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  • Investigation continues in shoe find

    Radcliff Police De­partment’s investigation continues into last week’s massive shoe find in the back of a home on Red Hill Road just outside the city limits.

    Police are trying to track the origin of hundreds of shoes via bar codes and serial numbers.

    Radcliff police spokesman Bryce Shumate said RPD was serving a warrant for the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office when the shoes were found.

  • EPD nabs pair in drug deal

    A Radcliff mother remained Monday in the Har­din County Detention Center after a weekend arrest for allegedly selling drugs with two children in her presence.

    Shannon Gayle Colyer, 31, of the 100 block of Seth Court, was arrested by Eliza­­beth­town police early Saturday morning when she and Shawntez Johnson, 20, of Detroit, reportedly were found selling Oxymorphone within 1,000 yards of Elizabethtown High School. EPD received a complaint about possible drug activity in the 900 block of North Mulberry Street.

  • Investor competitions give Ky. entrepreneurs chance to thrive

    Kentucky is hosting a series of regional quick pitch competitions to attract budding inventors and potential investors.

    The competitions will be staged at eight sites around the state and will be conducted in a similar format to the “Shark Tank” television show, which features aspiring entrepreneurs pitching their inventions and business plans to wealthy investors in hopes of landing financial backing.

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  • Radcliff budget cut by 2.1 percent

    Radcliff’s city budget could look a little leaner next fiscal year.

    The city council discussed a proposed plan Monday during a budget work session to cut last year’s less than $14.1 million budget by 2.1 percent.

  • Garden Tour and Tea showcases local horticulture

    In a world of troubles, gardening has a way of providing peace.

    That’s one reason Debbie Skaggs, chairwoman of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, said she wanted to share gardening knowledge with locals at the annual Garden Tour and Tea.

    “The world today is full of stress and worry,” Skaggs said. “So, to me, gardening is just so therapeutic.”

    The tour, which begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Brown-Pusey House, showcases six gardens. Four are in the private homes of members and residents.

  • E'town plan would balance general fund

    For the first time in almost six years, Elizabethtown’s general fund is balanced without dipping into reserves, according to a proposed budget plan summarized Monday at the city council meeting.

    In the meeting, Mayor Edna Berger presented the proposal for fiscal year 2015, which calls for construction projects totaling $2.1 million and outside engineering fees of $200,000.

    “We have made a concentrated effort to protect our reserves and present a balanced budget for consideration and adoption this fiscal year,” Berger read.

  • Teen girl missing from Fort Knox

    A teenager at the Blue­grass Challenge Academy on Fort Knox has been reported missing.

    Jolie Shots, 16, was last seen after 11 p.m. Friday near the academy. She was absent for check-in Saturday morning around 6:30 and then was reported missing.

    Shots has not been in contact with any family or friends since Friday, her mother, Jamie Blair, said. There is no information available as to if she was picked up by a friend or abducted.

  • Rineyville veteran builds tributes to Medal of Honor recipients

    The heroism and bravery of soldiers who earn the Medal of Honor have inspired Hollywood filmmakers, authors and local residents alike to appreciate the efforts of American military.

    One Rineyville man is so grateful for the acts of patriotism that he made the commemoration of recipients his top mission.

    Retired Sgt. 1st Class Richard Powers, a U.S. Army veteran, dedicates his time and money to research and to educate others on the illustrious efforts of those who earned the Medal of Honor.

  • HMH Cancer Care Center open house

    A group of cancer patients, survivors and family members filled the brightly decorated lobby area Sunday at the Hardin Memorial Health Cancer Care Center as members of the Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus prepared to entertain during the facility’s open house.

    A table filled with bottles of water, cupcakes and butterfly lollipops sat in one corner as sunlight filtered through photos of flowers and tranquil scenes covering the windows, adding color and brightness to the room.