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  • SpringHaven vigil remembers domestic violence victims

    Flowers floated Tuesday on the surface of Freeman Lake, symbolizing the lives lost in Kentucky last year to domestic violence.

    The SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program hosted vigils in the eight counties it serves to remember victims and raise awareness about the problem.

    Jane Stewart, a family and victim advocate at SpringHaven, said 26 women in Kentucky were killed last year as a result of domestic violence. Two children were killed with their mother, one woman was killed with her daughter and one woman was killed defending her friend.

  • Robbery suspects appear in court

    Two Louisville men facing multiple first-degree robbery charges in Hardin County appeared Tuesday in local circuit court.

    Reylando M. Payton, 39, and Elton S. Jennings, 30, appeared for review dates in Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton’s courtroom to determine which attorney would represent them.

  • Fiscal Court approves multi-year lease agreement

    Hardin Fiscal Court approved a multi-year lease on county property Tuesday and authorized the purchase of a new truck.

    Fiscal Court approved a five-year lease with the Association for Adult Developmental Disabilities Inc. for property at 1633 N. Logsdon Parkway in Radcliff. The organization will be required to pay an annual rental payment of $10. After Sept. 30, 2017, the lease will automatically renew on a month-to-month basis.

    Fiscal Court also purchased 2013 Ford truck from Wildcat Ford Sales at a cost of $26,677.

  • Radcliff streets ready to shine

    Radcliff is negotiating an agreement with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to place between 40 and 60 decorative street lights on a segment of North Dixie Boulevard.

    Mayor J.J. Duvall said city government is seeking the state’s counsel on proper spacing requirements for the lights, which will be coordinated along the U.S. 31W corridor between Lincoln Trail Boulevard and the Wilson Road overpass.

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  • Radcliff teen faces multiple charges related to fleeing police

    A Radcliff teen faces multiple misdemeanors and one felony assault charge after he allegedly fled police twice last month.

    Daryl Jenkins, 19, was arraigned via video feed Monday in Hardin District Court and is scheduled to appear Oct. 24 for a pretrial conference and preliminary hearing, according to court records.

    Jenkins was arrested Saturday when a Radcliff police officer served him multiple warrants, said Bryce Shumate, Radcliff Police Department spokesman.

  • Church revival lineup includes 'beast feast'

    A Radcliff church’s revival is getting a bit wild, at least when it comes to dinner.

  • Ride 2 Recovery visits schools along Dixie

    Students displaying hand-lettered signs of encouragement and small American flags poured out of Radcliff Elementary School into the fall sunshine Tuesday afternoon.

    A pair of fire trucks stood nearby, extending their ladders to the limit to display a giant American flag above the traffic on South Dixie Boulevard.

  • Generator to allow water delivery in emergencies

    Rural water customers won’t be as likely to lose service during emergency situations.

    Hardin County Water District No. 2 plans to unveil its emergency backup power system at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Glen D. Dalton White Mills Water Treatment Complex on Cave Road in White Mills.

    The system is one of the backups coming to both water districts in response to service problems that occurred during the ice storm in January 2009.

    A massive power outage at that time led to a widespread water outage that lasted 24 hours in some areas.

  • Long-time chamber president Dupin dies

    Asked to recall a memory of Edith Dupin, a former president of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Judge-Executive Harry Berry described a particular encounter in 2000 at the Heartland Festival.

    At the time, Berry was running for the position of county judge-executive and was unaware of the “stringent rule” prohibiting campaigning from the annual festival, he said.

    As he stood near the entrance and handed out literature, Dupin approached and told Berry to stop, the judge recalled.