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  • E-scrap event returns in late April

     

    Hardin County government’s E-scrap event consistently has drawn crowds looking to discard old electronics and will return to Elizabethtown later this month.

    Hardin County residents who want to dispose of disabled or outdated electronic equipment, including computers and televisions, can take advantage of the annual collection day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at the AGC Automotive Americas plant on Leitchfield Road west of Central Hardin High School.

  • Photo: Sonora residents celebrate Easter with sunrise service
  • Elizabethtown man arrested on robbery charge

    An Elizabethtown man charged with robbery was taken into custody after police apprehended him Thursday night.

    Carl Larone Hobson, 37, of the 700 block of Hawkins Drive, was charged with second-degree robbery and probation violation for a technical violation.

    Elizabethtown police responded to a fight in progress call on Crimson Creek Court.

    The woman told police Hobson grabbed her neck, choked her and threw her to the ground, according to a citation.

  • Four Hardin County residents arrested on manufacturing meth charges

    Four Hardin County residents were arrested on manufacturing methamphetamine charges in two separate cases Thursday night into Friday morning.

    John Andrew Grimes, 35, of the 400 block of Wonderland Cavern Road in Cecilia, and Michael Eugene Jewell, 34, of the 6000 block of South Dixie Highway in Glendale, were taken into custody after Hardin County sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle Jewell was driving.

  • Sprucing up the woodlands

    While some children were spending their Saturday playing soccer or sleeping in, students from Woodland Elementary School in Radcliff gathered to help spruce up a nature preserve.

    Each spring, students, parents and faculty volunteer their time to get the facility, including an outdoor classroom, ready for spring as part of the Spruce Up the Woodlands event for Earth Day.

    “It was much needed after winter,” said Sonja Beardsley, president of the school’s parent teacher association.

  • From triumph to tragedy and back again: E’town couple returns to Boston Marathon

    The thrill of finishing the Boston Marathon last April quickly gave way to horror for Rick Torres and his wife, Leslie, of Elizabethtown.

    The rush of overcoming the 26.2-mile trek for Rick was erased by two explosions near the finish line, which could be heard and seen from their nearby room at the Marriott Copley Place hotel.

    Three were killed, hundreds injured. Perceptions of the venerable race were forever twisted in waves of screams, smoke and shrapnel.

  • Quarry rezoning appeal set for Tuesday

    When the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown founded its organization 110 years ago, the women began a long line of community service today’s members carry on.

    “It’s important we give back to our community,” club treasurer Judy Meyer said as she organized checks to various community organizations early last week.

    The club will celebrate its anniversary with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The public is invited to attend.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown celebrates 110 years

    When the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown founded its organization 110 years ago, the women began a long line of community service today’s members carry on.

    “It’s important we give back to our community,” club treasurer Judy Meyer said as she organized checks to various community organizations early last week.

    The club will celebrate its anniversary with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The public is invited to attend.

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  • PHOTOS: Children hop to it at Easter egg hunt