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  • Four hurt in Battle Training Road wreck

    Two Radcliff residents were airlifted Friday to University Hospital in Louisville and two others were taken by ambulance to Hardin Memorial Hospital after their vehicles collided at the intersection of Battle Training and Shepherdsville roads, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office said.

    According to a witness, at approximately 6 p.m., Darian Slade, 20, was northbound on Shepherdsville Road in a Dodge Stratus and didn’t come to a complete stop before attempting to turn left onto Battle Training Road, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Lowe said.

  • Vietnam vet delivers thank-you gift, wants medal for his rescuer

    After traveling more than 550 miles to a U.S. Army unit’s reunion in Muldraugh, Barry Adams delivered a thank-you gift he had stored in a duffle bag since 1970. He also thinks his new friend deserves a medal from the Army.

    Adams credits his rescue from a Vietnam War firefight to Jim Daley, a 67-year-old Flaherty man who organized a reunion of his unit in the 2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry. Adams recognized Daley’s name in a VFW Magazine announcement about the gathering and recognized Daley as the man who pulled him to safety amid heavy gunfire.

  • Post 4 officials honored for response to 2009 standoff

    Five Kentucky State Police Post 4 officials received honors related to a 2009 standoff with an armed suspect in Hardin County, which culminated in troopers shooting the man.

    Capt. John Ward, Sgt. Tom Walsh, Detective Jason Propes and troopers Seth Lee and Justin Spears earned the Citation for Meritorious Service with “V” Device for Valor from the state police, according to a May 21 news release.

  • E'town man dies from injuries sustained in Wednesday wreck

    An Elizabethtown man died Wednesday night at Hardin Memorial Hospital when he succumbed to injuries sustained earlier that day in a two-vehicle collision in Radcliff.

    Joseph R. Culley, 52, was in the passenger seat of a red Mitsubishi when the vehicle ran a stop sign around 3:17 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of South Boundary Road and Ky. 313, police said.

  • Cable barrier work begins Tuesday on I-65 stretch

    Median cable barriers are being installed beginning next week along a two-lane section of Interstate 65 from the Hart/LaRue County line extending north approximately six miles into Hardin County (mile markers 74 – 80).

    Once the work is completed, continuous cross over crash prevention measures will be in place from the current three-lane widening project in Barren County to just south of Elizabethtown.

    Work is expected to begin Tuesday, avoiding the Memorial Day weekend traffic.

  • Child Support Enforcement launches new website

    The Kentucky Child Support Enforcement Program launched a new website this month that will provide families secure access to cases and account information.

    According to a news release, the new website, csws.chfs.ky.gov/ csws, allows parents to apply for child support, locate a child support office, make payments and estimate a child support payment online.

  • 52-year-old man in car crash dies

    An Elizabethtown man died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of South Boundary Road and Ky. 313, according to Radcliff police.

    Joseph R. Culley, 52, was transported to University Hospital in Louisville but did not recover, police reported in a statement Thursday.

  • SpringHaven looking to expand

    SpringHaven Inc. is looking for more room to accommodate its clients.

    The domestic violence shelter is planning to add eight more bedrooms, four new bathrooms and a more user-friendly dining hall as part of an extensive expansion to upgrade its facilities, said Assistant Director Tanya Thomas.

    Thomas said the renovation is needed to offer more space for the women and children who call the facility home and create a better living environment.

    “We just need more space,” she said.

  • Vine Grove woman on threatened flight

    Kaela Vessels and her friends from Campbellsville University didn’t know until landing that their flight from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., was making news.

    The college senior from Vine Grove asked a flight attendant what area the plane was flying over as the U.S. Airways 787 plane reached the coast of the United States. She was surprised when she heard the answer — Maine.

  • Plugged in: Renovated Fort Knox welcome center makes visits easier

    After $80,000 and six months, the vision of Fort Knox’s new welcome center has come to fruition.

    The committee officially revealed its newly renovated center to the public Thursday afternoon, which was adorned with technological tools designed to ease visits and welcome visitors.

    “This is an effort to use technology to get people where they need to go and provide information,” said Will Fears, chief of Visual Information and project manager for the renovations.