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  • Winter storm warning intensified

    The National Weather Service has intensified its winter storm alert for Hardin and all adjacent counties.

    The advisory issued Friday was upgraded Saturday afternoon to a winter storm warning, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday until 1 p.m. Monday.

    The forecast calls for a quarter-inch of ice or more plus three to six inches of snow and sleet. Also expected are high winds with gusts of 30 mph or more.

    Road conditions are expected to be treacherous at times. Also, the combination of ice and winds is likely to cause tree damage leading to the potential for power outages.

  • Indictments include drug and theft charges

    A Fort Knox woman accused of stealing someone’s identity to obtain prescription drugs was indicted in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Mykel Sullivan, 24, was indicted on charges of theft of identity and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or deceit.

    According to Radcliff Police Department, Sullivan used another woman’s identification to obtain eight prescriptions, two of which were for a controlled substance.

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  • Florida man charged with rape

    A family acquaintance is charged with the rape and sexual abuse of a then 12-year-old Elizabethtown girl that is alleged to have happened between December 2012 and February 2013.

    Jasen Sawyer, 25, of Ruskin, Fla., was arrested by Elizabethtown police while he was in town Thursday visiting the family.

    “When we realized he was coming here, it was better for us to get him here then to have to get a warrant for him down there,” said Sgt. Tim Cleary of EPD.

  • Jury hands down life sentence for Ivey

    The words of Alfred Ivey Jr. echoed off the walls of Judge Kelly Mark Easton’s courtroom Thursday afternoon, a repeated loop of his statement on the evils of rape and its deserved punishment.

    Ivey, convicted by a jury Wednesday of two counts of first-degree rape of a child, faced a potential life sentence in prison for the crimes and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Teresa Logsdon used his own words against him as she made her case why the punishment was just.

  • Lions Club pancake breakfast returns Saturday morning

    With more than 72 years of service and at least 30 years of pancakes, the community once again has a chance to enjoy breakfast at an annual fundraising event.

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club hosts its Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown High School. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.

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  • Nearly 300 3/1 soldiers return to Fort Knox

    More than 270 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division soldiers returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and were welcomed home Thursday during a ceremony at Natcher Physical Fitness Center at Fort Knox.

  • Complaint leads to charges against E'town man

    An Elizabethtown man was arrested early Thursday morning stemming from an altercation the day before in the parking lot of an Elizabethtown AutoZone.

    Shawn Kinney, 26, of the 1000 block of Partridge Way in Elizabethtown, was arrested and charged with breaking an emergency protective order, fourth-degree assault, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Empty Bowls serve as reminder

    For Linda Funk and the rest of Warm Blessing’s Soup Kitchen staff, the message for Saturday’s fundraising event is clear: For some people, their bowls are empty.

    The soup kitchen’s second Empty Bowls fundraiser is from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday and an auction of ceramic bowls crafted by community leaders begins at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and include servings of soup donated by area businesses, salad, dessert and drinks.