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  • Brooks man facing assault, unlawful imprisonment charges

    An altercation at a Bellwood Drive apartment in Elizabethtown on Wednesday night landed a Brooks man in Hardin County Detention Center.

    According to an arrest citation, Harry Clinard, 48, is accused of putting his hands around a woman’s neck after an argument turned physical. On a number of occasions from 3 to 10 p.m., the woman tried to leave her residence but Clinard stood above her and continued to wrap his hands around her neck, police said.

  • Couple’s love stands test of time

    On Deepwood Drive in Radcliff, the tickling of piano keys can be heard from a house. Accompanying it is a man’s voice singing “You Are My Sunshine.”

    It’s a simple tune, but one with great significance to Neldi and George Lang, whose relationship has stood the test of time. Although today is Valentine’s Day, the pair is looking forward to a date more important to their marriage – their 70th wedding anniversary Thursday.

  • Valentine's Day keeps florists busy

    During the week of Valentine’s Day, Melinda and Marc Roberts take a week off from work and spend their days with family and friends. This vacation, however, is not to celebrate the holiday as much as to focus on the Roberts’ other career as florists.

    “This is our Christmas,” Marc said.

  • ECTC to 'Let Freedom Ring' for Black History Month

    Faculty and students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are honoring Black History Month by celebrating one of history’s most famous speeches, delivered more than half a century ago.  

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  • Fort Knox woman charged with stealing another woman's identity

    A Fort Knox woman faces up to five years in prison after she was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing another person’s identity for the purpose of obtaining prescription drugs.

    Mykel Sullivan, 24, was charged with one count of theft of identity of another without consent and issuing false statements for a prescription order.

    According to an arrest warrant, Sullivan committed the offenses between Nov. 2 and Jan. 21 in Hardin County.

  • Vulcan looking to expand quarry

    Vulcan Materials Co. aims to expand its rock quarry near Battle Training and Bewley Hollow roads in Hardin County, according to company and county planning officials.

    Vulcan — the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates such as crushed stone, sand and gravel — is looking to purchase roughly 26.8 acres of land near the existing quarry where it could expand the operation, said Carl Van Hoozier, manager of process improvement, community relations and governmental affairs for Vulcan.

  • Park celebrates Lincoln's 205th birthday

    This year’s commemoration of Abraham Lincoln’s birth focused on the new life brought to the tiny cabin two centuries ago as well as hardships native to 19th-century life.

  • Black History Gallery hosts open house Saturday

    It started as a single woman’s dream to preserve the history of her race and teach others about Americans children may not read about in history books.

    Emma Reno Conner’s vision grew to the Black History Gallery, although she never was able to see her dream become reality. She died before the gallery’s opening.

  • Vehicle strikes daycare building in Radcliff

    An early morning collision Wednesday at a day care in Radcliff caused thousands of dollars worth of damage, but left children and workers unharmed.

    A vehicle driven by a man who was dropping off his son at R & L Child Care in the 7000 block of U.S. 31W hit a patch of ice while turning into the business, police said, and slid into the left side of the building through a large window. Much of the silver sedan ended up inside the structure.