Today's News

  • Breaking News Photo of missing son confirmed



    Police this morning confirmed that a photo attached to Erik J. Buggeland’s Facebook page is, in fact, the son of a couple found murdered Tuesday morning at their Shepherdsville Road home.

    Buggeland, a 35-year-old who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, is being sought for questioning about the killings and has been entered into the National Crime Information Computer as an endangered missing person.

  • Bluegrass festival in Vine Grove back for 11th year


    IF YOU GO: The 11th annual Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival is today through Saturday at Vine Grove Optimist Park. Tickets are available at Cecilian Bank locations and at the gate. Regular admission is $10 for today and $20 per day for Friday and Saturday. Advance three-day tickets are $40 at the gate. Children 12 and under are admitted free. For a complete listing of performances or to learn more go to www.vinegrovebluegrass.com, e-mail info@vinegrovebluegrass.com or call (270) 877-5636.



  • Sept. 22, 2010: Obituaries

    Kevin L. Anderson

    Kevin L. Anderson, 49, of Guston, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010.

    Survivors include his wife, Darla A. Anderson; two sons, Kent Anderson and Jake Anderson; and his stepfather, Jim Davidson.

    The funeral is at 6 p.m. EDT Thursday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg.

    Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. EDT today, and after noon EDT Thursday at the funeral home.   Mary Katherine Lucas Chaudoin

  • Police have no leads in homicide



    Kentucky State Police investigating the double homicide of a retired couple found dead Tuesday morning in their Elizabethtown home say they have no solid leads as to the whereabouts of one person of interest.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves said Wednesday afternoon that, despite pleas for help from the community and law enforcement nationwide, detectives have received no solid information on the location of Erik J. Buggeland.

  • Sept. 22, 2010, services


  • 9-15 Lending a Hand


  • Rabies vaccination clinic Saturday

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Hardin County Animal Control is hosting its annual rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 116 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown.

    The vaccination costs $5 per animal and will be administered by veterinarian Lewis C. Gore, who is licensed through the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners.

    For more information about the clinic or the shelter, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 270-769-3428.


  • County Agricultural Investment Program money could help with drought



    As farmers struggle with a drought and continued challenges to burley production, a new round of tobacco diversification funds is coming into Hardin County.

    Area producers have been approved to receive about $140,000 in grants through the County Agricultural Investment Program. Farmers likely will be able to apply next month.

     “It’s open to all producers,” said Chuck Crutcher, chairman of the District Extension Board.

  • State prepares annual ColorFall updates

    Today marks the first full day of autumn and fall tourism is on the mind of state government. The 2010 edition of ColorFall updates begin Monday.

    Now in its 25th year, ColorFall includes reports on stages of leaf changes from spotters at 12 Kentucky state parks as well as Mammoth Cave, Land Between the Lakes, Bernheim Forest and Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary. The program provides updated foliage reports and links to seasonal events. The public also is invited to share digital photos of fall travels in Kentucky.

  • RPD to conduct traffic checkpoint

    RADCLIFF — Radcliff Police Department plans to conduct a traffic safety checkpoint this weekend.

    The purpose of the checkpoint, according to Radcliff Police Department Capt. Ken Mattingly, is to enforce traffic laws. A special emphasis will be placed on seat belt usage and reducing the occurrences of impaired drivers.