Local News

  • Sex case continues against two former police officers

    Prosecutors have filed an answer for a motion to dismiss sex-related charges against a former state police trooper.

    Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Sarah Farmer, special prosecutor assigned to the case against former Kentucky State Police trooper Stratford Young, filed a response in Meade Circuit Court in Brandenburg. Young is charged with two counts of third-degree sodomy and one count of third-degree rape.

  • Louisville man indicted on robbery charge

    A Louisville man was indicted on several charges in Hardin Circuit Court after police say he robbed a group of people at gunpoint in a Radcliff neighborhood.

    Shaquan Darnell Mul­rain, 28, was indicted on first-degree robbery, tampering with physical evidence, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and giving a peace officer a false name or address, a misdemeanor.

    According to an arrest citation, Mulrain robbed a group of people with a handgun June 18 in Hill­top Terrace in Radcliff.

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  • Man charged in fatal wreck has DUI history

    An investigation into a fatal wreck continues after an Irvington man was charged with murder and is being held on a $1 million cash bond for his involvement in the crash a week ago at the intersection of Deckard School Road and Patriot Parkway that killed Bri­anna Taylor, 17, of Elizabethtown.

    Michael Todd Hilton, 34, also is charged with first offense aggravated driving under the influence. He was booked into the Hardin County Detention Center at 8:17 p.m. Thursday.

  • Police reconstructing fatal wreck scene on Patriot Parkway

    Police are currently on the scene of Sunday night's fatal car crash that killed 17-year-old Brianna Taylor and sent another teen to the hospital reconstructing the accident.

    The work likely will mean some lane closures.


  • Guthrie addresses Alzheimer's research during Hardin County visit

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, believes Alz­heimer’s disease will develop into a national financial crisis within the next 36 years if Congress does not develop strategies to aggressively find a cure or mechanisms to slow down the onset of the disease.

    Guthrie, visiting Elizabethtown Friday, toured the Alzheimer’s unit at Allegro, a senior living facility on Diecks Drive, and met with members of the Alzheimer’s Association at Hardin County Public Library, where he outlined tenets of his advocacy for Alzheimer’s research.

  • Lydia Gumm wins State Am

    For the third time in five years, Lydia Gumm and April Emerson faced off for the championship in the Women’s Kentucky State Amateur.

    This time, the North Hardin High School graduate won the title. Playing this morning at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington, Gumm won the match 4 and 3.

    In both 2010 and 2011, Emerson defeated Gumm for the State Am title.

  • Vine Grove to hold budget work session

    Vine Grove City Coun­cil will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss the 2014-15 budget at Vine Grove City Hall.

    The budget is the only item on the agenda.

  • Teen's family waits for her to 'come back'

    At University Hospital in Louisville, visitor after visitor has come to see Mickayla Harig after she sustained injuries in a crash Sunday night on Patriot Parkway.

    Although his daughter is not awake to greet her guests, Harig’s father, Ray, said the constant stream of visitors is representative of his daughter’s kind spirit.

    “The amount of kids that have come through this hospital have been a testament to her,” he said. “There are people coming we have never met and they talk about how great she is.”

  • Girls on the Go: Scouts come together at camp

    Young Girl Scouts wearing tie-dyed camp shirts took turns squeezing wet oatmeal from a pair of pantyhose Wed­nesday morning at Freeman Lake Park in an effort to understand how the digestive system works.

    “After we finish this, we are all going to enjoy our lunch,” joked Cindy Gellhaus, Girl Scout parent and volunteer.