Local News

  • New date set for hearing in Fort Knox shooting death

    An Article 32 hearing in the shooting death of a Fort Knox civilian employee has been reset for May 29.

  • Fundraising 'dream team' selected for basketball hall of fame

    The next step toward establishing the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame in Elizabethtown began this week with hiring of a consulting company to coordinate fundraising.

    A group of former basketball coaches with business acumen and fundraising experience will direct the effort. It’s headed by Mike Pollio, who was part of the University of Louisville capital campaign that led to construction of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadiuam.

  • Vine Grove pushes cleanup effort

    Vine Grove officials are working to clean up the streets.

    Mayor Blake Proffitt said city police officers, who enforce property upkeep codes, are trying to be reasonable and helpful as they work to catch up on lapsed enforcement.

  • Police: Former E'town man charged with taping relative showering

    A former Elizabethtown man faces charges in LaRue and Hardin County courts after police say he secretly videotaped a teenage family member while she was showering.

  • Bus crash survivor to speak at NHHS

    A former Trojan will return to his alma mater next week to share his experiences as a survivor of the Carrollton bus crash.

    Jason Booher, a 1992 graduate of North Hardin High School, will speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the school about the crash and finding success later in life.

    Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the crash, which killed 27 people and is the worst drunken-driving crash in the nation’s history.

  • Delays expected at Ring Road, Ky. 251

    Signal alignment work begins at 9 a.m. today at the intersection of Ring Road and Ky. 251 in Elizabethtown.

    The work is expected to last between 30 minutes and an hour, according to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet news release. Motorists along Ky. 251 will be required to find alternate routes around the intersection while work is underway.

    Also on Ky. 251 today, crews will shift signals to accommodate the alignment of the road. Traffic will be reduced to one lane.

  • E'town Relay for Life will occur rain or shine

    Elizabethtown Relay for Life will proceed Friday in spite of drab forecasts calling for showers.

    “It is going on regardless, rain or shine,” said Carla D’Alessio, a Relay co-chairwoman.

    Should inclement weather force a change from the Central Hardin High School football field, activities will move inside the school and spread out, she said.

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  • Wilson & Muir Bank warns of scam

    Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. customers as well as others who do not have accounts with the bank have been receiving automated voice messages on their mobile phones during the past 24 hours supposedly from Wilson & Muir Bank.

    The voice message advises that their Visa Check card has been compromised and has been deactivated. The message then requests card and PIN information. This is a phishing scam and is not legitimate, according to bank officials.

  • Competition aids those with disabilities

    A chance at increased independence and improved living is in sight for three Hardin County women and one woman from Bonnieville.

    May is Mobility Awareness Month, which brings attention to people who have disabilities that inhibit their motion and showing the world how they overcome those challenges.

    According to the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, people with disabilities form the country’s largest minority group, and residents who don’t have a disability have a 20 percent chance of developing one.