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  • Robbery suspects caught in Louisville

    Two men arrested in Louisville have admitted to 27 robberies, including two in Radcliff, according to police.

    Louisville residents Shaundrell Robinson, 33, and Troy Gains, 22, were arrested early Saturday morning by Louisville Metro Police and charged with some of the incidents in a string of business robberies.

  • County discussing plans to fund rocket docket again

    More than three years after the program’s elimination, rocket docket is being relaunched this week in Hardin County after a new commonwealth’s attorney officially takes office.

    Shane Young will be sworn in today as the Ninth Circuit commonwealth’s attorney.

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  • Ex-RPD officer tested positive for drug

    A former Radcliff Police Department officer voluntarily resigned from duty the same day he tested positive for cocaine, according to records obtained from the city.

    Former officer Morgan L. Jones, a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School in Campbellsville, signed a letter of resignation Nov. 29.

    The letter reads, “I, Morgan Jones, do hereby submit my resignation as police officer in the Radcliff Police Department to be effective on the 29th day of November, 2012.”

  • LaRue judge-executive to address pension costs

    An area official is scheduled to be part of talks about an issue affecting state and local governments.

    LaRue County Judge-Executive Tommy Turner plans to be part of a news conference Monday about the impact of increasing public employee pension costs on Kentucky communities.

    Turner, president of the Kentucky Association of Counties, and others are expected to discuss the need for legislative action to address the problem.

  • Ballot question a matter of dollars and drinks

    A mixed drink of apathy and confusion surrounding Tuesday’s alcohol vote in Elizabethtown has proponents of alcohol expansion making a final push for clarity regarding the election’s repercussions.

    Brad Richardson, a spokesman for Yes for Economic Success, said downtown Elizabethtown can find business without the availability of liquor drink licenses. But he thinks the vote’s failure could produce a “chilling effect” on economic development downtown.

  • Organizations promote health at Radcliff expo

    Radcliff Woman’s Club member Yvonne High was promoting a cause she had personal experience with when she tried Saturday to educate visitors about preventing and managing diabetes.

    The Radcliff resident sat behind a table filled with fruit, nuts and other healthy snacks. She challenged passersby during the city’s fifth annual Health and Wellness Expo at Colvin Community Center to guess which wafer cookie she offered was sugar-free.

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  • Oxygen tank, cigarette blamed for house fire on South Wilson Road

    Two Hardin County residents were hurt Friday morning in a house fire which officials believe started when a woman lit a cigarette while an oxygen tank was on.

    Rineyville, Radcliff and Vine Grove firefighters responded around 11:13 a.m. to 5504 S. Wilson Road. Rineyville Assistant Chief Tim Wiseman said flames were visible when the first officials arrived at 11:23 a.m.

    Homeowners Gale and Roberta Johnson were in the single-story residence with a caregiver when the fire started, Wiseman said. All the occupants were outside when firefighters arrived.

  • State police arrest 84-year-old suspect in Clarkson shooting

    Kentucky State Police have arrested an 84-year-old man in connection to a Thursday night shooting in Grayson County that left one dead and another injured.

    Alva Gussler of Clarkson is charged with murder and first-degree assault.

    State police received a call at 8:37 p.m. Thursday from Grayson County Dispatch requesting assistance on a shooting at a residence on Tara Lane in Clarkson, according to a news release from Post 4.