Today's News

  • Teens hurt in car crash near Buffalo

    Landmark News Service

    Four teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Buffalo in LaRue County.

    Just before 3 p.m., a Ford Mustang went out of control on North L&N Turnpike, Deputy Sheriff Russell McCoy said. The car crossed the center line and clipped the shoulder of the roadway. McCoy said the driver overcorrected and the car ran off the opposite side of the road, through a ditch, striking several small trees.

    The car flipped at least once before striking a large tree in the front yard of a residence.

  • Faces and Places: Signs of spring
  • Radcliff Woman’s Club celebrates Chinese New Year

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members Marilyn Williams, Emma Rosenkrantz, Doris Browder, Yvonne High and Florence Mason, along with guests Ayhlaina Brooks and Lorelie High, celebrated the Chinese New Year on Feb. 25 by having dinner at an oriental restaurant. According to the Chinese, this is the Year of the Rabbit and diners honored the year by eating a lot of vegetables. To represent long life, they ate noodles, and for wealth they had sushi wrapped in seaweed.

  • Programs promote girl power, self-esteem

    County schools and area Girl Scouts have a common goal: girl power.

    They’re tired of girls shrinking in their seats when asked for answers in class. They want to stop girls from feeling fat, ugly and unable to achieve. They want to give them the tools to live healthier and happier lives.

    They are using similar methods of achieving that goal.

    About 10 county elementary and middle schools have a program called Girl Power that pulls aside girls to discuss topics such as body issues, standing up to bullies and having self esteem.

  • Library grant to promote employment

    Hardin County residents trying to land new jobs will get a hand from the county library system.

    Training opportunities will be available to all Hardin County residents at the computer lab in the library in Elizabethtown. It is one of 45 public libraries that will receive part of a $1.3 million grant aimed at creating a Public Library Workforce Center in each location.

  • AM Rotary participates in Bowl for Kids Sake

    On March 20 Rotarians from the Hardin County AM Rotary Club participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kid’s Sake at Elizabethtown Bowling Lanes. Pictured are Jay and Kimbra Gabhart, Rebecca Ferguson and Tami Delaney; and back row, Rick Ryan, Rick Walters, Mike Childers and David Zoeller.

  • Richardson Speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary on BRAC impact

    Brad Richardson of One Knox was the guest speaker at the March 22 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. He gave a presentation on the transformation of Fort Knox and the surrounding communities caused by BRAC.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary welcomes student guests

    Mallory Chaney and Levi McCamish of Central Hardin High School were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on March 22.

  • Strickland graduates from basic training

    STRICKLAND. Army Pfc. Richard A. Strickland has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. A 2009 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Jana Strickland of Radcliff.

  • KSP sergeant says Tracy Burke was intended target in 'full-on assault'

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Matt Johnson said Friday that the scene investigators found at Karen Comer’s Rineyville home was the result of a “full-on assault” with Tracy Burke as the intended target.

    Johnson, who collected evidence from the home after Comer and Burke were killed, resumed his testimony on the fourth day of the fourth murder trial against former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke, who is charged with the murder of his wife and her former mother-in-law.