Local News

  • Motorcyclist flown to Louisville after wreck
  • Hodgenville police chief served criminal summons

    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson has been served a criminal summons following a Kentucky State Police investigation into his conduct.

    Johnson faces charges of first-degree official misconduct and second-degree hindering a prosecution or apprehension.

    According to the complaint, an officer said that during KSP’s investigation into former Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and former city clerk MaDonna Hornback, Johnson contacted Cruse on Dec. 16 and 17 and advised “him to lay low and get out of town.”

  • Historic Glen Dale Children’s Home sells at auction

    Ron Biddle of Carlisle traveled more than 200 miles to look at Glen Dale Children’s Home one final time Saturday as the property was being sold at auction.

    The property that once housed troubled and orphaned children and closed five years ago included more than 272 acres and 13 decaying structures broken up into 10 tracts sold Saturday for more than $1.77 million, including buyer’s premium. The sale averaged more than $5,900 an acre.

  • Radcliff aligning salaries with similar cities' compensation

    Radcliff has gradually adjusted salaries for department heads and some administrative positions to better align pay with a wage survey produced by the Kentucky League of Cities.

    Mayor J.J. Duvall provided salary changes from June 2009 to June 2013, which showed adjustments to several key positions in city government. He said the salary increases are the result of pay adjustments made for added responsibilities, merit raises and promotions.

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  • 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.