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  • Man charged in Radcliff robbery

    Police have arrested a man accused of robbery at gunpoint.

    Shaquan D. Mulrain, 28, approached a group of people around 2 a.m. June 18, police said, and demanded money at gunpoint from one of the men. The man handed money to Mulrain, who fled on foot, police said.

    The man followed Mulrain, who was seen entering an apartment on Hilltop Circle, before police officers arrived, according to the news release. Mulrain was found and the man identified him to officers, police said.

    The West Point Police K-9 unit also responded and the firearm was found.

  • Photo: Memorial raised after fatal Patriot Parkway crash
  • Palmer to chair national juvenile justice committee

    Edward Palmer has taken his civic service to another level with a recent appointment to a national coalition.

    Palmer soon will chair the Eth­nic and Cultural Diversity Committee for the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, a national organization that fights for juvenile justice reform based in Washington, D.C.

    Palmer said the appointment allows him to participate in national discussions related to juvenile justice, especially for youths of color.

  • Class of '66 to venture down Route 66

    Forty-eight years after they graduated, members of the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1966 are reuniting next month to travel one of the country’s most famous highways.

    The classmates are banding together to travel a roughly 300-mile stretch of U.S. Route 66 from Springfield, Missouri, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

  • Stephensburg Homecoming Days kicks off Friday

    Low attendance caused Stephensburg Home­­com­ing Days to be removed for two years, but with careful planning and fresh ideas, the community committee hopes to resurrect the weekend festival.

    “We’ve been having weekly meetings for several months so we can go ahead and start putting it all back together,” community committee chairwoman Angela Peters said.

  • Council denies Radcliff fireworks ordinance

    Radcliff City Council voted down a proposed ordinance to limit fireworks usage within city limits.

    In a called meeting Tuesday afternoon, the council voted 3-1 against the motion. Councilmen Jacob Pearman and Don Shaw were not present for the vote.

    Councilwoman Barbara Baker, who sponsored the ordinance, was the only vote in favor of passage.

    The ordinance would have limited fireworks usage between 5 p.m. and midnight July 2-6 and 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Dec. 31 into Jan. 1.

  • Bridge repairs to shut down road

    Bridge repairs on Ky. 391 will close the road over Otter Creek in Hardin County at mile point 1.2 beginning today.

    Residents on the southern end of Ky. 391 must access the road from Ky. 1600 and residents on the northern side must access the road from Ky. 1500/Ky. 144.

    Repairs should be com­plete and the bridge reopened by the end of the day Monday.

  • Water leaks creates fountain alongside Patriot Parkway
  • Third Davis murder trial set for Aug. 11

    After facing the indecision of two panels of jurors, Jarrod Davis returned Tuesday afternoon to Hardin Circuit Court for the scheduling of his third murder trial.

    Davis, who is accused of killing his 1-month-old son in January 2013, returned to jail Father’s Day weekend after the second jury failed to reach a verdict after almost seven hours of deliberation.

    Judge Ken Howard confirmed the third trial date for Aug. 11, with a backup date of Nov. 17.

  • Radcliff ranks in top 10 for safest Kentucky cities

    Radcliff’s low crime rate has earned the city another recognition.

    According to a blog by Motovo, a real estate research website, Radcliff ranked 10th in their list of top 10 safest cities in Kentucky.

    “The positive for us is the cities we’re with,” Mayor J.J. Duvall said. “It’s an honor.”