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  • Court-martial set for Fort Knox shooting

    The general court-martial of a U.S. Army sergeant charged in the shooting death last April of a civilian employee on post is scheduled for this week at Fort Knox.

    Sgt. Marquinta Jacobs faces a court-martial hearing Thursday and Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day.

    A general court-martial is the most serious level of military court, according to Fort Knox officials. It typically consists of a military judge, prosecutor, defense counsel and a panel of service members who will act as a jury.

  • Berry to pursue fourth term

    Harry Berry will pursue a fourth term as Hardin County’s judge-executive.

    Berry, a Republican, is entering his 12th year in office and said he wants to continue promoting sound fiscal management of the county and help mold its future in the wake of the Base Realignment and Closure initiative’s impact on Fort Knox. He filed paperwork Tuesday morning to seek another term.

  • Zoning hearing held

    An attorney representing a Rineyville contractor argued Tuesday night a proposed residential storage facility at 951 Nicholas St. would be a compatible use for the “odd piece of land” while neighbors in opposition said they would have purchased homes elsewhere had they known the land would be developed for this purpose. 

  • Districts re-work calendars to make up snow days

    Officials at the local school districts are making adjustments to their calendars after the chilled temperatures have kept students away from school this week.

  • Photo: Hay there, calves
  • VISTAs work to promote literacy for MLK service day

    Local community volunteers are looking for help to make Martin Luther King Jr’s dream a reality.

    The 12 AmeriCorps VISTAs working through the United Way of Central Kentucky are raising money to pay for a literacy program that honors King’s vision and goals in time for the Jan. 20 holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

  • Photos: Steam on the water
  • HCS in session Wednesday

    Hardin County Schools will be in session Wednesday and will be on its regular schedule.

    The district has been out the first two days of this week and since Dec. 20.

  • Radcliff mom charged with abuse of 3-month-old

    A Radcliff woman, who police say grabbed her 3-month-old son by an arm and “threw the child against her chest” in November, was arrested Monday on a warrant.

    Lindsay M. Montjoy, 19, is charged with second-degree criminal abuse of a child younger than 12. If found guilty, Montjoy could face up to five years in prison on the Class D felony.

    The incident occurred Nov. 30, according to the arrest warrant. The child later was taken to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville and was diagnosed with a transverse humeral fracture to the right arm.

  • Faces of Cancer return to HMH

    A traveling exhibit created to raise awareness of early detection and dispel stigmas surrounding cancer has returned to Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The photo exhibit, sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Program in conjunction with the Lincoln Trail District Cancer Council, went on display Monday and is housed in the hospital’s lobby near admitting through Jan. 26 for view during normal hospital hours, said Suzanne Gude, a cancer control specialist with the Kentucky Cancer Program’s Lincoln Trail district.