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  • Owner asks Vine Grove to annex property

    A possible annexation and rezoning could mean a new day care facility in Vine Grove.

    The Vine Grove City Council heard first readings during a called meeting on Tuesday of an ordinance to annex property  at 495 Knox Ave. and another ordinance rezoning the property.

    Being annexed would allow the property owners access to city services.

    The property is zoned as Hardin County agricultural. The rezoning ordinance, if passed, would rezone the property as Vine Grove commercial and amend the city’s zoning map to include the changes.

  • 'Kentucky Life' to film in Elizabethtown

    Kentucky Educational Television program ”Kentucky Life” plans to capture an intimate portrait of Elizabethtown in September.

    The show, in its 16th season, will shoot footage in Elizabethtown on Thursday and Sept. 8 as part of a series looking at main streets in Kentucky cities, said Tom Bickel, a producer and director with KET.

  • E'town council pans unification plan

    Hardin County United could have an uphill battle on its hands as it seeks to convince local municipalities to join in the creation of a unification review commission.

    Elizabethtown city officials joined Radcliff City Council in vocal opposition of unification this week, hinting at the city’s possible plans to opt out.

    HCU officials have made it clear the plan would not work if at least one of the county’s two major cities does not join.

  • Munfordville woman injured in Glendale wreck

    A Munfordville woman was injured in a collision with a semi-truck Tuesday on U.S. 31W just north of Ky. 222 in Glendale.

    Witness John Love said the semi-truck pulled left out of a Pilot gas station in front of southbound traffic on U.S. 31W. The truck struck the passenger side of the white Toyota Corolla carrying three people, authorities reported.

  • Walking track to promote health in Radcliff

    Radcliff residents might soon be able to stroll along a park path as they watch children play at Dawley Park on Shelton Road in Radcliff.

    Some area community leaders have made plans to raise money for and organize construction of a walking trail around the soccer fields at the park to encourage physical fitness among residents and get people involved in the community.

  • Vine Grove City Council meeting moved

    The September Vine Grove City Council meeting is Sept. 10.

    The meetings are typically scheduled for the first Monday of each month, but that falls next month on Sept. 5, Labor Day.

    The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall on West Main Street.

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  • Radcliff man arraigned in custodial interference case

    A Radcliff man facing assault and custodial interference charges was arraigned in Hardin District Court on Tuesday.

    Sherrod R. Moore is scheduled to appear in district court Sept. 7 for a preliminary hearing. He is lodged at the Hardin County Detention Center on a $2,500 bond as well as a $500 bond for an additional charge.

    Originally charged with fourth-degree assault, custodial interference and violating a domestic violence order, Moore also was charged with theft by deception after being jailed Sunday, according to jail staff.

  • Pink fire trucks scheduled for Friday appearance

    Before being featured in Saturday’s parade, the Pink Heals Tour fire trucks will make a stop Friday in the Radcliff Walmart parking lot.

    The pink fire trucks are in the parking lot from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, said Steve New, chief at Vine Grove Fire Department.

    The truck also is in a parade Saturday morning in Radcliff, which begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall.

  • Court dates approaching in child sex crimes case

    Court dates are approaching in the case against Jeffrey M. Farmer and Christin Nicole Dague, Hardin County residents facing child pornography charges.

    Farmer, 46, and Dague, 27, are accused of involving a minor under 16 years of age in a filmed sexual performance between 2007 and 2008 at a Radcliff residence, according to indictments against the two.

    The two “produced, directed or promoted a sexual performance ... by directing, arranging and taking a video of said sexual performance by said minor,” the indictment also states.