Local News

  • Vine Grove City Council meeting moved

    The September Vine Grove City Council meeting is Sept. 10.

    The meetings are typically scheduled for the first Monday of each month, but that falls next month on Sept. 5, Labor Day.

    The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall on West Main Street.

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  • Radcliff man arraigned in custodial interference case

    A Radcliff man facing assault and custodial interference charges was arraigned in Hardin District Court on Tuesday.

    Sherrod R. Moore is scheduled to appear in district court Sept. 7 for a preliminary hearing. He is lodged at the Hardin County Detention Center on a $2,500 bond as well as a $500 bond for an additional charge.

    Originally charged with fourth-degree assault, custodial interference and violating a domestic violence order, Moore also was charged with theft by deception after being jailed Sunday, according to jail staff.

  • Pink fire trucks scheduled for Friday appearance

    Before being featured in Saturday’s parade, the Pink Heals Tour fire trucks will make a stop Friday in the Radcliff Walmart parking lot.

    The pink fire trucks are in the parking lot from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, said Steve New, chief at Vine Grove Fire Department.

    The truck also is in a parade Saturday morning in Radcliff, which begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall.

  • Court dates approaching in child sex crimes case

    Court dates are approaching in the case against Jeffrey M. Farmer and Christin Nicole Dague, Hardin County residents facing child pornography charges.

    Farmer, 46, and Dague, 27, are accused of involving a minor under 16 years of age in a filmed sexual performance between 2007 and 2008 at a Radcliff residence, according to indictments against the two.

    The two “produced, directed or promoted a sexual performance ... by directing, arranging and taking a video of said sexual performance by said minor,” the indictment also states.

  • Food distribution finds wide spectrum of clients

    By 8 a.m., many already have arrived at the pavilion of the farmers market in Elizabethtown.

    They are men, women, young, old, employed, out of work, single, married, alone or with children and infants. Some have traveled here for the first time; some regularly count on the scheduled monthly food distribution.

    In heat already edging into the 80s, they line up for a supply of food provided by Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland.

  • Pink fire trucks coming to Radcliff

    As part of the nationwide Pink Heals Tour, three pink fire trucks will roll into Hardin County this week and will be featured in a parade Saturday morning in Radcliff.

    Bryce Shumate, Radcliff Police Department’s spokesman, said Radcliff is the only city in Kentucky the trucks are making a stop in.

    “It’s pretty cool that they’re stopping here,” he said.

  • Vine Grove calls special council meeting

    Vine Grove City Council has called a special meeting for 6:30 tonight at City Hall on West Main Street for the first reading of an ordinance annexing property at 495 Knox Ave. and another ordinance assigning zoning to that property.

    If passed by a second reading, the ordinances would incorporate the privately owned property within city limits and make city services available there.

    The meeting is open to the public.

  • Trash can fire at J.C. Penney ruled arson

    The cause of a fire that damaged a stock room at the J.C. Penney department store in Towne Mall on Sunday afternoon had not been determined as of Monday afternoon, but Elizabethtown fire officials have ruled an earlier fire that broke out in a trash can in the ladies restroom is arson.

  • Nolin, KU assisting with Irene recovery

    Long before Hurricane Irene trekked along the eastern seaboard and inland over the last several days, Nolin RECC Vice President of System Operations Vince Heuser was helping prepare areas expected to be battered by a Category 1 storm.

    “Since it came through the Bahamas, we’ve been part of the planning on conference calls,’” Heuser said. “As it got closer, we got word on where we would be going. By the time a storm is maturing, we’re in talks of where we’ll be helping or if we’ll be receiving help.’”