Local News

  • Burke responds to wrongful death suit

    Brent Burke issued a response to the wrongful death suit filed last month in Hardin Circuit Court on behalf of his two children and former brother-in-law.

    The man who has spent more than four years behind bars denied all allegations made in the complaint, which alleges three counts of wrongful death, death by a deadly weapon and loss of consortium for the deaths of his estranged wife, Tracy, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer.

  • Flex Films hosting job fair today

    Hiring is expected to begin soon at Flex Films’ Elizabethtown manufacturing facility, and the company is looking for employees to round out its workforce.

    Flex Films USA, a subsidiary of India-based manufacturer Uflex Group, is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

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  • CASA hopes to raise awareness, money with special concert

    An Australian musician, CASA of the Heartland and a Glendale restaurant are hoping music and food will raise awareness of — and money for — a good cause.

    Rick Price will perform at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale for the limited seating show from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday. Only 100 tickets at a cost of $30 are available in advance for the event, which includes heavy appetizers and dessert.

    “It’s the perfect setting for me,” Price said.

  • Fiscal Court approves waste mandate

    Hardin Fiscal Court placed a mandate in writing Tuesday requiring cities to dispose of solid waste at Pearl Hollow Landfill.

    The court approved the amendment to the solid waste ordinance, 7-2, with new stipulations.

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry offered additional language allowing any contract or franchise agreement with another landfill predating the passage of the ordinance to continue until its expiration, at which time the city in question would have to send its waste to Pearl Hollow Landfill.

  • Hardin County budget shows $2 million surplus

    Hardin County government is heading into the second half of Fiscal Year 2011/2012 with $2 million ahead in their annual budget, Judge-Executive Harry Berry reported Tuesday to Hardin Fiscal Court.

    The county so far has received about $16.2 million in revenue and has spent about $14.1 million at this point in the year.

    Berry pointed out the county still has slightly more than half of its budgeted expenses awaiting in the back half of the year, while it already has received slightly more than half of its budgeted revenue.

  • Putting E'town on the tube

    A freelance photographer working with former football player Terry Bradshaw’s show, “Today in America,” was filming Tuesday in Elizabethtown for an upcoming segment featuring small towns across the United States.

    Garrett Caffacus is a field producer/photographer based out of Florida. While in Elizabethtown, he said he interviewed city officials and residents and took footage from local businesses, restaurants and residential areas.

  • Liquor licenses expected in February

    Liquor licenses in Hardin County will be handed down a little slower than originally expected.

    City officials in Elizabethtown and Radcliff on Tuesday said package liquor and liquor by the drink licenses should be issued by early to mid-February instead of this month as originally expected.