Today's News

  • Snow arrives and schools cancel today

    Schools have been canceled today in Hardin County, Elizabethtown and most adjacent school districts.

    The National Weather Service issued a winter weather warning for a large portion of the state, including Hardin County. Subfreezing temperatures will continue and as much as 3 inches of snow is expected.

    The warning lasts until 7 p.m. but the heaviest snow is expected early today during the morning commute.

    Othe nearby school districts that have canceled classes include LaRue, Grayson, Meade, Hart, Bullitt and Nelson counties.

  • May 15 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, Hardin County saw yet another train derailment as six cars of an L & N freight train and a long stretch of track were damaged in a derailment at the Crutcher Street crossing in Elizabethtown. 20 years ago, Kentucky Governor Wallace Wilkinson spoke at the Carrollton bus crash memorial service, vowing to do all

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  • May 6 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, a possible ring of check thieves using false identifications was being investigated by Radcliff police; a number of false identifications and stolen checks had been seized by the police. 20 years ago, Keyboard Corp.

  • Snow causes few problems for drivers



    HARDIN COUNTY – Surprisingly few wrecks occurred after snow blanketed Hardin County, but one emergency official says a refreeze could make upcoming driving conditions more treacherous than Thursday’s powder and slush.

  • Radcliff hosting health expo Saturday



    RADCLIFF — Radcliff wants to help its residents with their healthy New Year’s resolutions.

    The second annual Radcliff Health and Wellness Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center. The free event will have more than 30 booths with information set up for residents to learn about their local health options.

  • May 17 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, board members of the Elizabethtown City Schools Board voiced strong differences of opinion on the wording of a resolution dealing in open communication between individual board members and parents, teachers, students and other interested citizens.

    20 years ago, five Elizabethtown High School students, informally known as Socially Active Youth, took a stand to stop the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons, bringing their case before Elizabethtown City Council.


  • Winter's 1-2 punch: snow and bitter cold



    HARDIN COUNTY — While measuring only a few inches, this area’s first significant snow of the season stuck to already cold roadways and kept kids home from school.

    The white stuff likely will stick around at least until next week, as temperatures will remain well below freezing with possible below-zero wind chills.

  • May 7 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Gravity Flow Hydraulic Device was unveiled in Hardin County by its inventors, Tommy Shelton, Len Ostrowski and Rolland Engle; the inventors hoped to put the running water that goes to waste all over the country to good use, saying, “The possibilities are unlimited.” 20 years ago, the Hardin County

  • May 10 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the Elizabethtown Police Department launched a crime prevention pilot program that could become a model for medium-sized cities across the state; the program involved Operation Identification, Neighborhood Watch, home security, self-protection, and CB Patrol (with the cooperation of CB radio operators); the force also added a motorcycle to its vehicles to aid in traffic control.