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  • State police investigating early morning shootings

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 is investigating two early morning shootings in Hardin County, one of which involves a suspect who is on the run.

    According to a news release, state police responded at 8:12 a.m. to the 16000 block of Rineyville-Big Spring Road in reference to shots fired.

    A preliminary investigation revealed the shots came from Carolyn's Corner Store in Big Spring, police said. The suspect entered the store in an attempt to rob it, and a struggle ensued with the employee over the suspect's weapon.

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  • Radcliff man arrested on drug charges

    A Radcliff man was arrested Thursday night on multiple drug charges and endangering the welfare of a minor.

    Dominic A. Meriwether, 25, is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance — cocaine, trafficking in marijuana more than 8 ounces but less than 5 pounds, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.

    During a traffic stop, a Radcliff police officer was told Meriwether recently had sold marijuana, according to a citation.

  • Sheriff's Office continues search for missing Eastview woman

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office continues its search for an Eastview woman who has been missing for more than a week.

    On Friday, Greg Lowe, spokesman for the sheriff’s office, said Amber M. Foster, 28, has a history of running away.

    Law enforcement issued a Golden Alert on Thursday for Foster because she has mental challenges and takes medication for seizures. She was living in a boarding-style house on Meeting Creek Road in Eastview and was reported missing Oct. 20 by her landlord.

  • E’town prescription shop burglarized

    Police are investigating a Friday morning burglary at Jeff’s Prescription Shop after the store’s video surveillance captured images of suspects breaking in and taking prescription pain medicine, officials say.

    According to a news release, Elizabethtown Police Department responded at 6:31 a.m. to the 2415 Ring Road shop in reference to an activated alarm.

    Upon arrival, the responding officer discovered the store’s lower right window was broken and glass was inside the building, police said.

  • Two weekend blazes keep local firefighters busy

    wo early morning blazes Friday and Saturday in Elizabethtown kept local firefighters busy Friday.

    The Elizabethtown Fire Department responded at 8:07 a.m. Friday to a mobile home fire at 600 Ponderosa Drive, fire investigator Rusty Todd said.

    No one was home at the time of the fire, which was confined to that structure, Todd said.

    The mobile home sustained heavy smoke damage, he said, with fire damage to a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and family room.

    The home should be considered a total loss, Todd said.

  • Radcliff postpones trunk or treat event

    Radcliff postponed its Halloween activities Friday night in Radcliff City Park-North because of weather.

    Trunk or treat has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the park, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department.

    The Haunted Forest may open at 8 p.m. Saturday depending on weather, he said.

  • Sheriff's Office to mail property tax bills Wednesday

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is mailing 2012 county property tax bills Wednesday, which will look different from previous years.

    Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Lowe said this year’s bill will be a single, tri-fold sheet with perforations consisting of a copy for the taxpayer’s records, one to send in with payment and a waiver if the taxpayer chooses to not to pay the fire service fee.

  • Police search for missing woman

    A Golden Alert has been issued for an Eastview woman reported missing Saturday by her landlord.

    Amber M. Foster, 28, was last seen Saturday afternoon walking in the vicinity of Cheddar’s Casual Café on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown, according to authorities.

    Greg Lowe, spokesman for Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, said Foster has mental challenges and takes medication for seizures. She lives in a boarding-style home on Meeting Creek Road in Eastview, Lowe said.

  • The bands played on: State finals are Saturday in Bowling Green

    For several local high school bands, work that began this summer brought them to this weekend and — they hope — to a moment of success.

    Five local bands qualified for the semifinals of the Kentucky Music Educators Association State Marching Band Competition on Saturday. Bands will compete at various locations in the morning and afternoon. Four bands in each class move on to compete in the finals at 6 p.m. CDT at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.