Today's News

  • Upton woman killed in I-65 wreck near Glendale

    An Upton woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision near the 86-mile marker on Interstate 65.

    April Crain, 20, was dead at the scene, Kentucky State Police said.

    KSP dispatcher Aaron Jaggers said Crain’s 2000 Ford Escort was northbound and collided with the rear of a semi-truck operated by Larry E. Harris at approximately 1:30 p.m.

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  • Reward offered in Glendale church burglaries

    A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the Glendale Christian Church burglaries.

    CrimeStoppers pays out cash rewards up to $1,000, and callers can remain anonymous, according to an email from Kentucky State Police.

    The Glendale church was burglarized early Monday morning, and church security cameras captured the man on video.

  • 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.