Today's News

  • Jury unable to reach a consensus

    The second jury to hear all of the evidence presented in the murder trial of Brent Burke couldn’t reach a verdict Monday evening and a fourth mistrial was declared by Judge Kelly Mark Easton.

  • Emotions flow for many after another mistrial

    Brent Burke’s face remained stoic when the jury reported just before 8 p.m.  Monday that it could not reach a verdict in the case against him, the fourth attempt at a trial.

    Burke is accused of killing his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, in 2007 in Rineyville.

    As a woman led her quietly away from cameras and microphones, Tracy Burke’s mother, Patricia Wilburn, said that there will be another trial.

  • Duvall speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club

    Guest speaker at the Radcliff Rotary recently was Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall. The Mayor addressed the club members concerning a number of issues including the 2010 census report results, road projects, city clean-up, economic development and mayor’s office/city hall renovation which, he pointed out, was not charged to the taxpayers! He called upon the citizens to step forward to help make the city a better place to live and work, pointing out several volunteer opportunities coming up such as the city clean-up scheduled for April 16.

  • Art paints path for mom

    Under the watchful eye of Courtney Ballard, the three children draw horizontal lines on the inside of the circle they created with colored Sharpies, designating the head of what will be a ladybug.

    “It looks like a window,” Davis VanZant, 6, said.

    “Good job, Emily,” Ballard tells 4-year-old Emily Bach, who draws eyes on her ladybug while beside her Mason Baldwin, 5, carefully adds color to his work.

    Ballard was in fiddlesticks, a children’s store in Elizabethtown, conducting Sprout Studio, an art class for children.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha goes bowling

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., participated in the 2011 Bowling for Kids Sake. Pictured are Ulton Listenbee, Jason Luckey, Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, Willie Little, Joshua Hayes, Anthony McCormick, Chapter President Carl Millsap and Curt Hinton.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club has shower for SpringHaven

    The March 14 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club was showered with blessings. The group made their meeting very special by sponsoring a shower for SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program.

    Members arrived at the meeting loaded with items which had been requested by project coordinator Josette Roush. They included diapers of all sizes, baby wipes, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, paper plates, hygiene products, towels and bleach.

  • Photo: Feels like Monday
  • Ladies Auxiliary president visits Vine Grove VFW

    Cortina Barnes on Monday joked she was uncertain her hunger could wait for brunch.

    The cheery Barnes, national president of the Ladies Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign Wars, spent her morning at VFW Post 10281 in Vine Grove, addressing the post’s ladies auxiliary over an ample feast.

    Barnes was touring various auxiliaries in Kentucky as part of a year-long tour of the 51 departments under her watch. Barnes told the modest crowd assembled that this was approximately her 40th department tour since taking over as national president.

  • Heavy winds strike homes, Harry Owen Trucking

    Heavy winds and rain that pushed through Hardin County this morning leveled a home on Hodgenville Road and ripped through the Harry Owen Trucking building along the Lincoln Parkway.

    Debris from Harry Owen Trucking is littered throughout the area. Lights also are out on south Dixie.

    Multiple tornado warnings had been issued throughout the morning hours. 

  • National Library Week is April 10-16

    The Hardin County Public Library, located at 100 Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown, is offering many special activities and events for children and youth to celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16.