Elizabethtown

Local News
9:59 am
Thu August 15, 2013

P&L Railway Train Derails Near Elizabethtown

Credit Paducah & Louisville Railway

ELIZABETHTOWN — Officials say crews are cleaning up after a train derailed in central Kentucky sending 15 cars carrying coal off the tracks.

The News-Enterprise reports that no injuries were reported when the Paducah & Louisville train derailed early Thursday morning in northern Hardin County. The train had a total of 88 cars. No hazardous materials were involved.

The newspaper reports crews from R.J. Corman were cleaning up the site.

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Local News
11:10 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker Dies

Tim Walker
Credit City of Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — Mayor Tim Walker has died at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was 54.

Walker was in his first term as mayor of the central Kentucky city, having been elected in 2010. He served as a city councilman for more than a decade before his election as mayor.

The hospital say the mayor died at 5:33 a.m. Friday. The cause of death is pending. The hospital says Walker's body was being transferred to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

Funeral arrangements will be handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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