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  • Hire a Patriot job fair attracts earnest applicants

    Employers from diverse backgrounds filled the American Legion Post 113 on Ring Road on Thursday, courting veterans in the hunt for a career transition or a new source of income.

    The Hire a Patriot job fair brought men and women together representing divergent demographics, all looking for an opportunity to network and share their skill sets with others. Some job seekers had career choices in mind, while others said they were testing the waters to see what was available.

  • Vine Grove rallies around plan for special-needs playground

    The community has embraced the vision of a local girl who thinks all children should have a place to play, including those with disabilities.

    Rachel Ritchie, a third-grader at Vine Grove Elementary School, and her father recommended to the Vine Grove City Council earlier this week a committee be set up to make sure efforts to acquire playground equipment that can be used by children who are disabled aren’t redundant.

  • Former Radcliff man arrested for robbery

    A former Radcliff man was arrested in Paducah on two counts of first-degree robbery.

    Byron Peeler, 43, was arrested Tuesday afternoon when Paducah Police executed warrants, according to a news release.

    He is lodged at McCracken County Regional Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash.

    Peeler has lived in Radcliff but has no permanent address, police said.

  • House approves redistricting plan

    After a flurry of failed amendments, the state House of Representatives approved a redistricting plan Wednesday evening that divides Hardin County into six districts and forces one sitting legislator out of the district he now serves.

  • Police: Crystal meth cases increases in Hardin County
  • Man arrested after leading police on 6-minute pursuit

    An Elizabethtown man faces 11 charges after he led state troopers on a six-minute pursuit during which he drove through several yards, police say.

    Michael D. Lamb, 28, originally was stopped at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Ring Road because of an equipment violation, according to Kentucky State Police.

    As the trooper was speaking with Lamb, he fled in his vehicle, according to a news release. The pursuit continued south on U.S. 31W, and police said Lamb eventually stopped and continued on foot.

  • Grayson County man indicted on 14 sex-related charges in Breckinridge

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Grayson County man Tuesday after a Breckinridge County grand jury indicted him on 14 sex-related charges stemming from contact with children.

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  • 27-year-old man killed in head-on collision

    A Falls of Rough man was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on collision about 5 miles outside of Caneyville.

    Steven M. Puckett, 27, died instantly in the collision, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

  • PHOTOS: Leaving for Lexington