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Today's News

  • Water districts inching closer to treatment solution

    Two county water districts may be closer to finding a solution to a lingering problem regarding the use of Louisville Water Co.’s supply from the Ohio River.

    Hardin County Water District Nos. 1 and 2 have joined Louisville Water Co. to determine how best to leapfrog treatment discrepancies between their systems and the analysis should be finished by September, said James Jeffries, general manager of Hardin County Water District No. 2.

  • Judge strikes down state redistricting plan as unconstitutional

    A state plan to redistrict Kentucky’s House and Senate districts was struck down Tuesday by a judge in Franklin Circuit Court.

    Judge Phillip Shepherd issued an order calling into question the constitutionality of the plan and extended the filing deadline for legislative districts to Friday. Shepherd last week issued a restraining order pushing the deadline back a week so he could hold a hearing and allow both sides to argue their cases.

  • Man sentenced to two years for sexual abuse

    An out-of-state man accused of having sexual contact with his stepdaughter in an Elizabethtown motel was sentenced Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to two years in prison.

    Christifer P. Davis, 28, previously pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree sexual abuse. He was arrested April 5 by Kentucky State Police after he forcibly touched the breasts and buttocks of his stepdaughter last January at E’town Motel, according to the arrest warrant.

    The girl was younger than 16, the age of consent by Kentucky law.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Trojans down DeSales; Bruins edge Adair (2/8)

    Senior guard Jermaine Ruttley scored 26 points Tuesday and senior post Adam Hendrix had a double-double of 22 points and 13 rebounds as the visiting North Hardin Trojans knocked off Louisville DeSales, 74-63.

    Ruttley also had eight rebounds, six steals and four assists for the Trojans (6-16), who won their third straight.

    Senior forward Jauan Akins, playing for the first time since December, added 12 points and five rebounds.

    NORTH HARDIN 74, DESALES 63

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central falls to Green; Lady Bulldogs win (2/8)

    The host Central Hardin Lady Bruins couldn’t dig themselves out of a first-quarter hole.

    Central Hardin was held to five points in the first period en route to a 60-40 loss to 5th Region rival Green County on Tuesday.

    Senior wing Abby Newton paced the Lady Bruins (8-17) with 15 points, while sophomore guard Aislynn Barnes had 10 points, six rebounds and three steals. Senior post Alexis Johnson added nine points and nine rebounds.

    GREEN COUNTY 60, CENTRAL HARDIN 40

  • Attorney, former basketball player dies

    By DeANNA LASLEY
    Landmark News Service

    Leitchfield attorney and former University of Kentucky basketball player Jim Dinwiddie was discovered shot to death Tuesday morning in his home, an apartment that’s part of a former hotel on the Public Square in Leitchfield.

    Authorities believe the 63-year-old took his own life.

    Dinwiddie was found in a bedroom by staff members from his law office, which is just below the residence. He was the only resident of the hotel building, which he owned.

  • Radcliff police arrest two for cultivating marijuana

    Radcliff police nabbed two people for cultivating marijuana after finding 67 marijuana plants and numerous growing materials in a Vine Street residence in Radcliff.

    Antonio Jones, 38, and Janet Jones, 34, were arrested last Thursday after police received information that Antonio Jones, wanted for a warrant out of Jefferson County, was living at the Vine Street home, according to a news release from Radcliff Police Department.

  • Grade school students get into swing of golf

    Standing on the makeshift greens, the third-grader putts the golf ball, attempting to shoot it over a hump, through an opening in a cutout of a bear and into a tray.

    Instead he misses the hole and knocks down the cutout.

    “I killed the bear,” the student shouts, as he walks away from the area and allows a classmate waiting in line to take his turn.

  • Grand jury returns 50 indictments in January

    During the first month of 2012, the Hardin County grand jury returned 50 indictments, more than half of which involved drugs.

    The grand jury indicted 27 with drug-related charges. Of those, 18 involved methamphetamine and 13 involved more than one drug.

    Leading the indictments was Belinda Rae Martin, an Elizabethtown woman accused of receiving stolen property taken from the Buffalo residence where Kristie L. Allen was found dead Dec. 30, 2011.

    Martin, 26, was indicted with receiving stolen property more than $500.

  • Photo: Working high and low