Today's News

  • Scouts collect items for Operation Christmas Child program

    Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 600 recently collected shoeboxes filled with toys, hygiene products, school supplies and other items for the Operation Christmas Child program to be sent to children in need. The 14 scouts who participated collected 27 boxes worth of gift items.

  • Meade County man indicted in sexting case

    New charges involving the sexual performance of a minor have been brought against a Meade County man accused of sending explicit text messages to a girl younger than 16 years old.

    Michael T. Shutt, 46, of Brandenburg was indicted in November on charges of use of a minor in a sexual performance, unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or prohibited activities, possession of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, and first-degree persistent felony offense.

    All counts involve the same girl, according to the indictment.

  • Grand jury indicts more than 50 people in November

    A Hardin County grand jury returned 56 indictments in November with more than half of those involving drug offenses.

    Thirty-three drug-related indictments were returned with 21 involving methamphetamine.

    Additionally, eight defendants were indicted for trafficking in marijuana.

  • DNA connects local man to theft, robbery in Alabama

    A Radcliff man has been connected to a bank robbery in Muscle Shoals, Ala., using DNA evidence, according to a report by WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala.

    Jarrett McGill, 39, is charged with first-degree theft of property and third-degree robbery.

  • Belgian teen lives life of U.S. Army soldier

    Antoine Brisbois grew up hearing stories about the American military  from the perspective of his grandfather.

    Brisbois’ grandfather witnessed the Nazi occupation of Belgium during World War II and was directly affected by the war: His own father was a leader in the Belgian resistance until he was captured by the Nazis and imprisoned inside a German concentration camp, where he lost his life.

  • Study outlines space needed for new county offices

    Hardin Fiscal Court now has an idea about the amount of space it will need to relocate its offices out of downtown and into one centralized building.

    ICON Engineering & Inspection Services presented a summary Tuesday afternoon of a comprehensive programming study commissioned by Hardin County Government to determine the unique needs of 10 departments and the office space required to meet those needs.

  • County hears concealed weapons ordinance

    Hardin Fiscal Court heard the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday tightening its regulations on the possession of concealed weapons in county government buildings.

    All areas where the possession or carrying of concealed weapons is prohibited or limited shall be noted with signs at the entrance of the restricted area, according to the proposed ordinance.

  • Ceremony honors soldiers after Sandy relief

    Masonry specialist Tyson Klemm of Radcliff is from New York.

    He never had seen that part of the state when he responded with the U.S. Army 19th Engineer Battalion to assist after Hurricane Sandy devastated the area.

    About 200 soldiers from the battalion were honored Tuesday at Fort Knox after returning from a deployment to New York to help with relief efforts.

  • Dr. Sarah Proctor balances business and family

    After completing dental school at University of Kentucky, Dr. Sarah Proctor came back to her hometown, Elizabethtown, to practice.

    The 31-year-old has practiced for more than five years and started her own business.

  • Avoiding local 'landfill cliff'

    ISSUE: Compromise on county’s solid waste plan
    Berry and Duvall could provide model

    Compromise can be a difficult to achieve. Differing viewpoints and expected outcomes often create insurmountable hurdles that stand in the way of getting everything wanted by those on opposing sides of any issue. Like a brick wall separating one space from another, failure or refusal to communicate can only worsen the problem and push constructive progress further out of reach.