Local News

  • Local businesses support Teddy Bear Drive

    Two local check-cashing businesses are working to collect comfort for area children.

    Check Advance and Advance America are gathering stuffed animals for a Teddy Bear Drive, which provides the items to children who have experienced a traumatic event. The drive began Wednesday and continues until July 31.

    Across the country, local operators associated with those companies take part in various charitable programs, said Kathy Hall, sales manager at Check Advance. This year, the two Elizabethtown locations decided to participate in the Teddy Bear Drive.

  • Four injured in Radcliff crash

    Four people were injured and one was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville after police said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Fairmont Drive and Wilson Road just before 5:30 p.m. Friday.

    Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate said a female driver was heading west on Fairmont Drive in a Volkswagen Jetta when witnesses allege she pulled out in front of a Chevrolet pickup heading north on Wilson Road. The two vehicles subsequently collided, he said.

  • Jr. Food Stores closing doors in Radcliff

    Two businesses will say goodbye to Radcliff this week.

  • Home-schooled students take run at retail

    Caleb Vaughn found himself the subject of a humorous outtake during a job shadowing experience Saturday at Old Navy.

  • Radcliff man indicted for sexual abuse of relative

    A Radcliff man accused of sexually abusing a female relative younger than 12 was indicted Thursday by the Hardin County grand jury.

    Patrick Neal, 30, faces one count of first-degree sexual abuse.

    According to the indictment, the encounter occurred Feb. 3, just one day before a family member reported the incident to police and Neal fled the Hardin County area.

  • County animal shelter nearing completion

    Despite limited resources, PAWS Shelter Foundation has fostered the founding of a new county animal shelter on Peterson Drive, which will be turned over to Hardin County Animal Control this summer.

    Deedie Layman, foundation president, said the majority of the interior has been completed and work should conclude next month. The foundation intends to transfer the property to the county for Hardin County Animal Control by July 1.

  • ACT glitch causes testing problems

    End-of-course exams begin soon in local school districts and with some trepidation, as districts around the state ran into a glitch in the online testing system.

  • Chemo intensifies for Holland as transplant nears

    Uncertainty walks the halls of Kosair Children’s Hospital with Regina Hensley like a permanent shadow, each step creating a disparate mix of uneasiness and hope as she prays for her son’s survival but braces for bad news.

    “I know he’ll be fine,” she said, holding back tears on the phone Wednesday as her son, Andrew Holland, recuperated. “He has to be fine.”

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  • Church giving clothes, household items to those in need


    Members of a Radcliff church are organizing a third year of helping those in need and demonstrating the principles of their faith.

    The third annual community giveaway is scheduled from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at All Nations Worship Ministries on Wiselyn Drive in Radcliff.

    The church is collecting clothing and household items, including furniture, from congregation and community members to give away that day.