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  • Man wanted in connection to New York murder arrested in Radcliff

    A New York murder suspect was apprehended by federal marshals in Radcliff, according to Hardin Coun­ty Detention Center records.

    Derekson Matthew Lett, 26, of Brooklyn, is wanted in the April 4 shooting death of Michele Hernandez-Vasquez, 21, at a New York hotel in what police are calling a botched prositution-related robbery, Staten Island Advance reports.

  • Cooking show films at Skaggs RV

    Daily cooking show “Flip My Food” made a stop Wed­nes­­day in Elizabethtown to film an upcoming fall episode.

    Jeff Henderson — better known as Chef Jeff — takes favorite recipes and makes them healthy and delicious. Henderson and the show’s film crew stopped at Skaggs RV for an episode about cooking in a recreational vehicle.

  • Radcliff man sentenced to five years for rape

    A Radcliff man charged with sex crimes with a girl younger than 14 was sentenced to five years in prison.

    Jordan A. Farmer, 20, was sentenced to five years for a charge second-degree rape and 12 months each for two counts of sexual misconduct and one count of third-degree sexual abuse. The sentences are to run concurrent for a total of five years.

  • PHOTO: Losing its load
  • Sexual assault victims address former teacher

    It was a day of relief and vindication for victims of Ed­win Bonet.

    As his former students and members of their families stood together Tuesday — some crying almost uncontrollably and others hugging and comforting one another — the court heard statements about pain and suffering caused by actions of their former Central Hardin High School Spanish teacher.

  • Hospital reports another month of financial gains

    Hardin Memorial Health had another strong month of earnings as hospital officials reported a 205 percent increase over the previous year-to-date earnings at the monthly board of trustees meeting.

    Compared to a budgeted profit of $510,000 for March, the hospital recorded $1,559,000. It recorded $166,000 the prior year for the same month.

  • Holmes chairs brief Radcliff council meeting

    Radcliff Councilman Stan Holmes oversaw one of the shortest regularly scheduled meetings in this council’s four-month history.

    While acting as chairman of the meeting according to an ordinance enacted less than a month ago, Holmes quickly heard first reading Tuesday of two ordinances and saw the council accept a bid from a grass-mowing company.

  • I-65 northbound lanes cleared after wreck

    A multi-vehicle crash blocked northbound lanes of Interstate 65 near mile point 81 near the Sonora exit today for more than three hours.

    Three commercial vehicles and a car were involved in the collision. A wrecker was clearing away the final vehicle around 4:30 p.m., according to the state Transportation Cabinet.

  • Local church installs city's largest solar array

    An Elizabethtown church Tuesday began installing 165 solar panels, the city’s largest array.

    Memorial United Methodist Church on North Miles Street has installed most of the 310-watt solar panels.

  • Former teacher begins serving sentence

    Former Hardin County Schools Spanish teacher Edwin Bonet began his 10-year sentence today for sexually abusing four students over the course of a decade.

    Bonet was taken into custody following formal sentencing in Hardin Circuit Court where three of his victims and one family member spoke during the proceeding.