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  • Juvenile suspect captured in Blackjack Road shooting

    Police have captured a juvenile suspect wanted in connection to a shooting last month on Blackjack Road near Radcliff that left one injured.

    The 17-year-old Radcliff teen is charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    The teen was arrested April 10 and has been lodged at Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center, according to the release.

    Because of the teen’s age, additional details will not be released, police said.

  • Women Build Day to raise money for Habitat house

    This year’s Habitat for Humanity Women Build Day plans to raise money to keep houses as affordable as possible, as well as draw new volunteers to work on a Habitat home.

    Registration for the women-only build begins today.

    To get an application to be one of about 35 volunteers, call (270) 268-1947, email info@hardinhabitat.com or stop by the Hardin County Habitat chapter’s office on Pear Orchard Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Elizabethtown High School graduation set for May 31

    The graduation ceremony for Elizabethtown High School is set for 7 p.m. May 31 at the high school’s gym.

    The Elizabethtown Independent Schools board approved the graduation date for the district at its regular meeting Monday night.

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  • JTA teacher fired over alleged communications with student

    A teacher at James T. Alton Middle School in Vine Grove has been terminated from his position after alleged inappropriate communications with a student surfaced Monday.

    Hardin County Schools spokesman John Wright said parents of JTA students were notified about the situation through the district's One Call System on Monday.

    The case is under investigation by the Radcliff Police Department.

    See Wednesday's print edition for additional details on the story.

  • Police: 2 injured in alcohol-related wreck

    A Vine Grove woman and out-of-state man were injured Sunday morning in a single-vehicle wreck and police say alcohol was a factor.

  • Kids Raising Toddlers: Teen parents experience plenty of ups, downs

    A year ago, Kayla Russell had dreams of attending the University of Louisville and starting a path to becoming a lawyer.

    Chris Doss and his girlfriend, Michaela Black, talked of a future together. So did Cristen Carver and her boyfriend, Aaron Bradford, as they attempted to stabilize their relationship.

    They all were teen parents with different living conditions and aspirations.

  • Holland to undergo bone marrow transplant

    A local teenager battling cancer will undergo a procedure next month that may add years to his life.

    Andrew Holland, 16, has agreed to undergo a transplant of stem cells previously harvested from his bone marrow. The procedure is scheduled for May 13 in Louisville, according to Holland’s family.

  • Testing of hair approved in Allen murder case

    Testing will be allowed on a hair entered as evidence in a murder case against a former Radcliff resident.

    Judge Jack Seay in LaRue Circuit Court approved a motion during a hearing Monday afternoon to test the evidence using more advanced technology in the case against Abdullah R. White, 36, and Samantha J. Kolley, 20, of Eastview.

  • Man claims he was shot at Radcliff gas station

    A Radcliff man treated for a gunshot injury Sunday night at Hardin Memorial Hospital told police another individual fired at him, but investigators found no evidence of a shooter.

    Maurice C. Green sustained a gunshot wound to his leg, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department. Shumate said Green has been released from the hospital.