Hardin County

Screenshot from Gov. Beshear's COVID-19 Update: Nov. 13, 2020

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday announced the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in the state since the pandemic began, with 3,173 newly reported cases. Beshear also reported 25 new deaths, another record daily high. Beshear said that there’s a continuous surge of cases in the commonwealth “that is concerning and deadly” and the “power to stop it is in our hands.” 

Kentucky Courthouses / via Facebook

A Kentucky father has been indicted on a reckless homicide charge in the fatal shooting of his 2-year-old son.

Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown treated 104 sexual assault patients this year. That’s an increase of 108 percent compared to 2017, and officials say that was likely due to increased awareness of assault and harassment over the past year, as the #metoo movement unfolded across the country.

Hardin County Schools, via WKYU

Kentucky's governor is praising the quick response to a man who allegedly killed his wife and then was fatally shot by officers outside his son's high school.

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A judge has postponed the trial of a former Kentucky high school principal facing dozens of child pornography counts stemming from allegations that he uploaded nude images from students' confiscated cellphones.

KENTUCKY LRC via WKU Public Radio

Kentucky state senator Dennis Parrett is joining the chamber’s Democratic leadership. The senator from Hardin County will replace ousted minority whip Julian Carroll in the 2018 legislative session.

Rhonda J. Miller

Dignitaries from state and local government, and the military, will officially open the new Radcliff Veterans Center on July 21.

State To Close Detention Center Where Gynnya McMillen Died

May 24, 2017
via Facebook

State officials are closing the juvenile detention center where 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen died last year.

LOUISVILLE VA MEDICAL CENTER

Veterans living in and around Hardin County are being asked to voice their support for a VA hospital in Radcliff.  A public meeting will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

Pew: In Hardin County, Black-White Income Gap Is Nonexistent

Dec 16, 2016
public domain, via WFPL

In 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed Executive Order 9981, which desegregated the military and ended racial discrimination in its ranks. 

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