Hardin County Schools, Elizabethtown Indepen­dent Schools, St. James Cath­olic Regional School, Eliza­beth­town Christian Academy and Meade County Schools already were scheduled off for Pre­sidents Day.

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  • Man indicted on multiple sodomy charges

    A Vine Grove man was directly indicted by a Hardin County grand jury this week on four first-degree sodomy charges.

    An­thony Herman Leeds, 32, also was indicted on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, use of a minor in a sexual performance and violation of an EPO/DVO.

  • Second chance at love

    After the deaths of their first spouses and comforting each other for nearly a year, two 80-plus-year-old Atria Assisted Living residents tied the knot on Valentine’s Day.