Local News

  • Police: Radcliff man arrested for attempting to steal car

    A Radcliff man faces charges of robbery and unlawful imprisonment after police say he attempted to steal a vehicle Saturday in a restaurant parking lot while a woman was inside it.

    Joe R. Zepeda Jr., 30, is charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and theft by unlawful taking–automobile.

    Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department, said Zepeda was leaving Zozo’s Bar & Grill when he got into a 2005 Acura left running in the parking lot.

  • Cecilia man arrested in connection to shooting, robberies

    A Cecilia man was arrested Monday in connection to a shooting and multiple robberies that occurred Saturday near the Meade-Hardin border.

    Steven C. Goodman, 21, faces charges of first-degree robbery and kidnapping–adult in Meade County and attempted murder, first-degree robbery, theft by unlawful taking–automobile, tampering with physical evidence, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and six counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in Hardin County.

  • Dialog opens on solid waste dispute

    After weeks of second-hand exchanges, Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry and Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall are close to a face-to-face discussion to hash out issues over the county’s solid waste management plan.

    Berry and Duvall have exchanged email correspondence in recent weeks and are working through their schedules to hammer out a definitive meeting date, which could come next week after Duvall returns from vacation.

    Berry said Monday he sent a list of available dates and times to Duvall via email and was hoping for a response soon.

  • EIS stadium project moving forward

    Work will begin soon on the new $3.9 million athletic complex at Elizabethtown High School.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ board approved 15 bids for various areas of construction work for the new complex, which primarily provides a football and soccer field and track on the school campus.

    Officials hope earthwork and demolition will begin this week, finance director Denise Morgan said.

  • Wrong number listed for tax bill info

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office listed an incorrect phone number for residents to call with tax inquiries.


    Anyone with questions regarding property tax bills should call (270) 765-5133 or (270) 737-6071.

  • Golden Alert canceled with discovery of missing Eastview woman

    The Golden Alert issued for a missing Eastview woman was lifted late Monday afternoon after she was located in Radcliff.

    Amber M. Foster, 28, was reported missing Oct. 20. Greg Lowe, spokesman for the sheriff's office, said police found Foster around 4:45 p.m. Monday in Radcliff.

    "This one had a happy ending," Lowe said.

    A welfare agency provided a tip to Radcliff Police Department, which led officers to Foster, according to a news release. She was taken to Communicare for an evaluation, Lowe said.

  • Missing Eastview woman located in Radcliff

    The Golden Alert issued for a missing Eastview woman was lifted late Monday afternoon after she was found in Radcliff.

    Amber M. Foster, 28, was reported missing Oct. 20 by her landlord. According to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, Foster experiences mental issues and is on medication for seizures.

    Greg Lowe, spokesman for the sheriff’s office, said police found Foster around 4:45 p.m. Monday in Radcliff.

  • Cecilia man arrested in Big Spring shooting, robbery

    A suspect in a Saturday morning Meade County shooting and robbery has been arrested.

    Steven C. Goodman, 21, of Cecilia was arrested around 9:05 a.m. Monday, according to a citation.

    Detective Jonathan Vaughn of Kentucky State Police Post 4 confirmed Goodman is charged in the shooting that occurred off Big Spring Road in Vine Grove in Meade County.

  • U.S. 31W to remain closed at West Point at least a day, official says

    Dixie Highway is closed north of West Point near Katherine Station Road in southern Jefferson County as officials react to a  train derailment. It will remain closed at least 24 hours, according to a Jefferson County spokesman.

    A hazardous material alert occurred because of a early morning chemical spill before dawn today. The train crash is on a track running near Dixie.

  • Family channels Halloween spirit in decorations

    Frankenstein’s monster, a witch, a small graveyard and other ghoulies haunt the Pardini family’s front yard in preparation for Halloween.

    Kelly, her husband, Jeremy, and their daughter, Briana, get into the spirit of the holiday and pass out candy with their Great Danes to slack-jawed trick-or-treaters.

    The children stop a moment at the Elizabethtown home, impressed by the playground of frights and fall festiveness that covers the family’s yard, home and barn.