Today's News

  • Habitat participants not what many perceive

    The sound of a staple gun popping out capped staples reverberated throughout the neighborhood of East Poplar and Haycraft streets.

    In the summer heat, men and women of a wide age range hammered, stapled and painted three new houses in various stages of construction. The structures are intended to provide homes for struggling families who need help to become homeowners.

    Inside one of the houses, Amy Zetina of Elizabethtown rolled a second coat of paint onto a wall of the structure that she and her children eventually will occupy.

  • Buggeland asks to enter guilty plea

    An hour after his client repeatedly shouted in a courtroom that he had killed his parents, Erik Buggeland’s defense attorney said a plea deal offered to his client was reasonable.

    Buggeland is charged in the September 2010 deaths of his parents, retired gynecologists Terje and Margaret Buggeland.

    In court for a motion hearing, at first Buggeland spoke calmly with his attorney, James Gibson. Then Buggeland began pleading with Gibson to help him enter a guilty plea.

  • Times set for unification forums

    The first of five community forums on unification scheduled by Hardin County United is 6-8:30 p.m. tonight at Meadow View Elementary School in Radcliff.

    Each forum starts at 6 p.m. and concludes by 8:30 p.m., according to Hardin County United.

  • Rotaract Club supports backpack program

    The Rotaract Club of Hardin County conducted a food and donation drive for Feeding America’s Back Pack Program. Dix-E-Town Lanes designated Aug. 14 as “Back Pack Day.” For every packaged food item brought in, the customer received a free shoe rental. Monetary donations also were requested for the program. Pictured are donations that were collected, along with $185 in cash donations.

  • MOWW recognizes ROTC Fort Knox Summer Camp cadets

    The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) recognized cadet outstanding achievement by participating in the Fort Knox ROTC Leaders Training Course LTC graduation ceremonies were July 11 and 23 at Brooks Field at Fort Knox. The LTC is conducted only at Fort Knox for students who elect to enter the Senior ROTC program in their junior year. 
    The MOWW medal, ribbon and certificate is presented to one cadet in each rotation of the LTC for consistent excellence in leadership and whose achievements are in the honored tradition of the United States Army.

  • Rotary members learn history of bourbon

    Guest of Rotarian Neil Atcher at a recent Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distiller’s Association and his executive assistant Brittany Dowell. Gregory gave the club a presentation on the history of the Bourbon Industry in Kentucky with an overview of the current state of affairs. Burbon is “America’s Official Native Spirit,” a leading export and a growing symbol of Kentucky craftsmanship and tradition. Pictured from left, club president Mike Enlow, Eric Gregory, Brittany Dowell and Rotarian Neil Atcher.

  • Hardin County United presents unification plan to Fiscal Court

    Hardin County United officials urged Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday to participate in creation of a unification review commission.

    But Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard, who heads HCU’s governance committee, recommended the court consider placing a clause in its ordinance safeguarding local municipalities while HCU pursues clarification of 2006 legislation allowing the creation of a unified local government.

  • Four scores and several tests ago

    The Kentucky Department of Education is hoping a new testing initiative further engages students in yearly assessments.

    The education reform act Senate Bill 1 requires end-of-course exams in four subject areas in high school. The tests will be used as part of the yearly state assessments as well as be counted as part of students’ grades in those classes.
    The exams will be given in English II, Algebra II, biology and U.S. history. ACT Inc. was contracted to create the exams for the state of Kentucky.

  • Vine Grove woman accused of bigamy

    A Vine Grove woman who was acquitted six years ago on rape and incest charges involving a son, faces more legal problems after being charged with one count of bigamy.
    Angela K. Christensen, 38, will be arraigned Friday in Hardin District Court after being arrested by the Vine Grove Police Department earlier this month following an investigation by Kentucky State Police.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF RESULTS: Hardin County Cup (08/24)





    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from the second round of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club: