Local News

  • County to review cost of new government complex

    Hardin County soon will know the anticipated cost to construct the new county government complex set for construction on property along Ring Road and Patriot Parkway.

    Hardin Fiscal Court is expected to review and possibly vote on a recommendation this week for the guaranteed maximum price of construction from Alliance Corporation, the county’s designated construction manager.

  • Meade state title game shifted to Saturday

    Meade County's Class 6-A state championship football game in Bowling Green has been shifted to Saturday at 6 p.m. EST.

    The announcement was made Friday morning by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. Other games also were moved around.

    The Green Wave will face Scott County in the championship game.

  • CANCELLATIONS: Radcliff events, Dickens among called off celebrations

    The potential for hazardous travel conditions has forced the cancellation of various events:

    - The Radcliff Christmas parade, and Christmas at the Cabins scheduled for Saturday have been cancelled. Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said he didn't expect the events to be re-scehduled at this time.

  • Winter storm arrives locally

    Wintry conditions, including sleet, freezing rain and snow, are expected today across Kentucky.

    Hardin County Schools and West Point have announced plans to be closed today as have the public schools serving neighboring counties of LaRue, Meade, Nelson, Bullitt, Hart, Grayson and Breckinridge counties. St. James and Gloria Dei schools in Elizabethtown and Leitchfield Christian Academy also are closed today.

  • KSP undergoes Taser training

    Dressed in a protective black suit, Sgt. Kevin Burton jumps up and down excitedly, flapping his arms and spewing profanities. Another Kentucky State Police trooper in front of him calmly but firmly orders him to get on the ground.

  • Civil War-era land parcel up for auction

    In 1870, when John Marion Shelton returned from fighting for the Union in the Civil War, he used his mustering out pay to purchase about 150 acres in northern Hardin County.

    Throughout the years, the family has added to the property and the city of Radcliff has grown around it. Now the historical property, 262 acres in all, is up for auction Saturday.

  • HMH turns on Christmas lights
  • Charge upgraded against woman accused of trying to sell baby

    A charge against an Elizabethtown woman accused of twice attempting to sell her now 10-day-old daughter has been enhanced to a felony.

    Leeanna Brown, 24, could face up to five years in prison on a charge of selling a child for adoption. Brown originally was charged early Wednesday morning with endangering the welfare of a minor. The initial charge was a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison.

    The child was born Nov. 26.

  • Traveling Vietnam Memorial headed to Nature Park

    A traveling tribute to Vietnam veterans and veterans of all wars will be on display in the Elizabethtown Nature Park in May.

    Glendale Lions Club is sponsoring a half-size traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., during the week of Memorial Day.

    Dan Tonietti, a Vietnam veteran and member of the Glendale Lions Club, is organizing the effort and presented the idea to the club, which was in full support.

  • Helping Hand of HOPE in need of donations, volunteers

    There still is plenty of opportunity for the community to make Christmas a little jollier for local children and families.

    Helping Hand of HOPE still needs donations and volunteers for its Hope for Christmas program, which will serve hundreds of Hardin County residents this year.

    Salvation Army, however, has felt the community’s generosity and has seen the vast majority of its Angel Tree recipients selected.