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  • More details emerge in manslaughter case

    Kentucky State Police released more details last week in a manslaughter case against a Bonnieville man.

    At a preliminary hearing in LaRue District Court for Jason R. Davis, 37, who, according to police, failed to obtain medical help for a woman, who later died. He drove around for several hours with her body in the passenger seat, according to police.

  • Two busted for meth in E'town motel room

    Two Hardin County residents were arrested Monday night after police went to an Elizabethtown motel room and found methamphetamine and marijuana.

    Jeremy S. Thompson, 37, of the 600 block of Red Hill Road in Vine Grove and Leslie M. Edwards, 34, of the 100 block of Wallace Court in Elizabethtown, were arrested on the first floor of the Country Suites Inn.

  • Salting the earth

    After a winter last year that saw salt supplies depleted, area officials have spent the last few months attempting to replenish their reserves.

    Unfortunately, for most it means paying higher prices per ton and going to additional lengths to acquire the needed amount to last the winter.

  • Zoning decision tabled

    The YMCA could receive a large financial boost if Elizabethtown City Council approves a requested zoning change.

    However, that change is in limbo following several minutes of discussion of the city’s planning commission’s recommendation to deny the request.

  • Domestic dispute leads to assault accusation

    A domestic altercation led to a Vine Grove man being arrested early Friday morning after police say he took a kitchen knife and cut the top of his stepfather’s head.

    Nicholas R. Parker, 24, of the 200 block of Sonoma Valley Drive, is charged with second-degree assault (domestic violence) and faces up to 10 years in prison on the Class C felony charge.

  • Threat to harm woman lands E'town man in jail

    An Elizabethtown man landed Thursday in the Hardin County Detention Center after he was charged with making threats and being in possession of a firearm.

  • Vine Grove man sentenced to probation for sexual abuse

    A Vine Grove man who pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse was sentenced Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court and released early Thursday morning.

  • E'town man takes 2-year plea deal for September chase

    An Elizabethtown man will spend two years in prison after accepting a plea deal in court this week.

    Edwin Davila, 41, was sentenced to six years and that sentence was probated for four years. Final sentencing will be Dec. 16.

    Davila also will have his license suspended for five years.

  • Hospital board reaffirms confidence in plan, leadership

    After a tumultuous election season where the county’s hospital often came under fire with claims of mismanagement or misdirection, Hardin Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, consisting of all members of fiscal court, gave a unanimous vote of confidence to the hospital’s top leader and vision.

  • Woman arrested on prostitution charge

    A South Carolina woman working at a local spa was arrested Wednesday after police found she was offering a client more than just a massage.