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  • Lack of diverse payer mix at HMH impacting revenue

    During a meeting centered on industry upheaval and uncertainty, HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson said Hardin Mem­orial Health must adapt its focus to providing quality care at a lower cost, as less money is available.

    “We have to get leaner,” he stressed to the HMH Board of Trustees during its monthly meeting Wednesday morning.

  • WKU riders hope to raise $100,000 during coast-to-coast ride

    Fraternity brothers from Western Kentucky University are keeping alive the fundraising fight for Alzheimer’s research started by an Elizabethtown native.

    About a dozen members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at WKU are riding more than 3,000 miles on bicycles along a coast-to-coast journey from California to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., calling attention to Alzheimer’s in hopes of raising $100,000.

  • Post Office meeting set today in Glendale

    A meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. today at the Glendale Fire Department regarding the U.S. Post Office in Glendale.

    Among the items discussed will be a change to the hours of operation at the facility at 438 E. Main St. in Glendale. The meeting is to gather public input on what hours would work best.

  • Police on lookout for teenage vandals

    After three unidentified vandals failed to break into a truck Saturday, they thought they could just give up and call it a night, but an Elizabethtown man caught the entire act on camera.

    Ronnie Day, 66, set up security cameras around his residence on Stonemill Drive after he was the victim of an egging incident approximately one year ago. Now, he said he is frustrated to be a victim once again.

  • E'town man arrested in Morehead slaying

    An Elizabethtown man is under arrest and three other other area residents are being sought by Ken­tucky State Police in a Sunday home invasion killing of a 20-year-old man in Morehead.

    Marcus D. Stewart, 18, of Elizabethtown and Demario M. Powell, 18, of More­head, were arrested Tuesday night. Bo Otis, 20, was killed after he was shot in the head inside his mobile home in Dry Creek in Rowan County, according to The Morehead News. Otis died at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

  • E'town man arrested in murder in Morehead

    An Elizabethtown man is under arrest and three other other area residents are being sought by Ken­tucky State Police in a Sunday home invasion killing of a 20-year-old man in Morehead.

    Marcus D. Stewart, 18, of Elizabethtown and Demario M. Powell, 18, of More­head, were arrested Tuesday night. Bo Otis, 20, was killed after he was shot in the head inside his mobile home in Dry Creek in Rowan County, according to The Morehead News. Otis died at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

  • Man charged in Radcliff robbery

    Police have arrested a man accused of robbery at gunpoint.

    Shaquan D. Mulrain, 28, approached a group of people around 2 a.m. June 18, police said, and demanded money at gunpoint from one of the men. The man handed money to Mulrain, who fled on foot, police said.

    The man followed Mulrain, who was seen entering an apartment on Hilltop Circle, before police officers arrived, according to the news release. Mulrain was found and the man identified him to officers, police said.

    The West Point Police K-9 unit also responded and the firearm was found.

  • Photo: Memorial raised after fatal Patriot Parkway crash
  • Palmer to chair national juvenile justice committee

    Edward Palmer has taken his civic service to another level with a recent appointment to a national coalition.

    Palmer soon will chair the Eth­nic and Cultural Diversity Committee for the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, a national organization that fights for juvenile justice reform based in Washington, D.C.

    Palmer said the appointment allows him to participate in national discussions related to juvenile justice, especially for youths of color.

  • Class of '66 to venture down Route 66

    Forty-eight years after they graduated, members of the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1966 are reuniting next month to travel one of the country’s most famous highways.

    The classmates are banding together to travel a roughly 300-mile stretch of U.S. Route 66 from Springfield, Missouri, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.