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  • 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.

  • Seminar series commemorates 50th anniversary of Kennedy Assassination

    With the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaching, a seminar series at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College aims to enlighten residents.

    Terri Stewart, associate professor of political science at the college, presents JFK: Was It Really Camelot? at 6 p.m. Thursday in Room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center. The seminar series, which started as a community outreach program to bring guest speakers to campus, is in its 37th year.

  • 911 service remains down in Hardin County

    A cut Windstream fiber line has shut down all 911 emergency service lines in Hardin County since last night. Please use the following numbers if you face an emergency.

    Elizabethtown Police Department, 270-765-4125

    Radcliff Police Department, 270-351-4477

    Kentucky State Police, 270-766-5078

    For now, all fire and EMS calls also should go to E'town police at 270.765-4125.

  • Towne Drive extension opens Wednesday

    The extension of Towne Drive to Veterans Way opens to traffic this week.

    Robert Bush, director of storm water management for Elizabethtown, said crews will finish pavement striping on the $1.5 million project today and barricades will be removed Wednesday.

    The extension provides a rear exit and entry point for Towne Mall and is expected to relieve traffic on U.S. 31W. Mayor Edna Berger has said she believes the extension will spread out traffic and could spur new development in the area.

  • RPD searching for missing Radcliff man

    Radcliff Police Department is seeking information about a man who has been missing since Nov. 1.

    John E. Lasley, 47, of Radcliff was last seen at 4:45 p.m. Nov. 1, RPD spokesman Bryce Shumate said. Lasley's family reported his absence to police a week ago, Shumate said.

    According to Shumate, police do not suspect foul play and do not believe Lasley is a danger to himself at this time.

    "We don't know why he hasn't returned home," Shumate said.