Local News

  • District soccer final rescheduled

    Because of field conditions after several days of rain, the 17th District boys' soccer championship game again has been postponed.

    The district final matching John Hardin and Central Hardin has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Friday at John Hardin High.

  • Shredding benefit scheduled Saturday

    A free community shredding event will be conducted Saturday morning south of Elizabethtown.

  • LCHS senior a speech and debate All-American

    Landmark News Service

    Brian Anderson was named a National Speech and Debate Association All-American for the 2013-14 school year. The LaRue County High School student achieved this distinction by ending last school year ranked 21st in the nation.

  • Dump truck spill causes delays on I-65

    Motorists on northbound Interstate 65 were delayed Wednesday as traffic was reduced to one lane after a dump truck spilled a portion of its cargo.

    According to Kenny Aubrey of Kentuckiana Trucking, the tailgate of the dump truck was forced open after hitting a pothole. That caused the truck to spill some of its 12-ton load of wood particles.

  • Local legislator in on medical marijuana debate

    State Rep. Tim Moore said he has heard so many “flippant” testimonies on medical marijuana that he’s nauseous.

    Serving on the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare, Moore said he hears a testimony advocating for medicinal marijuana every week or every other week.

  • Police to release details from pursuit today

    Following a pursuit that ended in a head-on crash landing three in the hospital Tuesday evening, police are not releasing names of those involved.

    The wreck on Wilson Road in Radcliff is still under investigation and further details will not be released until sometime today, according to Hardin County Sheriff’s spokesman Rex Allaman.

  • New fire truck to be dedicated Friday

    The Glendale Fire Department will dedicate its new fire truck in a ceremony Friday evening.

    The 1998 KME pumper truck can seat five firefighters and can carry 1,000 gallons. It was acquired to replace a vehicle damage in the Interstate 65 crash that killed Jonathan French and injured his mother, Lisa French, who also is a Glendale firefighter.

  • Delays occur on northbound I-65

    An overturned semi has dumped part of its load of wood chips on Interstate 65 today and northbound traffic is being inconvenienced.

    Vehicles are backed up more than two miles near the I-65 interchange with Ky. 313.

  • Man sentenced for sexual abuse, perjury

    A look of relief spread over the faces of the victim’s family Tuesday when a Hardin circuit judge denied a motion for probation for a Rineyville man facing two years for third-degree sexual abuse and perjury.

    The victim told the court how she’s experienced “overwhelming pain” because of Reiner “Lee” Alfred Legaspi’s actions.

  • Fiscal Court conducts hearing for Water District expansion

    Two recurring issues came up at Tuesday’s meeting of Hardin Fiscal Court: The sale of Elizabethtown’s water service to Hardin Water District No. 2 and changing access to Woodland Drive.