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  • Woman indicted on wanton endangerment charges

    A Radcliff woman will be arraigned today in a wanton endangerment case involving a police officer after accepting plea deal through Hardin County’s rocket docket program.

    Nina S. Sheppard, 27, was indicted last week on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence — second offense and aggravated.

  • Walk a Mile for Special Olympics

    Special Olympics is asking the community to take a few extra steps for its cause.

    The Walk a Mile for a Smile fundraiser for the Special Olympics is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the track at North Hardin High School. The walk raises money to support athletes who participate in year-round Special Olympics activities, event coordinator Maureen Johnson said.

  • Elizabethtown native treks through New Zealand

    An Elizabethtown native and her husband are on a six-month hike through the wilderness and urban areas of New Zealand.

    Clara Mills, a 1997 graduate of Central Hardin High School, and her husband, B.J. Romines, have traveled much of the United States living in a recreational vehicle during regular two-week breaks from Mills’ work as a corporate pilot.

    She and her husband hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail, which runs from Maine to Georgia, in 2011.

  • Local teens rally for life

    Rather than spending the last hours of their weekend finishing homework or relaxing with friends, more than 100 teens filed Sunday night into the cafeteria at North Hardin High School to rally for life.

    “I believe abortion is wrong,” said Elizabeth Neary, 15.

    With a plate of pizza in front of her, the home-schooled teen said she learned of the annual Right to Life Kentucky Heartland’s Youth Rally for Life through friends. She chose to attend because she wants to show there are many youth who agree with the anti-abortion stance.

  • Kentucky's Hollywood Idols come to PAC

    By RON BENNINGFIELD

    Landmark News Service

    Five “American Idol” contestants from Kentucky who advanced to the Hollywood stage of competition will be featured singers at the Glen Rice and Friends Musical Concert Series on Friday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

  • Defendant files handwritten motion to dismiss charges

    A Rineyville man facing allegations of child rape wrote a motion asking to dismiss his charges using pencil and a piece of loose-leaf paper. Another inmate served as his notary public.

    Todd H. Livingston, 50, is one of two Hardin County men charged in the alleged rape of a child younger than 12. He was indicted in September for first-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of first-degree sodomy.

  • Man sustains self-inflicted gunshot to leg

    Emergency officials responded Sunday night to the 110 block of Potomac Avenue in reference to a gunshot wound.

    Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department, said a man at the residence sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg.

    He was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Shumate said.

    Around 9 p.m., Shumate reported officers were at the hospital with the man and the incident is under investigation.

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