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  • Police find missing teen

    The News-Enterprise

    Police and fire officials in Vine Grove and Radcliff are searching for a 15-year-old male who has been missing since Tuesday night.

    Shawn McLuckie was last seen at his home on Vineland Avenue in Vine Grove at around 8:30 p.m. Police say he may be distraught.

    McLuckie is a white male and is 5-foot-6 and 123 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair that is cut short, military style. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket.

  • Primary 2011: Hardin County votes tallied

    Hardin County Republicans followed the Tea Party recommendations in Tuesday's primary.

    The ticket of Phil Moffett and Mike Harmon won the gubernatorial primary locally with 1,558 votes. Senate President David L. Williams and Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who are holding a lead statewide, picked up 1,179 votes here. The remaining 300 GOP voters went with Bobbie Holsclaw and running mate Bill Vermillion.

  • Area residents react to primary results

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett carried Hardin County largely because of about 30 people quietly following a projector-screen television at 3-Putt Willie’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    Members of the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots said they rallied around Moffett after hearing him speak and agreeing with his values. They also worked hard to get word out about him, despite a smaller campaign budget than gubernatorial candidate David Williams, who won the GOP nomination statewide.

  • Slight decrease in revenues in EIS tentative budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools is expecting slightly smaller revenues for the next school year than budgeted for this year.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ tentative budget for the 2011-12 school year shows almost $23 million in projected revenues across all of its funds, which is a slight dip from the budgeted amount of $23.3 million for the 2010-11 year.

  • Railroad work will cause state highway detour

    Repairs to a railroad crossing will require motorists to take a detour next week in Lebanon Junction.

    Ky. 434 will be closed in the Bullitt County town at mile point 1.7.

  • Tuesday's election had 'pitiful' turnout

    Empty polling places defined the 2011 primary elections in Hardin County and that result was in line with the rest of the state.

    About 10 percent of Democrat and Republican voters, 6,148 people, turned out Tuesday to cast their ballots in Hardin County, which included races for the Republican gubernatorial nominee, secretary of state candidates for both parties, Republican candidate for auditor of public accounts, Democratic candidate for state treasurer and agriculture commissioner for both parties.

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  • Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club is crazy about canines

    The Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club is an organization that has gone to the dogs, and that’s just the way they like it.

    Dogs of all breeds and abilities, along with their owners, meet regularly to practice for their particular American Kennel Club events. And for the people, it’s an opportunity to get together with others who share a love of dogs.

  • Spring planting catching up, not completed

    A few dry days last week allowed farmers to get a lot of corn planted.

    It will take another dry week for most area farmers to plant the rest of their corn, said Matt Adams, an extension agent for agricultural and natural resources with the Hardin County office.

    Many farmers likely planted 40 to 50 percent of their corn last week. Some also began planting soybeans then, he said.

  • Two Radcliff precincts relocated within elementary school

    Voters in two Radcliff precincts will find their polling places relocated inside Radcliff Elementary School. The Radcliff South and Southeast precincts are set up side-by-side in the lobby. Construction work at the school building on South Dixie Boulevard and related parking changes forced the clerk's office to move from the building's cafeteria and media center.

    Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday.