Local News

  • Hall of Fame meets city's requirements

    The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame board has met its requirements to move forward with the progress of the future hall of fame site at 212 W. Dixie Ave.

  • Hodgenville man dies in Lincoln Parkway crash

    A Hodgenville man is dead after he crashed into the end of a trailer Tuesday night on Lincoln Parkway in Hardin County.

    Odis Ray Burroughs, 58, died Wednesday after being flown to University Hospital in Louisville, according to Kentucky State Police.

  • UWCK names 10 to board

    Ten community leaders have become new members of United Way of Central Kentucky’s Board of Directors.

    UWCK is governed by 21 volunteer board members who serve two, three-year terms and provide direction, support and strategy needed to achieve the goal of cutting the poverty level in half in Central Kentucky.

  • Dad, daughter dead in murder-suicide

    In a quiet neighborhood lined with brick homes and bright, well-groomed landscapes, it was a common sight to see Tasha Jonas riding her bike or scooter up and down Willow Crossing Court along with many of the other children in her Vine Grove neighborhood.

  • Volvo a no-go

    Hardin County officials were “disappointed” Monday to learn Volvo Cars will open its first U.S. auto plant, which soon could employ 4,000, in South Carolina and not at the Glendale megasite.

  • Hawkins a no show at Radcliff work session

    At the Radcliff City Council’s Monday work session, Rik Hawkins was scratched from the agenda.

    Mayor Mike Weaver had scheduled Hawkins, a former Hardin County Chamber of Commerce president, to give a presentation to the council about a possible events coordinator position. The mayor wants the council to create the job and Hawkins to accept it.

  • Master Gardeners conduct plant fair Saturday

    The Hardin County Master Gardeners will hold its 17th annual plant fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hardin County Extension Service at 201 Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

    The event is hosted by the Lincoln Trail Master Gardeners Association.

  • Rape suspect found in Hart County barn

    A Rineyville man wanted in Hardin County on six counts of third-degree rape was arrested Friday by Hart County sheriff deputies who found him being held at gunpoint.

    James Kirby, 22, was detained by a property owner in Bonnieville after “Kirby had attempted to steal property

  • School bus involved in collision
  • Worker struck by vehicle

    An employee of Red River Waste Solutions was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville after he was struck Monday morning by a vehicle on Bacon Creek Road after retrieving a missed box along the side of the road.

    Justin Henry, 24, of Brandenburg, received serious injuries from the collision, Kentucky State Police spokesman Jeff Gregory said.