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  • Discovery of body along I-65 investigated as a homicide

    A mowing crew working along Interstate 65 discovered a young woman’s body Wednesday, an estimated two days after she died.

    An autopsy has been performed and officials are trying to identify the woman.

    Hardin County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Spangenberger said the coroner’s office and Kentucky State Police are leading a homicide investigation to determine what happened to her.

  • Eyewitness testifies in Fort Knox shooting

    “No, no, no.”

    Those were the last words Lloyd Gibert spoke, according to U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan Hawkins, who was standing next to the Fort Knox civilian employee when he was shot dead April 3 in a parking lot next to the Human Resources Command building.

    Hawkins was the first witness to testify Wednesday during the Article 32 hearing in the case against Sgt. Marquinta Jacobs, who faces charges of premeditated murder and aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.

  • E'town parents sentenced to diversion for leaving children home alone
  • Man indicted on murder charge in 2012 Boone Road wreck

    David Leroy Stallins II, 27, of Elizabethtown was indicted Thursday on charges of murder, first-degree assault and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

    On April 24, 2012, Stallins was driving north on Boone Road in a 1991 Honda Accord when it left the road and struck a tree. His brother Matthew Stallins, 26, and Jessica L. Fisher, 30, were passengers in the vehicle, police said.

  • Abramson speaks about partnerships at Radcliff First lunch

    Kentucky’s lieutenant governor spoke Wednesday about the importance of a unified community for an organization dedicated to bringing area partners together.

    Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson discussed developing Radcliff and Hardin County economically at the Radcliff First luncheon at Colvin Community Center.

  • Gervais takes over at U.S. Army Cadet Command

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox will have a new deputy commander as Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson bids farewell Friday and Col. Maria R. Gervais takes over.

    The ceremony is on Brooks Field at 1 p.m. Friday.

    Gervais, most recently served as the division chief for Full Dimension Protection, G8, Headquarters, at the Pentagon.

    Peterson, who was recently promoted, will become the deputy commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea.

  • Homicide case opened regarding body along I-65

    Kentucky State Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body along Interstate 65 today as a homicide.

    An autopsy was completed by late afternoon but no cause of death has been disclosed by investigators. The Hardin County Coroner's Office said the body had been alongside the highway for approximately two days when it was discovered by a mowing crew.

    Officials have not released a description of the woman except to say she appeared to be between 25 and 35 years old. Kentucky State Police are pursuing leads regarding her identity.

  • County approves budget

    The money needed to construct a new county government complex and E-911 center has been secured.  

    Hardin Fiscal Court approved a $31.4 million operations budget and $16.3 million in capital projects Tuesday.

  • United Way allocations up

    United Way of Central Kentucky’s record-breaking campaign is providing money to 20 organizations in its five-county service region this year, a high for the agency.

  • Local law enforcement run supports Special Olympics

    More than 40 Hardin County law enforcement officers pounded the pavement Tuesday morning as part of a fundraising effort for the Kentucky Special Olympics.