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  • Church revival lineup includes 'beast feast'

    A Radcliff church’s revival is getting a bit wild, at least when it comes to dinner.

  • Ride 2 Recovery visits schools along Dixie

    Students displaying hand-lettered signs of encouragement and small American flags poured out of Radcliff Elementary School into the fall sunshine Tuesday afternoon.

    A pair of fire trucks stood nearby, extending their ladders to the limit to display a giant American flag above the traffic on South Dixie Boulevard.

  • Generator to allow water delivery in emergencies

    Rural water customers won’t be as likely to lose service during emergency situations.

    Hardin County Water District No. 2 plans to unveil its emergency backup power system at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Glen D. Dalton White Mills Water Treatment Complex on Cave Road in White Mills.

    The system is one of the backups coming to both water districts in response to service problems that occurred during the ice storm in January 2009.

    A massive power outage at that time led to a widespread water outage that lasted 24 hours in some areas.

  • Long-time chamber president Dupin dies

    Asked to recall a memory of Edith Dupin, a former president of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Judge-Executive Harry Berry described a particular encounter in 2000 at the Heartland Festival.

    At the time, Berry was running for the position of county judge-executive and was unaware of the “stringent rule” prohibiting campaigning from the annual festival, he said.

    As he stood near the entrance and handed out literature, Dupin approached and told Berry to stop, the judge recalled.

  • Part of medical building will be leased to Norton pediatrics practice for expansion

    With more interest about property on Ring Road cropping up, a new medical complex soon will call the area home.

    Ground is being moved on property between Home Depot and American Legion Post 113 to create a medical office building with expected occupancy by July 2013, said Tonii Rizzo, senior vice president of Abel Construction Co. in Louisville.

    Rizzo purchased the property with business partners and said Abel will construct the facility.

  • Hodgenville man indicted in Sonora truck stop robbery

    A Hodgenville man arrested in July and charged with stealing from a Sonora truck stop was indicted last month on a charge of first-degree robbery.

    Aaron M. Hart, 20, was arrested July 29 following a shooting in Louisville.

    According to state police, a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer stopped Hart because his vehicle matched a description from a robbery. When Hart displayed a gun, the officer, Jared Newberry, shot him in the neck.

  • Radcliff woman wanted in connection to alleged child rape arrested

    A Radcliff woman wanted in connection to the alleged rape of a child younger than 12 was arrested Monday afternoon in the city.

    Camilla D. Clark, 30, is charged with second-degree criminal abuse. The grand jury returned an indictment against Clark last month.

  • Sex offender indicted for second time for failing to comply with registry

    An Elizabethtown man accused of bail jumping and failing to comply with the sex offender registry a second time was indicted last month.

    Mark L. Willey, 50, is a move-in registered sex offender fromFlorida, according to the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry. He was convicted in Texas of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old.

  • E'town man charged with DUI after Springfield accident

    By JESSE OSBOURNE
    Landmark News Service

    A Elizabethtown man charged with driving under the influence allegedly tried to flee the scene of a wreck on Friday morning.

    According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, David M. Browne, 32, of Elizabethtown, attempted to flee after causing a crash at the intersection of U.S. 150 and Ky. 555.

  • E'town to consider renewing consultant contract for sports park

    Elizabethtown is pegged to renew a contract next week with a Chicago consulting firm  tasked solely with landing sponsorships for the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    The contract with Property Consulting Group was started last year through the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau while the park still was a construction site. Tourism bore the expense, which includes a $60,000 fee and a 15 percent commission.