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  • Six-vehicle crash shuts down southbound I-65

    For at least the third time in three days, a portion of Interstate 65 shut down Monday afternoon while emergency crews worked the scene of a multi-vehicle wreck.

    At 2:30 p.m. Monday, Kentucky State Police, Elizabethtown Fire Department and Hardin County EMS responded near mile-marker 94 on I-65 South in reference to an injury collision.

    Elizabethtown Fire Chief Mike Hulsey said among the vehicles involved were two semi-trucks and two vans.

  • I-65 southbound reopens following wreck near E'town exit

    Interstate 65 southbound reopened just before 6 p.m. after a traffic crash this afternoon near mile marker 94 at the northern Elizabethtown exit.

    Five vehicles, including two tractor-trailers, were involved in the wreck, which occurred just before 2:30 p.m. One person removed from the crash was taken from the scene by emergency helicopter.

    Southbound traffic was detoured onto Ky. 313 at Exit 102 and routed on U.S. 31W to rejoin I-65 on the south side of Elizabethtown at Exit 91.

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  • Phone service restored at E'town City Hall

    The phone system at Elizabethtown City Hall is working again.

    Earlier Monday, city officials alerted the public to an outage through its official Facebook page, apologizing for any inconveniences the downed line may have caused.

  • Louisville man indicted for trafficking in heroin, cocaine

    A Louisville man has been indicted this week for trafficking in heroin and cocaine in Hardin County.

    Shaumbi Trenon Clay, 37, faces two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended license, failure to use a turn signal and operating with an expired license plate.

  • Nothing fishy about it: Fish fry events promote faith, community

    Refraining from eating meat on Fridays during Lent has long been a way of life for Catholics.

    The resulting fish fry events that have popped up throughout the county help the local faithful stick to the laws of their religion and build a sense of fellowship among Catholics and non-Catholics.

    Vine Grove resident Elisabeth Suarez, a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church on South Wilson Road in Radcliff, usually cooks fish at home on Fridays during Lent.

  • Volunteers needed at Lincoln Birthplace

    The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park and the Lincoln Museum are looking for dedicated volunteers.

  • Missing person found

    A missing man being sought by the Radcliff Police Department has been found.

    Grady Davis, 50, returned home in good health and unharmed at about 5 a.m. Sunday.

    He had been reported missing the day before, with his family afraid that he was distraught, according to police.

    Police are working with the family.

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  • Fatal crash victims were returning from Florida

    The identity of a man who drove a tractor-trailer involved in a crash Saturday, which resulted in the death of six people, and more information about a second wreck that followed have been released.

    Ibrahim Fetic, 47, of Troy, Mich., was driving a 2012 Kenworth tractor-trailer northbound on Interstate 65 when his vehicle struck a 1999 Ford Expedition in front of him at about 11:13 a.m. near mile marker 83 near Sonora, according to Kentucky State Police.