Local News

  • EHS Class of 1977 propose memorial marker for Walker

    Classmates from Tim Walker’s graduating class remember him as a shy but lovable friend whose accomplishments are worthy of celebration.

    Four members of Elizabethtown High School’s Class of 1977 want to share their endearment for the late mayor in the form of a memorial they have proposed for the Elizabethtown Nature Park. They asked for permission to place the memorial Monday from Elizabethtown City Council during its work session.

    Mayor Edna Berger said the city will cast a vote Monday, pledging her support for the idea.

  • Police: E'town man arrested after stomping on woman's head

    An Elizabethtown man is charged with assault and unlawful imprisonment after police said he stomped the top of a woman’s head with his boot.

    Patrick N. Hawkins, 34, was arrested Saturday night on charges of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, third or subsequent offense, and violation of a domestic violence protection order.

  • Appreciation banquet planned for longtime Rep. Jimmie Lee

    Asked about the work of state Rep. Jimmie Lee, local human services providers begin their remarks much the same way.

    “If not for Jimmie Lee ...”

    Representatives from the Advocacy and Support Center, Communicare and SpringHaven domestic violence center are among the people asked to speak at an appreciation dinner Friday in Lee’s honor.

  • Officials: Plan for wet weather Halloween night

    As Halloween night draws closer, weather forecasters are calling for showers and thunderstorms throughout most of Thursday, including during the scheduled hours for trick-or-treating.

    With the chance for severe weather in mind, Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate encouraged parents to plan carefully.

    “Timing can be a big issue,” he said.

  • Candy exchanges offered at local dental offices

    Two local dental practices will be bringing smiles to the faces of soldiers while saving the smiles of local children.

    The offices will offer a candy exchange to children and their parents interested in swapping their sweet treats for a reward. Kool Smiles will give out toys while Proctor Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is paying by the pound.

  • EPD to host Shred Day

    Elizabethtown Police Department is hosting a document shredding event Saturday at Wal-Mart.

    From 9 to 11 a.m., residents can bring any paper they need shredded to the parking lot of the Wal-Mart off North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown, according to a news release. Locally owned Brenco Document Shredding will destroy the documents with its “mobile shredding unit.”

  • Berger: Perspective on downtown must change

    Mayor Edna Berger said Elizabethtown’s perspective on downtown redevelopment needs to change.

    The city can ill afford to continue spending thousands on the purchase of downtown buildings only to turn around and give them away for practically nothing, she said. And simply throwing money at the Heritage Council and expecting magical results is not enough, she added.

  • Road closure postponed until weekend

    Plans to close a state highway for a movie crew has been rescheduled for this weekend.

    Originally set to begin today and continue through Thursday morning, the closure of Ky. 333 at Ky. 2199 now will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday and last until 3 a.m. on Monday.

  • Radcliff relocates Armor sculpture

    A monument established in 1992 to honor the U.S. Army’s armored forces has been relocated and will be reinvigorated as a tribute.

    Radcliff has moved the sculpture – a triangle-shaped design symbolizing Armor sitting atop a black granite base — from City Hall to a landscape bed along the Wilson Road ramp off North Dixie Boulevard.

  • Federal permit issued for distillery in Hardin County

    Since his family closed its concrete products manufacturing company, Brent Goodin’s business interests have been quite diverse. They are about to become even more so.