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  • Organization’s help brings hope to community

    Helping Hand of Hope is one of five organizations across the country to be honored for the work they do in their communities.

    The organization received a $5,000 check from AT&T on Tuesday in front of volunteers and public officials at Towne Mall.

    The donation came after Martina Kilgo of Vine Grove wrote a short essay on the Web page www.causes.com/att about the organization and its importance to community members.

    AT&T set up an essay contest to recognize five charities with donations.

  • Ag commissioner delivers fair check

    The Hardin County’s fair board showcased its new trophy early Tuesday at a ceremony in which Agriculture Commissioner James Comer delivered another prize.

    Based on a grant application, Comer presented a check for $100,000 for infrastructure improvements to the Hardin County Community Fair. The money will be earmarked for an open-air pavilion to replace a building lost to an April 2011 tornado.

  • E'town teen indicted for attempted arson

    An Elizabethtown teen accused of attempting to start a fire by igniting toilet paper rolls was indicted last week in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Corey David Peake, 18, faces a charge of criminal attempt to commit first-degree arson.

    According to the indictment, Peake attempted to commit arson Nov. 4 at a Hickory Lane residence when he “started a fire and building was inhabited or occupied by the resident.”

  • PHOTO: Solving sign problems
  • Storm warnings issued

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Hardin, LaRue, Nelson and Hart counties as part of a severe storm front now passing through the region.

    The strongest storm issues now appear to be in area south and east of Elizabethtown, including Glendale and southern Hardin County, Bonnieville, Hodgenville and heading toward New Haven.

    This thunderstorm warning follows a tornado warning for Hardin, Meade, Bullitt and Jefferson County, which was issued shortly after 4 a.m. today. The tornado warning has expired but a watch area continues for the entire region.

  • I-65 south down to one lane for about 12 hours

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will have southbound traffic pushed down to one lane from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. between Horse Cave and Cave City (mile markers 54-56) for paving operations, weather permitting.

    Drivers are asked to use caution during this time.
     

  • Police continue search for missing Radcliff man

    More than five days have passed since anyone last saw Jeremy J. Lindsay, 23, and Radcliff police say they have received no new leads since releasing information Monday about his disappearance to the media.

    According to police, Lindsay was last seen around 4 p.m. Thursday leaving his Radcliff residence following an argument with his wife, who reported his absence to Radcliff Police Department. There has been no communication from Lindsay to family or friends, police say.

  • Father charged with murder in son’s death

    A Radcliff man accused of lying to police earlier this month about his 1-month-old son’s death pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to upgraded charges of murder and abuse.

    Jarrod D. Davis, 23, was indicted Thursday into Hardin Circuit Court on charges of murder and first-degree criminal abuse.

  • Deadline looming for Heart Fair

    Residents interested in Saturday’s Heart Fair at Hardin Memorial Hospital need to pre-register for a lipid profile by end of business today. The profile, which includes total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglyceride and glucose checks, is free to the public.

    The fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday inside the fifth-floor auditorium of the hospital. There is no cost.

  • Charges upgraded to murder in death of Radcliff man's son

    A Radcliff man pleaded not guilty this morning to upgraded charges of murder and first-degree criminal abuse in his 1-month-old son's death earlier this month.

    Jarrod D. Davis, 23, was indicted Thursday on the new charges. Radcliff police originally arrested the father Jan. 16 for second-degree manslaughter.