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  • Fallen Hodgenville officer to be honored in Richmond

    A Hodgenville police officer killed in September during a vehicle pursuit will be honored Tuesday during a ceremony for fallen officers at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.

    Mark A. Taulbee, 43, was killed Sept. 16 while pursuing Jason Avis, 30, of Vine Grove on Ky. 210. According to Kentucky State Police, Avis was a suspect in a domestic disturbance.

  • The changing role of healthcare

    Area health care continues its march into the digital age.

  • Adult kickball league coming to area

    Area residents might get a kick out of the newest fitness and recreation opportunity available.

    Two sisters are working to begin an adult kickball league in Elizabethtown.

  • Found in the neighbor’s yard after 44 years

    Without realizing it, the Morgan family lost something in the late 1960s. It was a tiny fleck of metal of little worth.

    When the trinket turned up again recently, it still has no monetary value but ignited rich, sentimental memories about the deceased family patriarch and a cherished pet. It also became the latest bond in a dear neighborhood friendship.

  • Photos: Nolin River rolls over its banks
  • Hearing set in Fort Knox killing

    A U.S. Army soldier accused in the shooting death of a Fort Knox civilian employee last month is scheduled to appear for a hearing this week on post.

    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.

  • Howevalley hangout destroyed by fire

    A Howevalley convenience store where coffee drinkers convened to swap anecdotes was ravaged by fire Thursday night, chewing a hole in the roof and removing a popular social hub from the rural community. 

    Paula Crowder, owner of Bits and Pieces, lightheartedly described some of her customers as “the gossip connection” while she referred to others as “the college of knowledge” for their wisecracking antics.

  • Local businesses support Teddy Bear Drive

    Two local check-cashing businesses are working to collect comfort for area children.

    Check Advance and Advance America are gathering stuffed animals for a Teddy Bear Drive, which provides the items to children who have experienced a traumatic event. The drive began Wednesday and continues until July 31.

    Across the country, local operators associated with those companies take part in various charitable programs, said Kathy Hall, sales manager at Check Advance. This year, the two Elizabethtown locations decided to participate in the Teddy Bear Drive.

  • Four injured in Radcliff crash

    Four people were injured and one was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville after police said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Fairmont Drive and Wilson Road just before 5:30 p.m. Friday.

    Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate said a female driver was heading west on Fairmont Drive in a Volkswagen Jetta when witnesses allege she pulled out in front of a Chevrolet pickup heading north on Wilson Road. The two vehicles subsequently collided, he said.

  • Jr. Food Stores closing doors in Radcliff

    Two businesses will say goodbye to Radcliff this week.