Local News

  • Two involved in bus vs. car wreck in Radcliff

    A Hardin County Schools bus was involved in a wreck at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday.

    According to Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate, a male driving a 2008 Nissan car struck the rear-end of a 2013 HCS bus northbound of U.S. 31W in front of Jack Hart's body shop. No children were on the bus at the time of the crash.

  • Double murder trial begins this week

    The trial is expected to begin this week for a Hodgenville man accused of driving under the influence and killing an elderly couple in a crash on Lincoln Parkway more than 17 months ago.

    Jury selection in the double murder case against Earl D. Richardson, 47, is set to start today in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • Hodgenville's only female mayor steps out of political spotlight

    Following decades of serving the city of Hodgenville, Glenda Wathen has retired from the political scene.

    The long-time member of Hodgenville City Council did not seek re-election last year. She attended her final meeting of the council in December.

    Wathen served in numerous capacities over the years, including as mayor.

  • Crash closes I-65

    A three-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 on Monday night closed the roadway for a few hours.

    According to Kentucky State Police spokesman Jeff Gregory, the crash involved two passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer. One person suffered minor injuries and was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital, he said.

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  • Parkway ramp from Ring Road blocked by semi

    The ramp onto Western Kentucky Parkway westbound from Ring Road was blocked early Tuesday evening due to an overturned semi, the Transportation Cabinet reported.

    Traffic on the parkway was not affected.

    The ramp closure occurred just before 6 p.m. and traffic was restored by 8:30 p.m., a cabinet spokesman reported.

  • Fort Knox to host online meeting

    Fort Knox will host an online town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Post leadership will answer questions about “the installation, its services, policies and facilities” on Facebook, according to a release.

    For more information, go to the U.S. Army Fort Knox Facebook page or the town hall event page at www.facebook.com/events/383421698486427.

  • Suspicious letter found at Radcliff post office

    Emergency officials responded to the Radcliff post office after a suspicious letter was found at the facility this morning.

    Writing on the letter said, "Do not open. Call 911.''

    Officials took the emergency call at 9:39 a.m. today. At around 11:30 a.m., the scene was cleared and the post office again was open.

  • Americorps VISTAs to honor King with service project

    Thirteen AmeriCorps VISTA members will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy today by helping individuals in the community with financial literacy.

  • Needs assessment meeting is Friday

    The local Community Action office will conduct its annual community needs assessment meeting Friday.

    Anyone who represents the concerns of low-income residents of Hardin County is invited to attend. Any suggestions offered at the meeting will be considered as the agency designs its programs.