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  • Testing of hair approved in Allen murder case

    Testing will be allowed on a hair entered as evidence in a murder case against a former Radcliff resident.

    Judge Jack Seay in LaRue Circuit Court approved a motion during a hearing Monday afternoon to test the evidence using more advanced technology in the case against Abdullah R. White, 36, and Samantha J. Kolley, 20, of Eastview.

  • Man claims he was shot at Radcliff gas station

    A Radcliff man treated for a gunshot injury Sunday night at Hardin Memorial Hospital told police another individual fired at him, but investigators found no evidence of a shooter.

    Maurice C. Green sustained a gunshot wound to his leg, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department. Shumate said Green has been released from the hospital.

  • Populace prepares to paint town purple

    The third year of Paint the Town Purple will allow more room for creativity, organizers said.

    The event invites businesses, organizations and individuals to decorate area buildings and streets with purple bows, fabric, lights and any other material available to show support for Relay for Life.

  • Part of 31W Bypass to close temporarily

    To accommodate commuters, the Transportation Cabinet has modified tonight’s scheduled closure of a section of the U.S. 31W Bypass in Elizabethtown.

    The road will be closed in both directions as a portion of the concrete structure is set overhead for the new overpass on Ky. 361. Traffic will not be allowed to enter the bypass from North Dixie Avenue and northbound traffic will be blocked at St. John Road.

  • Tourism launches redesigned mobile app

    Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau has redesigned a mobile application officials believe will help visitors as they navigate the city.

    In partnership with Discover Anywhere Mobile, the tourism board has launched an Elizabethtown app that is now available for free download for Apple, Android and other mobile devices, said Executive Director Sherry Murphyon Monday during Elizabethtown City Council’s voting meeting.

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  • Woman indicted on wanton endangerment charges

    A Radcliff woman will be arraigned today in a wanton endangerment case involving a police officer after accepting plea deal through Hardin County’s rocket docket program.

    Nina S. Sheppard, 27, was indicted last week on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence — second offense and aggravated.

  • Walk a Mile for Special Olympics

    Special Olympics is asking the community to take a few extra steps for its cause.

    The Walk a Mile for a Smile fundraiser for the Special Olympics is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the track at North Hardin High School. The walk raises money to support athletes who participate in year-round Special Olympics activities, event coordinator Maureen Johnson said.

  • Elizabethtown native treks through New Zealand

    An Elizabethtown native and her husband are on a six-month hike through the wilderness and urban areas of New Zealand.

    Clara Mills, a 1997 graduate of Central Hardin High School, and her husband, B.J. Romines, have traveled much of the United States living in a recreational vehicle during regular two-week breaks from Mills’ work as a corporate pilot.

    She and her husband hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail, which runs from Maine to Georgia, in 2011.

  • Local teens rally for life

    Rather than spending the last hours of their weekend finishing homework or relaxing with friends, more than 100 teens filed Sunday night into the cafeteria at North Hardin High School to rally for life.

    “I believe abortion is wrong,” said Elizabeth Neary, 15.

    With a plate of pizza in front of her, the home-schooled teen said she learned of the annual Right to Life Kentucky Heartland’s Youth Rally for Life through friends. She chose to attend because she wants to show there are many youth who agree with the anti-abortion stance.