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  • Moeller sentenced to three years for abusing relatives

    As their parents traveled before their father deployed with the military, two Eliza­bethtown children were in the care of a relative.

    But their parents’ vacation was abruptly ended when they received a call saying the relative, Zachary Moeller, had abused their children.

    Moeller, 22 of Dayton, Ohio, was formally sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court for second-degree criminal abuse of a child younger than 12.

    The children’s mother, crying, said during the hearing her son was told to take the blame.

  • Walker memorial marker placed at Nature Park

    A memorial dedicated to former Mayor Tim Walker by his high school classmates has found a home.

    The plaque commemorating Walker’s life from Elizabethtown High School’s 1977 graduating class has been placed at the Elizabethtown Nature Park on Ring Road.

    The marker, mounted on a rock slab, was installed on the elevated platform near the pavilion in front of a flag pole featuring the U.S., Kentucky and Elizabethtown flags.

  • E'town medical practice to pay nearly $3.8 million in fines

    A local medical practice agreed Tuesday to pay nearly $3.8 million in U.S. District Court to settle claims owners engaged in improper conduct by extending chemotherapy treatment times to maximize reimbursements and inappropriately billing office visits for infusion therapies.

    Elizabethtown Hematology Oncology, PLC, and its owners have agreed to pay $3,739,325.41 to resolve the allegations.

    See Wednesday's print edition of The News-Enterprise for more details.

  • Power back on for Radcliff, part of Vine Grove

    UPDATE: Power has been restored to all affected areas as of now. 

    Vince Heuser, vice president of systems communications for Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, said restoring power took approximately 58 minutes. 

    The source of the power outage was isolated to a pole on Highway 1500, which quit working after an insulator failure. Workers took out the major transmission line.

  • Glendale invests thousands in area enhancements

    The community of Glen­dale has put thousands of dollars in grant money to use in sprucing up its appearance for tourists and local residents.

    The Glendale Merchants Association was awarded a $71,000 grant through the Kent­ucky Transportation Cab­inet’s Transportation Enhancement Program, which has since been dissolved and rolled into another program, said Mike Skaggs of the Lincoln Trail Area Development District.

  • 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.