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Man who died in Hardin County trooper vehicle pursuit identified

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — The man who died in a fiery vehicle crash after a pursuit by a Kentucky State Police trooper in July has been identified as Douglas Mullins of Louisville. KSP identified the 42-year-old Wednesday. The incident occurred Monday, July 18 around 7:30 p.m. after a trooper...
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Man killed in crash during July police pursuit identified

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - The name of the man killed in a crash while fleeing police last month in Hardin County has been released. Douglas Mullins, 42, of Louisville, was killed July 18 after his car caught fire after crashing into three other vehicles. Kentucky State Police troopers were attempting...
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Good Samaritan Center Commodity Distribution Next Week

HARDINSBURG (08/10/22) — The Good Samaritan Center’s August Commodity Distribution will be next Monday through Thursday (08/15-08/18) from 8:30am to 12noon each. Drivers are requested to pull up at the overhead at the side of the building and remain in your vehicle. In picking up for others, you must bring a signed permission slip and proof of Breckinridge County address, per USDA rules.

$400 Million Dumped Into Booker Noe Distillery Expansion

Beam Suntory recently announced it will expand the capacity of Jim Beam Brands with a $400-million investment at the Booker Noe Distillery in Boston, Kentucky. “We are excited about this expansion opportunity at our Booker Noe site, building on our recent investment in the new consumer experience in Clermont, and now expanding production to ensure enough of our premium liquid is available wherever consumers are looking for them,” said Carlo Coppola, managing director of the James B. Beam Distilling Co.

Jury recommends 70 year sentence for man who murdered Big Clifty woman

A Radcliff man found guilty of murdering a Big Clifty woman has been sentenced in a Hardin County courtroom. After taking only 90 minutes on Friday to find 32-year-old Joseph Eugene Meredith guilty of killing 27-year-old Angela Dawn Kerr in March 2021, the jury recommended a sentence of 30 years on the murder charge, 20 years on the possession of a handgun by a convicted felon count and 20 years for abuse of a corpse, according to a report by The News-Enterprise.

7th Annual Bucky Wayne Memorial Golf Scramble

Player gathered before tee time. Photos by Trish Turner | The Meade County Messenger. Mandy Williams monitored the putting contest. The Brandenburg Moose Family Center, Lodge #1177, will be hosting the 7th Annual Bucky Wayne Memorial Golf Scramble Tournament at the Doe Valley Golf Course on Sunday, August 28th. If you would like to take part, please contact (call or text) Mike Trent at (270) 668-1838. Teams of four cost $60 a person or $240 for a team. You must sign up before Sunday, August 14th.

Battletown resident earns One Million Mile Safe Driver Award and Roadstar® status

Jacksonville, Fla. (July 27, 2022) – Landstar System, Inc. (Nasdaq:LSTR), a Fortune 500 company and worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation services, recognized Robert Hail Jr. of Battletown, Kentucky, as a One Million Mile Safe Driver and Roadstar® earlier this month during an awards ceremony at the 2022 Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration.
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Woman killed in Nelson County airplane incident

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - A Hardin County woman was killed over the weekend in an incident involving an aircraft that was on the ground. Nelson County coroner Field Houghlin has identified the victim as Feleshia Denham, 37, of Glendale. The incident happened at Samuels Field in Bardstown around 2:30 p.m....

Thank You // Furever Friends #229

This week we will meet Heidi and Fran, a new set of animals looking for a new home. We will also recab the success of the 2022 Dirty Dog Bash. Thanks to the generous donations of those in attendance and the entire county who contributed in any way. The Dirty Dog Bash raised $28,000 before expenses.

 Saint Theresa Church Picnic this weekend

On Saturday, August 13th, St. Theresa Catholic Church will hold their annual picnic, car show, and auction. The church is located at 9245 Rhodelia Road (KY 144), in Payneville. The day will begin with a motorcycle poker run. The registration for that is at 11:30 a.m. and the ride begins...

James F. Stiff

James F. Stiff, age 92 of Brandenburg, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at All About Homes Assisted Living in Brandenburg. He was born June 21, 1930 to the late James Estel and Mary Engelbert Hardesty Stiff. He was also preceded in death by wife, Rebecca Stiff; his son, Thomas Ray Stiff; a granddaughter; two infant brothers; and his sister, Estella Mattingly.

North Hardin offensive lineman making big impact on the team

RADCLIFF, Ky. — High school football linemen sometimes get overlooked by fans of the team. But any coach and player will tell you how important they are to the success of a team. North Hardin High School football knows just how important one of its lineman will be to...

Elizabethtown High School awarded grant to expand agriculture program

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — John Hardin High School integrated hydroponic technology into its agriculture program almost four years ago. On Tuesday, the school was awarded a grant to expand the program, thanks to its success. The United States Department of Agriculture is giving the high school a $48,071 grant, which...
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Federal grant helps John Hardin High School Agriculture Department grow

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - A grant from the United States Department of Agriculture is helping John Hardin High School’s agriculture curriculum grow. The grant will add a few more hydroponic systems to their already successful setup and expand the curriculum over the course of two years. Students currently experiment...


07/20: Marvin Herrera was stopped in traffic in the eastbound lane of KY 933. Walter Reyes was being operated eastbound on KY 933 behind Herrea. Reyes stated a passenger in the vehicle was handing him some keys just before the collision. Reyes struck Herrea in the rear end. 07/21: Both...