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E’town woman indicted on sexual abuse charge
An Elizabethtown woman arrested in October for inappropriately touching another woman has been indicted by a Hardin County grand jury for felony sexual abuse. Rachel Hurt, 29, faces one count of first-degree sexual abuse — a Class D felony punishable by one to five years in prison, if convicted.
Search continues for missing woman
An Elizabethtown woman remains missing despite a plea to the public several days ago to try and locate her. Melissa Emerick, 28, was last seen at 3 a.m. Saturday in Elizabethtown wearing black pants and a black T-shirt that had a Veil Brides Band logo on it, according to the Elizabethtown Police Dep
Christmas event to benefit area kids, families in need
A Christmas event Sunday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown will benefit local families. Christmas with a Cause, sponsored by Hardin County’s Community Strong, has activities from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for families and opportunities for shoppers.
Plea deal accepted in child sex abuse case
Editor’s Note: The names of the child’s parents are not being revealed to protect the child’s identity. The daughter they had last year at this time is not the 10-year-old daughter they have today, an Elizabethtown couple said Wednesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court.
E’town mayor-elect to start south-end task force
In an effort to pump commercial business life into the south end of Elizabethtown, mayor-elect Jeff Gregory said he plans to form a task force to look at an issue that has plagued the area.
Embattled sheriff’s deputy resigns
A Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputy cleared by a Hardin County grand jury earlier this year of criminal wrongdoing from a shooting resigned before an administrative investigation into his actions was completed by the department.
Vine Grove man leads police on chase in stolen truck
A Sunday afternoon police chase in Elizabethtown led to multiple felony charges being filed against a Vine Grove man. Lerichtrius Turner, 37, was arrested at 5:13 p.m. Sunday after he fled from police in a 2004 Dodge Ram truck that was identified by authorities as stolen. He was found in the backya
Dance Centre returns with ‘The Nutcracker’
When Madison Case danced in her first production of “The Nutcracker” through the Dance Centre of Elizabethtown when she was 4, she played an entry-level role of a mouse and watched in amazement at the professional dancer who played the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Police searching for clues in double slaying
Sharmane Hines has lived in her apartment on Rock Creek Drive for 25 years and has witnessed other rental units spring up around her as the city has developed. Hines lives a quiet life with her pet bird, Gabriel, but she has also witnessed her fair share of tragedy on her block over the years, menti
Motorist assist results in discovery of stolen U-Haul
Two people out of gas Wednesday also were out of luck when state troopers arrived to help. They were arrested and a stolen vehicle recovered at the Interstate 65 rest area near Shepherdsville.
KSP searching for escaped inmate near Richmond
RICHMOND, KY (WAVE) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is looking for an inmate that walked away from the Bluegrass Career Development Center in Richmond on Saturday. KSP say Jay M. Anderson, 44 years old of Shepherdsville, walked away from the minimum security facility on Recycle Drive in R
Mysterious blip appears in Kentucky's night sky spurring theories
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Evansville Courier & Press) -- A mystery that riled the Tri-State Monday night had been solved – or so we thought. When large, storm-like blips flashed across radar in Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky, the National Weather Service was stunned – because it wasn’t raining a dro
KSP reports November activity and safety checkpoint locations
Kentucky State Police Post 3 Commander Captain Tim Adams reported the following activity by the troopers and detectives for the month of November. Kentucky State Police Post 3 covers the following counties, Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Simpson and Warren counties.
3 Bullitt County jail employees suspended after inmate was allegedly punched
Bullitt County, Ky. (WDRB) -- A jailhouse fight ended with three Bullitt County Corrections employees suspended. Bullitt County Jailer Martha Knox said Sgt. Thomas Stotman is accused of punching an inmate last month. She said the inmate was intoxicated and had something in his system but couldn't re
PREP ATHLETICS: Been signs with Xavier
Sarah Been admittedly loves to challenge herself. She did so in drawing a line regarding running collegiately — Division I or not at all. “My freshman year was a breakout year for me,” the Elizabethtown senior said. “That was the first year that I won region and it was kind of a big deal to me. I ha
Bullitt County day care under investigation for alleged child abuse
A day care center in Bullitt County is under investigation following allegations of child abuse that were reported to police. Kentucky State Police investigators are looking into abuse allegations at Notebook Learning Center, located at 3397 Burkland Blvd. in Shepherdsville.
Pursuit claims life of Charlestown city officer
A Charlestown officer lost his life after crashing his car during a pursuit Wednesday evening. According to Indiana State Police, Clark County Central Dispatch notified the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg of a pursuit involving a suspect vehicle and the Charlestown City Police Department in Clar
Elizabethtown police ask for public’s help to find missing woman
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - The Elizabethtown Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing woman. Melissa Emerick, 28, was last seen on December 8 at 3 a.m. in Elizabethtown. She was wearing black pants and a black t-shirt with a Veil Brides band logo. She is 5′6″ and approxi
Nonprofit to honor lives at veterans cemetery
Since 2008, Donna Betson has spearheaded the local Wreaths Across America effort to make sure every gravesite at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff has a remembrance of Christmas with a wreath placed in front of it.
Two dead on Rock Creek Drive
Police are investigating Tuesday after the bodies of two females were found in an apartment building at 2108 Rock Creek Drive. The Bowling Green Police Department and the Warren County Coroner's Office were at the scene. No further details were immediately available.