Today's News

  • Criminal mischief case dismissed



    Court records show the felony criminal mischief case against a man accused of causing paint damage to an Elizabethtown Tea Party proponent’s pickup truck has been dismissed.

    On motion of Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Heather Paynter, the case was dismissed Monday without prejudice.

    According to Elizabethtown police, surveillance video recorded retired military officer Thomas J. North using paint stripper to damage a truck near the Cherrywood Drive home of Jan and Kenneth Bunting.

  • Tea Party furor resounds in local races



    With the November election edging closer, a push for new faces in Hardin County government has grown more forceful.

    Local and state candidates on Tuesday took advantage of an open forum during the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots’ monthly meeting at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown to espouse the Tea Party’s call to action against out-of-control spending

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  • 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


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  • 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.