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January 24, 2019

The murder trial of a Radcliff man began in Hardin circuit court yesterday. Opening statements took place in the case against Timothy Hargroves. As previously reported, Hargroves is accused of the shooting death of Bernard Williams in late 2017. Authorities say Hargroves got into a verbal altercation with the mother of his child before shooting her and Williams. The trial continues this week.

Elizabethtown’s vibe coffee has plans on opening at a second location.
The new location which will be in downtown Hodgenville does not have a set open date, but you can follow their progress on their facebook page.

Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland had a record breaking end to 2018. Over one million pounds of food was donated in December. To volunteer contact the organization.

Three people have been charged after a Grayson County man was murdered earlier this month. The Ohio county sheriff confirmed that Adam Lacefield, Wanda Ferguson, mandy decker were taken into custody after 59 year old Johnnie Hayes was found deceased. As previously reported, Hayes and Ferguson were shot on Richland road as they followed two burglars off his property in November. In December authorities say a bomb was found in a barn on the property. This incident remains under investigation.

The Senate plans to vote today on proposed legislation that could reopen the government. Senator Mitch McConnell spoke on the measure yesterday. The 34 day shutdown is the longest in us history.

January 23, 2019

A Hardin County murder trial is set to begin this morning. Jury selection in the case against Timothy Hargroves is set to begin this morning. We spoke with officials after they were called to a domestic incident in Radcliff in 2017. Bernard Williams was later identified as the victim of the shooting. The case was continued several times after a competency hearing was ordered last year.

Lincoln Trail Health Department officials say numbers for Hepatitis A are going down across the area. Spokesperson Sara Jo Best said those who had vaccinations over the summer may be due to have a second set. More details can be found by contacting the health department.

Officials on Fort Knox say renovations to the Patton Museum will take longer than expected. As previously reported, the facility closed last month for work that was not completed over the summer. The museum is expected to reopen April 16.

Kentuckyone Health has a new name. Officials in Bardstown say Flaget Memorial Hospital is part of the group that will now be called CHI St Joseph. Kentuckyone Health is in the process of transitioning ownership of it’s Louisville hospitals to focus on central and eastern Kentucky.

John Hardin high school’s winning streak continues. The team won 90 to 25 against Fort Knox last night. The team faces Scott high school on Saturday night.

January 22, 2019

A Radcliff man has been charged with sex abuse. According to arrest records, 33 year old Steven Shackleford was charged over the weekend after authorities say he raped and sodomized a 6 year old child. Shackleford faces multiple charges and was held in the Hardin County Detention Center. No other details have been released at this time.

Several months after the city of Elizabethtown brought supplies to hurricane victims in Elizabethtown North Carolina, other Hardin County residents are planning a trip to help. The Elizabethtown mission team will travel to the area on March 31. Volunteers are still needed to help in the effort. More details can be found by contacting the organization.

Authorities have issued an amber alert. Officials say 10 year old Isaiah Boren is missing from Cadiz Kentucky. Boren was allowed to leave with Isaac Chamberlain but was not returned to his home. He is described as a white male with brown hair, brown eyes four foot one inch tall and weighing 80 pounds. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve blue and white tie dyed shirt, yellow fleece jacket, and gray sweatpants. Boren is autistic and is in need of medication that he does not have with him. Chamberlain may be driving a blue 2004 Chevrolet Venture. Anyone with information should contact law enforcement.

John Hardin High School will face fort Knox tonight. The school is the only undefeated team in the state of Kentucky. The game starts on Fort Knox at 7:30 pm.

January 21, 2019

Hardin Memorial Health officials have given an update on the sale of the hospital to Baptist Health. County authorities say the closing which was scheduled for December 1st has now been postponed until February after a lawsuit was brought against the fiscal court. We spoke with hospital president Dennis Johnson about the benefits of the sale last year. Baptist Health has managed the hospital for more than 20 years.

A former presidential candidate will be in Hardin County next month. Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee will speak at the PAC at John Hardin high school on February 2nd. Huckabee ran in the 2008 and 2016 Republican presidential primaries and is the father of white house press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Tickets begin at $40 and can be purchased on the PACs website.

An Elizabethtown man faces more than 150 charges relating to child pornography after an investigation by the attorney general’s office. 20 year old Christopher Carroll was taken into custody last week after authorities say he created multiple fake social media profiles in order to obtain nude images from minors. Authorities say the investigation of Carroll, who worked as a dispatcher, began in September of last year. Carroll was held in the Hardin County Detention Center on a 100 thousand dollar bond.

An event in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr will take place in Radcliff today. The event is open to the public. More details can be found at

January 18, 2019

A Rineyville woman is dead after a crash in Indiana this week. 18 year old Olivia Kustes was driving in the northbound lanes of I-65 when the rear driver’s side wheel came off of 51 year old Peter Gaetano’s pickup truck. The wheel crossed over the median wall and hit Kustes car head on. Kustes was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. No other details have been released at this time.

A Grayson County man shot in late November after chasing burglars from his property was killed in a separate incident this week. Authorities say 59 year old Johnnie Hayes was shot in Ohio county late Wednesday. As previously reported, Hayes and 39 year old Wanda Ferguson were shot on Richland road as they followed two burglars off his property in November. In December authorities say a bomb was found in a barn on the property. The incident remains under investigation.

The Elizabethtown Sport Park is hosting a job fair for the 2019 season next week. The job fair will be January 21st from 9 am until 4 pm.

This weekend on Community Forum we feature part one of a two part interview with officials from the Hardin County Animal Shelter about changes implemented last year and the outlook for 2019. Hear more on Community Forum Sunday morning at 7 am and find past forums at

Federal officials say that the government shutdown will not harm the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP. Federal government employees affected have been seeking temporary employment during the longest shutdown in U.S. history.