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  • 27-year-old man killed in head-on collision

    A Falls of Rough man was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on collision about 5 miles outside of Caneyville.

    Steven M. Puckett, 27, died instantly in the collision, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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  • Local attorney challenges county government move

    An Elizabethtown attorney has collected hundreds of signatures in opposition to the relocation of county offices from the downtown area.

    Benjamin Humphries, whose office is located on East Poplar Street, said he has generated around 300 signatures through a petition circulated in his office and personally emailed magistrates asking them to consider sponsoring a resolution pulling money for a new county government center.

  • Hire a Patriot job fair Thursday

    A job fair catering specifically to veterans and military personnel is returning to American Legion Post 113 on Ring Road in Elizabethtown this week.

    The third annual Hire a Patriot job fair, slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, is a networking opportunity sponsored by the Office of Employment and Training in conjunction with the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans Association, Disabled American Veterans, WQXE and WULF.

  • State to replace New Glendale Road overpass at WK Parkway

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to replace the New Glendale Road bridge overpass at Western Kentucky Parkway and construction bids should open later this month after numerous collisions limited the bridge’s clearance capacity.

  • Marsee remembered for impact on Hardin County arts

    The impact of Bill Marsee has reached from local performing arts centers to the stages of Broadway.

    Marsee, longtime co-president of Youth Theatre of Hardin County, died Monday at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He led the theater program with his wife, Betty, for 40 years. Colleagues and many former Youth Theatre participants remember Marsee, 77, as a vital part of the local arts community.

  • Susan G. Komen seeks area volunteers

    Area residents can learn Thursday about how to help those they know prevent and face breast cancer.

    Representatives of the Louisville affiliate for the Susan G. Komen foundation host a breast cancer awareness volunteer orientation from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hardin County Public Library branch on Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • Teen pleads not guilty to receiving stolen property

    A Radcliff teen was arraigned Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court for seven counts of receiving stolen property, which indictments allege occurred within a three-week span.

    Daryl D. Jenkins, 19, was indicted last week for two felony and five misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property. He pleaded not guilty Tuesday.

    According to jail records, Jenkins’ bond is set at $23,000 cash. The teen’s attorney requested a bond reduction, which Judge Kelly Mark Easton, denied citing the defendant’s criminal history.

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  • Men plead not guilty to trafficking in marijuana

    Three Hardin County men were arraigned Tuesday on marijuana trafficking charges that stem from an Elizabethtown child abuse investigation.

    Terry L. Adams Jr., 24, Donovan M. Hensley, 19, and Anthony D. Eiland, 19, each were indicted last Thursday on charges of complicity to traffic in marijuana more than 8 ounces but less than 5 pounds and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Eiland also was indicted for receiving stolen property more than $500 but less than $10,000.

    All three defendants pleaded not guilty.