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  • Former Radcliff resident competes on Food Network show

    When it comes to passion for her career, Dee Davis Dotson has a spoonful to share.

    The 1994 North Hardin High School graduate and owner of Dee-liteful Bites in Memphis, Tenn., puts her passion for food to the test during a Food Network competition show, “Food Court Wars,” which airs at 8 p.m. tonight.

  • Calf returned unharmed to owner

    A calf and her owner have been reunited after Elizabethtown police and residents spent part of Saturday searching for the escaped animal in residential neighborhoods. 

    Imari Doyle, a student at Central Hardin High School, said her cow escaped overnight from her home on Springfield Road. The animal is a school project for her FFA club.

    Lilly Mae, a 1-year-old black Angus calf with tag A09, was captured in a residential neighborhood near the U.S. 31W Bypass in Elizabethtown. She was returned unharmed.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Joseph Schulze, 38, Burlington, and Jennifer Duvall Schulze, 29, Clarkson. Married nine years.

    Michael Wayne Embry, 55, Buffalo, and Tine Louis Napier, 43, Greensburg. Married three years.

    Robert John Rivera, 55, and Rachel Ann Meza, 55, both of Radcliff. Married three years.

    Joseph Durbin, 28, Elizabethtown, and Anna Herman, 28, Akron, Ohio. Married three years.

  • Photo: Celebrating closure
  • Freeman Lake tennis shelter upgrade wanted

    Bo O’Brien has asked Elizabethtown officials to consider a slight upgrade to the shelter near the tennis courts at Freeman Lake Park with walls.

    O’Brien, chairman of the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission, said the space has been the target of drafty wind conditions, which can wreak havoc on tournaments.

    In essence, O’Brien said, a wall would be placed at either end of the shelter to block wind coming directly through the facility.

  • EPD hosts Coffee with a Cop on Friday

    The Elizabethtown Police Department hosts its third Coffee With A Cop from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Towne Mall food court.

    The quarterly program is a way to reach out to the community, EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said.

    “I just want to encourage the public to stop by and discuss any issues or concerns they may have,” Willoughby said.

  • Man wanted for sexual abuse turns himself in

    A Lebanon Junction man indicted last week by a Hardin County grand jury for first-degree sexual abuse turned himself in Sunday and was arraigned Tuesday.

    Michael Joseph Fievet, 22, pleaded not guilty in Hardin Circuit Court for the alleged sex crime involving a victim younger than 12. Kentucky State Police conducted the investigation.

    An indictment is an allegation, not proof of guilt.

    He is being held in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond at Hardin County Detention Center. His next court date is a pre-trial conference May 20.

  • Elizabethtown man to compete in international gaming tournament

    It has been a life-long dream of Elizabethtown resident Brendan Franco to travel abroad, but he never dreamed video games would get him there.

    Franco, 20, left Monday for Copenhagen, Denmark, to participate in the Copenhagen Games – an international amateur electronic gaming tournament. He will compete in the League of Legends tournament.

  • Attorney general backs Meade County action in open records case

    Reviewing an open records appeal, the state Attorney General’s Office ruled Meade County Attorney Jessica Brown Roberts acted appropriately in denying a request for a video that pertains to a criminal investigation.

    The dispute revolved around a CD video created by Meade County Deputy Sheriff Bryce Rogers. It was made from a storage card seized from a camera as part of a December 2012 investigation related to a store owned by Elaine Matthews.

  • KSP searching for suspects in armed robbery

    Kentucky State Police are searching for two suspects after an armed robbery in Brandenburg.

    According to a news release, two white men entered the Friendly Food Mart on Broadway Street around 7:50 p.m. April 6 and showed a knife. They took the cash drawer with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

    Witnesses said the men left in an older-model pickup truck with a black hood and cracked windshield, according to police.