Today's News

  • Photo: Radiating by the road
  • A little then and now about growing up

    Where I lived as a child, life always seemed boring. Sound familiar parents of youngsters in Hardin County?

    But now at 54 years of age and thankful to wake up every morning to meet a new day, I am filled with memories from growing up in that "boring'' town that left an indelible mark on my life and still leaves a smile on my face and in my mind.

  • E'town man charged with abuse of 4-year-old boy

    An Elizabethtown man was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with slapping a 4-year-old male family member on the left side of his head, causing bruising.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Anthony Lee Corbett, 31, of Radcliff, and Corrin Alicia Campbell, 32, of Franklin, Tennessee. Married eight years.

    Travis Leone, 28, of Radcliff and Martha C. Manzo, 43, of Radcliff. Married nine months.

  • Community Health Clinic to expand

    For now, Rebecca Farris Allen said she will call her workplace the Community Health Clinic rather than its better-known name, Community Health Clinic of Hardin and LaRue Counties.

    The name has not officially been changed, but it’s service area has. The clinic now covers Meade, Grayson and Breckinridge counties in addition to Hardin and LaRue.

  • Celebrating 50 years of learning

    Nancy Lea Owen was overjoyed to be recognized as the co-chairwoman of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s 50th anniversary celebrations Wednesday at the August Chamber of Commerce meeting.

    Her late husband, James Owen, was the first president of the college, appointed in 1963, and the administration building where he worked for 24 years now bears his name.

  • Mother convicted after leaving child alone in car

    A U.S. Army wife, whose husband is stationed in Colorado, pleaded guilty to leaving her 6-month-old daughter in a locked car with the windows rolled up for 32 minutes while she shopped.

    Francisca Driscoll, 25, of Fort Knox pleaded guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court. She was sentenced to three years, diverted to three months.

  • Firefighter’s death spurs one instant policy change

    Soon after the death of Glendale fir­e­­fi­ghter Jonathan French, Clarkson Fire Department had penciled a policy change requiring traffic on any road to be shut down during an emergency call. Less than a half hour later, the new policy was tested.

  • Bus drivers teach students safety

    Quinton Higgins stood Wednesday morning next to the center emergency exit door on a school bus at North Middle School. The door was near the same area he sat on the Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus on May 14, 1988, when drunken driver Larry Mahoney triggered the worst drunken driving crash in U.S. history.

  • Group hosts rescue training

    The Hardin County Farm Bureau Young Farmers will host a grain storage rescue training Saturday morning in Elizabethtown.

    The training, which is open to all farmers and fire and rescue personnel, begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown Fire Department Station 1, 380 Ring Road in Elizabethtown.