Local News

  • Vehicle strikes daycare building in Radcliff

    An early morning collision Wednesday at a day care in Radcliff caused thousands of dollars worth of damage, but left children and workers unharmed.

    A vehicle driven by a man who was dropping off his son at R & L Child Care in the 7000 block of U.S. 31W hit a patch of ice while turning into the business, police said, and slid into the left side of the building through a large window. Much of the silver sedan ended up inside the structure.

  • Helmwood teacher named EIS ExCEL winner

    Helmwood Heights Elementary School feels like home to Tiffany Davis.

    The school was, after all, where she had her first experiences in education, both as a student and as a teacher, and it’s where she continues her journey in the field.

    “I came right back to where I started,” Davis said.

  • Photos: School time sledding
  • Home design, remodeling show returns this weekend

    Those wanting to get advice and a hand up on home improvement projects have an outlet to tap this weekend.

    The Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association is hosting the 34th annual Home Design & Remodeling Show at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The show is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.

  • Photos: Health on display
  • Investigation leads to meth arrest for West Point man

    An investigation that spanned several months paid off Monday afternoon for the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force with the arrest of a West Point man on drug charges.

    Troy Wieber, 35, of Dixie Valley Loop in West Point, was arrested in Vine Grove after he received $15,000 in cash in a bag from an individual, task force director Ron Eckart said. He said it is believed the money was for payment for illegal narcotics.

  • Elizabethtown toddler cancer free

    Brooklyn Disselkamp’s parents received welcome news during their daughter’s most recent set of scans.

    The examinations showed the Elizabethtown toddler now is free of cancer, said Erin Disselkamp, Brooklyn’s mother.

  • Trial date set in robbery, attempted murder case

    A trial date has been set for a Radcliff man charged with a number of crimes in a Radcliff business last year, including attempted murder.

    Russell Mario Hughes, 24, was arrested Dec. 30 and charged with attempted murder of a store clerk last January at Brooks Market on South Wilson Road in Radcliff. 

    A trial date of June 11 was set Tuesday during a pre-trial conference in Hardin Circuit Court.

  • Fiscal Court initiates bonding process

    Approving a resolution that requests state review and approval of plans for financing the new county government is one of several steps in coming weeks.

    That resolution passed unanimously during Tuesday's meeting of Hardin Fiscal Court. The March 11 and March 25 meetings are expected to include two readings on the ordinance to sell the bonds.

  • Trial set for woman accused of selling her baby

    A trial date has been set in the case of an Elizabethtown mother accused of selling her days-old baby last November.

    Leeanna Brown, 24, was scheduled Tuesday afternoon for a pretrial conference in Hardin Circuit Court, but before she appeared, a trial date was set for Sept. 8, said Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Eric Carr.

    Brown was indicted Dec. 5 on the charge, a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison if found guilty.