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  • NHHS senior dies week after crash

    A North Hardin High School student has died the day after what should have been his graduation day.

    Senior Thomas Carmen died at 2:40 Sunday afternoon, Vine Grove Police Chief Dale Riggs said, after sustaining injuries May 12 in a car wreck. 

    Carmen was a passenger in a vehicle that appeared to have spun out on Crume Road in Vine Grove because of slick road conditions. The car turned about 165 degrees and hit the front of an oncoming vehicle with its back end. 

  • Honoring local heroes: Annual Radcliff event a 'thank you' to those in uniform

    Hooray for Heroes thanked uniformed men and women this weekend for their service.

    The seventh annual Hooray for Heroes was Saturday at Stithton Baptist Church in Radcliff. Free food and fun were offered and many families took advantage. The festival honors the armed forces and emergency responders.

    Sgt. Maj. Luke Legg was working a grill at the festival, flipping burgers on behalf of the Bluegrass Sergeants Major Association. The association has worked with the event every year, but this was Legg’s first year working.

  • Photo: School’s out for summer
  • FOP lodge hosts fallen officer memorial

    Those who have paid the ultimate price for their work were remembered Friday.

    The William R. Burns Memorial Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 39 hosted a Law Enforcement Memorial Service at the Radcliff Police Department, to remember those police officers who have died in the line of duty and to coincide with National Police Week.

    Wayne Fleming, vice president of the lodge, led the proceedings and said before the event the memorial is “to honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.” The lodge itself is named after one such officer.

  • SpringHaven clients relocated after bridge accessing facility downgraded

    Clients at SpringHaven domestic violence shelter in Elizabethtown were filtering back to the facility Friday after they were transplanted to hotels a week before when a state inspector found a bridge leading to the facility was unsafe for large vehicles.

    Tanya Thomas, assistant director of SpringHaven, said the shelter got word to evacuate around 21 clients on May 11 after an inspection found the bridge could not safely sustain weights exceeding three tons.

  • Police to increase seat belt enforcement

    Motorists who attempt to fake out police regarding seat belts soon will be under even more scrutiny.

    Local law enforcement agencies and Kentucky State Police will be participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign starting Monday and ending June 3. The directive is aimed at reducing the number of highway fatalities through an increased focus on the enforcement of seat belt laws.

  • BeatleMania on tap today at Hardin County Public Library

    Fans of the Beatles can relive the band’s glory Monday at the Hardin County Public Library’s BeatleMania.

    The celebration begins at 6 p.m. in Elizabethtown and features a documentary, a variety of games with prizes, and of course, music from John, Paul, George and Ringo.

    The event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania, according to Kathy Shireman, organizer of the celebration and circulation worker at the library.

  • Primary likely to yield low voter turnout

    Tuesday’s primary likely will yield a low voter turnout.

    Because large swaths of the county only have an already decided presidential primary to vote on, Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb said he would not be shocked if the turnout is as low as 10 percent.

  • Escaped inmates caught in Radcliff

    Two inmates who walked away from the restricted custody area of the Hardin County Detention Center early Friday morning were captured riding bikes early Sunday morning in Radcliff on U.S. 31W.

    Brandon Board, 21, of Bardstown, and Vance Tate, 37, of Radcliff, were captured at 12:49 a.m. Sunday by Radcliff Police after a short foot chase. The two were taken in without incident, according to an RPD news release.

  • Radcliff teen’s battle with cancer resumes

    A Radcliff teenager who appeared to thwart cancer in March once again is battling for his life.

    Andrew Holland, diagnosed with a rare form of Ewing’s sarcoma of the spine and who was Radcliff’s junior mayor in April 2011, is back in treatment following the cancer’s aggressive return.

    Holland’s mother, Regina Hensley, said the 15-year-old aspiring writer’s condition has worsened considerably with the emergence of nine cancerous tumors – seven on his spine, one on his liver and another on his brain.