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  • Feeding America names new director

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland will have a new leader come January.

    The food bank, which serves 42 counties in Kentucky, announced Tuesday that Elizabethtown resident Don Fulford will take over Jan. 1 as executive director, taking the place of longstanding director Gary Miles, who is retiring Dec. 31. Miles is expected to remain with the organization temporarily in a part-time role to assist with the transition and partake in food procurement and staff consultation needs.

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  • The Road to War: 3rd ESC celebrates the holiday season

    Members of the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command had some face time with Santa Claus this month before the majority of the soldiers went on holiday leave.

    The 3rd ESC’s Family Readiness Group earlier this month hosted a Christmas party for the command and its families — one of many outreach efforts employed by the FRG to build a network for families who will be left behind while their loved ones are overseas in Afghanistan.

  • Bardstown man charged with 88 deer-related violations

    A Nelson County man is facing multiple wildlife violations in an ongoing investigation by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    Kevin Barnette, 43, of Bardstown, is facing 88 counts of illegally taking or possessing deer or their antlers. Eighty-five of the charges are related to possessing illegal antlers. He also is charged with one count of killing over the limit of antlered deer during the current deer season.

  • Law enforcement seeking information in Rineyville Fire Department theft

    Hardin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft that occurred earlier this month at Rineyville Fire Department Station 1.

  • Couple shares Christmas dinner with community

    A local couple once again has organized a Christmas dinner for community members in honor of their son.

    The fourth annual dinner takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Christmas at the National Guard Armory on Warfield Street in Elizabethtown.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    Barbara and Bennie Grissom of Elizabethtown began organizing the event after their son, Bennie Charles “B.C.” Grissom, died.

  • NHHS JROTC organizes local food distribution

    About 50 more area families will have turkeys, stuffing, vegetables and other staples available for holiday meals and daily life thanks to local students.

    Santa hasn’t made his rounds yet, so the students involved with the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at North Hardin High School in Radcliff collected food for area residents with community help.

  • West Point police conduct roadblocks throughout holiday season

    Through the end of December, the West Point Police Department will conduct traffic roadblocks.

    Law enforcement agencies throughout the county say they are cracking down on impaired driving during the holiday season.

  • Vine Grove man dies in Muldraugh wreck

    A four-car wreck Monday on U.S. 31W near Muldraugh left a Vine Grove man dead.

  • Wrongful death suit filed against Burke

    Nearly six months after a Hardin Circuit Court judge dismissed criminal charges without prejudice, Brent Burke now finds himself a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit locally.

    The civil case alleges three counts of wrongful death, death by deadly weapon and loss of consortium.

    Tracy Burke’s brother, David Wilburn, and her two children with Burke are listed as the plaintiffs. The complaint identifies Wilburn as administrator of Tracy Burke’s estate and legal guardian of the Burke children.