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Today's News

  • French promoted to brigadier general

    AFGHANISTAN — Kristin K. French, commander of the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, has been promoted from colonel to brigadier general.

    French received the promotion from Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, during a ceremony at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan, where she is deployed with the 3rd ESC.

    French took over command of the 3rd ESC in June 2011 and is the third female general officer to lead the command, according to a news release.

  • Woman dies in car crash

    CLARKSON — On the evening of her 42nd birthday, a Leitchfield woman’s car ran off U.S. 62 in Grayson County, overturned several times and hit a tree before coming to rest on its hood in a creek. She was found dead the next morning.

    After examining Katherine Dixon’s body, Grayson County Coroner Joe Brad Hudson recorded time of death as between 1 and 3 a.m. CDT Tuesday. It’s not clear when the wreck occurred or how long the car was undetected before it was reported to police at 6:15 a.m.

  • Car runs into Kumon Center

    One woman was injured Monday afternoon when a car drove through the front door of the Kumon Math and Reading Center on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    Lisa D. Addington, 44, of Elizabethtown was driving a 2008 Volkswagen Beetle through the parking lot in front of Kumon when her shoe caught on the gas pedal, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department. Addington told police the Beetle was a new vehicle to her.

  • Ward-Hamilton

    Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward III of Louisville and Dr. and Mrs. David Hamilton of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Carrie Elizabeth Ward and David Anthony Hamilton Jr.

    The bride-to-be received her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and is employed by the Kroger Company in Mount Sterling. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward Jr. of Farmville, Va. 

  • Woman’s Club donates to Relay

    Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members supported the Relay for Life for cancer survivors and/or families supporting the American Cancer Society. Those offering monetary support were, from left, Regina Lancaster, Diane Willis, Jeanne Smith, Barbara Mills, Melanie Parker Hibbard and Rosemary Deaton as well as the chair for the drive, Bobbi Dille. Making a donation but not pictured was Martha Mengel.

  • Johnson recognized for community service

    Radcliff Woman’s Club member, Vada Johnson, completed her third year of volunteer service to the AARP Tax-Aide Program in April. Johnson is pictured at the Hardin county Public Library site checking the client schedule for the day with area coordinator John Hanna.

  • Drill team participates in Pegasus preview and parade

    The Hardin County “Company B” Equestrian Drill Team participated in the Pegasus preview at the Kentucky Fair and Expo center and rode in the famous Pegasus Parade in Louisville. The team has participated in several parades and rodeos in this region as well as drill team competitions in Kentucky and Tennessee. The riders are members of the Hardin County 4-H Trailblazers horse club. The 4-H teaches youth ages 9 to 18 how to care for their horse, equitation and good horsemanship. The team is coached by NeVelle Skaggs

  • LaRue County constable arrested for theft, fleeing police

    HODGENVILLE — A LaRue County constable was arrested Monday on a warrant relating to a theft charge in Hardin County.

    Jeffrey W. Metcalf, 40, of Hodgenville, is charged with theft by deception-cold checks and first-degree fleeing or evading police. He was lodged at the LaRue County Detention Center but since has posted bond.

    According to a Kentucky State Police news release, troopers were attempting to serve a warrant at Metcalf’s White City Road residence when the constable ran from the home into the woods behind it.

  • Trial approaching for Radcliff man charged with state, federal sex crimes

    As a June jury trial approaches, defense counsel for the Radcliff man facing 12 counts of felony sex charges allegedly involving a child has filed multiple motions.

    Paul Hales, 54, appeared in court Tuesday with his attorney, who requested to set a pretrial hearing to discuss the motions. The hearing has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on May 23.

  • Burke found guilty on all charges

    After two-and-a-half hours of deliberations, a military court found Fort Campbell Sgt. Brent Burke guilty Tuesday morning on all charges in the 2007 double murder of his estranged wife and her former mother-in-law in a Rineyville home.

    In addition to premeditated murder and felony murder charges, he was convicted of burglary, child endangerment and obstruction of justice.