Local News

  • Radcliff cancels Christmas festival

    Citing weather woes, Radcliff officials Wednesday canceled the city’s upcoming Christmas at the Cabins festival.

    City spokesman Bryce Shumate said weather already was too poor for the event to be enjoyable and Mayor J.J. Duvall said there was nothing that could be done to change that.

  • Teen speaks out in rape case

    Standing about 20 feet from the man who raped her, a teenage girl made sure James R. Ogg heard what his actions have done to her life.

  • DuPlessis gets first look at life as a legislator

    State Rep.-elect Jim DuPles­sis of the 25th Dis­trict said learning the political ropes in Frankfort makes him feel like he’s back in school.

  • Taste of Radcliff is Monday

    The Radcliff Women’s Club will taste Radcliff next week before sinking their teeth into community projects.

    The seventh annual Taste of Radcliff event is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Colvin Community Center. There are about 50 tickets left $10 each. They can be purchased at Radcliff City Hall or from any club member before the event and will not be on sale at the door.

  • Remembrance service is Sunday

    The holiday season can be particularly difficult for anyone who has lost a loved one.

    Hosparus of Central Ken­tucky is offering help to deal with the grief and loss Sunday afternoon.

    Hosparus’ annual holiday remembrance service is set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

  • Tour offered for caregivers, everyone

    For 20 minutes next week, individuals can experience the challenges, confusion and barriers of those living with dementia as they are guided through a virtual dementia tour at Allegro Inspired Senior Living.

    The tour is meant to help caregivers better identify with their loved one’s day-to-day struggles and improve their ability to provide care.

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  • Kroger crasher gets 13-year sentence

    The second time June Blocker crashed a car into Kroger is much more costly.

    The 53-year-old Elizabethtown woman was handed final sentencing Tuesday. Circuit Judge Ken Howard went with the plea agreement deal of a 13-year sentence with parole eligibility at 20 percent. She also must pay $24,667.40 of restitution to Kroger, which was her former employer.

  • Tree Lighting, Trees for Troops set for Thursday

    The Fort Knox installation’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the post gazebo located across from Brooks Parade Field on post.

  • Gate closed indefinitely

    Fort Knox’s Patton Museum gate closed in November and officials said they have no plans to reopen it.

    Visitors no longer will be able to drive directly from Dixie Highway into the museum’s parking lot and now must enter the post through the main gate, driving about two miles and making at least three turns before reaching the museum.