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Today's News

  • EPD hosts Coffee with a Cop on Friday

    The Elizabethtown Police Department hosts its third Coffee With A Cop from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Towne Mall food court.

    The quarterly program is a way to reach out to the community, EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said.

    “I just want to encourage the public to stop by and discuss any issues or concerns they may have,” Willoughby said.

  • City council approves bids for parking lot construction

    Three construction bids for city hall’s parking lot that caused a point of contention at last week’s Radcliff City Council work session were up for approval at Tuesday’s meeting.

    At the work session and again Tuesday, councilwoman Barbara Baker sparked discussion when she questioned the inclusion of a change order not to total more than 10 percent of the contract price in all three bids. She was concerned automatic inclusion of the fee might entice contractors to spend it and she didn’t see the need in including it.

  • Man wanted for sexual abuse turns himself in

    A Lebanon Junction man indicted last week by a Hardin County grand jury for first-degree sexual abuse turned himself in Sunday and was arraigned Tuesday.

    Michael Joseph Fievet, 22, pleaded not guilty in Hardin Circuit Court for the alleged sex crime involving a victim younger than 12. Kentucky State Police conducted the investigation.

    An indictment is an allegation, not proof of guilt.

    He is being held in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond at Hardin County Detention Center. His next court date is a pre-trial conference May 20.

  • Property transfers

    The following property transfers are listed on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Eugene and Georgia F. Blair to Ronald Dewayne Blair, six acres along Ky. 86, Cecilia, $1 plus love and affection. FMV: $19,400.

    John G. Conlin to Wilma J. and John Coy, 1122 Stovall Road, Elizabethtown, $70,000.

    Fox-KHI LLC to Keith A. and Dorothy N. Anderson, 138 Vineland Parkway Drive, Vine Grove, $235,000.

    Mandi Lee Day to Jeremy Steiner, Lot 14, Franklin Heights subdivision, Elizabethtown, $92,000.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Michael Puckett, 40 Valley Creek Spur, Elizabethtown, residential addition.

    Robert Kiser, 329 Raintree Drive, Elizabethtown, remodel, basement finish.

    Tammy Ray, 1410 Locust Grove Road, Elizabethtown, single-family dwelling.

  • KSP finds armed robbery suspects

    After an anonymous tip, Kentucky State Police arrested two suspects wanted for an armed robbery in Brandenburg.

    Derik Walker, 35, of Shepherdsville, and David Stearman, 31, of Brandenburg, were arrested at a Brandenburg residence around 6:45 p.m. Monday, police said. Both are charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B felony punishable by 10 to 20 years in prison.

    They are scheduled to appear today in Meade District Court for arraignment. Both are lodged in the Meade County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond.

  • Lee speaks at Ancestral Trail Historical Society meeting

    Dan Lee speaks to Ancestral Trails Historical Society members at the April Meeting. Lee spoke on Camp Nevin, located between Glendale and Sonora. It was the home of at least 14,000 or more troops during the Civil War. It was located on the farm of David Nevin, for whom the camp was named. The camp was about six miles long along the Nolin River. It also was located near the railroad so delivery of food and other goods could be brought in. About 900 men died there of sickness or because they were shot. These bodies would later be moved to other locations.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members gather for April meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting April 4 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. President Betty Sue French called the meeting to order and member and veteran, Ruth Reichert led the pledge to the flag. Martha Mengel gave the devotion.

    Bobbie Dille, second vice president, introduced the program presenter, Kay Melton. Melton shared unique and creative designs in gifts she had made for friends and family.

  • Auction, chili supper benefits Fort Duffield

    March 28 marked the first Fort Duffield benefit auction and chili supper. Fran Moore of West Point served as the chairman for the Fort Duffield Heritage Committee. Ellen “Sissy” Masterson chaired the chili supper. Both events took place at the Barker Masonic Lodge No. 129 in West Point, Kentucky.

  • Scouts receive Dr. Charles H. Townes Supernova Award

    On April 8, four scouts with Cub Scout Pack No. 130, chartered by Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, were awarded the Boy Scouts of America Dr. Charles H. Townes Supernova Award for completing rigorous requirements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).