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Today's News

  • Brice named Volunteer of the Quarter

  • Zonta Club plans charity golf scramble

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown will sponsor a charity golf scramble Sept. 18 to raise money for SpringHaven, the local domestic violence shelter. Tee time is 2 p.m. at Pine Valley Golf Course in Elizabethtown. Check-in and registration begins at 1 p.m.

    The $60 registration fee will cover a light meal and all participants receive a gift bag. Prizes will be presented to the top teams and players. The club also is seeking hole sponsors and community donations.

  • CKAG Artists Donate To Taste Of The Heartland

  • Duvall speaks to Radcliff Woman’s Club members

  • E-town Exterminating celebrates 35 years in business

    A business committed to ridding homes of pests has stayed home for 35 years.

    E-town Exterminating Co. Inc. celebrated its 35th anniversary Friday, hosting a barbecue lunch for employees and community members at its Ring Road location.

    Shawn Rich serves as the CEO of the company. He took the helm from his father, Roy Rich, who started the business and still works at the company part-time.

    Roy Rich said it’s a “great feeling” to reach 35 years.

    “It’s really been a labor of love,” he said.

  • E'town boy struck by car

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A 7-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run incident early Friday morning in Elizabethtown.
    Elizabethtown Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Woodland Drive around 6:39 a.m. Friday and found a young boy lying on the road’s shoulder, according to an EPD news release.
    According to witnesses, the vehicle that struck the boy was a white, four-door passenger car. Police say the driver did not stop to help the child and fled the scene going northbound on Woodland Drive.

  • Elizabethtown man sentenced to 18 months in child porn case

    After pleading guilty in June, an Elizabethtown man was sentenced to 18 months in prison earlier this week for possession and distribution of child pornography.

    Craig T. Skaggs, 47, was arrested in August 2010 following an investigation by the Office of Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

    During a property search at his home on South Wilson Road, officials discovered 622 child pornography images and a video on his computer, according to a previous report.

  • Woman accused of bigamy pleads not guilty

    A 38-year-old Vine Grove woman accused of bigamy entered a plea of not guilty Friday at an arraignment in Hardin District Court.

    Angela Christensen’s attorney, Bob Bishop, said the defense had divorce and annullment records in its possession to share with prosecutors.

    Christensen married Christopher Lee Ferguson on July 10 in Hardin County, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. KSP investigators allege she also is married to Natale Romanczak of Texas and Brian Soarling of New York.

  • HCU faces barrage of questions at forum

    Roughly a dozen people filed into the gymnasium Thursday night at Meadow View Elementary School in Radcliff to hear Hardin County United’s pitch for a unification review commission.

    What the group lacked in size, it made up for in spirit.

    Following HCU’s presentation detailing the process of a unification study conducted by L.B. Schmidt and Associates, the small group of residents and elected officials hurled questions in the direction of consultant Luke Schmidt and Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard.

  • HCS votes to maintain tax rate

    Hardin County Schools’ board voted Thursday not to change its tax rate.

    HCS board approved a total tax rate of 58.7 cents per $100 on assessed real and personal property, 54 cents on motor vehicles and a 3 percent tax on utilities.

    The vote was unanimous. Board member Charlie Wise wasn’t present for the meeting.

    With the rate, the district will receive approximately $1.5 million more in revenue because of an increase in property value assessments. Assessments have increased by about $177.6 million from last year.