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  • Vine Grove to hold budget work session

    Vine Grove City Coun­cil will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss the 2014-15 budget at Vine Grove City Hall.

    The budget is the only item on the agenda.

  • Teen's family waits for her to 'come back'

    At University Hospital in Louisville, visitor after visitor has come to see Mickayla Harig after she sustained injuries in a crash Sunday night on Patriot Parkway.

    Although his daughter is not awake to greet her guests, Harig’s father, Ray, said the constant stream of visitors is representative of his daughter’s kind spirit.

    “The amount of kids that have come through this hospital have been a testament to her,” he said. “There are people coming we have never met and they talk about how great she is.”

  • Girls on the Go: Scouts come together at camp

    Young Girl Scouts wearing tie-dyed camp shirts took turns squeezing wet oatmeal from a pair of pantyhose Wed­nesday morning at Freeman Lake Park in an effort to understand how the digestive system works.

    “After we finish this, we are all going to enjoy our lunch,” joked Cindy Gellhaus, Girl Scout parent and volunteer.

  • Morehead slaying suspects in custody

    Four area residents who police say were involved in a Sunday night shooting in Morehead that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man are in custody and facing murder charges.

    Three of the men — Mar­cus D. Stewart, 18, Jaque Abrams, 19, and Julius “Jubee” Kol­o­­­­­­witz, 20, — are from Elizabethtown and lodged in the Rowan Coun­ty Detention Center. An­tho­ny “Rell” Pay­sen, 19, of Hodgenville is being held in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Bond set at $1 million for man charged in Patriot Parkway fatality

    Bond has been set at $1 million cash for an Irvington man charged with murder in Sunday night's wreck at the intersection of Deckard School Road and Patriot Parkway that killed Brianna Taylor, 17, of Elizabethtown.

    Michael Todd Hilton, 34, was booked into the Hardin County Detention Center at 8:17 p.m. Thursday. He also is charged with aggravated driving under the influence. A cooler and cans of beer were found at the scene.

    Bond was set Friday morning. He is scheduled for a court appearance at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Hardin District Court.

  • Glendale Post Office to remain open

    About 20 Glendale residents gathered Thursday afternoon in the bay area of the Glendale Fire Department to hear U.S. Postal Service officials make an announcement concerning the future of the Glendale Post Office.

    To residents’ relief, the small town’s post office will remain open, albeit with reduced hours for window service. All rural free delivery routes originating from Glendale will remain. Hours for window service will be reduced from eight hours daily to six hours and 30 minutes Monday-Friday and two hours Saturdays.

  • Former Central Hardin teacher indicted on sex abuse charges

    A former Central Hardin High School Spanish teacher arrested six months ago was indicted Thursday by a Hardin County grand jury on a number of charges involving Central Hardin students. One of the charges dates back to more than a decade ago.

    Edwin Bonet, 54, of Radcliff, was indicted on three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, three counts of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

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  • Tickets on sale for Rucker, Nettles

    Presale tickets for the Darius Rucker and Jennifer Nettles concert are available on ticketmaster.com and the Fort Knox Morale, Welfare and Recreation website.

    Presale tickets are $35 and are on sale through July 6. After the cutoff date, advance tickets will go on sale for $45 from July 7-Aug 29. Tickets can be bought Aug. 30, the day of the performances, for $50.

    The show is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Godman Army Airfield. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m.

    For information about ticket sales and the upcoming concert, visit www.knoxmwr.com.

  • Congressman to visit E'town today

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, is making two appearances today in Elizabethtown.

    He will discuss federal funding for Alzheimer’s disease during a one-hour session at the Hardin County Public Library on Jim Owen Drive off St. John Road in Elizabethtown. The meeting begins at 4 p.m.

    In a session being promoted by the Alzheimer’s Association, Guthrie will discuss efforts to make Alzheimer’s a national and state priority and explain possible improved services and support for the 67,000 Kentuckians living with the disease.