Today's News

  • RPD seeks help in locating counterfeit suspect

    The Radcliff Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a person suspected of first-degree forgery.

    Officers were called to the Five Star Food Mart at 1871 N. Dixie Blvd. on Oct. 8 to respond to a possible counterfeit $10 bill, which a customer tried to use to pay for cigarettes, according to police.

    The clerk caught the fake bill and told the customer she couldn’t accept it. The customer gave her a real $20 bill to make the purchase, according to police.

  • Sexual abuse survivor promotes workshop for awareness

    Susan Campbell wasn’t able to talk about her experience being sexually abused until recently.

    “It has taken me until now to be able to get my voice back,” the 63-year-old from Elizabethtown said

    Campbell said her abuser died about a year and a half ago, and she didn’t realize until after that how much that event would impact her.

    Afterward, she began looking for ways to reach out to others  affected by similar situations and to promote awareness of the problem.

  • E'town teen charged with unlawful transaction with a minor

    An 18-year-old Elizabethtown man was served an arrest warrant Sunday and charged with unlawful transaction with a minor in connection with an alleged sexual encounter that occurred in December.

    Steven J. Jackson, who will turn 19 later this month, is accused of having sexual intercourse with a juvenile girl under the age of 16, according to a citation. He's charged with first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor — illegal sex act, which is a Class B felony if the minor is less than 16 at the time of the offense.

  • Martin hearing moved to next week

    A preliminary hearing for a woman charged with receiving stolen property from a residence where a woman was found dead has been rescheduled for Feb. 6.

    Belinda Rae Martin, 26, of Elizabethtown, was scheduled to appear in district court Monday.

    She was charged with receiving stolen property taken from the Buffalo residence where Kristie Lynne Allen, 28, was found dead of what police call an apparent homicide last month.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Green rolls past Lady Bulldogs; Knox knocks off Shawnee (1/31)

    After a tight first quarter, visiting Green County pulled away from 5th Region rival John Hardin to win for the eighth time in its last nine games Monday night.

    Leading 18-16, the Lady Dragons outscored the Lady Bulldogs by 20 points over the final 24 minutes for a 77-55 win.

    Sophomore post Nawdya Fletcher paced John Hardin (15-7) with 23 points and seven rebounds, while junior post Michelle Montgomery added 16 points and 13 rebounds.

    Sophomore guard Zacchea Small and junior wing Desireah Mills each scored seven points.

  • PREP BOWLING: Great balls of fire (1/31)

    Andrew Boyles remembers the times he’d go out to Dix-E-Town Lanes with his friends and he’d be happy if he broke 100.

    Those memories really aren’t so distant but now, the North Hardin High School senior gets a bit peeved if he doesn’t reach at least 140.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town can clinch 17th District Tournament top seed tonight (1/31)

    Tonight’s matchup between the Elizabethtown Panthers and John Hardin Bulldogs might as well be billed as the battle of the boards.

  • Radcliff Woman's Club members participate in Mayor's Breakfast

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club took part in the second annual Mayor’s Breakfast on Jan. 21 at Colvin Community Center, serving glazed doughnuts to attendees.  The club took an extra step in extending its hospitality and gave several dozen doughnuts to North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center, the Radcliff Fire Department and the Radcliff Police Department. Naomi Timpe enjoys the doughnut given to her by her son, Danny Hutcherson.

  • Single ceremony marks three changes on post

    ISSUE: Changes in command and mission at Fort Knox
    OUR VIEW: More changes will come 

    Fort Knox continues to change in its long and important role played for our nation’s military. During a recent multi-purpose ceremony, the post saw one decade-long mission draw to a close as its colors were cased, the retirement of the post’s commanding officer and the transfer of authority to new commander.

  • LCHS student dies in wreck

    Alma Teresa Martinez Flores, a 17-year-old student at LaRue County High School, was excited to start the school’s quilting club, her friends told Principal Paul Mullins. Today marks the club’s first meeting, but she will not be there.

    Flores died in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night on Ky. 210 near the Hardin-LaRue county border.

    “Alma was a very sweet young lady who had a beautiful smile and an infectious personality,” Mullins said about the teen, who was in her first year at LCHS and also played on the junior varsity soccer team.