The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors after Hurricane Dorian is leaving affected areas with a shortage. Drives cancelled due to the weather and impending danger have left those areas with a critical shortage of blood, especially with Type-O and Type-B blood. Several blood drives have been scheduled for Elizabethtown and surrounding areas. For a full list of local drives, visit redcross.org.
Hot temperatures are continuing to ravage the Commonwealth. There have been about eighteen days over 90 degrees in the Hardin County area this year, and over sixty in Louisville. Residents in Kentucky are advised to spend as little time in direct sunlight as possible, but if time outdoors is required, stay hydrated and wear light clothing. Check in with local sports teams and events to ensure games and activities will be going on as scheduled.
A Fordsville man has been arrested and charged with multiple traffic violations and drug charges. 29-year-old Cody Lloyd was allegedly seen slumped over in his vehicle by deputies with the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office in the Valero parking lot in Caneyville early on September 4th. According to arrest records, meth, marijuana, and multiple drug paraphernalia was found in Lloyd’s possession. Lloyd was also charged with a DUI after a field sobriety test was performed. He is being lodged in the Grayson County Detention Center.
Hardin Memorial Health has received designation for their Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, or SANE, program. This program will allow HMH to have SANE nurses there around the clock to examine victims. Over the past three years, the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation has secured more than $450,000 for the program. More information can be found by calling Hardin Memorial Hospital.