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  • Heat wave inspires fun and caution

    The season’s first extended period of temperatures in the 90s means some seasonal businesses and services are bustling.

    Other area employees and at-risk groups have to take special care not to be harmed by sweltering conditions.

    The pool at Radcliff’s Colvin Community Center on Freedom Way has maintained steady attendance.

    The idea that baking heat leads to crowded pools is only partly true, city Recreation Director Lori Jury said.

  • Guthrie to vie for re-election

    A day after publicly challenging the Pentagon’s plan to inactivate the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at Fort Knox, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie said he plans to keep his seat in Congress next year.

    The Bowling Green Republican announced his intentions to run for re-election in the 2nd Congressional District, citing the divide between Democrats and Republicans and his desire to build a future for the next generation that is not saddled with horrendous debt and unbalanced budgets.

  • Second Army Soldier Show is tonight

    A second U.S. Army Soldier Show has been added at Waybur Theater on post starting at 7 tonight. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

    The U.S. Army Soldier Show is a “high-energy, 90-minute live musical production that showcases the talents of active-duty soldiers who were handpicked for their talents from throughout the Army,” according to a recent Fort Knox news release. The first show was Tuesday night.

  • Trial dates change in murder, rape cases

    A pair of trials, one concerning a murder charge and the other involving child rape charges, have had their court dates altered.

    Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard had a scheduling conflict related to a personal matter that required those trial dates to be changed.

    Howard made arrangements with the defendants and their attorneys Tuesday.

    The trial date for Jamie B. Wagers, 25, of Elizabethtown has been changed to 9 a.m. Oct. 21. The previously scheduled date was Aug. 12.

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  • Fort Knox to host town hall meeting

    Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith, commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, is hosting a town hall meeting July 30 at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. and will provide an update on Fort Knox and address lingering concerns about the post.

  • E'town pays tribute to Walker at Founders' Day

    Founders’ Day always will be Tim Walker’s creation, and it will be celebrated in Elizabethtown July 4 for years to come, said newly appointed Mayor Edna Berger on Sunday night to a large throng of onlookers at Freeman Lake Park.

    Before darkness descended over the lake, officials paused the festivities to pay one more tribute to the man many believe could have won as many mayoral terms as he wanted to serve.

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  • Fair attendance challenges record

    Hardin County Fair attendance for the week was among the best ever, including what officials think is a record high for Friday turnout.

    Fair board President Larry Jaggers said Friday was one of the best nights the fair has ever had and likely set a record for paid attendance.

    Preliminary numbers indicate paid attendance that night was nearly 5,700, compared to the previous Friday high of about 4,900, Jaggers said.

    “We were pretty pleased,” he said.

  • E'town man charged with selling marijuana

    An Elizabethtown man was arrested on charges of trafficking in marijuana after a traffic stop.

    Radcliff police arrested Joshua W. Richardson, 22, early Monday morning near the intersection of U.S. 31W and Ky. 313.

    Richardson was pulled over when an officer saw his rear license plate wasn’t illuminated, according to citation.