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  • Man indicted on murder charge in 2012 Boone Road wreck

    David Leroy Stallins II, 27, of Elizabethtown was indicted Thursday on charges of murder, first-degree assault and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

    On April 24, 2012, Stallins was driving north on Boone Road in a 1991 Honda Accord when it left the road and struck a tree. His brother Matthew Stallins, 26, and Jessica L. Fisher, 30, were passengers in the vehicle, police said.

  • Abramson speaks about partnerships at Radcliff First lunch

    Kentucky’s lieutenant governor spoke Wednesday about the importance of a unified community for an organization dedicated to bringing area partners together.

    Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson discussed developing Radcliff and Hardin County economically at the Radcliff First luncheon at Colvin Community Center.

  • Gervais takes over at U.S. Army Cadet Command

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox will have a new deputy commander as Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson bids farewell Friday and Col. Maria R. Gervais takes over.

    The ceremony is on Brooks Field at 1 p.m. Friday.

    Gervais, most recently served as the division chief for Full Dimension Protection, G8, Headquarters, at the Pentagon.

    Peterson, who was recently promoted, will become the deputy commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea.

  • Homicide case opened regarding body along I-65

    Kentucky State Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body along Interstate 65 today as a homicide.

    An autopsy was completed by late afternoon but no cause of death has been disclosed by investigators. The Hardin County Coroner's Office said the body had been alongside the highway for approximately two days when it was discovered by a mowing crew.

    Officials have not released a description of the woman except to say she appeared to be between 25 and 35 years old. Kentucky State Police are pursuing leads regarding her identity.

  • County approves budget

    The money needed to construct a new county government complex and E-911 center has been secured.  

    Hardin Fiscal Court approved a $31.4 million operations budget and $16.3 million in capital projects Tuesday.

  • United Way allocations up

    United Way of Central Kentucky’s record-breaking campaign is providing money to 20 organizations in its five-county service region this year, a high for the agency.

  • Local law enforcement run supports Special Olympics

    More than 40 Hardin County law enforcement officers pounded the pavement Tuesday morning as part of a fundraising effort for the Kentucky Special Olympics.

  • Jacobs set for hearings on post in Fort Knox shooting

    A U.S. Army soldier charged in the shooting death of a civilian Fort Knox employee is scheduled to appear on post for a hearing today and Thursday.

    Sgt. Marquinta Jacobs, 36, of Radcliff, is charged with premeditated murder and aggravated assault in the April 3 death of Lloyd R. Gibert, 51, of Elizabethtown.

  • Post 4 receives award for safe driving

    For the second year in a row, Kentucky State Police Post 4 was awarded for safe driving.

    During KSP’s 2012 award ceremony Thursday in Frankfort, Post 4 and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Region 2 were given the Safe Driving Award, a recognition given to the post with the highest average number of miles driven between “assessable accidents,” according to a news release.

    Norman Chaffins, spokesman for Post 4 in Elizabethtown, said an assessable collision is one in which the trooper or CVE officer is at fault.

  • Professional out-of-state shoplifters sentenced