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  • Escaped inmates caught in Radcliff

    Two inmates who walked away from the restricted custody area of the Hardin County Detention Center early Friday morning were captured riding bikes early Sunday morning in Radcliff on U.S. 31W.

    Brandon Board, 21, of Bardstown, and Vance Tate, 37, of Radcliff, were captured at 12:49 a.m. Sunday by Radcliff Police after a short foot chase. The two were taken in without incident, according to an RPD news release.

  • Radcliff teen’s battle with cancer resumes

    A Radcliff teenager who appeared to thwart cancer in March once again is battling for his life.

    Andrew Holland, diagnosed with a rare form of Ewing’s sarcoma of the spine and who was Radcliff’s junior mayor in April 2011, is back in treatment following the cancer’s aggressive return.

    Holland’s mother, Regina Hensley, said the 15-year-old aspiring writer’s condition has worsened considerably with the emergence of nine cancerous tumors – seven on his spine, one on his liver and another on his brain.

  • Hooray for Heroes to honor military, first responders

    Area residents will honor military members, emergency responders and their families Saturday during the seventh annual Hooray for Heroes celebration.

    The event takes place at Stithton Baptist Church on Park Avenue in Radcliff and is meant to honor local active duty and retired military members and veterans, police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and their families.

  • Event promotes safety for children

    Community organizations and businesses are promoting safety for children Saturday and raising money for sick kids.

    The third annual Fun-Filled Safe Day is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sam’s Club on Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

    The event aims to provide information to children about safety regarding poison control, seat belts, sunscreen, motorcycles, swimming and other issues.

    There are gift bags for children and the first 10 families to arrive receive free University of Kentucky posters.

  • Galenski convicted of compliticty to commit murder

    A man accused of firing the first shot in a series of events that left a Louisville teenager dead off Ky. 313 near Radcliff has been convicted of complicity to commit murder.

    Connor J. Galenski was found guilty Thursday of complicity to commit murder in the shooting death of Mackenzie Smyser, 18.

    A jury convicted him in October of complicity to tampering with physical evidence but was unable to reach a unanimous verdict on a murder charge.

  • Photos: Setting burley, setting sun
  • Golf scramble to benefit wounded veteran

    Proceeds from a golf scramble today at Lincoln Trail Country Club will be pooled into a fund to build a wounded war veteran a specially adapted “smart home.”

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Association of the United States Army in partnership with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is holding the scramble beginning at 9 a.m. today to assist Pfc. Kyle Hockenberry, the day’s honored guest.

  • Photo: Central Hardin High School graduation
  • Galenski convicted of complicity to commit murder
  • Hodgenville moves closer to restaurant tax

    Persistence has paid off for members of the LaRue County Park and Recreation Board.

    Since February, the group has pressured Hodgenville City Council to enact a restaurant tax to provide money for the park. Until Monday’s meeting, support was minimal at best.

    In a 4-2 vote, the council voted to proceed with an ordinance enacting a 2 percent tax on prepared food within city limits.