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  • E'town council to conduct planning hearing

    Elizabethtown City Council will hold a separate zoning hearing in a case involving land on Nicholas Street after the Elizabethtown Planning Commission failed to reach a decision in the matter.

    The council was forced to make a decision after the commission split, 2-2, to deny a zone change request from R-3, a residential zone that allows for duplexes, to R-6, a high-density, multi-family zone.

  • KSP honors latest cadet class

    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas Tuesday to 62 new troopers including four area residents.

    The list includes Johnathan A. Coppersmith of Vine Grove and Anthony I. Harrison of Radcliff, who were assigned to Post 1 in Mayfield, and Marvin L. Blakey II of Buffalo and Andrew S. Bratcher of Leitchfield, who were assigned to Post 16 in Henderson.

  • Radcliff hosts evergreen event

    In a season when homes bloom with trees and holiday trimmings, Colvin Community Center in Radcliff, several businesses, schools and civic organizations are trimming a tree of their own.

    The Festival of Trees, sponsored by the city of Radcliff, allows groups to put up and decorate a Christmas tree for public display. Set up has begun and ends Friday.

    Lori Jury, parks and recreation director for the city, said the festival is part of Radcliff’s holiday celebration.

  • Photo: Decorating for Christmas
  • Trash bid discussed at Radcliff council meeting

    Even though it wasn’t on the agenda, trash pick up once again was a topic for discussion at the Radcliff City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

    During the public comments portion of the meeting, a few attendees had some input about trash collection, which is in the bidding process. At a work session last Friday, the council discussed specifications they wanted to include in the bid including weekly or twice-weekly hauling.

  • State police investigate shooting in Muldraugh

    Kentucky State Police is investigating a shooting in Muldraugh that has sent one man to a Louisville hospital.

    John R. Price, 31, is in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

    Post 4 spokesman Jeff Gregory said troopers responded at 11:25 a.m. to 710 S. Main Street to perform a welfare check. Officers from the Meade County Sheriff's Office and Brandenburg, Muldraugh and West Point police departments also responded.

  • Scouting for Food drive set for Saturday

    Saturday morning, area Boy Scouts will be walking through neighborhoods and collecting nonperishable food items to help fill food pantry shelves around the county.

    Scouting for Food is an annual program to help fight hunger in communities. The Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scouts of America will have Scouts throughout its multi-county region out and about, gathering food from front porches.

  • Chamber unveils 2013 ornament

    A commemorative Christmas ornament depicting a Sonora staple soon will be available to purchase.

    The 2013 Christmas in Hardin County keepsake ornament, released annually by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, features the Thompson-Phillips Historical Home, which was built in 1897 by Josiah Phillips Jr. and restored to its turn-of-the-century elegance by Charlie Thurman and his family.

  • Police searching for missing Radcliff man

    Local police are searching for a Radcliff man who has been missing for more than two weeks.

    John E. Lasley, 47, was last seen at 4:45 p.m. Nov. 1 at Homestead Mobile Home Park on North Street in Radcliff. His family reported him missing Nov. 12, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department.

    Lasley lived and worked at the mobile home park, Shumate said. Until his disappearance, Lasley had not missed a day of work for a year, he said.

  • Attorney General's Office releases decision in open records appeal against county prosecutor

    The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office ruled in favor of the Hardin County Attorney’s Office in an open records decision released Monday.

    Last month, Elizabethtown resident Richard Leal filed an open records appeal after County Attorney Jenny Oldham’s office denied a request for a video copy of his Oct. 4 visit to her office during which he said “an unidentified Hardin County employee” allegedly “flicked” documents toward him.