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  • Man struck, killed by train

    A fatal collision Wednesday night left papers bearing the names of Harold Haire’s friends and family scattered across railroad tracks near Cox Lane in Elizabethtown.

    It was through those papers that Hardin County Coroner Dr. Bill Lee said he was able to identify the Elizabethtown man’s next of kin.

    Haire, 53, was struck by a CSX train after 11 p.m. Wednesday, according to officials. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  • Police: Radcliff man arrested after fight with brother

    A Radcliff man faces a felony assault charge after police say he seriously injured his brother Wednesday night during a domestic altercation at a Kenilworth Court apartment.

    Kori D. Hurt, 26, was arrested on charges of second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and second-degree cruelty to animals.

  • Police encourage heightened motorycle awareness in preparation for Saturday's festival

    Anticipating a heavy increase in motorcycle traffic in the area this weekend for the BBQ, Blues & Bikes Festival, Elizabethtown Police Department is boosting its efforts to increase awareness and traffic safety.

    Sgt. Tim Cleary said officials expect to see between 400 and 700 motorcycles this Memorial Day weekend in Elizabethtown for the festival, which runs from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday.

  • Bicycles donated to elementary students of military families

    Several students at Meadow View Elementary School received gifts of appreciation this week for the parts they play in military families.

    Texas Roadhouse gave 25 students free bicycles Wednesday as a way to thank students for the sacrifices they make as part of military families.

    This is the second time the restaurant company has given bikes to Meadow View. The school

  • State postpones U.S. 31W median consolidation

    An initiative to consolidate local median openings has been shelved amid opposition from Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

  • E'town resident killed by train has been identified

    Officials have identified the man who was struck by a train Wednesday night near Cox Lane in Elizabethtown.

    Harold Haire, 53, of Elizabethtown died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision, said Sgt. Tim Cleary of Elizabethtown Police Department. He was dead at the scene.

    Police were called just after 11 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a train striking a man, Cleary said. Police were assisted by Elizabethtown Fire Department and Hardin County Coroner Dr. Bill Lee.

  • Artifact show is Saturday in E’town

    The Green River Archaeological Society’s annual artifact show offers a visual history lesson.

    Displays featuring collections of prehistoric Native American artifacts are open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The event is free and food and refreshments will be served.

    The organization is one of 21 state societies that make up the Central States Archaeological Society. Collectors from as far away as Georgia, Illinois and Tennessee are showing their collections Saturday, show host Don Reynolds said.

  • Fort Duffield to honor soldiers, history

    Fort Duffield is combining its memorial service and living history program for the first time this Memorial Day.

    The Civil War site overlooking West Point has hosted a Memorial Day service for more than 20 years, said Connie Morris, secretary of the Fort Duffield Heritage Committee.

    The committee decided to combine the service and living history program, she said, to create a full-day event in hopes of drawing a larger turnout.

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