Local News

  • Major League Eating to headline Radcliff Days

    Radcliff is taking on a mouthful in October.

    The city has entered a contract with Major League Eating to host a professional competitive eating competition at City Park North, scheduled for 2 p.m. Oct. 5.

    The contest is the headlining attraction for a revamped Radcliff Days that is swapping venues this year to host local bands at the amphitheater and stage a mini Oktoberfest complete with a beer tent.

  • E’town seeks pool designs

    Finance Director Steve Park said there is a misperception circulating around Elizabethtown that the American Legion Park pool’s demise means an end to all city-sponsored aquatic ventures.

    Park and members of Elizabethtown City Council argued the old pool must go before the city has the financial resources and flexibility to explore new options.

    “We took action to at least get some action,” Councilman Marty Fulkerson argued.

  • Noon Rotary Club remembers 9/11
  • PHOTO: Giving new life to an old fence
  • County maintains property tax rates

    Hardin Fiscal Court accepted a recommendation by Judge-Executive Harry Berry to hold property tax rates steady for the sixth straight year during its Tuesday voting meeting.

  • Walk for Life eyes another successful outing

    Coming off last year’s highly successful Walk for Life, Clarity Solutions for Women again hosts its annual event Sept. 21 with hopes of another big financial windfall.

    Last year’s Walk for Life raised $45,000 for the Christian-based organization that provides a pressure-free environment for women facing unexpected pregnancy, offering them information and support as they consider raising the child or adoption.

  • KSP probing area officers

    Kentucky State Police is investigating officers from three area law enforcement agencies, including its own Elizabethtown post, although officials have declined to reveal the allegations involved.

    Officials confirmed Tuesday that KSP is leading an ongoing investigation involving two Post 4 troopers, a Brandenburg Police Department officer and a Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy. However, they would not reveal the officers’ names or the allegations that led to the probe.

  • Wreckage serves as reminder of 9/11

    Alan Wallace, Dennis Young and Mark Skipper reunited at Potts Motor Park on Fort Knox Tuesday to see the wreckage of Foam 161, the fire truck assigned to Fort Myers Fire and Emergency Services that was stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Police: Vine Grove man charged with exposing himself on park bench

    Two weeks after four teenage girls spotted a man performing a personal sex act on a Vine Grove park bench, police have arrested and charged a suspect with indecent exposure.

    David H. Mitchell, 31, of Vine Grove was arrested Saturday on a charge of first-degree indecent exposure. According to police, Mitchell was identified as the suspect during a photo lineup.

  • E'town to cast vote on sale of water system

    Elizabethtown’s water system remains in limbo, but City Council hopes to offer more clarity next week.

    The council is expected to vote on the possible lease or sale of the utility to Hardin County Water District No. 2, which plans to convert its entire system to a chloramine treatment solution by January 2015.