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  • LaRue Co. couple killed while working on vehicle

    A LaRue County man returned home after work Tuesday night to find his parents trapped underneath their vehicle.

    John Muir, 56, and Chong Muir, 71, were found dead around 7:30 p.m. at their Munfordville Road home in the Sonora area, according to LaRue County Sheriff Merle Edlin.

    The couple was working underneath the vehicle when it apparently fell and trapped them, he said.

    The LaRue County Sheriff's Office is investigating in conjunction with the LaRue County Coroner's Office.

  • Increased talent meets great show at Central

    Growth in numbers and talent has led the Central Hardin High School marching band to tackle a complex, modern show for the 2013 season, according to Director David Centers.

    “In my opinion, this is the strongest Central Hardin band I’ve ever taught,” Centers said.

  • E'town man charged in First Street stabbing

    An Elizabethtown man is charged with felony assault after police say he stabbed another man multiple times with a knife Sunday night in Elizabethtown.

    Rodney Woods, 34, was arrested on a charge of first-degree assault Monday morning at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    According to a news release, Post 4 received a call at 11:24 p.m. Sunday in reference to a stabbing on First Street in Elizabethtown. According to a citation, the stabbing occurred in a kitchen.

  • E'town property tax rates unchanged

    Elizabethtown’s property tax rates once again will remain unchanged this year.

    Elizabethtown City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance holding the real and personal property tax rate flat at the compensating rate of 11.6 cents per $100 of assessed value at the recommendation of Finance Director Steve Park.

    “Keep it even,” Park said.

    Park said the city has held the rate steady for several years.

  • Trial approaches for Radcliff father charged with murder

    Jarrod D. Davis, 24, was indicted in January for charges of murder and first-degree criminal abuse in the death of his infant son, Ja’Vion.

  • Attorney files motion to suppress in Big Spring robberies

    Steven C. Goodman, 22, faces charges of first-degree assault, first-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking more than $500, theft of a firearm, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, second-degree persistent felony offense, two counts of first-degree robbery and five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

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  • Household hazardous waste collection returns Saturday

    If you’re looking to weed out waste or pitch prescription pills, Hardin County government hopes residents will give its annual event this weekend consideration before offloading those items into the county landfill or water supply.

    County government in conjunction with Akebono Brake Corp. is hosting its annual household hazardous waste and prescription drug collection day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Akebono plant on 300 Ring Road.

  • 9/11 exhibit displayed today in Shepherdsville

    The American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation’s Gold Star 11 tour will stop today in Shepherdsville as part of its convoy across the United States.

    The rolling museum features artifacts from the World Trade Center, including an anchor from the slurry wall that supported the Twin Towers.

    The convoy is making 17 stops over five weeks in cities ranging from Fort Myers, Fla., to Salt Lake City, Utah, on its way to the Kansas City area. Shepherdsville City Park off Ky. 44 is the only Kentucky stop.

  • Akers appeals birth center ruling to Franklin Circuit Court

    After failing to land a certificate of need from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Mary Carol Akers will have her day in court.

    Akers, an Elizabethtown certified nurse midwife, has appealed the ruling by Administrative Hearing Officer Kris M. Carlton that the Visitation Birth & Family Wellness Center is not needed, taking her grievances before Franklin Circuit Court.