Local News

  • 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.

  • Stories from the Heartland: Youngster shares his blessings

    Jack Thomas didn’t want a phone or video game for his Oct. 9 birthday. He decided he wanted to help other kids, including some classmates at Morningside Elementary School.

    So instead of inviting friends and family to his Elizabethtown home, bringing gifts and money to celebrate turning 11 years old, the fifth-grade student instead asked for Pop-Tarts, Ramen noodles and peanut butter crackers.

  • Restored barracks to be outfitted for Dec. 6 grand opening

    As Mike Weaver continues his mission to restore a World War II barracks as an attraction on the museum grounds at Fort Knox, he continues to collect new allies.

    One of the latest to come to his aid is 74-year-old Paul Greenwell of Morganfield, who recently provided period plumbing fixtures for the restoration.

  • Allegro hosts workshop about aging, decisions that come with it

    Allegro Senior Living is hosting a workshop Tuesday night aimed at helping seniors and their loved ones face the challenges that arise with aging and the resources that can help.

    The workshop, titled “Aging and the Resources to Help with those Difficult Decisions,” begins at 6 p.m. at the retirement community on Diecks Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • North Hardin finishes fourth in state band finals

    After clinching a spot in the Class 5-A state marching band finals for the second year in a row, the North Hardin High School Trojans finished fourth Saturday night at the University of Louisville's Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

    With a score of 91.34 in their 21st finals appearance, the Trojans finished just less than six-tenths of a point behind the third-place band from Lexington Paul Dunbar and more than four points behind state champion Lexington Lafayette.

  • Louisville man accepts rocket docket offer

    A Louisville man arrested Oct. 9 in Upton after police say he abducted a child and led officers on a high-speed pursuit through Hardin County has accepted a rocket docket agreement on local charges.

    Joshua J. Yeager, 24, has been charged in Hardin Circuit Court with two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree fleeing or evading police, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree persistent felony offense.

  • Nearly three decades in grey


    1986: Graduated from the academy in May and assigned to Post 3 in Bowling Green.

    1989: Transferred in November to Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    1994: Promoted to sergeant in September and reassigned to Post 13 in Hazard.

  • Hodgenville man indicted for murder in fatal wreck

    A Hardin County grand jury has indicted a Hodgenville man for murder in the deaths of an Elizabethtown couple killed in August in what police believe was an alcohol-related wreck.

    Earl D. Richardson, 46, faces two counts of murder, first-degree wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants — first offense and no operator’s license. The indictment was returned Thursday.

  • North Hardin Lions Club hosts chili challenge Saturday